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Faculty Practice Manager - Neurosurgery

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Recruitment/Posting Title Faculty Practice Manager - Neurosurgery
Job Category Staff & Executive - Administrative & Support - Management
Department RWJ-Neurosurgery-Meb
New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Faculty Practice Manager in the Department of Neurosurgery within the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The primary purpose of the Faculty Practice Manager position is to provide effective leadership for the overall operations of the Department of Neurosurgery clinical practice. Responsible for efficient and effective daily operations, general administration and accountability of the practice, including but not limited to personnel, budget oversight and performance, patient through-put, the billing cycle, patient scheduling, registration, patient co-pay collection, coding performance, timely claim submissions, denial analysis, denial/appeals process, training, and other related clinical practice support. Provides leadership and influences the practice’s personnel (faculty and staff) to achieve service delivery objectives set for the clinical practice. Ensures compliance with University policies and procedures and various accrediting bodies and government agencies.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Provides clinical and administrative supervision to clinical practice personnel (front desk, billers, and clinical staff) and guidance on all matters affecting the clinical practice.
  • Participates effectively in personnel matters, coordinates functions of staff, reassigning and distributing work assignments, and evaluates the education and training needs of personnel and directs development and implementation of in-service programs.
  • Supervises and conducts performance evaluations of clinical practice personnel, and ensures that the staff is evaluated on their knowledge of and adherence to the clinical practice’s policies and procedures.
  • Provides appropriate management interventions in an effective manner.
  • Performs and recommends the hiring, firing, training, performance recognition/assessment, discipline, timekeeping, record keeping, policy implementation, promoting and other personnel actions.
  • Analyzes and evaluates the overall patient care program.
  • Prepares periodic reports concerning patient care services, the clinical revenue cycle, and billing/coding errors/trends.
  • Initiates studies to evaluate effectiveness of clinical practice personnel in relation to their objectives, costs and volume. Compiles statistical data and writes narrative reports summarizing findings and recommendations. Engages in studies and investigations related to improving delivery of services and practice efficiency.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
Work Arrangement
FLSA Exempt
Grade 30S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 91501.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 115747.000
Annual Maximum Salary 139995.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant social or health care field; plus five (5) years of related experience preferably in a professional practice setting.
  • Prior supervisory or lead experience.
  • Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Capable of exercising sound leadership and management skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the clinical revenue cycle, including thorough knowledge of billing/coding regulations and practices.
  • Demonstrated interest and participation in professional, educational and research activities.
  • Outstanding human relations and leadership skills, and the ability to function in a team environment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions
  • May be required to work evenings and weekends at various locations depending on need.

Posting Details

Posting Number 23ST0611
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
City New Brunswick
State NJ
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Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Immunization Requirements

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals , if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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