The Administrator manages operations and support functions including physician recruitment and deployment, access, scheduling, training, policies and procedures administration, budget management, human resources, finances, and program growth. The Administrator is accountable for:
Assisting in the development and implementation of the strategic plan for department/division
Working with Physicians to ensure practice is managed according to established standards
Interviewing, selecting, training, supervising, evaluating and coaching employees
Identifying practice/business development opportunities to increase market share
Managing financial resources to ensure an effective and efficient work unit.
Analyzing financial impact of changes in clinical activities and forecasts actual revenue/expenditures versus approved budget.
Developing and securing approval for operating and capital budgets
Supervising entry of charges, procedure codes, and payments. Develops contingency plans to adjudicate missing charges.
Reviewing charges, visit encounters, and cash receipts for variations and patterns. Conducting spot audits to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures.
Providing information to Physicians, community groups, and referral agencies about programs provided
Meeting monthly with each physician to review financial performance and key practice indicators
Implementing a staffing plan that effectively addresses department/division needs and productivity measures
Working with physicians and staff to ensure continuous quality improvement, particularly as it relates to patient satisfaction
Working actively as a member of the management team and participates on committee meetings as appropriate.
Encouraging cross functional problem solving to improve quality of services or productivity. Works effectively with peers, physicians, employees, directors and others.
5 years progressive management experience, preferably in a health care facility; at least 2 years direct supervisory experience.
Special Skills & Equipment Knowledge:
Understanding of basic accounting skills; experience
with spreadsheets; understanding of grants accounting; strong interpersonal skills; leadership presence; excellent written and verbal communication skills.Education Requirements: Education/Expertise:
Bachelor's Degree required. MBA or MHA preferred. Participation in MGMA, ACHE or similar organization desired.