Associate Director - Orthopaedic Clinic, Department of Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: HRC0732851
VotedNo. 1for quality medical care in Los Angeles by NRC Health and No. 3 in the Nation in Orthopaedics,Cedars-Sinaiis committed to providing exceptional orthopaedic care to restore your quality of life.Our specialists offer a range of nonsurgical treatments and pain management techniques that makea timely and complete recovery possible.Whether you're trying to get back in the game or just to your car, you can trust the orthopaedic care that professional athletes choose. We offer a range of solutions to recapture your full range of motion, including minimally invasive options and nonsurgical treatments that get you back to doing the things you love.
We are seeking an extremely talented Associate Director with a strong clinic background who will be responsible for the daily oversight of the administrative and clinical operations of assigned practices, departments and/or programs to meet the needs of physicians, fellows, medical residents, interns, patients and staff and support the mission and vision of Cedars-Sinai Health System. This includes twenty-four (24) hour planning, organizing, directing and controlling of areas of operations. In this role, you will assumefiscal responsibility through preparation of unit budgets, serves as liaison with medical staff and other personnel, promotes the maximum growth and development of each employee, supports research, participates in strategic planning, both long and short term, and assures patient advocacy. Will be accountable to the Executive Director and works closely with the Medical Director to manage the faculty practices and ensure compliance with private practitioners and their staff.
You will guidestaff in meeting surgeon's and customer's needs consistent with the Medical Center's philosophy, mission, vision and strategic plan and The Plan for Provision of Patient Care, The Performance Improvement Plan and Professional Organization Standards. She/he maintains competency skills including the ability to interact with customers with diverse cultural backgrounds.The role will be under the direction of Departmental leadership through the Executive Director, and will participate in research, academic, and administrative activities that support the mission of the Department of Orthopaedics.
Bachelor's Degree is required
Masters Degree strongly preferredor equivalent skills and experience required
Five years of management and oversight experience in a clinical operation setting working in a collaborative and supportive fashion with physicians, nursing, staff and other departments.
Minimum of five (5) years of progressive healthcare experience with three (3) years related experience in a clinical operational setting.
Outstanding written and oral communication skills to write business communications, make group presentations, and effectively impart information at staff meetings.
Proven ability to lead and manage people including selecting, developing, motivating and retaining people to meet objectives of assigned areas.
Ability to promote effective collaboration and teamwork among individuals of multiple disciplines and across organizational boundaries; as well as ability to quickly develop and maintain productive relationships with team members and work with staff at the highest levels of the hospital.
Fiscal management skills to prepare, monitor and control budgets, reduce expenses and generate increased revenues.
Ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Knowledge of regulatory (including clinic and professional licensing), reimbursement legal, and policy issues as they relate to effective area management.
Knowledge of the principles of CQI and ability to apply these principles including PDSA to improve unit work.
Technical knowledge and skills using computer applications, especially spreadsheet, online analytic processing tools, and statistical functions.
Ability to project an image of professionalism in communication, appearance and conduct.
Able to adhere to established Hospital, State, and Federal confidentiality policies.
Physical Demands of this role includes:
The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions.
Ability toperform assigned duties in a fast paced and demanding work environment.
Must be willing and able to observe procedures in clinical areas such as surgery, emergency departments, and physician offices; as well as any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties required for the position.
Working Title: Associate Director - Orthopaedic Clinic, Department of Surgery
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.