University of Maryland Medical Center - Midtown Campus has had a long history of working to keep our community healthy. Located in Baltimore’s cultural center near the historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, UMMC Midtown Campus is a 200-bed non-profit, community teaching hospital, and part of the University of Maryland Medical System. UMMC Midtown Campus was named a 2014-2015 Best Regional Hospital in Baltimore by U.S. News & World Report.
UMMC Midtown is seeking a Manager for the Vascular Surgery Center:
Reports to the Director of the Maryland Vascular Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus. Provides administrative and managerial support to the Chief of the Department of Surgery and the Director of the Maryland Vascular Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus. Supervises all operations necessary to maintain an administrative office and a busy surgery practice. Requires the ability to perform independently, meet deadlines, establish priorities and communicate effectively with all levels of hospital personnel as well as demonstrate tact and good judgment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage all aspects of Maryland Vascular Center at University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, including but not limited to, program and financial management.
Implement all programs related to the Maryland Vascular Center.
Monitors Department of Surgery programs to determine financial performance and effectiveness. Implements new programs in the Department of Surgery to increase the scope of care provided
Develops policies and procedures to accurately document the impact of Department of Surgery programs.
Handles and supports various personnel issues such as timesheets, paychecks, personnel files, job descriptions, performance evaluations, employee training, JCAHO compliance, credentialing and licensure and acts as liaison when dealing with staffing problems/questions (benefits, payroll, etc.).
Produces minutes of department meetings, transcribes dictation, composes letters, creates call schedules and responds to a wide variety of correspondence related to the office practice in an accurate and timely fashion. Handles all in- and outgoing mail and routing of such.
Functions independently, setting work priorities based on surgery schedule, physician schedule, corporate and hospital requirements.
Possesses technical skills for various computer systems, word processing, filing, electronic transcription, letter writing, minute composition, proofreading and clerical skills.
Keeps accurate schedule of office appointments, departmental and administrative meetings, diverse tests and seminars. Plans departmental meetings as necessary. Alerts office staff of required meeting attendance.
Collects, reviews, distributes and completes billing records and charge slips. Screens telephone calls from physicians, health care professionals, sales representatives, patients, other departments and hospital administration.
Greets and assists visitors and arranges meetings with staff when appropriate.
Orders office and medical/surgical supplies and equipment required to operate an efficient office practice. Participates in cost containment initiatives by using supplies and equipment effectively and work time productively. Monitors/maintains office equipment in proper working condition. Demonstrates the use of equipment in a safe and proper manner.
Organizes, maintains, purges, transfers and disposes of office files according to department policy and State of Maryland regulations. Insures confidentiality of the medical record according to HIPPA requirements.
Maintains patient/ employee confidentiality and handles confidential departmental communications in an appropriate manner.
Demonstrates professional behavior by communicating effectively, maintaining good working relationships, assuming responsibility for continuing development of own skills and demonstrating tact, respect and courtesy when dealing with departmental staff, other health care professionals, patients, families and visitors.
Demonstrates support and compliance with the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus mission, vision, values, philosophy, goals, objectives and policies.
Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate supervisor/manager.
What You Need to Be Successful:
Bachelor’s degree in health management, business or related field preferred.
Four (4) years management experience in a relevant professional and clinical environment in a progressively responsible role.