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Director, Advanced Practice Clinician Services

Director, Advanced Practice Clinician Services

Job Description

JOB OVERVIEW
This position is responsible for the management of all Advanced Practice Clinicians.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the management of personnel; budget/productivity management; patient/company satisfaction; new program development, negotiation of coverage and changes with healthcare clients, policy and regulatory compliance; service and commitment to quality health care.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain clinical hours as directed by Divisional Leadership (48 hours/month)
  • Advise divisional leadership regarding legal issues, legislative code and appropriate utilization and supervision of APC providers
  • Work with recruitment staff, FMDs and LAPCs to maintain appropriate clinical staffing and provide for orientation of new APCs to the site-specific facility.  Provides monthly update to the TeamHealth East (THE) Leadership on staffing levels.
  • Works with FMD and CSVP to review site-specific LAPCs (i.e. process changes, chart audits, statistics, customer service initiatives, patient's complaints, etc.)
  • Attends monthly THE leadership meetings, Studer LDI and other leadership meetings as directed.  Atend site specific process meetings as necessary
  • Works with THE staff to assure APC personnel maintain hospital privileges and other THE specific activities such as annual compliance training and Mine Field Navigator
  • Works with Senior Vice Presidents, Divisional President, FMDs, CSVPs, RMDs, Hospital Management Team, colleagues and nursing staff to facilitate communication and assist in continued teamwork development, resolution of conflicts, and new process efforts
  • Conducts performance reviews on an annual basis for site-specific providers with LAPcs and FMDs input
  • Performs rounding activity on LAPCs within THE division
  • Works with LAPCs and Divisional Leadership to facilitate operations, communication and community among THE APCs
  • Work with LAPCs and PA/NP educational programs to facilitate education and training of PA/NP students when appropriate and possible
  • Works with corporate leadership including the Chief Medical Officer to develop and maintain educational standards, orientation standards, supervision standards and corporate structure for APC providers.  Work with divisional leadership to implement and maintain corporate models for APC utilization, education and orientation
  • Works with Divisional Leadership/FMDs/LAPCs to develop and maintain appropriate orientation materials containing Corporate/Divisional/and local facility information
  • Engage as able in special projects for TeamHealth
  • Works with SVP of Operations and Divisional CFO on budget and compensation issues as they relate to APC providers
  • Works with SVP of Operations and Divisional CFO on budget, staffing analysis and other key issues related to new contract start-up
  • Works with Human Resources Manager and Director of Payroll processes to develop policy and resolve issues as they relate to provider benefits and compensation
  • Represent the THE Division of APCC
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

 

Job Requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in related field, Master's degree preferred but not required
  • FNP or PA with five (5) years clinical background
  • Minimum three (3) years in medical management
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Good computer skills (word-processing and spreadsheet)
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to meet stringent and multiple deadlines
  • Some knowledge of CPT coding, diagnosis coding, insurance carriers, billing and collection procedures
  • Ability to handle stress and conflict


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Occasional travel
  • Moderate stress
  • Occasional carrying/lifting up to 30 pounds
  • Frequent work on a PC/Computer

This position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions, and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions.  Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week.

 

 

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 12200
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Director, Advanced Practice Clinician Services


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