The Lake Physician Group Director will oversee the daily operations of multiple Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group practices and locations, focusing on physician relationships, staff relations, customer service, and financial management. Assures that medical equipment and other physical properties are maintained in good operational condition. Effectively plans and directs multiple site operations by coordinating administrative policy, physician preferences, and patient needs. Provides leadership, direction, and guidance to Practice Managers and office staff members, and provides guidance to physicians regarding business development. Also oversees special projects, acquisitions, and start-up new practices.
Specific responsibilities of the Physician Group Director include, but are not limited to the following:
Writes business plans, participates in strategic initiative, and directs operations of multiple clinics. Advises physicians on business development.
Resolves divisional problems related to staff, equipment, and system issues in an effort to improve divisional efficiency and ensure the cost-conscious utilization of all resources. Fosters effective communication between reporting department heads, hospital service line leaders, physicians, and monitors the performance of all reporting departments. Works with service line leaders and other hospital leaders to prepare for new physicians and/or processes which will impact hospital and/or clinic operations.
Human Resources functions: - Selects, trains, orients, and assigns departmental staff members in a manner that ensures efficient departmental operations and complies with relevant regulations governing the employment process. Implements and monitors departmental work schedules and duty assignments, and oversees departmental staffing levels. - Coordinates various HR related activities with OLOL Human Resources department. - Manages and maintains OLOL Physician Group float pool. - Prepares performance appraisals, evaluates the performance, and provides feedback to employees.
Monitors the pre-certification, billing and patient collection functions and ensures practice adherence to provider contracts and collection policies and procedures. Coordinates with the Physician Billing Office in the preparation of policies and procedures, especially those associated with scheduling, charge entry and patient collections. Monitors practice staff adherence to policies and procedures. May operate multiple billing systems.
Participates in the development of annual department operating and capital budgets and monitors the economical use and procurement of personnel, equipment, and supplies. Maintains inventory control of all general office and medical supplies. Practices effective cost containment when ordering operational supplies.
Participates in and coordinates with organizational processes to collect and ensure information about hazards and safety practices that are used to identify management issues. Adheres to and monitors staff compliance of established policies and procedures.
Coordinates all aspects of new practice start-ups and/or divestitures to include credentialing and enrollment, workflow design, requisitioning of equipment and supplies, human resources, marketing and practice management system set-up
Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant experience with High School diploma/GED, or Master's degree plus 1 year experience
Master's Degree plus 1 year experience or Bachelors Degree plus 5 years management experience or High School Diploma plus 9 years management experience
With more than 400 healthcare providers across 50 clinic locations, Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group is one of the area's largest physician networks throughout 40 locations. In addition to primary care, this experienced group of doctors specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of illnesses and complex medical problems.
OLOL Physician Group specialists are highly trained i...n allergy and immunology; cardiology; colon rectal surgery; critical care medicine; dermatology; general surgery; genetic services; head and neck surgery; hearing and balance; hernia repair; plastic/cosmetic surgery; psychiatry; rheumatology; trauma surgery; voice; and weight loss. Pediatric specialties include allergy/immunology; endocrinology; gastroenterology; hematology/oncology; infectious disease; nephrology; pediatric behavioral development; plastic/cosmetic surgery for cleft palette and accident trauma; and psychiatry.