Clinical Services Manager

Application Deadline: Monday, January 18, 2021, 4:30pm Central Time. Expired!

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position.:

Job Title: Clinical Services Manager

Closing Date/Time: Monday, 1/18/2021, 4:30 pm

Salary: $68,307.20 to $94,161.60 per year

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Davenport, Iowa

Job Summary

Under general supervision, the Clinical Services Manager oversees the Clinical Service Area of the Scott County Health Department. Provides information, testing and prevention methods to deter the spread of communicable, vaccine preventable, and sexually transmitted diseases and facilitate public health preparedness against diseases.

Job Responsibilities

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assigns, schedules, and oversees the work of staff; authorizes overtime and leave; participates in recruitment and selection; conducts performance appraisals; provides coaching, counseling and corrective or disciplinary action as appropriate; provides or approves program or department training.

Serves as program manager for a variety of grants and programs. Reviews and complies with grant contracts; assists with developing grant applications; monitors grant activities and reviews required documents and reports.

Monitors and approves grant and service area expenses; participates in annual budgeting of department's budget for Clinical Service Area.

Provides immunization services to infants, children, and adults; responds to questions from medical providers, school/child care staff, and the public about immunizations.

Interviews, investigates, documents, and collaborates with local and state partners regarding suspected or confirmed reportable communicable diseases.

Assists in disease testing and partner services when necessary.

Conducts foodborne illness outbreak investigations.

Completes rabies risk assessments and referrals for post-exposure prophylaxis; coordinates information sharing with community partners.

Monitors diseases in the community.

Collaborates with emergency preparedness staff to develop and implement plans for community public health emergencies.

Conducts training for medical providers, nurses, schools, businesses, and other community agencies and organizations regarding disease public health topics; may speak with the media.

Prepares a variety of program letters, educational materials, reports and statistics; updates program manuals and procedures; prepares materials for public education; answers questions from providers, schools, and the public.

Develops and maintains service area and departmental policies, procedures, standing orders, and plans.

Attends and participates in a variety of internal and external meetings, councils, and committees.

Performs on-call duties as required as part of department's duty officer team.

Participates in department efforts related to accreditation/reaccreditation, performance management, quality improvement, and workforce development.

Maintains documents and files; updates database information to document program activities.

Demonstrates the ability to exemplify, by his/her actions, the County PRIDE philosophy.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Standards for Initial Consideration

Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related field; AND five (5) years of public health nursing experience, which includes some supervisory responsibilities; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Master's level degree preferred.

Knowledge of:
Applicable local, State, and Federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.

Supervisory principles and practices.

Health and data literacy.

Grant and contract planning, implementation, and assurances.

Common communicable diseases and methods of testing, diagnosing, and treatment.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) STD treatment guidelines.

Immunization requirements and guidelines.

Disease transmission, prevention methods, and treatment.

Emergency preparedness and mass clinic planning.

Work safety policies, procedures, and practices.

Records maintenance and retention policies, procedures, and practices.

Skill in:
Reviewing and monitoring budgets.

Handling and maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information.

Working on multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines.

Presenting information to diverse groups of varying size.

Providing effective supervision, leadership, and direction.

Interacting tactfully and professionally with County staff, outside agencies, and the public.

Developing and implementing effective programs and related policies and procedures.

Maintaining accurate records and documentation.

Administering vaccinations to infants, children and adults.

Operating a computer including standard software and some specialized software.

Gathering and analyzing data and statistics.

Delivering presentations and information to large and small groups of varying age and background.

Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships.

Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.


The following is a summary of benefits provided to non-union County employees. Benefits for employees covered under a collective bargaining agreement may vary somewhat depending on specific contract provisions.