7530- OPH Ophthalmology
Officer Full-Time Regular
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Advertised Summary Job Description
Reporting to the Departmental Administrator, the Practice Plan Manager will direct and supervise the administrative and clinical operations of the Department of Ophthalmology's faculty practice plan. Duties include direction of the clinical operations which includes the clinical practice of the faculty, the refractive surgery practice, coordination of expansions of the practice and oversight of all centralized systems -the centralized surgery scheduling, electronic medical records and phone service. Responsibilities include: 1.Assist in planning and facilitating efficient patient care and management. Identify and assist in the resolution of problem areas. Travel to all clinical sites on a routine basis to train and mentor managers and staff. 2.Work with Administrator and Revenue Cycle Manager to prepare, analyze, and monitor practice plan annual budget and all other financial and statistical reports. 3.Represent Department on committees and serve as one of the two senior departmental practice plan liaisons (the other being the Revenue Cycle Manager) with Shared Practice Support Center. 4.Assess and revise patient access and quality customer service procedures as appropriate. Use faculty and staff interviews and data collection analysis to assess areas that require improvement and restructuring. Work with physicians and management team to devise and implement new strategies as needed. Conduct and/or oversee staff training on the operational systems and on related policies and procedures. 5.Provide information to physicians practice plan operational and business matters. Advise Administrator and Chairman on these issues. Respond to the needs of practice plan physicians. 6.Plan and implement operational changes to ensure greater staff efficiencies and improve quality patient care. 7.Conduct and/or oversee staff training on uniform policies for administrative and clinical operations.
Minimum Qualifications for Grade Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant
Requires a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant
Three-five (3-5) years of group practice management experience. The ability to work under pressure and undertake multiple tasks is required. Must possess strong management and organizational skills and ability to interact with all levels of staff. Proven track record in clinical practice operations. Ophthalmology experience a plus
MPH or MBA preferred. Previoux IDX experience desired. Knowledge of financial and accounts receivable management, physician reimbursement regulations, managed cared.
Special Indications This position works with:
HIPAA Compliance training required
Participation in Medical Surveillance required
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