Practice Manager Specialty Pediatrics

Chicago, IL, United States

Job Description

Join a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine, as a Practice Manager in the the Speciality Pediatrics Clinic.

The Practice Manager will be primarily responsible for direct onsite management of the daily operations of the ambulatory physician practice(s) located at the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM), the Comer Children’s Hospital, or various off sites. The Manager partners with key leaders across UCM and BSD departments in decision making and ensures a bidirectional flow of information The Manager promotes excellence in all areas of ambulatory operations and serves as the champion for continued process improvement work. The Manager will focus on the patient and family experience, quality and safety, coordination of care across the continuum, use of technological tools and solutions including EPIC, metrics reporting, customer service, and oversees the budget, billing and related revenue cycle services.

Sign-On Bonus Eligible!

Essential Job Functions

  • Day to day management of practice operations. Including: Establishes staff schedule and daily assignments.
  • Responsible for time and attendance and monitoring overtime.
  • Oversight of practice specific issues with IS, facilities, EVS, supplies, etc.
  • Ensures practice compliance with regulatory agencies (i.e. JCAHO, IDPH, CAP/CLIA).
  • Collaborates with providers and staff to ensure efficient patient throughput.
  • Actively monitors performance metrics and daily reports to make real time adjustments.
  • Ensures patients and family’s needs are met.
  • Participates in service recovery at the point of issue.
  • Ensures necessary follow-up.
  • Responsible for performance management and performance evaluations for all employees.
  • Collaborates closely with all scheduling groups (i.e. Burr Ridge call center, OR scheduling)
  • Monitors the operating budget for labor and non-labor expenses.
  • Oversees charge entry, denials, disputes and billholds.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree; Masters degree preferred in healthcare related field
  • 5+ years of experience in healthcare and customer service, ideally overseeing an ambulatory practice framework.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to manage large and complex organizational units with varying needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with physician leaders, preferably in an academic medical center environment.
  • Exceptional talent in the selection and mentoring of a high-quality team.
  • Proven ability to use data to drive performance improvement.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using LEAN for performance improvement is desirable
Position Details:
  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Shift: Days
  • Unit/Department: Speciality Pediatrics
  • CBA Code: Non-Union

Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire. Why Join Us:
We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion. ________ Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.
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