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Practice Manager

Department: VPA
Location: Palm Beach, FL
Company: Visiting Physicians Association

Practice Manager 

Visiting Physicians Association, a national leader in delivering home based primary care, works with home health and hospice agencies to ensure patients receive continuity of care in the home environment. VPA in-home physicians collaborate with agencies to establish in-home treatment plans and certify the need for services. VPA partners with over 1,000 home health agencies, collaborates with independent and assisted living communities, and works with skilled nursing facilities and hospitals nationally to coordinate services and patient transitions to home care.

POSITION DESCRIPTION  

The Practice Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the administrative and clinical area while carrying out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures for the Physician Practice.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Directs and coordinates administrative and clinical services for Physician office
  • Prepares annual goals, objectives, and budgets for operations
  • Establishes work procedures and standards to improve efficiency and effectiveness in assigned regional offices
  • Attends all required meetings and in-services
  • Directs and coordinates all system data for billing and referral purposes
  • Supervises administrative and Physician staff to ensure quality of patient care
  • Responsible for staffing, performance reviews, and proper training for all employees
  • Other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Full range body motion including handling/lifting patients
  • Ability to drive up to 150 miles daily in urban and/or rural settings
  • Ability to lift/carry items weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to read and understand road maps
  • Sit or stand for long periods of time

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Certified (AAMA) MA, LPN/LVN, EMT, Military Medic, Paramedic, Foreign Nursing Grad, or Foreign Medical Grad 
  • Washington Practices Only – Must be an LPN/LVN
      
  • Minimum 2 years office experience in health care coordination
      
  • Strong medical office call experience with ability to collect appropriate medical information from the patient/caller to communicate to provider 
  • Basic working knowledge of medical terminology
      
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
  •  Strong customer service, organizational and interpersonal skills with excellent multi-tasking and prioritization
      
  • Professional demeanor, self-motivated, and dependable 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all personnel levels within the organization 
  • Ability to work closely with Patient Care Center RN and Provider
      
  • Strong phone communication skills

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE  

  • RN License
  • Strong clinical and reimbursement knowledge

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