Job Description

Payroll Title:
Orthopedics Clinic OPC(427670)
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Hillcrest Medical Center
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Appointment Percent:
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, 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.

#120174 Ambulatory Care Administration Supervisor

Initial Review Date: Fri 12/2/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/23/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/5/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Supervises and oversight of daily clinic operations. Oversight of front/back office operations, daily clinic flow, ensures that internal standards and external regulations are followed. Proposes changes to improve operational efficiencies, resolves system issues, advises on work methods, manages scheduling based on patient volume. Develops and implements policies and procedures. Monitors and partners with staff/providers/PG leadership to align clinic with system goals. Ensures ongoing regulatory rounding is completed, participates in rounding and ensures resolution to identified deficiencies.Evaluates staff and participates or decides on hiring, performance management, and other human resources matters. May make recommendations to change job descriptions, classifications or propose reorganization of a unit. Assures thorough orientation and training of all staff. Identifies and implements department specific educational opportunities for staff in collaboration with ambulatory administration. Assure work is performed in adherence to patient service standards. Participates on quality improvement teams developing new plans and programs to increase the efficiency of operations and improve integration of diverse clinic functions.Resolves escalated issues and serves as a resource in clinic Performs or supervises revenue management functions including assisting with budgets and providing fiscal transparency to CMDs Daily engagement rounding with patients, staff and providers in clinics. Serves as a daily resource for the entire clinic. Promotes a climate of effective teamwork, communication, and collaboration. Communicates regularly with management on practice activities and on pertinent operational issues.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training; OR a Bachelor’s Degree in related area plus Three (3) years of related experience/training.

  • Strong knowledge of practice operations.

  • Experience and proven success in skills to effectively supervise clinicians and to manage the complex workflow and multiple priorities involved with a clinic(s)/center(s).


  • 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).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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