The Practice Manager will oversee the day to day management of assigned practice location(s). The Manager will oversee office activities and staff to ensure that optimal patient care is given in accordance with Barnabas Health Medical Group policies and procedures in a courteous, timely and efficient manner. Is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors.
Assists in all front desk duties, answers telephones and schedules appointments; obtains and enters patient and insurance information; maintains charts; verifies insurance eligibility; post and collect charges and payments and print receipts.
Calls pharmacies with prescriptions.
Follows through on all customer requests and inquiries in a timely fashion.
Assists physician(s) in completing Managed Care
Maintains positive relationships with all customers, employee, physician, patient, visitor, and guests
Assures physician(s) licensure is current: license, CDS, DES, Malpractice Insurance, ACLS, and BLS.
Collects charges from physician(s) and posts on system or supervises designated person(s).
Effectively allocates and schedules resources.
Able to project and appropriately staff the practices to effectively function to demand.
Determines priorities and organizes work and time to meet them.
Utilizes resources, both labor and non-labor to maximize efficiency and quality.
Follows sound employee retention techniques; effective selection and interviewing, recognition, fair and timely discipline, and ongoing performance feedback
Interacts constructively , tactfully and diplomatically with others and resolves conflicts effectively
Demonstrates cultural competency and ability to maintain a diverse workforce
Adheres to budgetary guidelines and proactively manages budget variances and causes.
Collects hospital charges from Physician(s) and posts on system or supervises designated person/s.
Review daily flow sheets, make deposits, and check posting, billing and coding. Update staff on coding changes and inputs changes in computer
Coordinates patient care with affiliating health members. Gathers information for special testing.
Coordination of physicians schedules and entering PTO, CME, Seminars, Meetings on bi-weekly payroll time sheets with back-up documentation as per compliance regulations.
Assures that office complies with all requirements of OSHA that apply to practice and that all employees are trained in proper procedures and are following the regulations.
Keeps physical properties of office in good state of repair, monitors security policies of office, and reports status to Director of Operations
College degree preferred or prior practice management experience. Experience in Cardiology preferred.
Thorough knowledge of medical office operations, coding and terminology, and billing.
Prior experience operating in a clinical capacity a plus.
Team player, positive attitude, and willingness to learn.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Equal Opportunity Employer
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, with a service area covering five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH- New Brunswick, RWJUH- Somerset in Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and an accountable care organization.
RWJBarnabas Rutgers Medical Group is a multispecialty group practice comprised of highly trained and experienced world class primary and specialty care physicians. The Medical Group physicians provide compassionate and innovative cutting-edge care for people at every stage of life at easily accessible facilities conveniently located throughout New Jersey. Backed by the vast continuum of resources of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation, our dedicated physicians and expertly trained supporting staff continuously strive for clinical excellence.
We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:
Short & Long Term Disability
Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts