DATE POSTED: October 24, 2023


JOB LOCATION:  HHSC Kaua’i Region – Kaua’i, HI


JOB FUNCTION: The Clinic Administrative Director is responsible for the administrative functions of the region’s employed and contracted physician practices including operations, procurement, corporate compliance, marketing, finance, physician compensation and reimbursement, human resources, medical and business information systems and planning and development. The Clinic Administrative Director shall also oversee personnel with direct responsibilities for the specific functional areas of employed and contracted physician services and other functions as assigned by the Regional Chief Executive Officer and/or Regional Chief Medical Officer. Position is subject to travel to and from facilities within the region.

This position reports to the Regional Chief Medical Officer.


To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. In addition, qualifying work experiences are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.

Education Requirement: Masters Degree in Public Health and/or Hospital Administration or its equivalent preferred.

Experience Requirement:

Specialized Requirement: A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative work is required. Experience in physician practice contractual management or its equivalent preferred.

Certification: Must obtain Certified Director in Physician Practice Management certification within three (3) years of employment.

License Requirement: None Required


Knowledge of: Successful candidate must have strong interpersonal communication skills, with extensive experience in physician practices. Health administration experience is preferred. Current knowledge of issues and trends facing the healthcare industry, especially in a rural setting, is also required.

Knowledge of administrative functions, principles, procedures and practices of physician contract services, organization and administration; operations and functions of multi-specialty physician practices; standards of group practice management associations; Federal, State and County Governments as related to physician contract services including Stark and procurement regulations, supervisory and safety practices, and public relations.

Maintain good relationship with physicians, patients, visitors, employees and others; appear before various groups and individuals and articulate problems as they relate to the physician contract services, execute and implement plans and orders from the CEO; comprehend and interpret laws, statements and other communications; analyze and solve problems; prepare reports; coordinate physician contract functions and direct the work of others.

Skills/Abilities: High degree of initiative, judgment and discretionary skills necessary.  Able to analyze situations accurately and take timely, effective action.  Strong, well-developed organizational skills coupled with strategic vision to develop and manage multiple projects simultaneously, integrate priorities to achieve goals and objectives as established and fulfill deadlines. Proven success in reducing costs, improving processes, motivating personnel, achieving goals and managing organization change.  Strong background in interpersonal communication, quality improvement activity, team building, strategic planning and fiscal responsibility; dynamic, success-oriented entrepreneur, promoter negotiator, and team builder who delivers solutions based upon vision and proactive risk taking.  Communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing. Able to deal with stressful situations.  Must demonstrate the ability to handle changing priorities in a dynamic, fast paced environment.


Must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain-printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily. May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases. Occasional standing/walking.

This position may be required to work on shifts, including evenings, and weekends, and/or holidays in multiple locations within the facility to meet the needs of the patients. Subject to long and irregular hours and many interruptions. Must meet health and physical standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of duties. Work requires great deal of time and tolerance for stress.

Mental/Emotional Requirements: All applicants must possess emotional and mental stability appropriate to the job duties and responsibilities and working conditions.



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