Clinic business managers are in charge of managing and facilitating business operations for their organization. These individuals oversee day-to-day clinic operations and strive to solve clinical and staff issues as soon as they arise. They are responsible for improving clinic offerings and patient quality and care. They interact on a regular basis with physicians and clinic professionals to oversee the care of special cases, as well as revise and review reports of financial expenses. Some of their main functions include facilitating vendor contact, participating in business meetings to improve clinic performance and profitability, and creating effective strategies to generate business, reduce company expenses, and promote brand recognition.
Clinic business managers create community initiatives to build local awareness of their product and service offerings. They keep accurate records related to business operations and help provide training opportunities for new and existing clinic employees. These managers work in a clinical setting, and their schedule may vary depending on their clinic's operations and needs. They generally report their progress to the clinic executive officer.
A bachelor's degree in medical administration, clinical management, or a related field is generally required for this job. In addition, previous management experience in a clinical setting is generally needed, and leadership and medical certifications may be beneficial.
Clinic Business Manager Tasks
Ensure compliance and maintain awareness of payer and reimbursement policies, coding guidelines and health insurance changes.
Maintain organizational policies and procedures for the clinic.
Oversee day-to-day operational and staffing activities.
Administer fiscal operations; including accounting, planning budgets and coordinating financial reporting.