Director (Medical) - Ambulatory Surgery Center Director
UT Dell Medical School
April 24, 2018
UT Health Austin is a new medical group clinical practice that uses innovative, team-based models and strategies to provide care focused on an individual's health and personal goals. UT Health Austin provides care for a select-but-growing list of conditions; additional services will be available in the coming months. To learn more, visit https://uthealthaustin.org/
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Responsible for the successful management and operation of the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC).
Provide physicians and staff with all of the resources and services necessary to meet the needs of patients as well as meet the financial objectives of the practice and group. Primary duties include overseeing the safety and well-being of patients, directing and managing of personnel, acquisition of goods and services, establishing and maintaining functional working relationship with vendors, serving as the primary contact for all compliance and survey functions with regulatory agencies. Serve as the primary point of contact with medical staff. Evaluate ongoing patient care and report significant patient problems to appropriate team members. Plans, directs, and coordinates the efforts of the Ambulatory Surgery Center to ensure the appropriate use of resources in providing services. Develops proper clinical procedures that ensure patient safety, comfort, and quality. Develops appropriate admission and discharge procedures and assures complete pre-admission criteria. Assures compliance with all ASC or Center policies and procedures and governmental regulations pertaining to controlled substances, infection control, patient confidentiality, CPR, ACLS, safety and risk management, quality improvement and quality assurance, emergency codes and evacuation, professional licensure, Medicare JCAHO/AAAHC, and all other voluntary and regulatory requirements. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, employees, managers, and physicians. Researches and prepares cost reduction proposals and implements them as applicable. Assist with the development of patient education material. Responds to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to senior management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. Communicates effectively with employees, Medical Director, and physicians. Maintains effective public relations with both patients and physicians. Conducts self courteously and professionally in all interaction with physicians, patients, families, visitors, members of the public and co-workers. Demonstrates sincere concern for the needs of all customers. Submits documentation of required current licensure and/or certification in a timely manner, when applicable. Knowledge of responsibilities in Financial Statements, Annual Budget, Business Office process, rates, fees, revenue, billing, AP, insurance, AR. Facilitation of credentialing and Peer Review Process of Medical Staff, block time and physician utilization. Oversight and knowledge of Risk Management, Emergency management planning, OSHA, QAPI, Quality Measures and Quality Net reporting.
Other related functions as assigned.
Current Texas RN licensure, BSN. Minimum of five (5) years experience within the health care industry to include the operating room, pre-operative and post-operative care. Minimum two (2) years in supervisory or administrative position. Basic computer knowledge. Knowledge of reimbursement issues such as coding and managed care. Certification in BLS and ACLS. Knowledgeable in CMS and TDSHS conditions of coverage participation rules and regulations, AAAHC Accreditation requirements, development and implementation of policy and procedures, HIPAA, Grievance Procedure, compliance and regulatory requirements. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Seven (7) years of healthcare experience. Two (2) years experience in an Ambulatory Surgery Center Care.
Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Lifting and moving
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.