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Associate Vice President

Posted on May 13, 2019

Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, PA

Evangelical Community Hospital is a 132 bed, independent, non-denomination hospital located in the picturesque town of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. The surrounding community features enriching cultural activities at Bucknell University and a vibrant downtown with Victorian charm. We are just a 3-hour drive from New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. Quality healthcare to our community has been Evangelical Community Hospital's mission since 1926. We have expanded with the growing needs of our community, providing comprehensive health services with high standards of quality and compassionate care. We have an excellent reputation and offer competitive salaries and a strong benefits package.

PURPOSE OF YOUR POSITION

The Associate Vice President (AVP) is responsible for strategic planning, budgeting, coordinating, and evaluating all aspects of operations for the assigned physician and clinic practices. Maintains a close working relationship and open communication with hospital and clinic administration, medical staff, and other hospital and clinic programs.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Excellent visionary, organizational and leadership skills are necessary. Maintains an understanding of the key business issues affecting the health care environment. Displays excellent communication skills across all staff levels including management and Providers. Reports directly to the Vice President of Physician and Clinic Practices. Works in a dyad relationship with assigned Medical Directors and Chief Medical Officer for medical staff and clinical affairs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Work is generally light and requires standing, walking, and prolonged sitting (more than 80% of work time).
  • Work may also occasionally require climbing stairs or lifting materials up to 15 lbs (6-20% of work time).
  • Good auditory and visual abilities as required to oversee program and maintenance of safe environment is critical.
  • Work requires occasional travel to visit physician offices (10-50 miles).

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Generally good working conditions with some discomfort due to noise, crowded conditions or frequent interruptions (more than 80% of work time).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in healthcare or other related field required.
  • Must have seven years of healthcare management experience with an oversight of physician and outpatient clinics and employed physicians, two of which should include supervisory experience.
  • Pennsylvania state police criminal record check, child abuse history clearance and an FBI criminal history check required.
  • Work requires intermediate computer literacy skills and keyboard proficiency. Work requires use of hospital information systems, electronic health records, and practice management system. Work requires basic skills in Microsoft Word.
  • Work requires interpersonal skills to direct, manage and evaluate department, delegate duties to staff and provide appropriate feedback. Work may occasionally require handling patient complaints and therefore requires tact, empathy and diplomacy (more than 80% of work time).
  • Work requires analytical ability to solve difficult human, technical, financial or administrative problems. Must be able to integrate and interpret data from diverse sources to ensure proper staffing levels and department function necessary to provide quality care, implement quality improvement policies and help develop long range plans. Must be able to accept and complete responsibilities without direct supervision (51-80% of work time).

Work requires a high level of mental and visual focus requiring mental application and attention to detail. Work is performed under tight deadlines in a fast paced, stressful environment, must possess excellent time management and functional organizational skills to manage a variety of tasks in a short period of time (more than 80% of work time).

https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/evangelical#/job/6316

Risk Consultant

Posted on May 8, 2019

Curi, A Medical Mutual Company

LOCATION

Virginia, Maryland, DC area

Curi is committed to helping physicians in medicine, business, and life. Founded in 1975, we were built on a promise: When doctors needed help, we would answer the call. Physicians’ needs have changed over the years, but our dedication to that promise has never wavered. From medical malpractice insurance to wealth management to well-being programs, we remain passionately curious about identifying ways to meet the ever-evolving needs of physicians and those who support them.

THE ROLE

We’re looking for an articulate, thoughtful, clinical Risk Consultant to join our Risk Management Group. In this role, you will serve as a liaison for our members through collaboration with member insureds to identify medical malpractice risk exposures in the physician medical practice setting and provide risk reduction strategies for implementing change.  The individual will provide risk management advice to insured physicians and practice administrators, develop scalable client-ready resources, and give presentations on relevant topics to physicians and their employees. The individual will also research healthcare risk management issues to support company and department initiatives and maintain vigilant on how current trends in healthcare may affect customers. The individual will work collaboratively with our Risk Management team members, other departments in our organization as well as broker partners with the goal of optimizing services to our members and prospective members.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with insureds to identify medical malpractice risk exposures in the physician medical practice setting and offer risk reduction strategies
  • Serves as a liaison to all insured practices requesting and/or completing a proprietary online Self-Risk Assessment (SRA)
  • Provides consultant coverage to include telephone and email triage and internal/external customer service support by addressing clinical Risk Management, privacy/security and compliance questions
  • Participates as a team member on departmental projects to achieve business plan goals
  • Researches topics to facilitate the development of new work products (blog posts, webinars, policies, consent forms, etc.)
  • Researches and submits documentation of current trends in risk management and patient safety to management
  • Performs all other duties as assigned


