ASC Administrator - St. Augustine, FL

Administrator for a free standing ASC in St. Augustine, FL. Looking for an experienced candidate who is a self-starter and understands ASC operations including OR processes. This candidate is responsible for the direction and coordination of business operations and clinical operations. Must work effectively with all Providers, vendors, patients and staff. This person should be an RN, possess good nursing, administrative, leadership and communications skills.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensures that the day to day operations are conducted in accordance with clinical practice standards.
  • Call upon and coordinate the use of corporate personnel and hospital resources. This includes, but not limited to, corporate legal and financial data processing, staffing, credentialing, marketing, and development capabilities.
  • The Administrator must market the physicians, patients, third party payors, and the community in general.
  • Maintain a high level of personal service to physicians and their patients.
  • Maintain appropriate levels of personnel (this includes hiring, promoting, assigning, set compensation level, approve merit evaluations and salary increases, as well as conference and discharge, when necessary).
  • Encourage new physicians to use the Center by direct calls.
  • Implement and maintain personnel policies, employee benefit package, wage and salary program, and appropriate job descriptions for approval by the Governing Body.
  • Establish appropriate internal organizational lines of communication, authority, and accountability.
  • Acts as the Risk Manager Designee.
  • Develop procedures manual and operating forms, “policy and procedures”.
  • Supervise and work closely with the Business Manager to institute budget controls, monitor accounts receivables and payables, prepare and project annual budgets.
  • Approve purchase orders, invoices, and sign checks.
  • Analyze and update fee structure.
  • Attend Medical Advisory Board/Governing Board meetings and submit required reports.
  • Implement ongoing Quality Improvement program.
  • Consult specialists in areas necessary to maintain high standards of health care and assure the practice of these standards at the Center.
  • Utilize specialty personnel to ensure compliance with any state or federal guidelines are met (i.e. biomedical, pharmaceutical, laboratory, environmental controls, materials management, nursing, radiology, medical records, personnel).
  • Conduct staff meetings at regular intervals for informative educational purposes.
  • Ensure that proper maintenance of equipment used in surgery and any ancillary equipment is done regularly.
  • Act as a direct liaison with corporate headquarters and hospitals.
  • Interface with hospital administration in overlap markets.
  • Supervise contract services (i.e. janitorial, landscaping maintenance, etc.).
  • Meet weekly with Managers or employees to evaluate ongoing schedules and plan for improvements of services.
  • Assure accurate recording of minutes for each Center Board Meeting.
  • OSHA and Life Safety
  • Risk management reports 
  • Incident reports
  • Back-up Circulator
  • Will facilitate new physicians/ specialists
  • Administration of management competencies

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General Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with applicants, coworkers, providers and patients
  • Surgery center operations knowledge, including good knowledge of the Operating Room.
  • Pleasant personality/attitude
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent data entry skills

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Education and Experience:

Nursing degree is required. A minimum of 3 years management experience, health care background, with some OR experience/knowledge.

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