* Ensures compliance with state and federal laws, professional and regulatory agency standards and licensure requirements. Maintains staff compliance with health system and Foundation policies, procedures and protocols; * Understands and supports the business requirements and fiscal structure of the Foundation, including patient assignment, risk and specialty network structures, and utilization management. Functions as key resource for staff and physicians in support of these requirements; * Assumes fiscal responsibility for areas of oversight, including budget preparation, expense control and revenue enhancement; * In collaboration with supervisor, develops business and operations plans for assigned areas, programs and services; * Maintains facilities by planning space allocations, layouts, and floor moves; arranging for and supervising building maintenance; * Adheres to HIPAA requirements for clinical records by adhering to company policy for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer and disposal of records; * Maintains equipment by planning equipment procurement and maintenance; evaluating products, service, and warranties; * Works collaboratively with the Facilities Department to maintains building services; * Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing operational data and trends; * Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations; * Enhances department reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments; * Demonstrate willingness to adapt and to navigate change; * In collaboration with supervisor, director and medical leadership, establishes effective patient care processes and workflows. Assists with the development and supports policies and procedures that support the provision of quality and timely patient care services. Ensures appropriate physician, locum, allied health professional, technician and staff coverage for all areas; * Monitor office operations by reviewing wait times, appointment availability and phone call traffic; * Participates in the evaluation and review of all human resources and communicates issues appropriately; * Maintains appropriate quality control programs and partners proactively with risk, quality and clinical services departments to ensure continuous monitoring and improvement in provision of clinical services; * Functions as key resource for staff and physicians in utilization of key information systems and technologies. Assumes responsibility as practice liaison for the resolution of system related issues, identification of opportunities for improvement and implementation of key systems and system and workflow enhancements; * Based on assigned responsibilities, supervises all employees in areas of oversight, including administrative, clinical, and technician staff; In conjunction with executive and medical leadership, provides direct supervision of physician extenders; Assesses qualifications and interviews candidates, assumes responsibility for the assessment and improvement of competencies, work assignments and schedules, orienting, coaching, training, in-services, performance evaluation, compensation, mentoring, discipline and terminating employment; Partners with appropriate departments in the necessary execution of these duties (e.g. clinical services, risk, quality, human resources); * Works collaboratively with the Training Department to communicate updates, attend training sessions and to monitor compliance for computer system integrity; * Assists in selecting outside sources for needed services and provides review and oversight for those services; * Participates in the design and supports the operational implementation of organizational restructuring, new workflows, processes, programs and technologies; * Maintains strong partnership and collaborative communication across department areas of the Foundation and with associated service departments of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Delivery Network; * Serves as liaison for areas of operational responsibility with facilities management, patient billing, utilization management, quality, risk, human resources and payroll.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.