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Under the direction of the Department Business Officer, the Anesthesiology and Pain Services Practice Manager is responsible for the effective management, coordination, and oversight of all hospital facility fees and professional activities Anesthesiology Practice Locations. The Department employs over 70 clinical faculty, 30 Nurse Anesthetists, 16 clinical fellows and 37 residents. The Department produces over 18,700 cases and 389,800 ASA and TRVU's. This equates to billings over $40 million in professional fee charges and collects over $12 million. This position serve as principal adviser to the Department Business Officer (DBO), Department Chair and all Clinical Chiefs and is responsible for managing all professional revenue, compliance, practice financial and clinic administrative matters.
Responsibilities include practice aspects from Critical Care Services, Regional and Pain Acute and Chronic Services to the full spectrum of Anesthesiology services which include off site locations. The position formulate, monitors and implement practice revenue and management goals, policies, and procedures. Ensure optimal charge capture and Compliance with all internal and external agencies and policies on matters pertaining to Pain Services Clinical budget, funding, space, equipment, payroll, and other matters. Manage the financial resources for the Pain clinic ($4.6 million charges, $1.4million payments, 30,641 TRU's, 7 FTE, 8 Faculty and 19,430 clinic visits) and implement internal controls to ensure compliance with University policies and standards, external agency requirements, and State and Federal law. Responsible for all aspects of direct supervision for Anesthesiology Abstracting hiring, training, performance appraisals, conflict mediation and disciplinary actions.
Provide direction to UCSD Medical Group Department Revenue and UCSD Medical Group Clinic Operations Manager in the areas of revenue management, clinic staff personnel management. Provide Pain clinic planning support to Department Business Officer relative to clinic operations and patient/client numbers. Responsible for developing, planning, organizing, directing, coordinating operations and all electronic and computer information support systems for all revenue interfaces for both Professional fee and Medical Center Anesthesia billing management systems.
Four (4) years of experience of operations or analysis in a large, complex healthcare environment.
Current Certification in Professional Coding.
Graduation from college with a major in related field; or an equivalent combo of education and experience.
Strong ability to perform complex analyses involving programmatic and fiscal considerations, formation of action plans, making decisions in all aspects.
Working knowledge of computer systems and on-line applications for access to Medical Center and Campus networks.
Advanced leadership skills for supervising work units and support staff, with knowledge of sound management practices and team building techniques.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to cope with pressure and interruptions.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Knowledge of proper documentation, coding and billing procedures for faculty clinical activities.
Knowledge of medical staff administration.
Demonstrated experience in a clinical environment.
Knowledge of existing policies and procedures for the University's SOM, DOM, General Accounting, Human Resources, Medical Center, Medical Group and various other departments.
Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise a staff providing support to high-level faculty.
Demonstrated supervisory skills, including delegation, evaluation and development of staff.
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement short and long-range plans and strategies by applying trends, projections, growth and anticipated clinic goals.
Demonstrated ability to design and utilize financial management tools, spreadsheets, databases, etc. to prepare concise, accurate and well-organized reports.
Direct current working knowledge of health care reimbursement guidelines for Medicare, Medical and Commercial payors.
Master's Degree in Health Care Administration or Business.
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