Office Manager – Logansport, IN

Indiana Health Centers, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or in the provision of services. 

The position listed below is open and available to all qualified candidates.  Any individuals interested in submitting their application for candidacy should do so in writing.  All submissions should identify the position. Please forward all resumes and cover letters to Stephenie Knoll at

The Office Manager contributes to IHC’s mission and goals of client satisfaction, quality of care, cost competitiveness and productivity by ensuring the front office staff and processes operate efficiently and effectively to ensure that clients are well cared for and the whole clinic runs smoothly. The Office Manager functions in a management and supervisory role to train and manage staff, develop procedures and systems for front office processes and ensure that the front office staff and processes interface effectively with the rest of the staff and services offered at the clinic. The Office Manager’s work has a major impact on day-to-day operation of the clinic, with substantial responsibility for decisions and final recommendations. 

Evaluation of performance
Performance will be evaluated based on meeting specific goals, productivity measures, employee satisfaction scores, and other quality indicators for this position such as:  IHC strategic objectives; site strategic objectives; functional capabilities; leadership and/or employee capabilities; IHC commitments, quality measures, and productivity measures. 

Application of knowledge
Requires thorough knowledge of an extensive body of rules and/or laws, precedents and procedures applicable to administrative support work along with knowledge of IHC’s structure, goals, and specialized terminology: 


  • Orients and trains staff on procedures, equipment and customer service skills. 
  • Performs job reviews and provides ongoing staff development. 
  • Negotiates and resolves problems for clients or staff. 
  • Ensures smooth interface of front office with clients, clinic staff, providers and visitors. 
  • Supervises and participates in determination of client eligibility for program or other assistance. 
  • Supervises staff responsible for daily client service documentation (daily packet). 
  • Models a team approach to work relationships and tasks. 

Policy and Procedure Development: 

  • Develops and supervises clinic reception and external communication systems. 
  • Develops and implements client appointment system. 
  • Develops, implements and monitors the patient fee collecting system. 
  • Maintains responsibility for the accuracy and timeliness of the daily packet and variance reports. 
  • Oversees front office modules in the electronic medical records 

Job Controls and Complexity:
The Office Manager carries out work with supervision (i.e., the Practice Manager sets goals, priorities, and deadlines) and modifies or extends written guidelines that do not cover all situations and problems.   The Practice Manager provides direction on methods for unprecedented work. Processes and procedures vary from one assignment to the next, although assignments are related in function and objective.  Based on assignment, Front Office Manager must use diverse but conventional methods, techniques, or approaches. Work affects overall efficiency and image of Indiana Health Centers. 

Critical Skills and Behaviors:
Logic and Analysis– Able to:  

  • Demonstrate creativity and ingenuity when developing processes and problem-solving. 
  • Think logically and analytically  
  • Demonstrate problem solving, decision-making, and trend analysis skill 
  • Draw evidenced-based conclusions; recommends and implements evidenced-based solutions 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in basic mathematics  

Communication – Able to: 

  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills and can effectively communicate with diverse workforce  
  • Cooperate with a multidisciplinary team 
  • Resolve conflicts and influence and persuade others 
  • Demonstrate superb customer service skills 
  • Demonstrate expert telephone skills – answering, routing, announcing calls; taking messages 

Office Management – Able to:  

  • Demonstrate knowledge of effective office management skills and broad administrative oversight skills 
  • Understand and implement basic clinic practices, techniques and methods 
  • Develop procedures of moderate difficulty and complexity according to general instructions 
  • Operate within budget 
  • Coach and lead others on administrative support tasks and customer service requirements 

General Administrative and Management – Able to: 

  • Take initiative  
  • Prioritize, organize tasks and time, and follow up and assist staff in prioritizing and organizing their tasks and time. 
  • Juggle multiple requests and meet multiple deadlines  
  • Consistently meets deadlines.   
  • Able to resolve conflicts or differences in opinions 
  • Demonstrate high detail orientation and accuracy. 
  • Develop high performing work teams; maintain a team approach to problem solving  
  • Demonstrate effective supervisory skills: recruiting, mentoring, and developing 
  • Demonstrates understanding of federal and state employment laws, practices, and procedures as they pertain to employee relations 

Process Improvement – Able to:  

  • Anticipate and resolve and/or alert others to problems with projects or processes. 
  • Analyze work flow and implement process improvements where necessary 
  • Document and follow standard work procedures 
  • Lead and/or participate in process improvement projects     

Technology –proficient in computer skills, including typing and use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, eCW, etc. 

Associates Degree in related field with bachelor’s degree preferred.  Two (2) years prior experience in health insurance or in billing and collection, preferably in the health care field, including at least one (1) year of management or supervisory experience. Experience can substitute for education.   

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