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Area Manager – AKDHC Central Sector

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Area Manager – AKDHC Central Sector

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Pheonix Arizona 85016

Arizona Kidney Disease and Hypertension Center (AKDHC) is one of the nation’s largest groups of physicians specializing in the care of patients with Chronic Kidney disease. Since 1976, we have enjoyed the trust of patients and the respect of the community throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area and across Arizona. We are a professional medical association consisting of physicians and other vital support staff. To learn more about us, please visit our website:

Area Manager – AKDHC Phoenix Area Central Area

As the Area Manager, you will oversee all clinical aspects of a large and growing multi-site nephrology practice.


The ideal candidate will be a MA, have management/leadership experience; background in dialysis or CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) a plus.


  • Educate and coach the office staff, office coordinators, and support CKD education with patients
  • Coordinate the physician’s time, including clinic, dialysis unit, and hospital obligations in coordination with the Physician Scheduling team
  • Drive the ancillary services for CKD and monitor anemia management, including algorithm compliance and inventory management of injectables.
  • Act as the liaison between the physician practice and the dialysis units and support the
  • team
  • Visit all clinics within the sector regularly to provide in-person support to staff and physicians. Travel outside of the sector may be required.
  • Interviewing, hiring, performance evaluations, coaching, and employment terminations, with the support of our HR business partner.
  • Reports directly to Operations Manager, seeking up-chain support as appropriate.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

• Adaptability

• Attendance/Punctuality

• Customer Service

• Dependability

• Initiative

• Judgment

• Leadership

• Oral Communication

• Planning/Organizing

• Problem-Solving

• Professionalism

• Quality

• Quantity

• Safety and Security

• Teamwork

• Written Communication


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); successful completion of a Medical Assisting program; 5-10 years related experience and/or training; Associate’s degree or higher preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write professional correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office, DocTalk and athenaNet software, and have a minimum data entry rate equivalent to 35 words per minute.

Certificates and Licenses:

Medical Assistant diploma or proof of graduation from an accredited Medical Assisting program. National Medical Assisting certification is a plus. An Associate’s degree or higher is preferred.

Work Environment:

The 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.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.


We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits, and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.