Monitors cost controls to utilize resources of time,material and personnel in an efficient and effective manner. Ensures cost center(s) operate within the expense budgets in coordination with Director of Practice Management. Manages an effectice and efficient staffing plan for department. Flexes staff as apporpriate to meet staffing levels, structure and skill mix for the patient population. Appropriately allocates available resources to promote efficient, effectice and compassionate patient care. Interviews/hires competent staff to adequately meet departmental needs. Recommends support and particpates with programs of education and training, including orientation of new employees. Demonstrates creativity, intelligence and discretion in planning, organizing and coordinating functions within department functions.