Practice Office Manager (Covenant Place) - Business Office
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: ST. LOUIS, Missouri
Internal Number: JR77341
Directs practice activities ensuring applicable policies, procedures and standard practices are adhered to for practice to run smoothly. Serves as a liaison for staff, physicians, department/division business office and others for cohesive management of the practice. Supervises, oversees and provides leadership functions for support staff and clinical staff which may include medical assistants, lab and x-ray technicians, nurses and others. Provides input to efficiently and effectively manage administrative systems, operations, finances, marketing and related clinical and patient services functions. Participates in the strategic planning and overall development of the practice.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Manages practice activities ensuring applicable policies, procedures and standard practices are adhered to for operation to run smoothly.Â
Coordinates patient services with physicians and staff to provide quality care in an effective manner, promoting and maintaining good public relations with patients and families.Â Â Â Â Â
Manages all aspects relating to support and clinical staff personnel including hiring, orientation, scheduling, monitoring time, performance reviews, salary decisions, progressive discipline and terminations.
Supervises onsite charge entry, copy collection process and functions as working supervisor by covering front desk, medical records and billing functions.
Evaluates the efficiency of patient flow and other office operations to determine the most cost effective way of completing tasks; ensures continual quality improvement strategy, collects, measures and interprets operational and clinical income data:Â identify problems and organizing teams to develop and implement solutions, developing formal policy as necessary.
Collaborates with practice leaders to prepare and adhere to annual practice budget and strategic planning ensuring proper cost center methodology is followed in order to analyze the financial performance of the practiceâ™s cost centers.
Analyzes and presents financial reports and key performance indicators to physicians and leadership monthly.
May collaborate with marketing and clinical team to create and implement the practiceâ™s internal and external marketing plan and develop programs and initiatives that enhance patient revenue.
May oversee updates to the practice Web site and social media interactions.
Reviews the practice compliance plan annually and ensures staff receives annual training as applicable, as well as, all required certifications are not expired.
Maintains patient confidentiality by following the HIPAA Compliance Plan established by the practice.
Works with IT vendor to ensure working internet, server, computers, printers, scanners and other electronic equipment.
Ensures a proper inventory management system is in place for all practice supplies and develops relationship with all vendors and evaluates services needed for the practice.
Performs other duties as required.
Physician practice management experience.
Experience leading a team of staff and clinical staff personnel.
Working knowledge of physician practice.
Demonstrated communication, organization, leadership and interpersonal skills.
Ability to consult with clients on issues and requests that require the implementation or creation of a custom solution.
Bachelorâ™s degree and two years of related experience; a combination of college education and/or relevant experience equaling six years may substitute for this requirement.
$66,700.00 - $103,400.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
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WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
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