Medical

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Director of Operations

REPORTS TO:         Practice Administrator

JOB SUMMARY:    Responsible for assisting the practice administrator in the smooth functioning of all aspects of the practice operations, including day to day management, financial, human resources, marketing and statistical reporting.  Moreover, responsible for associate physician lines of business.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

B.A. in Business Administration.

Masters in Business or Health Administration preferred but not required.

Three years experience in medical office practice management or five years relevant experience.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of health planning and clinic management sufficient to manage, direct, and coordinate the day to day operations of a medical practice.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with physicians, employees, third party payers, patients, and the public.
  • To establish and maintain quality control standards; organize and integrate organizational priorities and deadlines; prepare comprehensive reports.
  • Be the “eyes” and “ears” of the practice in a way that insures a monitoring of the morale of employees and keep the administrator informed of his/her perceptions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administration:

  • Assist practice administrator with smooth flow of all aspects of practice operations.
  • Assist with human resource issues; employee counseling; employee benefits; monitor employee vacation and sick time; and other H/R duties assigned by practice administrator.
  • Recommends, develops, and executes operations to support the practice’s financial, administrative, staffing, and clinical goals. Billing and Accounts Receivable Operations
  • Assist practice administrator with monitoring and evaluating for effective billing and accounts receivable operations, including credit collection policies. Makes recommendations for improvement.

Non-Owner Business Lines

  • Review implementation of system-wide program to assess quality, determine problem areas, develop recommendations, implement changes and assess results for improving customer satisfaction and overall practice operations.  Customers meaning patients, managed care plans, employers, referring physicians and others.
  • Maintains knowledge of and complies with established policies and procedures. Includes OSHA-Blood borne Pathogen Standard, OSHA-Hazardous Chemical Communication Standards, and HIPAA.
  • Stays current on coding issues and assists staff and physicians with question / denials and problem claims.

To be considered for this position, please submit resume and salary requirements to Carley@charlesfoster.jobs


Ophthalmic Manager

REPORTS TO:         Practice Administrator

JOB SUMMARY:   

Supervises daily clinical operations of the practice and manages the clinical staff in accordance with established Federal, State and accreditation regulations and guidelines. Assists with the delivery of patient care activities, purchasing of required supplies, medications, and equipment.  Responsible for staff development/education, orientation and staff discipline and appraisals. This individual is responsible for ensuring that all patient testing and provision of care is appropriately scheduled, performed and documented.  Ensures clinical compliance and assists with quarterly chart audits and communicating recommendations for change.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Associate or Business degree in medical field preferred, but not required.
  2. Certified ophthalmic assistant and/or technician and/or licensed optometrist.
  3. A minimum of ten years experience in an ophthalmic practice.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administration

  • Assist Practice Administrator and management with smooth flow of all aspects of clinical operations.
  • Assist with human resource issues; employee counseling; monitor employee vacation and sick time; and other H/R duties assigned by practice administrator.
  • Monitors and develops new clinical procedures and staff assignments to improve the quality and quantity of work processed

Management of Technicians

  • Hires, performs orientation, and provides disciplinary action of clinical staff.
  • Plans, develops, and administers a comprehensive clinical education and development program.
  • Provides one on one instruction to new ophthalmic technicians.
  • Works one-on-one with existing clinical staff members to develop additional clinical skills required to advance to the next level of certification.
  • Evaluates clinical technician staff performance and recommends merit increases, promotions, and disciplinary procedures to the Practice Administrator with the assistance of Lead Technicians and MDs/ODs.
  • Works as a clinical technician as needed.

 Quality Assurance Processes

  • Assists with internal chart review program.
  • Implements and manages quality control including but not limited to: Medical waste management, Assert testing of all autoclaves, Medical refrigeration, Documents utilization/outcome statistics, Ophthalmology coding and Incident reports
  • Maintains knowledge of and enforces compliance with established policies and procedures. Includes OSHA-Blood borne Pathogen Standard, OSHA-Hazardous Chemical Communication Standards, and HIPAA.

Miscellaneous

  • Review implementation of system-wide program to assess quality, determine problem areas, develop recommendations, implement changes and assess results for improving customer satisfaction and overall practice operations.

To be considered for this position, please submit resume and salary requirements to Carley@charlesfoster.jobs


Clinical Documentation Specialist

Charles Foster Company is actively recruiting candidates for a Clinical Documentation Specialist for a medical facility in the Charleston area. This position will clinically review inpatient medical records to evaluate the documentation and utilization of acute care services. This role will play a significant role in obtaining reimbursement for acute care services and in reporting quality of care outcomes.  This is a full-time, direct hire position.

 Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must possess a current RN or LPN license, or an RHIA, RHIT or CCS credential
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, AHIMA accredited school, international medical school
  • Minimum of three years clinical or inpatient coding experience in an acute care setting. Five years is PREFERRED.
  • Working knowledge of Medicare reimbursement system and coding structures/guidelines
  • Computer literacy and the ability to operate basic office equipment
  • Excellent critical thinking, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong broad based clinical knowledge, understanding of pathology/physiology of disease processes, knowledge of care delivery documentation systems and age-specific needs

 Qualified candidates only, please submit a copy of your resume for review, with salary requirements to cfs@charlesfoster.net. Please reference this post in the subject line.