SKILLS

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent advanced writing skills
  • Intermediate skills in all Microsoft applications
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Public speaking and presentation skills
  • Ability to:
    • Work independently and as a collaborative team member in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
    • Complete the business need, which may include evening and weekend hours
    • Adapt to an ever-changing work environment


Qualifications

  • Licensed healthcare professional or JD
  • Five years’ experience in a healthcare setting required
  • Prior risk management experience preferred
  • Prior experience preparing and presenting healthcare educational offerings preferred
  • Prior experience in medical record review preferred

Applicants should contact Tiffany Nottingham, tiffany.nottingham@curi.com.

Executive Director

Posted on May 6, 2019

King of Prussia Surgery Center, LLC – King of Prussia, PA

King of Prussia Surgery Center is an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) being developed in King of Prussia, PA.  The ASC will include four ORs and largely be focused on performing orthopaedic procedures. 

Overview:  The Executive Director (ED) will serve as the “person in charge” of the ASC and report to the Board of Managers. 

Basic Qualifications:  Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree (masters preferred), at least 10 years of health care experience (including program development and assessment), be facile with common accounting/financial management software, and have prior personnel management experience that includes hiring/firing responsibilities.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Prior to opening, collaborates with Center advisors to complete design, equipping and fit out of facility; recruit and hire Clinical Director (CD) (may vary with timing of hires); participates in selection of Center information management/EMR (if applicable) system; collaborates with CD to prepare and implement Center policies; and prepares Center for licensure, Medicare certification and accreditation surveys.
  2. Provides daily leadership for and ongoing surveillance of all Center non-clinical staff and activities, including scheduling, billing, registration and financial management; oversees all HR functions and activities.
  3. Determines daily non-clinical staffing needs.
  4. Notifies Center President and Board of important trends in Center activities, anticipated adverse actions and relevant external events; includes plan of action as relevant.
  5. Works with Medical Director and CD to establish scheduling practices and clinical guidelines.
  6. Prepares Center strategic plan and implements strategic initiatives.
  7. Directs and participates in new staff orientation program as relevant.
  8. Collaborates with CD and other staff to evaluate and implement an inventory management system that contributes to case costing analyses.
  9. Collaborates with CD and materials management personnel to evaluate clinical and financial impacts of new supplies and equipment.
  10. Participates on Center’s Medical Advisory Board (MAB), Board of Managers and other internal committees as assigned.
  11. Prepares internal financial statements and periodic reports to highlight operational activity, financial performance and other measures of Center functioning.
  12. Provides Center owners with summary financial information, highlighting important trends and opportunities for business development.
  13. Undertakes efforts to enhance Center efficiency.
  14. Assures ongoing compliance with regulatory, licensure, accreditation and Medicare participation parameters; suggests and drafts revised policies/procedures as necessary; collaborates with CD and staff to prepare for licensure, certification and accreditation surveys.
  15. Serves as point of contact with state and federal regulatory, and accrediting body personnel.
  16. Oversees building system/utility functions and compliance with maintenance and testing schedules.
  17. Collaborates with CD to monitor performance of services providers.
  18. Prepares budgets and other forecasts of Center activity.
  19. Interacts with Center advisors, including legal and accounting personnel.
  20. Oversees billing and financial management activities, including A/R and A/P management, scrutinizes vendor payments and patient accounts requiring special attention.
  21. Negotiates third party payer contracts.
  22. Collaborates with CD to implement and monitor vendor contracts and related programs.
  23. Resolves staff conflicts.
  24. Promotes staff professional growth.
  25. Collaborates with CD to prepare agenda for MAB and Board of Managers meetings.
  26. Prepares MAB and Board of Manager meeting minutes, and other committee minutes as assigned.
  27. Investigates “complaints” and “grievances”, and takes appropriate action to assure that complaints are resolved appropriately.
  28. Contributes to Center’s QAPI effort and assists in design and implementation of studies, particularly those involving administrative and financial matters.
  29. Interprets policies objectively for Center personnel and Medical Staff.
  30. Communicates effectively with all Center staff, practitioners and vendors.
  31. Organizes non-clinical in-service programs.
  32. Completes performance evaluations for non-clinical personnel.
  33. Directly or indirectly maintains Center information systems network.
  34. Oversees periodic reporting to state and federal entities (e.g. HC4, Medicare); directs or carries out required PAPSRS reporting.
  35. Protects patients’ privacy.
  36. Adheres to all Center policies including, without limitation, those regarding HIPAA and patient safety.
  37. Responds to Center emergencies as appropriate.
  38. Stays current with ambulatory surgery center management issues through participation in professional organizations, publication review and other such vehicles.
  39. Designates a staff member to act in his/her absence.
  40. Other duties as assigned.


