The Department of Neurological Surgery is dedicated to providing our patients with the best possible care and experience. The permanent Practice Manager will be on planned leave in early spring 2017. The Interim Practice Manager will provide seamless management support during this gap in management coverage, which will provide part-time or full-time support for a period of up to four months. Desired start date will be late February, 2017. Hours and coverage terms are negotiable based on availability and experience.
Working with a team of managers and physicians, the Interim Practice Manager provide clinical practice leadership to the Department of Neurological Surgery. This key practice leadership position assures a safe environment, quality health-care delivery, and empathetic care for our patients, during the interim period. The Practice Manager is responsible for guiding/overseeing day-to-day business and clinical operations, which includes human resource functions, compliance, and staff development for all clinical positions within the practice.
In this capacity, the Practice Manager will advise the Department Administrator and Chair on practice issues, lead current practice initiatives relating to practice optimization, and represent leadership in external programs, projects and committees. The Practice Manager will direct and oversee clinical aspects of the Department of Neurological Surgery outpatient clinical programs including: personnel management, facilities needs, inventory, equipment, and outreach.
The Practice Manager manages the complex function and relationships between all stakeholders related to improving the patient experience, increasing access to care, decreasing cost of care, standardizing the work across the department, and implementing numerous changes as outlined in the Department Strategic Plan. In this respect, the Interim Practice Manager works with leadership teams including the Department Administrator and Central Management team, Department Chair, Department Clinical Faculty Leads, Neuroscience Service Line Director, Institutional Quality Improvement leadership, CHH and SOR Operating Room management, and associated collaborative practices. This position oversees the supervision of clinical administrative staff including lead MA and PAS positions, indirectly providing supervision for APP providers.
Additionally, this position manages relationships throughout the organization to maintain a high level of engagement. The practice manager must work independently and with all levels of employees in the organization. This position must keep abreast of changes in programming, improvements and best practices in the field with application to the patient experience.
This position provides direct clinical operation support to 12 attending surgeons, 4 fellows, 18 residents, 1 non-operative MD, and 13 APPs.