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Director Physician Practice Management Ambulatory Surgery

Req #:  120295
Facility:  Dreyer Medical Clinic
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Aurora
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.

The physician practice director is responsible for strategic planning, management development and operational performance. Provides leadership to multiple physician practice sites in partnership to provide quality patient care in a safe, cost effective, customer focused environment. Collaborates with physicians and other health care disciplines and organizations to assure optimal patient care.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in healthcare/related field or equivalent is required, and a Master's Degree is preferred.
  • 7+ years’ experience in a physician practice, ambulatory site or healthcare organization is required.
  • Previous experience in leadership in Surgical Services (Operating Room, Amublatory Surgery, Day Surgery, etc)
  • At least 5 years’ progressive management experience, preferably in a physician practice.  Management experience must include responsibility for multiple department budgets, financial outcomes of assigned sites, and all elements of staff management and development. 

 

PATIENT SATISFACTION: Creates and maintains an environment that is patient centered as evidenced by availability of same-day appointments, future appointments made, referrals made within the group, adherence to test result reporting guidelines, positive patient comments, meeting Key Result Area (KRA) goals.

 

FUNDING OUR FUTURE: Ensures financial success of practice sites. Responsible for managing all revenue relationships including, but not limited to, physician productivity, outside contractual relationships, charitable funds, timely credentialing of new physicians and mid-level clinicians.  Knowledgeable regarding specifics of all payment plans with which the practice participates, including Medicare, HMOs, PPOs and Public Aid. Evaluates and implements approved managed care contract requirements. Ensures systems are in place to effectively handle all reporting and documentation relative to reimbursement. Provides oversight to ensure that practice sites achieve revenue cycle goals of co pay collections, collection of prior balances, self pay amounts, etc. Ensures systems are implemented for complete, timely and accurate charge encounter capture. Provides oversight to ensure adherence to standards for resolving TES edits and missing charges. Plans and administers an annual budget, both operational and capital. Monitors budgetary expenditures, reports and corrects variances monthly. Ensures identification of capital needs and preparation of supporting documentation. Works with Supply Chain and the Finance Department to ensure purchases, including capital, are correctly processed through the Advocate system.  

 

GROWTH: Facilitates strategic planning and the development of new ideas and approaches that enhance performance.  Aids in new clinic design and timely start-up.  Assists in coordination, management of medical practice management contracts, letters of agreement, joint venture services and other arrangements.  Manages and/or coordinates new physician group transitions to AMG and other Advocate facilities.  Develops new and expanding program proposals with cost/budget implications in conjunction with the Vice President.

 

PHYSICIAN ENGAGEMENT/OPERATIONS: Creates an operationally efficient, and physician friendly work environment. Provides direction to manage resources to meet productivity standards and to optimize efficiency, effectiveness, and output of each department.  Develops and formalizes infrastructure to assure both economically efficient processes, maximum patient and physician satisfaction and safety.

 

HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION/ASSOCIATE ENGAGEMENT:Directs human resource functions to ensure continued quality, development and retention of associates.  Creates an environment where associates are motivated to do their best work, are routinely recognized for good work, and achieves associate satisfaction scores consistent with AMG goals.  Fosters an environment that encourages innovative thinking, problem solving, robust dialogue, and collaboration between all members of the team and promotes a high quality work environment.

 

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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