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Operations Officer

Interior Community Health Center Fairbanks, AK
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Upper management position that coordinates and, as appropriate, implements the day to day oversight of clinic’s operations.

Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration, Nursing or Public Health, or related field required; Master’s degree in Health Care Administration, Public Health, Business Administration, Organizational Development or Management, or related field preferred.


Minimum two years’ experience in a management position, one of which must be in primary care operations plus a year experience supervising staff. Experience in working with medically underserved populations and cultural competency.

Essential Functions:

1. Serves as the Building Manager, oversees building, grounds and furniture, fixtures and equipment, security, maintenance, repair processes; orients, supervises, monitors, evaluates and reports on contractor performance.

2. Working with department supervisors oversees, manages and, as necessary, implements the day to day operations in medical, dental and integrated behavioral health programs to include oversight of customer service and patient flow.

3. Working with Chief Medical Officer and Chief Dental Officer, orient, trains, supervises, monitors, evaluates, coaches operations staff including Clinical Staff Coordinator, Medical Technician and Dental Program Coordinator.

4. Working with Chief Finance Officer monitors operations using established primary care metrics. Prepares and distributes monthly operation and managerial reports.

5. In conjunction with supervisors and officers reviews, revises, develops and evaluates operational policies and procedures to ensure adherence to standards of primary care practice and regulatory/grant compliance.

6. In conjunction with Quality Officer serves as Compliance Officer for day to day operations, including OSHA, Fire and Life Safety, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act, Point of Care testing, Hazardous Waste Disposal, Material Safety Data Sheets, policies and procedures, orients and trains staff, volunteers, contractors and other appropriate third parties regarding policy and procedures; monitors and reports on adherence to policy and procedures; and conducts periodic operational risk assessments.

7. Serves as after-hours on-call building contact.

8. Integrates work with key leaders and departments.

9. Remains current with standards of primary health care practice.

10. Networks within community.

11. Complies with center’s policies and procedures.

12. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated professional experience in outpatient health care operations/leadership.

Proficient in computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Strong analytical, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.

Ability to work independently and as a team member.

Demonstrated experience interacting with healthcare providers.

This position is full time with work hours 10 a.m. to 7 p.m, Monday through Friday.

Interior Community Health Center

Why Work Here?

Help us take great care of our community by providing health care with a heart

The Interior Community Health Center is a small mission driven health center that is committed to providing quality health care with a heart. Additionally, ICHC values staff and patient satisfaction and attaining high patient outcomes. We provide medical, dental and integrated behavioral health services to all community members including the underserved populations. ICHC proudly received national recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by the NCQA.


1606 23rd Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Fairbanks, AK


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