Practice Manager - Taylor Medical Center
Company: Christus Health
Posted on: July 11, 2019
This position is responsible for the operation of provider
practices usually consisting of 2-4 providers with 6-10 FTEs or at
two different sites. The position is responsible for, but not
limited to, managing subordinate personnel, preparing clinic(s)
budget, ensuring data accuracy, preparing financial analyses,
handling complex customer service issues and maintaining
Establishes/implements goals, objectives, policies, procedures and
systems for the assigned administrative areas.
Assists with developing and implementing annual operational plan
Selects, trains, orients and supervises clinic personnel in
accordance with established policies and procedures. Responsible
for work assignments and daily operations. Manages personnel for
multiple practices, including training relief employees.
Evaluates performances and recommends merit increases, promotions
and disciplinary actions in a timely manner. Interviews and
recommends hiring and termination of staff in accordance with
Resolves problems in administrative areas and ensures compliance
with regulations and standards.
Helps fiscal management and other administrative staff in
implementing cost-effective policies and procedures for all
operational areas including bookkeeping, billing, insurance, fee
schedules, credit/collections, purchasing, data processing, and
Works in conjunction with Regional Director and corporate Marketing
Department in practice development.
Ensures the effective implementation of job descriptions, personnel
policies, and payroll practices.
Monitors and controls clinic expenditures within budget. Identifies
and implements cost reduction opportunities.
Serves as liaison between clinic and external agencies.
Works with staff and providers to ensure quality patient care and
services are provided.
Maintain effective communication with providers and staff; conducts
monthly meetings with providers and staff. Create a positive
Gathers and reports monthly and annual data for fiscal, statistical
and planning purposes.
Develops and implements revenue enhancement strategies for existing
Participates in professional development activities to keep current
with health care trends and practices.
May be responsible for assuring all appropriate licensure,
certifications and/or accreditations are secured according to
Follows the CHRISTUS Physician Group guidelines related to the
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA),
designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected
Health Information (PHI).
Maintains strict confidentiality.
Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey
ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the
Maintains established CHRISTUS Physician Group policies,
procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental
and infection control.
Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with
the CHRISTUS Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of CHRISTUS
Physician Group's cultural diversity objectives.
Supports and adheres to CPG Service Guarantee.
Collaborates effectively with physicians, administrators, patients,
families, other departments, and the community to provide quality
patient care and enhance patient outcomes.
Ensures assessment of competency of all associates is completed as
a part of the orientation program and on an ongoing basis.
Identifies plans, develops and/or arranges for programs to meet the
educational/skills needs of the associates upon hiring and on an
On an annual basis, contributes to the development of operating and
capital budgets to meet the needs of the clinics.
Reviews financial and productivity management reports and takes
Evaluate clinic production and revises procedures or devises new
forms to improve the efficiency of workflow.
Supervises the clinical and non-clinical areas to ensure timely and
Coordinates with Providers as needed to ensure projects and
assignments are coordinated as necessary by the Administrative
Demonstrates adherence to the Mission and CORE values of the
CHRISTUS Health System.
Performs other work as required.
Bachelor degree in Healthcare, Business Administration or related
field required is required. Master's is preferred. 7 years of
management experience as a substitute in lieu of education. 4-8
years of experience in diversified positions within a medical
practice with at least one year in a supervisory position. CMOM is
Demonstrated leadership skills (decision making, problem solving,
delegation, prioritizing) and supervisory experience are required.
Competent in health care administration, clinic philosophy and
policies and operating procedures are required. Demonstrated
leadership skills (decision making, problem solving, delegation,
prioritizing) and supervisory experience are required. Effective
communication and prioritization of provider issues. Competent in
financial reimbursement, billing and collections, CPT, ICD9, and
HCPCS coding and medical group operations, as well as managed care
concepts. Ability to recognize and communicate variances in key
practice indicators. Must be computer literate and have strong
C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
CMOM is highly preferred
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