Associate Health Center Manager

El Rio Health
May 18, 2021
Tucson, Arizona
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We Love Helping People

We are dedicated to serving all people. Since El Rio began in 1970, we have grown to be one of the largest providers of primary medical, dental and behavioral health services for both insured and uninsured in Pima County. We focus on positive health outcomes, treating the whole person and prevention. Our health care is delivered by compassionate, professionally trained integrated health teams who give from their hearts to provide you with caring, high quality, world class care. “Your Health is Our Passion.”

Our integrated care model is delivered through 13 health centers and 1400+ employees serving greater than 10% of the Tucson population.  El Rio's 110k+ patients have direct access to medical and dental services, but also pharmacy, diagnostic, behavioral health, physical therapy and a large array of health and wellness classes for patients and their families.  El Rio Health is transforming community health through its innovative approach and is looking for team members to help us create the future.

Our Mission is to improve the health of our community through comprehensive, accessible, affordable, quality and compassionate care. Our Vision is to be a national model of excellent healthcare.

El Rio Health offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer contribution and match, generous PTO accrual, health and wellness benefits and incentives, education assistance and opportunities for growth and advancement.

El Rio has an opportunity for an Associate Health Center Manager to join our Congress Clinic leadership. 

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The Associate Health Center Manager, under the direction and delegation of the Health Center Manager, provides leadership and operational direction to the health center staff in the delivery of high-quality healthcare services to El Rio patients.  In this role, the Associate Health Center Manager demonstrates a commitment to providing these services to a diverse range of patients in support of the mission, vision, and values of El Rio Community Health Center.  The incumbent may provide nursing services to patients and will work with the health care team to coordinate high-quality and effective clinical and non-clinical services as a Registered Nurse under the policies and procedures of the Arizona State Board of Nursing and those of El Rio Community Health Center.

The Associate Health Center Manager works with administrative supervision, and has discretion and independent judgment authority with respect to matters of significance for the assigned department in respect to the resolution of work problems involving departures from standard policies, interpretations, or procedures within the functions and processes for which they are accountable and responsible within the scope of authority and responsibility for the position.



A Degree or Diploma as a Registered Nurse from an accredited school or college of nursing.


A minimum of three (3) years’ experience providing patient care nursing, either in a hospital or clinic setting and a minimum of one (1) years’ experience in a supervisory or managerial role, preferably in a healthcare setting.


  • A current Registered Nurse license in good standing from Arizona State Board of Nursing
  • A current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate from an approved and accredited training program.

 If applicable, equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered, and must be directly related to the functions and responsibilities of the job.


  • Ability to be sensitive and empathetic to the issues and concerns of economically and/or socially disadvantaged populations.
  • Ability in organizing and balancing multiple priorities in an effective and strategic manner within a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Successful skills in project, program, and grant management.
  • Employees in this position are required to have reliable transportation that can meet any operational reassignments of the organization during the workday. If an employee is driving during work hours, the employee is required to possess a valid driver’s license and must be in compliance with Arizona vehicle insurance requirements.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

El Rio Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age 40 and over, disability, genetic information, military status, ancestry, marital status, familial status, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

All employees are required to undergo drug testing prior to employment and, will be subject to post-accident, reasonable suspicion, return to duty and follow up drug and alcohol testing in compliance with Federal and State regulations for alcohol and controlled substance testing. Employees in positions holding responsibility for the safety and welfare of others will also be classified as safety sensitive.

El Rio Health is a non-profit 501(c3) Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and abides by all applicable federal Drug-Free Workplace standards.


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