Market Director - Physician Practices in Athens, TN at Starr Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 5/1/2021

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Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Market Director – Physician Practices position available.

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Support hospital strategy and physician operations, leading the effective operation of designated practice(s).
  • Responsible for all aspects of practice operations and growth, including maintenance of key metrics, financial re-views, and practice growth initiatives and revenue cycle analysis. Specifically, responsible for all items in the Practice Manager Checklist, as well as any Specialty specific requirements.
  • Interact on a biweekly basis with providers, ensuring standards of communication and information are met and develop strategy on matters pertaining to physician operational needs.
  • May prepare and deliver monthly physician reporting packages, reviewing financial performance with providers on a weekly basis.
  • Plan and attend Quarterly Physician Group meetings.
  • Prepare budgets, evaluate historical performance, and generate goals for future achievement, and perform action planning as necessary for back to budget variances.
  • Monitor, report on and present financial performance for all assigned providers and practices and collaborate with Market Director and other practice leaders to ensure fiscal responsibility and adherence to annual practice budgets.
  • Provide leadership to Practice Administrators, including performance management, coaching and talent development, with at least weekly communication.
  • Monitor practices for efficiencies to reduce practice investment to include, but not limited to, accounts receivable oversight, budgeting, charge capture, monthly operating report (MOR) preparation and budget oversight. Monitor practice start-ups to aid in building existing practice revenue through charge capture, fee schedules, and new pro-grams.
  • Implement and effectively manage Market Plan for New patients, driving towards practice growth.
  • Manage support staff within assigned practice(s). Responsible for performance reviews and other HR related matters
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Position serves both internal co-workers and external customers, clients, patients, contractors, and vendors.
  • Access to and/or works with sensitive and/or confidential information.
  • Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance (e.g., HIPAA). Skilled in the application of policies and procedures. Knowledge of Business Office Standards and Recommended Practices.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years in physician practice management or similar healthcare setting, with specific leadership experience is required.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) or FACMPE is preferred.
  • Business Mathematical Skills -- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and interpret graphs.
  • Advanced Computer Skills -- Routine use of electronic mail and computer systems. Ability to incorporate complex and complicated functions into documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations to support business objectives.
  • Complex Communication -- Frequently communicates complex information and interacts with management. Can present, resolve, and address delicate situations. Can motivate and persuade others.
  • Varied Business Problems -- Problems are varied and complex, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation. Problems are solved using knowledge and skills, general precedent, and practices.
  • Department Specific -- Decisions impact the management and operations within a department. May contribute to business and operational decisions that affect the department.
  • Functional Independent Judgement -- Provides and sets goals and priorities for functional area. May make recommendations for department policies, practices, and programs. Makes decisions for and/or resolves problems for others.
  • Project Planning/Organization -- Handle multiple projects simultaneously including task delegation, project over-sight, and resource allocation.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

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