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Manager, Neurophysiology Program

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  70202

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides oversight of staff and day-to-day operations for the neurophysiology department. Supports and ensures high quality, comprehensive patient care services are provided. Partners with all physicians, inpatient unit/department leaders, outpatient clinic managers, and physician practice management team to ensure efficient throughput, high patient satisfaction and seamless day-to-day operations.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Registered by the American Board of Electro-neurodiagnostic Technologists (ABRET)

EXPERIENCE*

  • At least 5 years technical neurophysiology
  • At least 2 years of experience in a management or administrative role in a progressive healthcare setting

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  •  Master's degree in business administration, health administration, or related field or experience
    equivalent
  • Two to five years of experience in service-related areas focusing on EEG quality improvement
    and service excellence

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage departmental staff
  • Must be able to demonstrate and teach knowledge of all neurophysiology procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, IT specialists for EEGs, and employees
  • Must be able to demonstrate patient-centered/valued behaviors
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage budget and other financial skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in facilitating and leading cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong and effective teams with physicians, nurses, both within and outside of the neurophysiology department
  • Management of all human resources functions
  • Proven track record of successfully managing a department/specialty service
  • Well-developed organizational, communication, interpersonal, collaborative problem-solving ,and conflict resolution skills
  • Able to partner with physicians in both private and academic settings
  • Business acumen and contract negotiation 
  • Working knowledge of computers, word processors, spreadsheets, EEG software
  • Personal adaptability and motivation 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Manages all operational aspects across multiple locations, including fiscal responsibility, performance metrics (e.g., staff retention, patient satisfaction), quality, performance improvement, IT specialists for EEG, and staff development (including IT specialists for EEG)
  2. Ensure neurophysiology technicians are trained and/or maintain required level of proficiency for set up, monitoring, etc.
  3. Establishes an operational plan for system integration and seamless care delivery for neurophysiology services.
  4. Monitors and manages access to neurophysiology services to ensure appropriate and timely access to diagnostic testing and other assessments.
  5. Manages the utilization of resources for effective and efficient services.
  6. Collaborates with medical staff and all levels of hospital personnel to assure high-quality, efficient, cost effective care.
  7. Partners proactively with leadership teams of outpatient and physician practices for operational issues/opportunities that impact hospital-based neurosciences efforts and programs.
  8. Ensures accuracy of charges and documentation for all services provided by employed and/or contracted neurophysiology staff.
  9. Manage contracted vendor performance, including service level agreements, etc.
  10. Supports assigned physician program Medical Directors in identifying and implementing performance improvement initiatives, program presentations, and scorecards.
  11. Assists service line and physician leaders with building, gaining approval for, and effectively implementing business plans.
  12. Facilitates new technology work group
  13. Coordinates inpatient and outpatient facility planning and design efforts.
  14. Implements grants as identified for Epilepsy Center in conjunction with service line leader and Chief, Neurosciences.
  15. Serves as operational representative for select program planning for both existing and new program development and implements additions/changes (in partnership with Chief, Neurosciences and service line leader).
  16. Supports Physician Leaders and Medical Directors in the service line to develop neurophysiology pathways that improve quality of care and medical outcomes.
  17. Facilitates dissemination of quality results through scorecards and web tools.
  18. Responsible for all aspects of managing and leading a team including: interviewing, hiring, training, developing, directing work and processes, managing performance, recognizing, and rewarding employees.
  19. Mentor team members to encourage personal and professional growth.
  20. Maximizes workflow and IT efficiency from ordering through reporting and monitors timely dissemination of results to ordering providers
  21. Encourage ongoing skill development by providing opportunities for continued education.
     

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
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