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Site Administrator, ProHealth Physicians, part of OptumCare - Middletown, CT

Company: Optum
Location: Middletown
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Director opening in Middletown, Connecticut. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com

If you want to get way ahead in your career, it makes sense to be with an organization that's way ahead of the curve. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to become Connecticut's leading primary care physician organization. With over 90 locations throughout the state of Connecticut, our family of primary care doctors and specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. In fact, ProHealth serves every county and provides roughly ten percent of the primary care delivered to patients in the state. We're leaders in thinking and in serving our communities. For instance, we're a C.M.S. approved Accountable Care Organization (ACO), covering over 30,000 Medicare patients associated with our community-based primary care providers. We're also nationally recognized as a NCQA Level III Medical Home. That kind of progressive leadership makes us perfect fit for OptumCare and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you do your life's best work.(sm)



ProHealth Physicians is a physician-led medical group with 85 practice locations throughout Connecticut serving more than 10% of the state's residents. We empower physicians and advanced clinicians to better serve patients through enhanced care processes in support of improved patient outcomes. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to include more than 350 primary care and specialty clinicians and offers select specialty and diagnostic/therapeutic services.



The Site Administrator will provide leadership and management at a ProHealth multi-practice facility including a variety of healthcare services such as primary care practices (adult and pediatric), specialty care, Express Care center, lab and imaging services. They will be responsible for the operational management and coordination of overall day-to-day activities, clinical services and programs, and staff. In addition, the Site Administrator will collaborate with the physician site lead and the corporate regional team to ensure appropriate systems, policies and procedures are in place to drive quality clinical outcomes, health and safety guidelines, productivity metrics, patient, staff and provider satisfaction, and financial performance. Other duties include partnering with providers, staff, and the site's corporate regional team to develop and implement the practice business plans, measure performance, and develop and implement improvements.



Primary Responsibilities:


  • Manage day-to-day operations by handling issues within the site with clinical site leader and/or appropriate leadership, while fostering an environment of continuous improvement and maintaining high standards for service
  • Ensure the highest level of patient satisfaction within the site

    • Interact with patients, respond to, and address concerns or issues as needed
    • Work with providers, staff, leadership, and others to address and prevent issues
    • Implement ProHealth customer services standards and programs


    • Overall operational responsibility for the routine business and clinical functions including:

      • Direct oversite of the Admin Supervisor and associated direct reports
      • Collaborate with Regional Nurse Manager on the oversight (dotted line) of the Nurse Supervisor and associated direct reports
      • Ensure appropriate staffing levels and timely, accurate submission of payroll, management of staff time off requests and provider time off requests
      • Hire, Onboard and develop culture of engagement at site
      • Ensure appropriate supplies, equipment, signage, cleanliness of site, maintenance of the grounds and safety of the facility


      • Works collaboratively with the Regional Medical Director and other Medical Leadership in assuring quality patient care is provided in an efficient and cost efficient manner while meeting all regulatory standards
      • Collaborate with Site Medical Director to foster, develop and maintain strong positive relationships with providers. Assist Regional Director for the onboarding of new site providers and off-boarding of site providers leaving the organization
      • Actively participate in the development of organization-wide practice management strategies that will provide appropriate levels of practice operations standardization and meet the organization's short- and long-term goals. Provide site leadership in the implementation of those strategies
      • Demonstrate a continuous process improvement focus through the ongoing analysis of site operations to determine potential areas for improvement, engaging all members of the care team as appropriate, and providing leadership and assistance in the implementation of improvements
      • Participate in financial analysis and strategic planning for the site practices
      • Work with Regional Director to lead site financial management activities, including the development and maintenance of annual budgets and expense management. . Monitor with explanations of variances and action steps needed to achieve budget
      • Review and communicate practice and provider scorecards. Provide leadership in troubleshooting areas of deficiency and work with appropriate constituents to implement strategies/tactics for improvement, ensuring that goals and objectives of the site, providers, practices and organization are met
      • Other duties as assigned



        You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
        Required Qualifications:


        • BA/BS in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Finance or related field
        • 7+ years of managerial experience (in a medical group practice preferred)
        • Proven experience in coordinating and managing physician office practices
        • Demonstrated business and financial planning skills such as budgeting, staffing ratios, productivity metrics, healthcare billing, and collections, etc.
        • Ability to facilitate multi-disciplinary teams on improvement projects that incorporate LEAN principles
        • Proficient in a variety of software products/systems such as Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Electronic Medical Record, scheduling, budgeting, etc.
        • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.




          Preferred Qualifications:


          • Experience working in a medical group practice
          • Ability to find, recognize, motivate, cultivate, and retain employee talent while creating a fair, accountable work environment
          • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
          • Self-motivated with extensive critical thinking skills
          • Detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities
          • Demonstrated leadership and management skills
          • Demonstrated customer service and/or patient relation skills



            To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.



            Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)



            Connecticut Residents Only: The salary range for Connecticut residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.




            Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

            UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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