Office Manager/RN | UTMP Surgical Oncology Job


Summary

Manages the daily operations of the physician practice office of a moderate to large size, in addition to providing primary care to patients to include assessment, treatment, care planning, and medical care evaluation. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

Graduate of an accredited nursing program.

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Possession of a current license to practice in the state where work is performed, or compact license.

 

PREFERRED:

RN - Bachelor’s in nursing.

Two years experience in a lead or supervisory position.

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SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

N/A

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of medical practices, terminology, and reimbursement policies.
  • Skill in planning, organizing, delegating, and supervising.
  • Skill in evaluating the effectiveness of existing methods and procedures.
  • Skill in problem solving.
  • Skill in verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interact with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public effectively.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Oversees daily office operations and delegates authority to assigned supervisors and/or staff.
  • Assists supervisors in developing and implementing short- and long-term work plans and objectives for clerical functions.
  • Assists supervisors in understanding/implementing clinic policies and procedures.
  • Develops guidelines for prioritizing work activities, evaluating effectiveness, and modifying activities as necessary.  Ensures that office is staffed appropriately.
  • Assists in the recruiting, hiring, orientation, development, and evaluation of clerical and clinical staff.
  • Establishes and maintains an efficient and responsive patient flow system.
  • Oversees and approves office supply inventory, ensures that mail is opened and processed, and offices are opened and closed according to procedures.
  • Supports and upholds established policies, procedures, objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection control, and codes and requirements of accreditation and regulatory agencies.
  • When necessary, as a Registered Nurse, provides primary care to patients, to include assessment, treatment, care planning, and medical care evaluation within scope of licensure.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.