Clinical Academic Department Administrators (CADAs) are chief administrators in clinical departments within the Brody School of Medicine at ECU. The primary purpose of the CADA is to provide healthcare administrative leadership, oversight, management and direction to the business, clinical, educational, and research operations of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Brody School of Medicine at ECU.
To successfully achieve the long-term, financially sound goals and objectives of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the CADA must have strong physician relation skills, a strategic focus, exceptional financial planning, and budgeting.
This position requires a high level of independent and discretionary judgment for administrative matters. In addition, the CADA represents the Department to various ECU Physicians, University and VMC offices and private physicians.
Planning Analysis and Organizational Management:
Responsibility for determining operations, business, and administrative system goals and objectives to meet the goals of the Department and that are consistent with ECU Physicians, BSOM, ECU, and VMC.
Developing short and long-term plans, directs, and controls administrative activities in achieving goals.
Identifying opportunities for business and financial growth and improvement. Developing business initiatives for financial soundness and mission alignment.
Leading the development and oversee the execution of the Department's strategic plan that includes clinical operations, teaching and research.
Developing the appropriate resources to support the faculty; negotiate clinical and research funding, space allocation, capital equipment, and personnel support.
Working with the Chair and the ECU Physicians Executive Director's Office to negotiate and execute various professional services contracts.
Responsibility for the planning, execution, and monitoring of all financial operations of the Department including the establishment of financial goals and priorities, budget development, productivity and operational expectations, profit and loss statements, financial performance feedback mechanisms, etc.
Managing the funding sources including ECU Physicians Practice Plan, State, Grants, Contracts, and Medical Foundation. Reviewing historical data, conduct trend analysis for revenue and budget allocations from all funding sources.
Reviewing research/grant proposals and research/grant submissions before submitting to the Office of Sponsored Programs.
Working closely with ECU Physicians and VMC leadership to ensure maximum reimbursement, managed care rates, fee schedules, etc. Personnel Management:
Oversight responsibility for all administrative and clinical support staff of the Department including probationary actions and terminations.
Supervision of functional areas including Business Services (Accounting, Personnel Management, and Division lead Administrative Support), Clinical Business Services (Coding, Clinical Financial Reporting), Outpatient Clinical Operations, and Planning and Development.
Collaborating with clinical leadership on staffing models, best practices, benchmarking, etc.
Responsibility for the development of standard operating procedures for the Department.
Oversight for all hiring procedures and employee relation functions within the Department including salary recommendations, adjustments, and in-ranges, etc.
Providing consistent leadership to staff to prevent and/or resolve problems quickly. Serving as the primary liaison/representative for the Department within the School, University, VMC, and other external entities and agencies.
Purchasing and Equipment Management: Responsibility for bid specifications for capital equipment for Department, facility planning, and materials and supplies which are needed to support the teaching, research, and patient care.
Responsibility to bid the equipment by University Purchasing guidelines through Materials Management.
The range of equipment to be purchased will include: lab, surgical, and research equipment; office and furniture equipment; computer/communication equipment; and all consumable supplies for the clinical areas.
Facilities and Space Needs:
Responsibility for the management of facilities and space needs for the Department, alongside ECUP, Brody, and ECU Leadership.
These spaces will include clinical space, research space, administrative space, lab space, and bed space for patients.
Serving as a liaison with VMC to negotiate space needs within Vidant Medical Center.
Working with ECUP, Brody, and ECU in negotiating with outside agencies for contracts and space needs for outlying specialty clinics.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
Minimum qualifications of an advanced degree (masters or higher) and no less than 7 years of management-level experience in the full range of administrative and financial functions of an academic departments or research center in a higher education, research, or health care setting. Candidates with 10 years of directly comparable experience may substitute for the required advanced degree in which case a bachelor's degree and the requisite experience is mandatory
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 500190
Organizational Unit Overview:
East Carolina University Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician-directed clinics provide initial and follow-up medical and rehabilitative care for patients who will benefit from our services.
Adaptive Equipment – evaluation for and prescription of wheelchairs, augmentative communication, orthoses
Amputee – fitting of prosthesis, control of phantom limb pain
Electrodiagnostic Laboratory – electromyography and nerve conduction studies
General Rehabilitation – evaluation and treatment of patients who are deconditioned, or who have cancer, HIV, stroke, musculoskeletal injuries and disorders, and cardiopulmonary disease
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – adult and pediatric clinics which emphasize evaluation and treatment of cognitive deficits and return to work/school
Musculoskeletal and Spine Clinic – comprehensive treatment of neck and back pain
Occupational Medicine – providing urgent and continuing care, through a full range of occupational medicine services to our hospital employees and community partners
Fluoroscopy Suite – injections, medication management, neuropsychological testing
Pediatric Brain Injury
Pediatric Rehabilitation – evaluation and management of patients with spinal cord injury, spina bifida, brain injury, amputee, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy
Spasticity – nerve blocks or medications to help decrease tone after upper motor neuron lesion such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy
Spinal Cord Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury – evaluation and treatment of self-care, cognitive, mobility, and vocational issues
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