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#112277 Practice Manager - COEM

Filing Deadline: Thu 10/21/2021

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UC San Diego Health’s occupational and environmental medicine services delivers customized clinical solutions for workplace health, with an expertise that distinguishes San Diego’s only academic medical center. Our care team includes all board-certified occupational medicine specialists who bring the best evidence-based care to employees around San Diego - to prevent injury, protect wellness and help injured workers regain function while returning to work as soon as possible.

Under the direction of the UC San Diego Health leadership, the Practice Manager will be responsible for the delivery, oversight and measurement of the Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine (COEM) clinic location, COEM Campus activity location, and other UC San Diego Health initiatives. The Practice Manager will ensure the highest possible level of clinical and service quality, compliance with all regulatory requirements, operational excellence, results achievement and customer satisfaction in the delivery of programs and services to meet client objectives.

The Practice Manager will provide operational day to day oversight including functions of personnel management, leadership, communication, finance, daily engagement activities, continuous improvement efforts, regulatory oversight, access, quality, and professional education/development ensuring the delivery of outstanding customer service, resolving issues, and providing accurate information to customers.

The Practice Manager will work collaboratively with COEM leadership to develop and implement COEM strategies, objectives, and tactics to grow and maintain new accounts. The Practice Manager will assist with the implementation of new/upgraded electronic medical records and adhere to all protected information under HIPPA. The Practice Manager will build strong interpersonal relationships with providers, Clinic Medical Director, departments and commercial clients. Contributes to department budget and manages costs relative to budget. Oversight of regulatory requirements to assure ongoing compliance with OSHA/DHS/JCAHO and other agencies.


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

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


  • Master's Degree or a combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in Occupational Medicine/Employee Health.
  • Six Sigma/Quality Improvement Experience.
  • Must be personal, professional and committed track record.
  • Proven leadership experience in implementing new systems/IT ( i.e. Epic).
  • Excellent negotiation, conflict resolution and facilitation skills with diverse groups of individuals.
  • Strong analytical ability, strong interpretive skills and proven success in driving change.
  • Knowledge of various federal and state laws and regulations related to occupational health, including but not limited to, Osha, Cdc, Niosh, ADA, Family & Medical Leave, Social Security Disability Insurance, And Workers’ Compensation.


  • 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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