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Dignity Health Manager, Clinic Operations in Merced, California


Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.

Dignity Health Medical Group – Merced, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation,is a multi-specialty clinic conveniently located on Mercy Avenue in Merced. Along with our local affiliated Dignity Health hospital (Mercy Medical Center – Merced), we offer an integrated care delivery system that provides high quality, compassionate care in family medicine, internal medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, urology, neurology and general surgery.


This position will oversee our Merced clinic, with a variety of primary care and specialty care clinics. Merced is known as “the gateway to Yosemite National Park” and is also located within driving distance to San Francisco, Monterey and Los Angeles. Merced itself boasts historical buildings, Applegate Park and Zoo, a number of museums and a new multimillion-dollar, three-story arts center, as well as nearby Lake Yosemite which allows for boating, wind sailing, swimming, canoeing and picnics.

Position Summary:

Effectively manages all operational aspects of the assigned clinic(s). Works closely with staff and providers to ensure that all fiduciary and clinic goals are met. Proactively determines workload priorities through planning, coordination and managing staff and providers to meet the administrative, operational and support requirements. Engages staff and promotes a positive culture that prioritizes humankindness and patient-centric care consistent with Dignity Health's mission, vision, and values.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Participates in work groups, teams, task forces and committees to support ongoing improvement in clinic operations. Provides value-added and productive input and expertise to drive continual improvement, support standardization and streamlining and to resolve ongoing patient care issues.

  • Supports the established processes and systems to enhance customer service. Provides coaching to staff to enhance customer service skills and ensure patients and internal employees and providers receive excellent customer service. Ensures a safe environment for patients, staff, providers and visitors, and operates clinic in compliance with all legal, regulatory and Dignity Health requirements impacting areas of responsibilities.

  • Assists in determining the workload priorities to enable timely completion of tasks. Supports the ongoing technical and professional training and development of staff to enhance clinic and individual performance and staff career growth. Monitors work performance of staff and providers and supports necessary training and coaching.

  • Assists in managing the revenue cycle. With adequate management of template (i.e., provider schedules), balances number of visits/services with operational revenue requirements. Supports the management of supply costs, tracks inventory usage, using purchasing information management systems, including maintaining staffing levels that adhere to labor standards and effectively controlling staff premium pay.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and/or additional job related experience in lieu of the degree.

  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in related field. Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience.

Special Skills:

  • Working knowledge of community clinic/health center operations.


Keywords: management, manager, leader, clinic operations, medical foundation, medical group, physician practice

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Equal Opportunity

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please

Dignity Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Dignity Health participates in E-verify.

Job ID 2019-92154

Employment Type Full Time

Department Operations

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Dignity Health Medical Group Merced

Shift Day

Location Merced

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Mon-Fri 8-5

Work Schedule 8 Hour