Sr. Practice Manager - Pediatrics at University of Miami

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Location: Miami, Florida

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Department of Pediatrics has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Sr. Practice Manager. This position primarily exercises discretion and independent judgement in daily activities with guidance from divisional and departmental leadership. The Sr. Practice Manager will perform a variety of clinical, research, administrative and clerical duties to assist with the business functions of the Divisions of Neonatology and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

  • Collaborate w/ centralized department leadership, in conjunction with the Division Chiefs, to develop operating, capitol and special project budgets

  • Monitors approved budget for the divisions and responds to requests from the leadership, including the Director of Finance, for information related to budget variances

  • Maintains and implements policies and procedures specific to the Pediatric Subspecialties which are consistent with the Department and University rules and compliant with state, federal, and professional regulations as well as standard policies and procedures

  • Implements the clinical operations plans in conjunction with Division Chiefs, Senior Department Administrator, and the Vice Chairman for Administration, which reflect the strategic initiatives and departmental long-term plans for the Department and School

  • Develops management reports to track and benchmark division activities including productivity, patient access and patient satisfaction surveys

  • Produces variance reports related to division charges and collections, and physician work RVU's; other reports would include those related to physician scheduling templates, clinic access and volumes Responsible for the management, supervision, overall professional growth and coordination of activities for support staff and other non-academic staff

  • Establish work schedules and assignments for staff at multiple locations, according to workload and clinical volume

  • Coordinates routine office activity, including telephone answering, completing personnel events, forms, expense vouchers, requisitions, travel for faculty and staff, physicians' schedules and proper coverage for absent support staff during vacations and leaves

  • Participates in the design and development/renovation of space for the business units on an as-needed-basis, including ordering appropriate equipment, instruments and additional equipment

  • Maintain awareness of computer technology, facilities and diagnostic equipment to ensure effective use of services.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field required.

  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience.

  • Knowledge of business and management principles.

  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.

  • Ability to establish department goals and objectives that support the strategic plan.

  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.

  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop and train others.

  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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