Interested applicants should submit their resume and a brief cover note to:  info@brosharconsulting.com

Certified Medical Assistant

Posted on April 16, 2019

Abington Medical Specialists - Abington, PA

Abington Medical Specialists is a large medical practice located in Abington, PA that is looking for a full-time Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) to assist physicians and physician assistants.

The successful candidate must be willing to work in a flexible scheduling system.  Hours range from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM in 8 hour shifts.  Schedules are done 1 week in advance and the successful applicant has to be willing to commit to one (1) early shift and one (1) late shift each week (employee has some flexibility in choosing shifts.)  Also must be willing to substitute in satellite offices when necessary (locations in Blue Bell, Montgomeryville, and Warminster).

REQUIREMENTS:
*Minimum 1 year of experience in a clinical setting outside of any externship.
*Proficiency in EKGS and obtaining vital signs, finger sticks and injections. No venipuncture experience necessary.
*Knowledge of medications and prescription refill experience.
*Must have basic computer usage knowledge and comfortable working off of laptop computers.
*Experience in using an electronic medical record system preferably prior experience with use of ECW.
*Experience in stress testing and event monitoring helpful but not necessary.
*Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to pay close attention to detail.
*High level of professionalism with a strong work ethic.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
*An enthusiastic and trustworthy team player.
*Ability to thrive in a fast-paced office environment, working both collaboratively and independently.

Excellent salary and benefit package for full-time employees including 401k and pension plans, medical insurance, paid time off, LTD, life insurance, and paid parking.  Part-time positions has limited benefits.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Patricia Turner, Practice Administrator, at pturner@amscardiology.com

Director, Patient Care Services

Posted on April 15, 2019

Salus University - Philadelphia, PA

Introduction:  Salus University has the oldest and the largest optometry program in the country.  The optometry school's clinical practice, The Eye Institute, located at 1200 West Godfrey Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19141, sees over 40,000 patients a year and has over $6M in gross revenues per year.  Salus University has excellent benefits, including paid vacation, several paid holidays, health and dental benefits, and a competitive retirement program.


Position Overview:  The Director, Patient Care Services oversees 25-30 staff, including supervisors and front line administrative support staff, for the clinic's Patient Services, Medical Records, and three small satellite clinics.  The director also manages the staff in order to support students, faculty, providers, and residents to assist with the treatment of patients and the education of students.  As a member of the management team, the director ensures patient satisfaction and good public relations.  The position requires independent judgment to identify issues, provide solutions, think creatively and proactively, and apply University and Eye Institute policies.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Establish goals and oversees implementation of current and new processes for the Patient Services department.
  2. Hire, lead, direct, coach, train, develop, and discipline patient services team members.
  3. Work in conjunction with Chiefs of Service, other clinicians, faculty, students and administration to ensure patient services is providing effective and efficient support. 
  4. Optimize, maintain and provide flexibility for staff assignments in all areas.
  5. Ensure insurance company requirements are kept current and disseminated to staff.
  6. Monitor, supervise and coordinate patient checkout and collection of patient pay portions of bill.
  7. Monitor and provide real-time feedback to staff regarding all appointment scheduling, including pre-registration, day of registration, check-in, follow-up, cancellations and rescheduling.
  8. Assist with the preparation and review of applicable budgets, including a review of revenue and expense reports.

Work Requirements:
Education/Experience:
  • Minimum five (5) years supervisory experience in a clinical facility, preferably a high volume optometric or ophthalmic practice.
  • Master’s degree in business administration, health care or other related field required.
Skills and Other Requirements:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and customer service skills a must.
  • Knowledge of third party insurance and billing, including familiarity of CPT and ICD coding.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with an electronic health record.
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