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UnityPoint Health Clinic Supervisor, East Des Moines Family Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa

Clinic Supervisor - RN/LPN/CMA

East Des Moines Family Medicine

Full-time Benefit Package - Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

The Clinic Supervisor is responsible for the coordination of day-to-day clinic operations in a medical office practice and monitors the activities of all office operations components to ensure the clinic meets its objectives. The Clinic Supervisor reports directly to Clinic Administrator or Senior Clinic Administrator and advises and seeks consent from the organizations leadership team to coordinate and manage the activities in the clinic.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – You come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

  • Benefits – Our Total Rewards program offers benefit options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Operations & Staff Management

  • Coordinating day to day clinic operations and provide day to day support for staffing schedules of providers, nurses and PSR’s. Hiring and onboarding of appropriate staff.

  • Responsible for hiring, evaluation and training development of assigned clinical and/or patient service representatives.

  • Provide Leadership within the clinic setting in order to ensure effective, efficient office operations, optimizing performance and continually improving the quality of care in a vastly changing health care environment.

  • Possess in-depth knowledge of and provide operational support for tasks and job functions performed in areas of responsibility, including protocols, processes, policies and procedures.

  • First line decision maker with respect to employee relations situations; informing appropriate clinic administrator/senior clinic administrator of all employee situations and partnering with appropriate clinic administrator/senior clinic administrator on high level employee situations.

  • Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.

  • Follow protocols and policies in decision making.

  • Identify and resolve day-to-day issues related to position of oversight.

  • Seek guidance from clinic administrator/senior clinic administrator as needed.

  • Be aware of what is happening in the clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization’s intranet site. Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.

  • Create a culture of innovation, learning, teamwork and professional practice, consistent with the mission, vision and values of the organization.

  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.

Patient Care/Patient Education

  • Establishing effective mechanisms of communication with staff, providers and patients. Act as a liaison between providers/patients/leadership.

  • Act as a liaison between physicians/providers/patients and the organization’s leadership team to achieve effective communication and optimal operational processes.

  • Take the leadership role in times of disaster to secure the safety of staff, patients, visitors, the facility and protected health information when possible.

Clinical Excellence

  • Accounts payable

  • Support UnityPoint Clinic strategic initiatives as requested.

  • Responsible for delegated accountability of department metrics.

  • Manage controllable expenses as assigned.

  • Provide information to support budgeting process as requested.

  • Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk management guidelines.

  • Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.

  • Monitor all environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information.

  • Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.


  • RN/LPN/CMA and current certification/licensure required.

  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of education & experience required.

  • Business and/or health care management degree preferred.


  • 2-3 years clinic operations experience preferred.


  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to take initiative and exercise independent judgment, decision-making and problem-solving expertise.

  • Knowledge of personnel administration and patient relation principles.

  • Ability to work as a team member.

  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

  • Preferred knowledge and experience with process improvement.


Requisition ID: 2023-136699

Street: 840 E University Ave

Name: 9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate

Name: Fam Med- East DM- DM

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: M-F 8a-5p

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Work Remotely within the US: No