Practice Manager III/UKHC

Job description

The Orthopaedics Department and Ambulatory Services seek a Practice Manager III to utilize their clinical, managerial and leadership expertise to successfully lead the daily operations of the Orthopaedics Ambulatory Practice located at the Kentucky Clinic while having oversight responsibilities for 2 practices located at Good Samaritan MOB and Turfland.

This position is vital in meeting all Departmental and Ambulatory goals for all practices including goals for the Medical Directors, Practice Managers, Staff and Departmental leadership as directed by the Chair, Senior Medical Director, Department Administrator and Ambulatory Director.

The successful Practice Manager III will assist in alignment of goals, evidence based standard practices, alignment of processes relating to standards of practice expected at the enterprise including practices expected by regulatory and licensing bodies.

The PM III position will directly supervise all staff at the Ortho KYC site (non RN) and the Practice Managers at the Ortho Turfland site and the Ortho Good Samaritan site.

This position in coordination with the PMs, Chairs, Medical Directors, and faculty will develop and implement initiatives focused on patient-centered care.

Job Title
Practice Manager III/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Practice Manager

Department Name
M2500:Orthopaedic Clinic

Work Location

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

6 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods.
Repetitive motion.


Mostly Monday-Friday, day shifts, other shifts as assigned


The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of ambulatory practice, budgeting, data analysis, leadership and communication.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Masters degree including MPH, MSN, MBA, MHA, or MPA preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in managing a clinical department/clinic/ambulatory practice.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 4 years
    • More than 4 years, up through 6 years
    • More than 6 years
  3. * How many of the following do you have experience with? a. Developing, implementing, and managing annual budgets b. Measuring budget variance, cost per session, and denials c. Cash handling, co-payments, co-insurance, and deductibles.
    • None
    • One of the three
    • Two of the three
    • All three
  4. * Please provide an example of a time when you used data and measurement to set targets, analyze performance, or provide feedback. How did you communicate it to colleagues, staff, and leadership?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please give an example where you were asked to implement specialty-specific guidelines for day-to-day clinic operations.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter





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Posted: 12/8/2018
Application Due: 1/17/2019
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