Medical Practice Administrator

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Mercer Medicine (Health/Medical Services)

Position Title

Medical Practice Administrator


Mercer Medicine


School of Medicine

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Work Location

Macon, GA

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The Medical Practice Administrator of Mercer Medicine independently performs the oversight and management of the Mercer Medicine Physician Practice Plan related to revenue growth, financial results, physician productivity, customer service, and service line development. Will ensure that the revenue cycle remains effective in producing established revenue goals and is responsive to the needs of Mercer Medicine patients, providers, staff and the University. Collaborates with the President of Mercer Medicine, the Managing Partner of Mercer Medicine, and the Executive Director of Finance & Administration for MUSM to prepare the Mercer Medicine (MM) Practice Plan component of the annual operating and capital budgets. The Medical Practice Administrator will serve as the senior administrator at Mercer Medicine and will oversee all units of the organization. This includes planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing clinical/medical services while ensuring the level of quality care offered by Mercer Medicine is maintained at the highest levels for the organization. This position requires the ability to interpret financial analysis regarding physician productivity, operating expenses, and the revenue cycle. The Medical Practice Administrator will independently produce analytical reports that document the financial viability and performance of the MM practice plan. This individual will communicate their analysis to the President of Mercer Medicine, the Managing Partner of Mercer Medicine, the Executive Director of Finance & Administration for MUSM, the MM Board of Managers and others within the organization as appropriate.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or other closely related field and five years of progressive management experience in healthcare administration, with a focus on primary care, and preferably in a medium to large sized multi-specialty, multi-location outpatient (ambulatory) setting. This must include experience that developed knowledge of provider billing, collections, credentialing, compliance, regulatory guidelines, and fee schedules. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point are required as well as previous experience with practice plan, hospital systems, and financial systems software, including electronic medical record (EMR) systems. Exceptional organizational and time-management skills are a must.

Candidates must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the university's carrier.

  • Required to know all aspects of the medical practice management standards; financial management, human resource management, budget planning, information management, business and clinical operations and professional responsibility.
  • The Medical Practice Administrator will work from a private office setting but will be expected to travel to off-site practice locations and to off-site business meetings when appropriate.
  • In-depth analytical skills for formulating recommendations to the President of Mercer Medicine, the Managing Partner, the Executive Director of Finance & Administration, and University officials regarding the Mercer Medicine annual budget and clinician productivity performance activity.
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a master's degree?
2. Do you have a valid driver's license?
3. Mercer University's Approved Driver's policy requires that individuals be at least 21 years of age and have possessed a valid driver's license for a minimum of 3 years.  Do you meet both of these requirements? 

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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