Executive Health Director:  Muckleshoot Health & Wellness Center


Executive Health Director: Muckleshoot Health & Wellness Center

Job Title: Executive Health Director

Job Category: Health

Location: Auburn, WA

Salary Range: $230, 330.00- $254, 580.00

Work Type: Permanent Full-Time

Agency Statement:

Muckleshoot Health & Wellness Center Mission Statement

“To improve the quality of life of Tribal and community members by providing culturally sensitive, comprehensive and high quality health care and wellness services”


Provides administrative oversight for all Health Division operations including Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health, Elders In-Home Services and Wellness services. Provides coordination and integration of Health Division services with other Tribal Divisions. Provides direction and leadership to ensure the highest quality health care and outcomes for the Muckleshoot Community.


1. Ensures continuous patient satisfaction.

2. Exercises and is accountable for Division’s budget, scope of work and related development, approval and implementation responsibilities according to the Tribe’s Administrative Policies and Procedures. Responsibility includes delegation of budget spending authority to subordinate staff for which this position retains accountability.

3. Manages and supervises division operations, provides management oversight to employees, plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments, trains and evaluates assigned staff, reviews progress and directs changes as needed. Provides direct supervision to the management team and technical assistance to management staff.

4. Manages and supervises division operations; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed.

5. Provides leadership and direction in the development of division goals and strategic plan; gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinates division activities with other divisions and agencies as needed.

6. Provides professional and technical advice to supervisors and other officials; makes private and public presentations to the Tribal Council, other legislative bodies, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public.

7. Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests; assures effective, efficient and allowable use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.

8. Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow; studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations

9. Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures. Prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision-making purposes.

10. Oversees the financial and business management activities of the division; ensures compliance with established policies, procedures and guidelines.

11. Coordinates assigned areas of responsibility with other division directors to develop effective alternatives for the management and administration of programs within the Tribe’s overall administrative structure.

12. Meets regularly with program managers/supervisors to ensure effective delivery, improvement and coordination of services.

13. Develops, in conjunction with appropriate policy/advisory groups, funding proposals necessary to improve and/or expand services.

14. Prepares letters, position papers, documents and other written materials in support of program/activity assignments.

15. Maintain the privacy and confidentiality of all protected health information in accordance with the Division’s Policies and Procedures, and in compliance with state and federal regulations.

16. Represents the Tribe at various conferences and meetings.

17. Serve as Tribal delegate to various boards and commissions.

18. Because of the Tribe’s commitment to community service, each employee may be expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties as may be required from time to time. Such duties may or may not be related to their regular responsibilities.



Required: Bachelor’s degree in Health, Science, or related field and at least ten (10) years of health clinic administrative management experience, including supervising medical providers and administrative/clinical staff. Experience in quality of care determination / assessment as well as expertise and experience in all aspects of patient relations.

Preferred: Master’s degree in a related field. Tribal health clinic administrative experience.


Skilled in: Operating a personal computer, including applicable software; office equipment Communicating effectively orally and in writing with Tribal officials and managers, other governmental officials, consultants, contractors, developers, employees, and community members, including preparation and delivery of public presentations, at times in controversial situations; Conducting research, analyzing data and compiling comprehensive reports, with recommendations; Interpreting administrative guidelines and applying them to the work situation; Managing, scheduling, assigning, coordinating and monitoring the work of professional, technical, trades and support staff; Establishing effective working relationships with diverse groups and individuals. Problem solving and conflict resolution Prepare, administer and analyze HD budget. Planning, directing and administering comprehensive health care programs and services. Carrying out projects independently to their completion; Organization and time management; Training and employee development.

Knowledge of: Principles, practices, techniques, organization and objectives of public health programs; Applicable laws, regulations and developments pertaining to public health; Principles of program administration and organizational development; Principles and practices of public health systems; Project management techniques and principles; Supervisory techniques and practices; Strategic planning techniques and process. Outpatient medical quality of care standards.

Ability to: Plan, organize, prioritize, and delegate work; communicate tactfully, convincingly, and effectively both orally and in writing; interpret, analyze, and explain data; define complex problems and implement effective solutions; make and defend decisions and recommendations and project their consequences; formulate, establish, and explain policy; interpret, apply, and explain complex guidelines, laws and regulations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, staff, other departments, elected officials, and community groups; exercise tact and diplomacy.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this class. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands to operate, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.

Who may Apply: U.S. citizens and status candidates

How to Apply: Please apply online:


Address: Muckleshoot Health and Wellness Center

17500 SE 392nd St, Auburn, WA 98092-9705

HR Contact: Dawna Manning, HR Business Partner

Tribal Website: http://www.muckleshoot.nsn.us/default.aspx