Practice Manager IV - Neurosurgery

Hagerstown, MD | Professional | Tracking Code: 72103

Schedule & Location

Hours: Full Time Day/Evening (80 hours every 2 weeks) 

Location: Neurosurgery - 17 Western Maryland Parkway Hagerstown, MD 21740

Job Description

Under general supervision, manages, supervises, and coordinates all functions and activities related to the operation of a physician practice(s). Practice Manager level is determined by complexity/scope of the position.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates and integrates services within the department/service line/entity, with other departments/service lines/entities, and with the System's primary functions. Participates in the selection of outside services, if needed.
  2. Continuously assesses and improves the department/service line/entity/System's performance. Maintains appropriate quality control/assessment programs (if applicable).
  3. Actively utilizes improvement strategies/tools to positively impact all aspects of operations.
  4. In cooperation with departmental/services line leadership, manages all on-site activities in such a way that promotes the satisfaction and welfare of the patients visiting the site.
  5. Facilitates the purchasing of supplies, pharmaceuticals, and office goods by working collaboratively with materials management. Assists in selection of outside services; resolves issues related to services provided by outside vendors.
  6. Works in partnership with lead physician to solve problems, resolve conflicts and enhance operations, quality, and safety.
  7. Communicates operational issues to practice manager to obtain timely and effective resolution.
  8. Promotes reporting of events and tracks trends to identify potential improvement opportunities.
  9. Establishes service recovery protocols; trains and empowers staff to address patient concerns; assures all patient issues are appropriately addressed.
 

Nonessential Accountabilities:

  1. Conducts and/or participates in administrative meetings, as needed.
  2. Reviews and signs off time keeping system.
  3. Performs other related duties as identified.
 

Common Expectations:

  1. Develops and prepares the annual budget for the practice. Responsible for monitoring expenditures at the facility, looking for cost containment opportunities by promoting efficient utilization of staff and services.
  2. Performs financial analysis for budget variances.
  3. Recommends staffing levels, selects, and assigns staff, evaluates performance, evaluates/tests competencies (as applicable), provides orientation, training and continuing education of staff, and initiates or makes recommendations for personnel actions.
  4. When applicable, works cooperatively with site department/entity leaders by providing input into annual performance reviews of facility staff.
  5. Develops goals and objectives to meet the strategic/business objectives for the areas of responsibility.
  6. Develops, establishes, and implements policies and procedures for dept./service line/entity operation, and which guide and support the provision of the dept./service line/entity’s service.
  7. Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  8. Serves as a positive role model. Set service goals and expectations for the site(s). Implements service initiatives that support Wellspan service philosophies.
  9. Compiles and analyzes data for special reports to assess operational and financial performance as well as identify and correct trends that negatively impact the practice.
  10. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  11. Maintains professional growth and development.
  12. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
 

Qualifications

  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3-5 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
  • Physical Demands:
    • Occasional prolonged standing/walking
    • Occasionally lifts supplies/equipment
Marcus Schneider
Marcus Schneider
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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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Central Pennsylvania offers an idyllic blend of small cities and towns—including Lancaster, York, Gettysburg, Lebanon, Chambersburg and Waynesboro—surrounded by welcoming suburban neighborhoods and pristine rolling countryside. Our communities are conveniently situated within a short drive of major cities like Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., as well as Pennsylvania's scenic Pocono Mountains to the north.

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