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Office Manager

Description

SUMMARY: Manages the office in a fiscally responsible manner that maximizes patient care and promotes patient and staff satisfaction while utilizing a team-based model.

Location: Maynardville, TN

RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following:

 The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Maintains a positive work environment while managing the delivery of health services
  • Ensures the balance between quality of care, access to care and CHS productivity goals. 
  • Responsible for organizing and maintaining operationally and fiscally sound office procedures. 
  • Maximizes office productivity through strong management skills, proficient use of appropriate healthcare software, and recruiting and retaining an effective and well-trained team.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality in accordance with established HIPAA laws and procedures.
  • Ensures that office procedures are compliant with state regulatory agencies, contracts, licensure, and applicable laws.
  • Communicates progress of goals to staff and management on an ongoing basis. Provides information, reports, and feedback to staff.  Prepares monthly reports for management as requested.
  •  Utilizes “best practices” to improve timely and efficient patient care.
  • Coordinates with Regional Management in the development of an office budget, management of provider/office productivity goals, cost reduction and revenue producing programs.
  • Adheres to CHS organizational policies and procedures and applies these practice standards to office operations, i.e. billing/accounts payable/accounts receivable, human resources, etc.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement (QI), Quality Assurance (QA) and Continuous Quality Improvement Activities (CQI) as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

• Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
 • Always maintain patient confidentiality.
 • Report to work on time and as scheduled. Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
 • Wear identification while on duty.
 • Always represent the organization in a positive and professional manner.
 • Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.  
 • Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
 • Attend regular staff meetings and in-services as needed.  

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:  High School Diploma. Associates or bachelor’s degree/ four-year college degree or commensurate experience in medical office management preferred. Strongly prefer prior management experience in an outpatient healthcare setting.  

 Critical success factors include:

 Communication Skills:  Demonstrates strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

 Computer Skills: Demonstrates proficiency with electronic healthcare applications.

 Supervisory Skills:  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include assisting regional management with personnel matters, interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 

 Fiscal/Business Management Skills:  Demonstrates proficiency in budgeting, billing, coding, and collections.  Maximizes revenue while controlling costs effectively.

Leadership and Self-Development:  Demonstrates continuing personal and professional development to improve leadership and management skills.  

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

Cherokee Health Systems provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or genetics.

                

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