Manages the administrative staff and functions of the Department of Surgery (divisions of Breast, Vascular, General, Colorectal, and Thoracic Surgery and Surgical Oncology). Key member of the management team with oversight of the administrative operations, which include, but are not limited to, administrative operations for clinical practices for each division, human resources-related activities for administrative staff, implementation of policies and procedures, coordination with Revenue Cycle Manager regarding billing activities, oversight of IDX scheduling, oversight of electronic medical record processes as applied to administrative staff, participation in development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures, participation in development of departmental goals, program and staff development, accountability for administrative processes and daily tasks, and participation in maintaining regulatory standards related to CMS, Joint Commission, HIPAA, and patient safety.
- Bachelor's degree, preferably in Healthcare Management.
- Three to five years of experience in managing a healthcare office required; personnel management experience, as well as financial management, preferred.
- Experience with computerized registration systems.
- Working knowledge of IDX/GE Centricity Business preferred.
- Experience with an electronic health record system desired, especially GE Centricity EHR or Aria.
- Ability to perform in a high-pressure environment and appropriately motivate staff.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work.
- Excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills, and good telephone etiquette.
- Knowledge of medical terminology and HMO/PPO insurances.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to deal effectively and professionally with a variety of different individuals.
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.
A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.