Area Team Lead
Company: Fresenius Medical Care North America
Location: Moreno Valley
Posted on: January 15, 2022
**Job ID** 21000I7J
**Available Openings** 1
**PURPOSE AND SCOPE:**
Directs, administers and controls the day to day operations and
activities of dialysis facilities and programs in an assigned area
ensuring compliance with established company and regulatory
guidelines and procedures in order to provide high quality dialysis
services and outstanding patient care to the community.
Participates in the implementation of divisional and company
initiatives and strategies. Practices cost containment strategies,
maintaining profitability and growth of area while ensuring
compliance with all pertinent company policies and regulatory
**PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:**
+ Directs and oversees the dialysis business of the 3-5 assigned
facilities within a defined area through effective leadership and
management of customer service, quality patient care, marketing,
and responsible fiscal management. Coordinates operation strategies
and activities to ensure the provision of outstanding quality
patient care and dialysis services while adhering to regulatory and
company guidelines and requirements ensuring efficiency and
+ Participates in the development of area strategic plans, goals
and objectives ensuring alignment with those of the region,
division and company. Implements, disseminates and administers
operations strategies and objectives to ensure the achievement of
the division's and company's goals and objectives. Implements
facility-specific and area quality goals and action plans in order
to achieve quality standards.
+ Provides leadership, support and guidance to facility management
including clinical and technical managers and other support.
+ Provides informal feedback on an ongoing basis and formal
feedback in the annual performance evaluation process to identify
and develop talent
+ Manages the staffing through the appropriate hiring, firing and
disciplinary actions in collaboration with HR.
+ Ensures and promotes the development of the area management
team/succession planning through coaching, training and leadership
+ Ensures a strong and robust communications process between all
managers and staff within the area and clinics, and across the
division as needed by leading communications sessions and meetings
with managers and ensuring the appropriate dissemination of
communications to direct patient care and support staff within the
+ Responsible for aggressively addressing and acting upon adverse
events and action thresholds in area of responsibility.
+ Collaborates with the DO and RVP to develop clinic budgets,
monitoring performance to ensure optimal, efficient and effective
operations practices within regulatory and company guidelines.
+ Responsible for profit and loss management of each assigned
facility/program including optimal performance of facility
operations to achieve or exceed budgets and key performance
+ Works closely with Managed Care department to increase the payor
mix and to retain commercial patients.
+ Manages the payroll and oversees facility expenses and accounts
payable for the assigned area practicing cost containment
strategies as appropriate.
+ Reviews the balance sheet and income statements regarding revenue
growth and commercial payor mix on a frequent basis to understand
the status of the business.
+ Accountable for implementing and driving business initiatives
including the prompt implementation of corrective action plans for
clinics with below threshold performance.
+ Ensures efficient and economical performance in accordance with
clinic operating budgets and takes the appropriate actions to
ensure the attainment of profit and year-end goals and objectives.
Responsible for the implementation and achievement of the business
plan and key performance indicators. Reviews analysis of
performance including financial and productivity data for area with
RVP and makes the appropriate changes in strategies, goals and
objectives responding to current status and conditions. Coordinates
and oversees all logistics associated with patient care within the
+ Ensures all employees receive the appropriate training and
education according to policies and procedures including ongoing
+ Acts as the primary liaison between the company and the Medical
Directors, Medical Advisory Board members, and referring
physicians, ensuring appropriate communication of company
initiatives. Responsible for developing and maintaining strong
Medical Director and physician relationships and facilitating
Clinical Manager and staff relationships with physicians.
+ Presides over facility Governing Body and maintains
Administrative policy and procedure manuals.
+ Collaborates with the General Manager, Group Vice President of
Operations, and Regional Vice President of Operations when
necessary to respond to Joint Venture (JV) opportunities, to
identify merger and acquisition opportunities and to participate in
the related activities as appropriate. This may include but is not
limited to providing oversight of the JV operations; participating
in JV Board meetings and JV Management meetings assuming Board
positions as needed, and taking the appropriate steps to ensure the
JVs are in compliance with all pertinent company and regulatory
+ Prepares reports and audits current procedures and processes to
monitor efficiency of operations
+ Practices risk management strategies and collaborates with
internal and external legal counsel as appropriate to resolve legal
issues with goal of reducing company exposure.
+ Maintains current knowledge regarding community and regional
healthcare market and industry issues which may impact business.
Utilizes current knowledge of FMCNA products, services and
strategies to market the company and grow the business.
+ Collaborates with the appropriate Corporate and local groups to
ensure the growth of all modalities (Incenter, Inpatient, Home,
Home Assist, CKD etc.)
+ Responsible and accountable for facility maintenance of
environmental integrity including safety of all facilities and
water systems within designated area.
+ Oversees Privacy and Security compliance according to the FMCNA
and FMS Risk Management and Compliance requirements.
+ Participates in all pertinent FMS training and development
opportunities to grow and develop business knowledge, and skills
and leadership competencies.
+ Performs other related duties as assigned.
**PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS** **:**
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
+ Day to day work includes desk and personal computer work and
interaction with patients, facility staff and physicians. The
position requires travel between assigned facilities and various
locations within the community. Travel to regional, Division and
Corporate meetings may be required.
+ The work environment is characteristic of a health care facility
with air temperature control and moderate noise levels. May be
exposed to infectious and contagious diseases/materials.
+ Clinical staff which can include Clinical Managers, Registered
Nurses, Patient Care Technicians, Social Workers, Dietitians,
LPN/LVN's, Secretary/Receptionist, and Ward Clerk and other
personnel as assigned.
+ Bachelor's degree required with concentration in Business,
Finance or Healthcare preferred OR RN degree with equivalent (3
years) healthcare management experience in lieu of bachelor's
**EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:**
+ 3 - 5 years of business operations management and leadership
+ Demonstrated leadership and management competencies and skills
including excellent financial competence, communication,
operational excellence, and customer service skills.
+ Demonstrated practice of continuous quality improvement and
+ Excellent skills for team building, motivating employees,
performance management and decision making
**EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual
**Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free
workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state
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