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#111789 Practice Manager - Vista

Filing Deadline: Wed 10/27/2021

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This position will support Community Care Primary Care Clinic located in Vista. This site will include Primary Care, department staffed with mostly internal medicine physicians and nurse practitioners.


Under the direction of the UC San Diego Health Physician Group leadership, the Practice Manager oversees a large, fast-paced Primary Care clinic, and has broad and independent responsibilities for planning, developing and managing administrative and programmatic operations as well as full fiscal oversight to include revenue management of enhancement, authorization procedures, provider RVU production and session productivity to maximize efficiencies and economies of scales. Serves in conjunction with site medical directors and operational leaders, coordinating agenda and outcomes. Works autonomously, independently managing all aspects of clinic functions.

Analyzes all areas of clinic operations, conducts all aspects of personnel management to include recruitment, performance management, training, compensation oversight, and labor relations issues. Coordinates, manages and presents expansions plans, working in conjunction with clinical and operational leaders. Oversees all compliance and licensing requirements and CQI projects throughout the department. Assures accurate timekeeping and payroll for all departmental employees. Incumbent will work with independence in applying clinical and business judgment, management concepts and provide counseling to all site clinic faculty, operations manager and staff on daily operational issues.

UC San Diego Health Community Care Division is a new health system initiative of bringing healthcare closer to all San Diego Communities.

Community Care mission is to deliver value to our customers by providing high quality, cost-effective, team-based care that is convenient and coordinated. We will serve people where they work and live. We will be the provider of choice for our community.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent combination of experience/training.

  • A minimum of five (5+) or more years of relevant experience.


  • A Master's Degree or a combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory/management experience in a large Outpatient, Multi-Specialty or Women’s Health clinic environment
  • Lean Six Sigma certificate, Green Belt preferred
  • Advanced computer skills, including all Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with budget management, creating and executing executive-level presentations, advanced project management experience, experience leading clinic expansions and multi-functional teams


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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