Manager Practice I
Company: Christus Health
Posted on: February 15, 2020
This position is responsible for providing professional business
management and financial administration of a physician practice.
Must demonstrate an extensive working knowledge of and familiarity
with all applications associated with managing a health care
center. Responsible for daily management of one physician practice
usually consisting of 1-2 providers and up to 4-6 FTEs
Helps establish/implement 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 MSO policies and procedures.
Responsible for work assignment and daily operations. Manages
personnel for the practices, including training relief
Evaluates performance 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. Maintains effective communication with
providers and staff; conducts monthly and educational meetings with
providers and staff. Creates a positive work place.
Gathers and reports monthly and annual data for fiscal, statistical
and planning purposes. Develops and implements revenue enhancement
strategies for existing practices.
Participates in professional development activities to keep current
with health care trends and practices.
Responsible for assuring all appropriate licensure, certifications
and/or accreditations are secured according to policy.
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 efficiency of workflow.
27. Supervises the clinical and non-clinical areas to ensure timely
and efficient management.
28. Coordinates with Providers as needed to ensure projects and
assignments are coordinated as necessary by the Administrative
29. Demonstrates adherence to the Mission and CORE values of the
CHRISTUS Health System.
30. Performs other related work as required.
Associates degree in Business Administration or related field
required is required. Bachelor's degree is preferred. 5 years of
management experience as a substitute in lieu of education. 1-4
years of experience in a supervisory position within a medical
practice. CMOM is highly preferred
Demonstrated leadership skills (decision making, problem solving,
delegation, prioritizing) and supervisory experience is required.
Competent in health care administration, clinic philosophy and
policies and operating procedures is required. Demonstrated
leadership skills (decision making, problem solving, delegation,
prioritizing) and supervisory experience is 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
CMOM is highly preferred
Keywords: Christus Health, Shreveport , Manager Practice I, Executive , Shreveport, Louisiana
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