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Off-Shift Administrator opportunity in VP, Inpatient Operations
Ideal candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Health Administration, Business or Nursing and three years in a healthcare environment, including two years of project management experience. Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience. Prefer candidates with five years of Hospital Operations management experience, including two years of supervisory experience. Must be able to work flexible shifts including evening/nights weekends, holidays.
A management representative to provide guidance, crisis leadership, and efficient administrative support to resolve operational issues between departments, staff, ancillary services, and support areas of the hospital and clinical operations; to ensures operational policies, procedures, compliance and regulatory standards are following in the hospital and care centers daily.
Provides highly visible, whole-house administrative presence for the hospital/facility to resolve ongoing and/or difficult operational issues between departments, clinicians, staff, and ancillary services as needed.
Responsible for crisis leadership relative to hospital and clinical operations and the operational security of the institution.
Collaborates with key members in the hospital including executive leaders, Nursing, UTPD, Legal Services, Facilities, and other critical personnel to ensure that all decisions are made with the knowledge and support of upper level managers.
Monitors hospital census and collaborates with stakeholders to decide and designate hospital high volume and/or saturation status.
Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary care team, Admissions, Emergency Center, Critical Care, and clinicians to optimize patient flow within and between the units and is responsible for facilitating meetings and action plans in support of patient throughput objectives as needed.
Supports facilities real-time response goals by serving as Incident Commander for no-notice weather events and unforeseen building emergencies.
Generates the Institutional Clinical Operations Report (ICOR) which is disseminated to upper level management as a means of identifying and addressing both patient and staff related concerns/complaints.
Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors by calling attention to potential hazards and collaborating with senior leaders and managers to formulate solutions.
Skilled in identifying possible social needs or emotional characteristics that would warrant the intervention of MDACC support services, such as Social Work, Patient Advocacy, Case Management, Clinical Ethics, and able to make the necessary referrals to department leaders for follow up.
Interfaces daily with ancillary and support services provided for MDACC patients and families during the final stages of terminal care.
Uses initiative and analytical skills to identify problems, uses creative judgment to determine appropriate action to be taken, and uses excellent communication and team building skills to implement solutions.
Triages calls and provides back-up support to the areas of Social Work, Patient Advocacy, Legal Services, Case Management, Financial Services, Acute Care Services, Laboratory Services and Institutional Compliance.
Must be able to ambulate between hospital and care centers and buildings. Must be able to observe patient/employee activity and interactions.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; and; serves as a mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
5. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Health Administration, Business or Nursing. Three years in health care environment to include two years of project management experience. Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 137534
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Day/Evening, Days, Evening/Night, Evenings, Nights, Rotating, Varied, Weekends
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 86,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 109,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 133,000
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