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PROGRAM MANAGER (MARS Medication Assisted Recovery Services) - CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAM


November 14, 2017



(MARS Medication Assisted Recovery Services)


Open: November 13, 2017

Closing: December 1, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m.


Responsible for the administration/operation of the clinic in terms of planning, evaluating, budgeting, organizing, and program delivery in accordance with tribal licensing standards; ensure patient care is delivered with exceptional quality and in accordance with Red Lake Nation philosophy. Reports to Executive Director, full-time position with benefits, salary; DOQ.


• Ensure the clinic is operational during expected business hours, including Saturdays, in accordance with the MARS tribal licensing standards; ensure clinic is organized and operated efficiently to guarantee reliable high-quality patient care;

• Plan, develop, and implement the MARS program in accordance with clinic policies & procedures; develop, implement and monitor a program improvement/evaluation plan;

• Facilitate clinic staff meetings; ensure employees understand their roles; assure that patient confidentiality is understood and held to the highest standard; provide regular supervision with staff to ensure employees are held accountable and feel supported; assist employees to reach their career goals by supporting professional development opportunities;

• Collaborate with community members and staff to develop marketing/recruitment strategies to connect individuals with the program; promote and educate Red Lake tribal employees/community members regarding the benefits of the MAR; participate in educational presentations for community and professional groups (i.e., schools, conferences and other agencies);

• Perform administrative requirements such as writing correspondence, memorandums, and completing necessary paperwork; write grant applications, compose progress reports, and submit program updates to executive leadership; develop financial statements and monitor program budgets to ensure fiscal viability;

• Monitor state and federal billing guidelines/compliance standards to ensure timely and reliable 3rd party reimbursement; serve as a liaison between clinical, administrative and financial staff to ensure cohesiveness for timely claim submissions and payments;

• Adhere to professional standards, ethics and boundaries;

• Willingness to work weekends, holidays and be on-call 24/7;

• Abide by the strictest confidentiality;

• Other duties as assigned


• GED/High School Diploma

• Bachelor's Degree or four (4) years of equivalent experience in public health/human services/chemical dependency or another health-related field

• Two (2) years of supervisory experience

• Ability to work cohesively/collaboratively with clinic personnel, peers, executive management, tribal administration and local agencies

• Must have a MN valid driver's license and automobile insurance

• Knowledge of the traditions and customs of Native American culture/practices

• Skilled in problem solving, developing creative solutions and making independent decisions

• Ability to work well in a stressful and chaotic environment

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background Check

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone (218) 679-1847.


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