The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery reports to the Department Chair with a dotted line to the Associate Dean of Administration, Finance and Clinical Programs. With minimal supervision, the CAO is directly responsible for all administrative operations encompassed within the department's clinical, research and academic missions. In partnership with the Chair and physician and/or faculty leadership, the CAO is responsible for developing short and long-range planning of administrative and financial goals and objectives. The CAO coordinates and implements all department functions and carries out strategic support initiatives and other special projects as directed by the Chair.
The CAO serves in an advisory capacity to the Department Chair on all matters related to the department's operations, taking initiative to develop administrative policy as required and works close with the Chair to facilitate effective decision-making processes.
The CAO serves as the main point of contact with the department for non-medical issues and serves as a liaison with other departments, the School of Medicine Dean's Office, Medical Center Offices as well as other campus offices and organizations and as administrative liaison for affiliated hospitals and external agencies.
The overall administrative responsibilities of the CAO include: human resources management of approximately 17 staff, 12 full time faculty, 2 part time faculty, 35 volunteer faculty; strategic planning; annual preparation and financial management of $13M budget with annual expenses in the amount of $12.5M in 46 accounts; extramural and industrial relations; contracts and grants totaling approximately $300K, professional fee billing totaling $8M annually; practice management of 1 departmentally managed clinic; active participation in the hospital managed clinics; affiliation agreements; residency program administration consisting of 21 residents and 2 fellows; space and facilities management for approximately 9,900 assigned square footage; equipment resources and planning; Information Technology; marketing and fundraising as well as regulatory compliance and policies related to administrative activities.
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