Reporting to the Department Administrator/CFO and the Senior Director for Clinical Revenue and Operations for the Department of Neurology, the Associate Director for Practice Planning and Analysis will play a critical role in evaluating performance of the department's clinical enterprise, strategic planning and implementation of new clinical ventures.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Oversee and develop internal reporting of key metrics aimed at understanding performance of clinical enterprise. Metrics will focus on revenue cycle, cFTE tracking, wRVU productivity, visit volumes and patient access.
Identify targeted areas for improvement in clinical operations and revenue cycle that will lead to improved practice performance as defined by improved collections and physician productivity metrics.
Perform ad hoc analysis of existing clinical programs to identify programs underperforming financially and develop new models or proposals for improvements.
Manage financial and operational planning for new faculty recruits. Includes development of internal business plans and requests for funding to health system to support new recruits or programs.
Lead development and implementation of departmental expansion into new geographical territories.
Manage joint budget schedule and requests for funding with health system.
Manage budget for practice operating expenses at various sites and schedules documenting physician sessions at each practice location.
Manage development and maintenance of existing and new medical service agreements (MSAs) and professional service agreements (PSAs) including business planning/fair market value (FMV) analysis, contract execution and invoicing where necessary.
Liaise with Faculty Practice Office (FPO) on data requests and review of departmental operations and performance.
Supervise team of two analysts.
Ad hoc requests and projects as assigned.
Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience.
Should have an understanding of clinical operations in an academic medical center setting along with an understanding of revenue cycle processes and how operational workflow can influence that lifecycle. The preferred candidate will also have 5-7 years of progressive experience with clinical business planning and analytics. Should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
This is a high-pressure position, as there are many internal and external deadlines. Requires a bright, competent and organized individual that is self-motivated, reliable, conscientious, and able to solve analytical problems, as well as plan independently. Must be able to work with all levels of staff. Position requires establishing and maintaining relationships within and across departments.
Intermediate to Advanced Proficiency in MS Excel. Highly skilled in MS Word. Ability to meet deadlines and maintain required confidentiality.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 499479
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.