Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$90,000- $125,000 / Year
Carmel Valley
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

#128449 Practice Manager - Pacific Highlands Ranch

Extended Review Date: Wed 3/13/2024

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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/01/24 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/13/24. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under the direction of the Associate Director, this position will manage a multi-department clinic in Pacific Highlands Ranch (Carmel Valley) including Primary Care, Express Care, OBGYN, and Integrated Behavioral Health.

The Practice Manager position involves the administrative services and operations for health care clinics or centers, in accordance with federal, local, and internal standards, policies, and regulations. Typically includes operations, fiscal management, program planning, and/or external marketing activities. Management levels will include oversight of clinical patient care. Supervises clinic operations, typically spanning multiple providers, clinics and/or practices. Subordinates include staff involved with professional operational functions. Resolves escalated issues and serves as a resource in areas under supervision. Participates in developing quality improvement programs and ensures effective implementation and monitoring. Evaluates and ensures resolution to incident reports across a broad range of issues, such as privacy, safety, or customer service.

Oversight of administrative areas such as practice revenue management, billing systems and procedures, facilities and safety procedures, registration, new patient coordination, scheduling, medical records storage and maintenance, insurance authorizations. Will also supervise patient support staff such as patient service representatives, medical assistants, LVNs, RNs, and Rad Techs. Management of clinicians will be in partnership with the Clinic Medical Director and includes participation in recruitment, onboarding and personnel management.


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

  • A minimum of five (5+) or more years of relevant experience in a complex health setting.


  • Three or (3+) more years of supervisory experience.
  • Primary care/ Walk-in clinic/ Express care experience with large health system management experience.
  • Budgeting and history of successful financial management/rev cycle management.
  • Demonstrated project management.
  • Human resource experience i.e.: recruitment and labor relations.
  • Policy and Protocol creation and management.
  • Lean management experience.
  • Experience working in a physician dyad (IE a Clinic medical director).


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • This salaried position supports a 7 day a week operation.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $82,500 - $151,500 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $39.51 - $72.56

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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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.

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