Clinic Operations Nurse Supervisor

$35.12 - $47.41 hourly
  • Clackamas County
  • Oregon City, OR, USA
  • Jul 23, 2020
Full time Government Health Care Management Nurse

Job Description

This job posting closes at 11:59 Pacific Time on Monday, August 10, 2020.

This posting may be extended to increase the applicant pool, and screening interviews may be conducted while open.


Annual Pay Range:     $73,055.15 - $98,625.58

Hourly Pay Range:      $35.12268 - $47.416145

Starting salaries will be within the posted pay range based on job-related factors such as experience, training and/or education.



In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.

This is a full time non-represented group 2 County position.

Non-Represented Group 2 Full Time Benefits

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Join one of the leading forces in community health care in the Portland metropolitan area!

Clackamas County Health Centers is looking to fill a critical lead position as a Clinic Operations Nurse Supervisor at the Beavercreek Clinic location.

Clackamas County Health Centers is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) organization, providing primary medical care, dental care, and mental health care to communities in the county of Clackamas, located in the Portland metropolitan area. Our clinical sites are located in Oregon City, Clackamas, Gladstone, and Sandy for easy access by the community. As an FQHC, the Health Centers provide health care to Oregon Health Plan members, uninsured and underinsured families in Clackamas County.

This is an opportunity to bring your nursing leadership experience to an organization recognized for service to its community. Clackamas Health Centers Clinic Operations Nurse Supervisors lead the efforts within our clinics to improve and enhance quality nursing services, including program design, treatment methods, staff assignments and allocation of resources. As a Cliniical Operations Nurse Supervisor you will operate as a member of a clinic leadership team to provide mentorship and direction to clinic staff, and oversee daily clinic operational needs including problem resolution and creating and maintaining systems that ensure high quality patient care.

We are looking for a seasoned professional committed to working in a collaborative, team-based environment. Clackamas County Health Centers cares for each patient through a multi-disciplinary team which provides a variety of care modalities to meet their needs. The successful candidate for this position will have opportunity to work with a vibrant community, from urban to rural residents, and to impact the health and well-being of patients of all ages, focusing on the patient as an individual.

Working with clinic managers and the leadership team, the Clinic Operations Nurse Supervisor oversees the provision of direct patient care and treatment, health promotion, infection control, and education of clinic nursing and medical assistant staff. The Nurse Supervisor will provide clinic level leadership in the areas of clinic safety, quality improvement, and quality control, to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

  • Possession of a license to practice as a registered professional nurse in the State of Oregon
  • At least 3 years of experience working as an RN in a primary/community care clinic setting
  • Demonstrated experience providing leadership, clinical staff education, and competency in staff development, training and performance evaluation
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must possess and maintain a Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate
  • Must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. Learn more about the County's drug testing policy.
  • Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check
  • Driving may be necessary for County business. For position(s) with occasional/incidental driving, incumbents must possess a valid driver's license. Accommodation requests for an acceptable alternative method of transportation will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation. For position(s) with regular driving, incumbent(s) must also possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Learn more about the County's driving policy

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

  • Experience in a progressive leadership role, including management, staff development, and staff training
  • Experience with medical team based care
  • Experience with the Epic Electronic Health Record
  • Experience with Lean, Six Sigma or other systematic approach to process improvement

*For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference:  If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.


Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Supervises, coaches and mentors RNs, CMAs and other non licensed staff including clinical skill teaching, competency reviews, shadowing and rounding in order to ensure quality service to Health Centers patients. Assures OSBN, OSHA, and other professional standards for staff training are met.
  2. Hires and supervises professional and paraprofessional staff to provide quality service to county residents; conducts and/or facilitates staff orientation, training and development programs.
  3. Contributes to and assures advancement of Quality improvement and Quality Control: Oversees new workflow roll outs and the maintenance of standard work.
  4. Administers one or more Health Centers projects including vaccine management, reproductive health program management, medication administration and dispensing, and other programs as needed. assists in evaluating program needs and developing program services; develops and recommends policies, procedures, goals and priorities, coordinates services with other Division programs and outside agencies.
  5. Prepares performance evaluations; recommends and administers progressive discipline.
  6. Oversees clinic safety: Promotes and assures adherence to Health Centers policy regarding safe patient care.
  7. Working with the clinic management team, oversees daily operational needs of the clinic(s) or program area, including problem resolution and establishing systems to ensure smooth operations; participates in clinic or program operations and quality assurance activities; receives and responds to patient and staff concerns. coordinates purchase and repair of medical and dental supplies and equipment.
  8. Performs clinical nursing skills as needed. Provides professional nursing services, physical examinations and laboratory tests as needed; coordinates with Director of Nursing, the Medical Director and/or Dental Director on standard of care and scope of practice as needed.


Thorough Knowledge of: Principles, methods and procedures of nursing as applied to primary care practice; prevention and/or early detection of communicable diseases, infection control; chronic diseases, handicapping conditions, mental illness and other disabling conditions; principles and techniques of program planning and personnel management; participative management theories; principles and techniques of supervision; principles and practices of assigned health care programs; applicable Federal, State, and local statutes, regulations and rules; health care program(s) policies and procedures.

Working Knowledge of: Preventive medicine and sanitation; community nursing programs, including continuity of patient care, principles of case management; techniques of teaching preventive health care to individuals and groups; procedures involved in promoting good health and providing for health needs of clients; sociological, psychological and physical problems involved in public health nursing; community resources available for assistance in public health programs.

Skill to: direct staff in continuous efforts to improve quality productivity and effectiveness; incorporate team participation in decision making. Administer community health programs under minimal supervision; evaluate effectiveness of program services and staff and initiate improvements; direct staff in continuous efforts to improve quality productivity and effectiveness; incorporate team participation in decision making; respond to changes desired by citizens and County staff; analyze situations accurately and take effective action; prepare specialized education programs; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; prepare clear and concise reports.


This position works 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Friday, within the open hours of the clinic. The Beavercreek Clinic hours are 8:00am to 7:00pm.

Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.  An alternative or compressed work schedule may be considered based on candidate interest and business needs


Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.

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Clackamas County Health Centers provide direct medical, dental, and mental health services to Clackamas County residents.

We provide services at our Integrated Primary Health Care Clinics, our mental health clinics, or through our School Based Health Centers.

Health Centers is a Division of the Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) Department.

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Clackamas County only accepts online applications.

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If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or e-mail us.  Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).


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Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.


Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date.  You may request an accommodation during the online application process.


If selected as a final candidate, you will be required to submit all State Professional Licenses/Certificates, DEA, National Board Certifications, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), BLS and/or ACLS level CPR, and degrees (as applicable). Credentialing and Provider Enrollment processes will be completed prior to hire with the help of our Health Centers Credentialing team.