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Group Practice Manager | Bone & Joint Navarre | Beacon Medical Group

Beacon Health Systems
South Bend, IN 46601
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  • Reports to a Director (MMG). Is responsible for planning, directing, and managing the business operations and activities of the medical group and other practice sites under the supervision of the Director - MMG. Supervises nursing care, coordinates patient care, and supervises and teaches all personnel. Is also responsible for maintaining smooth operations of the nursing unit, lab area, radiology unit, and the reception area and maintaining public relations. Maintains responsibility for computer scheduling. Is responsible for handling day-to-day operational issues for the physicians.

  • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

    Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

    • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
    • Easy access and convenience
    • Outstanding patient experiences
    • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community

  • Education and Experience
    • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a nursing or radiology technology program from an accredited school with subsequent licensure, additional educational preparation with courses in management helpful, and three to five years of physician office or urgent care center experience.
  • Knowledge & Skills
  • Demonstrates expert clinical knowledge of procedures, observations, treatments, and techniques and health care administration practices utilized at the clinic.
  • Requires knowledge of government and reimbursement regulation requirements and organization policies, procedures and systems, including knowledge of computer systems and applications.
  • Demonstrates well developed managerial skills necessary to plan, organize, and manage business operations and activities of the clinic.
  • Demonstrates well developed leadership and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate well with a variety of patients, family members, visitors, clinic staff, physicians, public, and external agencies in a professional manner.
  • Requires certification in Basic Life Support.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and commitment to Memorial Health System's values of excellence, innovation, respect, and efficiency.
  • Working Conditions
  • Normal clinic environment.
  • Travel among multiple sites.
  • Physical Demands
    • None Specified

The below statements are intended to describe the essential job functions and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel occupying this position.
  • Plans, directs, and manages the business operation and activities of the facility in accordance with MMG goals and objectives by:
    • Establishing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures and systems to achieve efficient clinic operation and maximum service to ensure quality patient care to patients of the facility; analyzing and recommending changes in systems, procedures, and policies to improve work flow and efficiencies.
    • Developing, revising, and promoting, as needed, objectives of the site(s) which are in line with overall objectives of MMG annual goals.
    • Providing MMG Administration financial and statistical information necessary to make informed decisions regarding the operation of the Group and site(s).
    • Participating in the development and implementation of plans and budgets; monitoring and controlling facility expenditures within budget. Collaboration will be required with other management staff of sites to ensure efficient and cost-effective operations.
    • Monitoring fees and reimbursement for services and assisting in revising and implementing changes. Overseeing appropriate compliance of insurance and billing procedures, including correct CPT & ICD-9 coding, coordination of managed care compliance, collection of appropriate fees and past due accounts, and verification of appropriate demographic and billing information.
    • Ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies governing healthcare delivery.
    • Working closely with physicians to ensure that operations and Medical Group and site(s) are managed appropriately.
    • Reviewing patient satisfaction surveys with physicians and staff.
    • Participating in management team meetings, CQI team projects, and other meetings as directed by Director.
  • Performs managerial duties by:
    • Coordinating activities of all staff and delegating responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
    • Ensuring adherence to MMG policies and procedures by personnel under Group Practice Manager's supervision.
    • Maintaining overall responsibility for scheduling to provide adequate coverage for nursing, radiology, lab, environmental services, patient accounts and billing, and reception and transcription staff under manager's supervision.
    • Encouraging and following proper channels of communication to report problems or suggested changes and implementing as necessary.
    • Maintaining a safe, clean, comfortable and quiet environment for patients and personnel; monitoring physical property and overseeing maintenance as necessary.
    • Ensuring that adequate supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are provided; overseeing purchasing and payables of all equipment and supplies.
    • Conducting regular unit meetings to keep personnel informed of directives, policies, and procedures.
    • Providing for patient instruction as prescribed by physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner regarding patient education and other community resources.
    • Coordinating the educational programs of students from nursing, medical assistant and other programs that may relate to the Group and site(s).
    • Managing building systems by coordinating vendor activities for installation, maintenance, and repairs, including but not limited to, HVAC, telephone, security, cleaning, landscaping, trash, softwater, electrical, etc.
    • Establishing and maintaining a system of patient medical record, transcription of medical records, patient scheduling and telephone communication in the Group and site(s).
    • Being responsible for the selection and termination of employees under supervision of the Director. Evaluating the performance of staff being supervised and preparing and administering disciplinary actions, as needed.
    • Assisting in the development of the staff being supervised by orientation, unit inservice programs, personal instruction, etc.
    • Effectively communicating benefit programs, personnel policies and practices, and ensuring consistent application of established wage/salary practices.
  • Keeps abreast of current knowledge of the clinical process, current developments, procedures and techniques in clinical and patient care, and an awareness of governmental, economic and legal factors by:
    • Attending and participating in related seminars and other professional development activities.
    • Maintaining membership in related professional organizations as approved and directed by Director.
    • Reading current professional literature and journals.
  • Performs other functions to maintain personal competence and contribute to the overall effectiveness of the department by:
      • Encouraging integration of the Group and site(s) with the community through effective communication and public relation programs.
      • Monitoring community needs regarding health care and reporting to Director as appropriate.
      • Coordinating efforts in areas of physician recruitment and new physician orientation.
      • Completing other job related assignments and special projects as directed.

    • Patient/Customer Centered
      • Anticipates and takes proactive steps to ensure customer's needs are met
      • Places courtesy and service above routine and goes beyond customer expectations
      • Keeps patient/work environment neat and clean
      • Understands and applies job-related aspects of patient safety and identifies, reports and corrects safety concerns as quickly as possible
    • Respect
      • Keeps others well informed
      • Practices active listening
      • Develops and maintains positive working relationships
      • Uses problem solving techniques to resolve issues and makes decisions within personal sphere of influence
      • Seeks to understand patient's experience
    • Integrity
      • Demonstrates integrity and strong business ethics
      • Utilizes time and resources in a prudent manner
      • Strives to continually improve department processes and services
      • Projects professional image through enthusiasm towards work, behavior and appearance
    • Compassion
      • Demonstrates Beacon values verbally and through actions
      • Displays and exhibits caring behaviors with each interaction
      • Demonstrates self-awareness and sensitivity to the perceptions of others
      • Listens carefully to input and concerns and takes appropriate action
      • Interacts with dissatisfied customers in a calm, respectful manner and seeks resolutions
    • Trust
      • Maintains confidentiality at all times
      • Fosters a sense of trust and collaboration among associates
      • Verbal and written communications are clear and effective
      • Responds to change in a positive manner

    • Associate complies with the following organizational requirements:
      • Attends and participates in department meetings and is accountable for all information shared.
      • Completes mandatory education, annual competencies and department specific education within established timeframes.
      • Completes annual employee health requirements within established timeframes.
      • Maintains license/certification, registration in good standing throughout fiscal year.
      • Direct patient care providers are required to maintain current BCLS (CPR) and other certifications as required by position/department.
      • Consistently utilizes appropriate universal precautions, protective equipment, and ergonomic techniques to protect patient and self.
      • Adheres to regulatory agency requirements, survey process and compliance.
      • Complies with established organization and department policies.
    Available to work overtime in addition to working additional or other shifts and schedules when required.

    Posted: 2020-11-08 Expires: 2020-12-07
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