The Practice Administrator is responsible for all business and clinical objectives of the practice as established by the physician owners. Administrator provides leadership to ensure effective, efficient office operations, to optimize business financial and clinical performance, and continuously improve the quality of patient care in the vastly changing health care environment of southwest Georgia.
Facilities and supplies management
Human resource management
Healthcare and business risk and compliance monitoring and management
Focal point for all federal, state, and or regulatory agency legal or reporting requirements or inquiries
Revenue cycle management
Credentialing, certification, and licensing of providers, clinical staff, service lines, and facility, as required
Liaison to corporate attorney, account, vendor suppliers, insurance brokers, and bankers
Initiate, prepare, and report analytical reports of production and performance for use by owners, accountant, and staff
Implement and monitor systems to measure key performance indicators for all business and clinical activities
Represent practice before businesses, government entities, citizen groups, and other healthcare organizations
Leads conception, implementation, and enhancements of growth initiatives, new service line offerings, technology enhancements, and building of strategic and tactical business plans
The Practice Administrator should have/possess/practice:
Exemplify the essence of a team player
Customer, provider, and patient focused
High energy level
Excellent interpersonal skills
Direct and truthful
Manage multiple activities without missing commitments
Active and engaged in setting group culture
Able to take initiative to grow the organization's base of business by intuitively grasping the various complexities that are critical to manageable growth while achieving profitability
Knowledge of Third Party Payers, Commercial Insurance Companies, Medicare, Medicaid, and Worker's Compensation, contracting and reimbursement
Knowledge of Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), Patient Centered Medical Home standards and philosophies (PCMH), and key commercial insurance plan incentive and quality programs
An understanding and demonstrated ability to manage advanced practice operations (accounting, revenue cycle, billing, coding, ancillary, provider, & clinic scheduling, electronic medical records, referral and pre authorization coordination, insurance verification, HIPAA, business associate engagements and practices, etc.)
Leadership, verbal ability to communicate ideas and views effectively when speaking to groups, general staff, medical staff, providers, and physician owners
Business savvy, ability to take action and maintain operations within a budget; ability to analyze and understand reports, budget and statistical information
Ability to assist and manage structure and function of related corporate entities established for purposes of real estate, clinical, and business operations
Team building skills, skills in planning, assessing, implementing, evaluating, teaching, and supervising
Desire to develop staff and the ability to establish effective working relationships with people
The ability to listen, understand, and confer with personnel, physicians, patients, and the general public
Ability to suggest and create agenda for and provide direction of monthly clinical and business meetings
Lead meetings and present information in a clear manner to multiple levels of general staff, senior staff, clinical staff, physicians, and or group owners
Assist in governance-related issues
Ability to competently use Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and appropriate electronic practice management and medical records systems applications and software; Athena Healthcare application software experience preferred
Qualifications / Education Requirements
A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Health Care Administration; Master's Degree preferred. A combination of education and work experience may be considered in lieu of an undergraduate or graduate degree.
Minimum five years executive-level experience including five years of experience in the administration of a primary care or specialty care group organization preferred.
Certification as either a CMPE or FACMPE from MGMA/ACMPE is highly desirable.
This job operates in a professional medical office environment. This role routinely works around medical devices and patient treatment room equipment in addition to standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Compensation / Benefits
The Practice Administrator's compensation will be comprised of a base salary and the potential of a discretionary bonus. Additional benefits include health, dental , vision, long term disability, life, 401k retirement plan, continuing education allowance, paid dues and fees for medical business associations and societies, and paid time off.
Please forward your resume and salary requirements to:
Albany Internal Medicine
2402 Osler Court
Albany, GA 31707
Internal Number: AIM2402
About Albany Internal Medicine
Since 1954 Albany Internal Medicine (AIM) has grown to be the leading premier primary care group of southwest Georgia. AIM operates from one clinical/business site in northwest Albany, Georgia. The medical group and facility are independently physician owned. The current facility was built in 2002. The medical group is comprised of seven general internal medicine physicians, three family medicine physicians, three nurse practitioners, two physician assistants, and sixty-six full time equivalent (FTE) support staff. AIM is a very technologically advanced and has advanced ancillary services that include a moderate-complexity CAP & CLIA certified laboratory; general and full body bone density radiology; general ultrasound; treadmill stress testing; echocardiography; vascular, thyroid, and renal ultrasound; home sleep study; cardiac event monitoring; electromyogram; electrocardiogram; spirometry; Coumadin management clinic; and advanced preventive health clinic that includes a diabetic educator and nutritionist. AIM is an all ambulatory care group and its physicians and advanced practice clinicians have not practiced hospital based medicine since 2005. The group participates in... numerous federal, state, and private payer shared savings and enhanced medical home programs, is NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Level III recognized, and has been formally recognized by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) as a "Better Performer", a recognition only given to the Top 10% of medical groups nationally by the MGMA. In brief AIM is made up of thirteen corporate entities interrelated to perform and operate as a medical group practice. AIM also has a medical service organization collaborative relationship with a leading national healthcare delivery group, Privia Healthcare of Arlington, Virginia.