Emory

Operations Chief, Pain Division

Job Number
66091
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Anesthesiology: Admin
Location : Name
Emory Clinic Bldg A
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
Required Documents
Biosketch, Cover letter, Current Program Development, Letter of Interest, List of 2 Recommenders, Past Program Development

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Description

Operations Chief, Pain Division

Job Purpose: To lead the clinical operations of the Emory Pain Division, which includes the Emory Pain Center and its satellite locations and the Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine (RAAPM) Service.

Key Responsibilities:

The Operations Chief will:

  • Aid and advise the Chair and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in all aspects of developing and maintaining the clinical operations of the Division
  • Serve as a liaison between the physicians and:
    • Pain Center leadership and staff
    • Non-physician providers
    • RN Advisors Team (Clinical Messaging Support)
  • Manage all aspects of the Division’s schedule
    • Create the Pain Faculty schedule including call assignments
    • Supervise the daily and call scheduling of the Pain Fellows, the Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine (RAAPM) fellows and the residents who rotate on the chronic pain and RAAPM rotations
    • Ensure daily staffing matches the clinical needs of the service
    • Work with the Service Chief of RAAPM to ensure adequate staffing for the successful daily operations of the service
    • Annual reconciliation of assigned clinical, non-clinical and paid leave to allowed limits
    • Participate in yearly budget discussions regarding the clinical needs of the service
  • Work with the clinic manager on the daily operations of the Pain Center and its satellite locations
    • Hold regular meetings with the clinic manager/administrator to discuss the clinic operations and throughput and initiate process improvement measures as required
    • Ensure compliance with Emory Healthcare policies and standards
    • Create, establish and maintain clinical workflows for all services offered by the Pain Center
    • Collaborate with the clinic manager on patient access needs and education
      • Coordinate physician staffing schedules to ensure timely update of GE
      • Partner with Division Chief, clinic leadership and physicians to meet patient access metric targets established by PGP leadership including realized utilization, new patient access, and bump rate
      • Educate physicians on patient access updates or changes
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  • Support the Division’s billing and documentation needs
    • Edit and maintain the Pain Division Quick Orders and Charges page to meet billing requirements
    • Edit and maintain the Pain Division note templates to ensure documentation includes all required fields
    • Partner with Division Chief to support billing compliance through education on proper documentation in consultation with the Department’s Administrative Team
  • Represent the Division at meetings related to Clinical Operations, including
    • Committees dealing with updates/changes to physical plant/facilities
    • Committees dealing with readiness for inspections by accreditation bodies (e.g. CMS, TJC)
  • Meet regularly with the Pain Division Chief and the Service Chief of RAAPM
  • Contribute to the formulation of policy and strategy of the Department as requested by the Chair or Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
  • Provide reports to the Office of the Chair and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs when requested

Time allocation: The Operations Chief will receive a total of 20% non-clinical time to fulfill the requirements of the post at the discretion of the Chair.

Report: The Operations Chief reports to the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and will meet with the Chair, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, or their designee upon the request of either party.

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

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