OVERALL SUMMARY: The Administrator is responsible to the President and Medical Executive Committee for the administration, direction, and coordination of the Practice’s finances, operations and growth planning.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Directs and supervises the administrative functions of the Practice through department heads. Directly supervises the Practice’s Director of Clinical Operations, Business Office Manager, Vascular Access Lab Manager, Executive Assistant, Accounts Payable Manager and Information Technology Manager. Consults with and advises department heads on a regular basis. Provides guidance to supervisory personnel in establishing department philosophy and objectives related to staffing and performance standards as well as policies and procedures. Supports HR by assisting with interviews, and the hiring process; makes authoritative recommendations with regard to hiring or firing subordinate employees. Operates independently by utilizes self acumen for finance, accounting and analysis. Develops the annual operating and capital budgets, monitors monthly financial performance against these budgets. Coordinates the long-range financial development and management of the Practice. Represents the Practice in its relationships with third party payers, and negotiates reimbursement schedules. Represents the Practice in its relationships with other medical and business groups including clients such as dialysis organizations and other health care facilities. Responsible for capital equipment purchases and building maintenance. Maintains appropriate insurance coverage, including physician malpractice, facility liability insurance, and employee benefit packages. Handles grievances per office policy. Participates in the safety program. Serves as a member of the Finance Committee Acts as the Privacy Officer and Security Officer per HIPAA policy. Maintains professional affiliations and enhances professional growth and development to keep current in the latest trends in clinic administration.
QUALIFICATIONS: MBA, MHA, or MS in health care administration or business administration. Five years’ experience in medical office management, preferably Nephrology. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of a medical clinic sufficient to effectively direct its operations. Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve organizational objectives. Demonstrated ability to assume responsibility and exercise authority over assigned work functions. Ability to organize and integrate organizational priorities and deadlines.
Additional Salary Information: Base with performance bonus structure.