UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

  • Physician Practice Manager II - Northwest Neurosurgery

    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/8/2018 4:07 PM)
    Full Time
    7610 NW Neurosurgery
    1st, Days
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  • Overview

    Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

    • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
    • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
    • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
    • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
    • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

    Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

    Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

    As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.


    We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE


    UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


    The Clinic Manager, under minimal direction of the Director, is responsible for managing all functions of the assigned clinic(s), including organization and planning of the services provided by the clinic.  The Manager coordinates the smooth operation of the day-to-day activities, provides leadership, makes decisions, sets goals, and assures that quality, performance and production standards are maintained. 


    Note: At the discretion of the Director, the Clinic Manager-II is usually responsible for the management of a single clinic or multiple clinics with (combined) more than 6 physicians


    Specifically in this position you will:

    • Coordinate day-to-day activities, provide leadership, set goals and assure that quality, performance and production standards are maintained.
    • Demonstrate service excellence and positive interpersonal relationships ensuring clinic operations and productivity is maximized.
    • Recommend and implement approved process improvement initiatives to address areas of deficiency.
    • Responsible for recruitment, retention, training and performance management of clinic support staff.
    • Create a practice of teamwork and implement change that will improve and sustain clinical, operational and financial performance.
    • Understand Washington state regulations, licensure, and certification laws for clinical support positions, which include MA, RN, LPN, X-ray technician, etc.
    • Analyze monthly statistical reports on clinic production, expenses and revenue.
    • Develop operating and capital budgets to achieve annual financial and productivity standards outlined by the organization.
    • In partnership with the Clinic Chief Physician- oversee and manage quality and medical management programs.
    • Monitors and tracks production trends and collaborates with providers and staff to plan and implement process improvement initiatives.
    • Effectively communicate organization strategies and initiatives.
    • Optimize services to achieve the highest levels of patient satisfaction.
    • Address patient concerns and complaints in an appropriate and timely manner.
    • Analyze monthly/quarterly data related to patient satisfaction (CG-CHAPS).
    • Support Ambulatory Network by participating in organizational committees and projects.
    • Maintains clinic, equipment, and materials in a condition to promote efficiency, health, comfort, and safety in compliance with OSHA and CLIA regulations.




    • Bachelor degree in Business or Healthcare (BA/BS) related field or the equivalent combination of college courses plus extensive relevant experience which, in the Director’s opinion, is the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a physician practice, in a management or supervisory capacity.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop, support and implement new services and programs.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication and supervisory skills with a demonstrated ability in performance management, coaching and staff development/mentoring.
    • A valid Washington Driver’s License and clean driving record.


    • Master’s degree in Business or Healthcare Administration (MBA/MHA).
    • Multi-Specialty clinic management experience.
    • 5 years of experience in a physician practice management.
    • Lean/Six Sigma.
    • Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) Certification.
    • Physician Practice business development experience.

    Special Training/Skills

    • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel.
    • Fiscal Management.
    • Experience with Electronic Health Records e.g. Epic (Prelude, Cadence, EpicCare, Resolute).
    • Working knowledge of third party reimbursement systems.

    Physical Abilities

    • Requires significant computer usage --must be able to sit for extended periods of time, use keyboard and monitor.

    Physical Demand Level: Light

    In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-

    Lift / Carry 20 pounds occasionally and 10 pounds frequently.


    As required, must be able to-

    Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

    Push and Pull

    Perform fine motor functions

    Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.


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