Practice Director - Primary Care, AAPG Administration
Position Objective: The Practice Director must establish and maintain a working relationship with and trust of the physician(s) and keep the physicians and stakeholders fully informed of the issues which affect the practice. The Practice Director is responsible for developing and maintaining effective working relationships and communicating with other AAMC functions such as but not limited to the Central Business Office, Information Support, training, AAMC Human Resources, and AAMC Risk Management. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Meets at regular intervals with Practice Managers and Supervisors to discuss practice operations, performance improvement initiatives and financial performance. Leads in the development of an annual operating budget for each practice, and the Primary Care Services division as a whole. Ability to present and coordinate the budget with the Physician Enterprise Chair Person. Monitors the day to day activities across the division and assures that appropriate policies and procedures are in place for efficient and effective operations. Meets regularly with the physicians and practice managers to discuss operational issues. Communicates financial and billing information with providers on a regular basis. Educational/Experience Requirements: Bachelors degree or equivalent in business administration, health administration, finance or related field, and three or more years of experience in private physician office management, or ten or more years of experience managing a private multi-physician office. Proficient in the use of spreadsheet software and database systems. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Superior physician relationship skills. Strong presentation skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities and conflicting demands. High motivation and achievement orientation. Strong leadership and aptitude to attract and motivate strong management. Required License/Certifications: None Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will or will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands - Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.