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Position Description

 
This is a Full-time, Benefit-Eligible, day-shift position. We are seeking a Medical Practice Manager to join our vascular clinical team. 
 
We invite you to contact us in regard to a position as a Medical Practice Manager at the Albany Vascular Specialist Center located at 2300 Dawson Road, Albany, Georgia 31707. 
 
 
GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
Responsible for marketing and managing a large physician office (4+ physicians).
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises all front and back office staff in the practice. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, performance development, training, salary increases, and termination of office staff in accordance with the mission and values of DaVita. Appropriate follow through with ePCNs, PTO approvals to balance needs of teammates with needs of practice, and other personnel actions.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive.
 
Front & Back Office
  • Ensure that all front office and back office responsibilities are completed appropriately.
  • Adept at front office responsibilities; able to fill in for Practice Coordinator as needed.
  • Adept at back office responsibilities; able to fill in for Medical Assistants as needed.
  • Work with physicians to coordinate physician schedules and call coverage.
  • Coordinate staff schedules and coverage.
  • Order drugs, office and medical supplies and approve invoices for payment; meet with pharmaceutical reps as needed.
  • Identify opportunities to expand the practice.
  • Promote and exemplify DaVita values within the practice.
  • Know and understand all emergency procedures for clinic (including but not limited to evacuation, fire, natural disasters); be prepared to respond calmly and efficiently with patient safety as priority
 
Marketing
  • Identify opportunities to expand the practice and promote it within the community (medical and general).
  • Coordinate marketing efforts with the physicians.
  • Contact referral sources and arrange physician appointments; in consultation with physicians, arrange speaking engagements and meetings between DNP physicians and
  • referring physicians and physician groups to actively market the practice.
  • Active involvement with MGMA (Medical Group Management Association) and personal professional growth
  • Prepare marketing brochures, letters, etc. to support marketing efforts.
  • Send thank you notes to referring physicians.
 
Finance
  • Understand and review the practice financials with the physicians on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare ad hoc reports for the physicians as necessary.
  • Manage the revenues of the practice with proactive review of all payor contracts and financial oversight of billing practices, general ledger, expenses, etc.
  • Monitor and minimize the practice expenses.
  • Work closely with DNP Finance and Accounting team to ensure all superbills are coded correctly
 
Billing
  • Oversee the billing function for the practice to maximize income, timely filing, and minimize balances due that are greater than 45 days.
 Other duties as assigned.

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    

Qualifications

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
(Education, licenses, certifications, and experience required to fulfill the essential duties, include computer skills as required):
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing Degree or related field or minimum of 8 years' experience in healthcare management or a combination of education and experience.
  • CMPE certification a plus
  • 2 years experience as medical assistant preferred; Medical Assistant certification preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office suite (or similar programs) including but not limited to worksheet skills (Excel or similar program), word processing skills (Word or similar program).
  • CPR certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of beginning work
Lifeline Vascular Access works with premier physician practices to develop and manage outpatient centers that provide focused and coordinated vascular access procedures to patients receiving hemodialysis treatment for end-stage renal disease (ESRD).  We currently manage more than 70 physician-owned vascular access centers where we provide physician practices with financial and outcomes reporting, staffing and training, facility operations, regulatory compliance, and insurance billing services.  The Lifeline network of managed vascular access centers is accredited by the Joint Commission.  Lifeline Vascular Access is a business unit of DaVita Inc., the nation's largest independent provider of dialysis services in the United States, dedicated to providing services to patients diagnosed with chronic kidney failure.  DaVita Inc. is a member of the Fortune 500, servicing patients in 43 states and in more than 1,800 outpatient dialysis centers.  DaVita also provides acute inpatient dialysis services to patients in more than 800 hospitals across the country. DaVita's clinical outcomes consistently rank above the national average serving more than one-third of the dialysis population. Visit our website athttp://www.lifelinevascularaccess.com/ .  Apply online at http://www.careers.davita.com/
 
 
 
 
DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 
 
 
 
 
 
. Visit our website athttp://www.lifelinevascularaccess.com/ .  Apply online at http://www.careers.davita.com/
 
 
 
 

DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

 

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

Position Summary

  • Job Title: Medical Practice Manager
  • Job Function: Radiology
  • Location: Albany, Georgia