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Senior Medical Practice Specialist - req# 9828

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 8/20/2019
Job Reference #: 9828

Job Description

Medical Practice Specialist,Sr

Requisition IDreq9828
Working TitleSenior Medical Practice Specialist
Position Grade14
Position Summary

The Department of Internal Medicine is seeking a Sr. Medical Practice Specialist to analyze and optimize clinical revenue generating operations in compliance with facility and federal laws. This position plays a leadership role in the evaluation and redesign of business plans of a growing multi-division department.

Applicants will be the point person for revenue cycle monitoring and decision support analytics maintaining a cohesive framework of issues/solutions that is understood by leadership and maintained as central to mission while ensuring and protecting the integrity of the data that is influencing the department's strategic planning. Applicants should have experience using programs such as MS Access and Excel with complex data sets. The Practice Manager should be comfortable communicating and training members of leadership and groups of faculty providers, as well as implementing process change.

The Department of Internal Medicine is a large, progressive department with a diverse staff working in dedicated teams to provide quality work in an organized, effective and efficient manner through innovation, training, and education. Through our collaborative work effort, we support the faculty and enhance the missions of the department, school, Health Sciences Center and University.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 9 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex financial and operational data and prepare business reports, projections, and recommendations.
  • Working knowledge and strategic understanding of medical billing and reimbursement principles, procedures, and documentation.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with practicing physicians and clinical management.
  • Knowledge of current legislation and developing legal issues and trends in medical billing, coding, and associated documentation.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of the business and operating characteristics of a large, complex medical practice.
  • Ability to develop, prepare, and implement business plans and resource/revenue generating strategies.
  • Skill in the analysis and evaluation of clinical billing operations and provider productivity.
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentIM Quality/Safety/Clinical Ops (852V)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,956.33 - $5,924.53/Monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date8/5/2019
Application InstructionsTo be considered for this position, please attached the following:

1) Cover Letter - Please detail your directly related experience in cover letter.

2) Resume

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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