Director of Practice Operations of Howard University Faculty Practice Plan

Washington, DC
Mar 25, 2023
Mar 28, 2023
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire an experienced Director of Practice Operations of Howard University Faculty Practice Plan who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

Since 2020, Adventist HealthCare has partnered with Howard University Hospital under the Management Services Agreement with a primary goal of enhancing critically strategic operations, financial alignment between Howard University Hospital entities and carrying out the Howard University Hospital mission of education, research and clinical care.

The Howard University Faculty Practice Plan (HUFPP) is the multi-specialty faculty physician practice that is affiliated with Howard University Hospital and Howard University College of Medicine. Under the MSA Adventist HealthCare and the Howard University College of Medicine have partnered to further the success and mission of HUFPP.

As the Director of Practice Operations of Howard University Faculty Practice Plan (HUFPP) you will:
•Manage the daily operation of the multi-specialty practice organization, and policies and procedures, including implementation of access policies, schedule templates, quality programs and patient care experience processes
•Supervise all staff, including recruitment, evaluations, delegation of staffing hours, coverage plans, training and education of staff, oversight of staff in compliance with all government and regulatory agencies
•Measurement/Reporting of operational results of required measures and develops action plans for improvement
•Optimization of EMR capability to facilitate practice effectiveness and implementation of advanced technical workflows that optimize value and integration and interoperability
•Supply chain management, ensuring adequate supplies, maintenance of records, pricing studies, and an efficient procurement strategy
•Facilities management, including oversight of proper maintenance of offices, equipment, service contracts, and preparation of ROI documentation for new capital equipment.
•Initiation, monitoring and enforcement of regulatory requirements
•Development of practice plan initiatives to support patient satisfaction and family centered care
•Liaison with hospital leadership, HU Chairs and Medical Director and group practice physicians in monitoring practice operations on an ongoing basis
•Lead and/or serve on a variety of appropriate internal/external committees to represent practice plan administration
•Facilitation of optimized front-end operations for all practices, including scheduling/registration, charge capture/posting
•Liaison with Finance in addressing operations improvements and assistance with special financial studies, reports, as requested or deemed necessary
•Oversight of operational expenditures, approval of expenditures

Qualifications include:
•Minimum of a Master's degree in health care administration, business administration, or health administration
•Minimum 10 years executive-level experience including 7 years of experience in the administration of a health care organization
•Experience in a large academic health system, including experience with practice plan administration
•Minimum seven years of supervisory or management experience, preferably in an academic organization

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday 8AM TO 5PM

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.

We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Free Employee parking
  • Benefits Eligible Positions:
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
    • Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
    • Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
    • Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today, apply now to be considered!

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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