1+ months


Universal Health Services
Fallbrook, CA 92028
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At Independence Physician Management (IPM a subsidiary of UHS Inc.) we are looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at IPM as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.

Assists the Market Director in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and directing day-to-day functions of programs and activities. Develops and Implements policies and procedures in coordination with corporate direction. Works closely with Practice Administrators/Managers on issues related to financial and operational performance. Communicates and implements corporate strategic initiatives within the Market. Demonstrates Service Excellence and conveys professionalism at all times with a strong motivation to achieve optimum results. This position is directly responsible for daily operations, inventory, overseeing IT and managed care initiatives. This position has direct reports and reports to the Market Director.

  • Consults with employees and physicians concerning the operation of their practice to assist in eliminating/correcting problem areas, and/or improvements of services. Assist employees and physicians with the development and use of departmental policies and procedures, and establishes a rapport so that each can see the importance of team work.
  • Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, person interest, and positive emphasis, as well as calm environment throughout the facility. Establishes and maintains good rapport with department managers, nurse managers, and members of the Medical Staff.
  • In the absence of the Market Director, represents the Medical Group and participates in top level meetings. As needed, attends all functions, meetings, etc., as a representative of the Medical Group.
  • Assists the Market Director in the development of the physician recruitment plan and in the recruitment of physicians according to the plan. Assists in the establishment of the medical practices for these recruited physicians. Establishes monthly reporting and analysis for these physicians.
  • Assists the Regional Financial Analysts and Accountants in Revenue Cycle Management of the Medical Group
  • Assists in the development and presentation of the Markets Strategic Plan
  • Prepares and submits the proposed annual Operating, Maintenance, and Capital Expenditure budgets for designated cost center by the specified deadline.
  • Maintains accountability for budget compliance and budget variance; provides written monthly justifications for budget variance > 5%.
  • Interviews and selectively hires staff according to the needs of the department. Coaches and counsels staff as required; provides written documentation to support coaching and/or corrective action sessions as appropriate. Provides corrective action and, if necessary, terminates staff after appropriate counseling, and following Medical Groups policies and procedures.
  • Completes employee evaluations within prescribed time frame to include professional career counseling and professional development.
  • Performs other duties as assigned/required.
Job Requirements

Education: Bachelors Degree in Health or Business Administration is required. A Masters degree in health or business administration and/or certification by the American College of Medical Practice Executives is preferred.

Work experience: Three to five years of physician practice business leadership experience or healthcare management experience is required.

Strong understanding of the financial management, and business and clinical operations of a medical group practice
Knowledge of fiscal management techniques, revenue cycle management and third party reimbursement
Knowledge of health care administration systems
Knowledge of governmental regulations and compliance requirements
Knowledge of computer systems and applications
Skill in planning, organizing and supervising
Skill in exercising initiative, judgment, problem-solving, decision-making
Skill in developing and maintaining effective relationships with medical and administrative staff, patients and the public
Ability to analyze and interpret complex data and prepare comprehensive reports
Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally
Skill in human resources management, organization and team building.

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. Independence Physician Management offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefit programs including medical, dental, life insurance, and 401(k).
Independence Physician Management is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at IPM via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Independence Physician Management. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-04-02

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