Job Description

Payroll Title:
AMBUL CARE ADMSTN CRD 3
Department:
THORNTON RADIOLOGY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#111984 Clinic Supervisor, Interventional Radiology

Filing Deadline: Tue 10/19/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/10/flu-vaccination-requirement-for-uc-students,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/29/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/8/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 10% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the "gold standard" for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical outcomes. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

Involves the administrative services and operations for health care clinics or centers, inaccordance with federal, local, and internal standards, policies, and regulations. Typically includes operations, fiscal management, program planning and / or external marketing activities. Management levels may include oversight of clinical patient care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitors daily clinic administrative operations including patient registration and authorization, patient coordination and medical record documentation. Trains administrative staff on practice processes. Responds to patient concerns and escalates sensitive situations as necessary.
  • Prepares and maintains clinic schedule, coordinating provider schedules. Implements initiatives and procedures that improve claims submission and revenue collection. Reviews relevant data and suggests process improvements.
  • Monitors revenue process to ensure claims are reimbursed appropriately. Ensures providers are properly enrolled in all related insurance and payer plans.
  • Provides guidance to billing staff. Monitors billing practices from preauthorization through claims generation. Manages work queues and identifies barriers to timely collection.
  • Conducts chart audits ensuring correct diagnoses and procedure codes and modifiers were used. Ensures required documentation is captured for compliance with internal standards and external regulations.
  • Reviews and maintains clinic policies and procedures manuals. Serves as an internal resource for compliance, HR, and finance issues and as a clinic resource for colleagues acrosscampus and at other medical centers.
  • Monitors inventory and reporting requirements. Coordinates vendor contracts. Engages with service providers coordinating repairs.
  • Expert user of relevant information technology systems, providing support and compliance oversight. Trains team on IT systems and applications.
  • Oversees clinic resource management and suggests ways to reduce costs and / or enhance revenue. Collaborates with finance to produce reports for business planning.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Seven(7) years of relevant experience OR three (3+) or more years of relevant experience and Bachelor's degree in a related area.

  • Experience with and thorough knowledge of the clinical and operational implications of medical billing practices including coding, billing systems and documentation requirements.

  • Knowledge of ambulatory care clinic practice management including patient care workflows and processes.

  • Thorough understanding of medical terminology and specialized clinical knowledge of clinic practice area.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must pass physical and TB test.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

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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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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