Manager, Operations
University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT

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$60,700 to $115,300

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Job Summary
The Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Division Manager in the Division of Neonatology. If you are an experienced Clinical Manager, preferably in an academic setting, with experience in financial and personnel management, as well as strategic planning, we invite you to consider this opportunity. For more information about the Division of Neonatology, please visit http://medicine.utah.edu/pediatrics/neonatology/index.php.

Responsibilities
The Division Manager will be responsible for the administrative, financial, personnel and clinical management of the Division of Neonatology. In collaboration with the Division Chief and Department Administration, provide strategic support and leadership in planning, developing and implementing new programs to advance the missions of the division; and ensure ongoing quality of service in existing clinical, research, and service programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Oversee the day-to-day operations for the division. Provide support and leadership in planning, developing and implementing new programs. Implement new clinical processes in collaboration with the department’s central administration including scheduling, billing and medical information management. Ensure ongoing quality of service in existing clinical, research, educational and service programs.

Develop and administer the division’s annual budget of approximately $14M, monitor financial performance and manage pre-and post-award activities related to sponsored grants and contracts to maximize funding opportunities and limit financial deviations. Develop methods for fiscal analysis, conduct financial and quantitative analysis and monitor existing programs and service. Ensure optimal utilization of all available financial resources, including operating funds and external support.

Manage ~26 staff members who provide support to the division’s clinical and research operations. Oversee recruitment, selection and orientation of new staff. Communicate standards of behavior, professional boundaries and job expectations; identify and provide training and development opportunities; provide feedback on performance and address poor performance.

Work collaboratively with the administrations of the University of Utah Hospital, Primary Children’s Medical Center, and Intermountain Medical Center to maintain the strong institutional relationships between these entities and the division and ensure efficiency of division operations.

Identify and implement strategies for timely, efficient and compliant physician billing to reduce costs and improve quality of care/service for meeting the financial performance goals of the department and division. Ensure optimal utilization of all available financial resources, including operating funds and external support.

Coordinate and manage contract renewals and negotiations for the division in collaboration with Division Chief and Department of Pediatrics Administration. Participate in business development and department site expansions.

Responsible for strategic planning and quality improvement. Continually monitor operations, programs, physical properties and resource allocations. Work proactively to improve operations; continually refine processes, address customer needs while focusing on the long-term strategic role of delivery.

Provide leadership to ensure quality patient care outcomes. Build both the culture and the support systems within the division to enable delivery of outstanding service to both internal and external customers. Monitor appropriateness and effectiveness of service performance, and implement improvement initiatives as appropriate. Ensure compliance with federal, state and other regulatory requirements.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants will be screened based on the following qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business, health administration, related field or equivalency. Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of four years of progressively more responsible management experience, with background knowledge of clinical and academic operations, and strategic planning. Demonstrated skills in leadership, management, financial planning, quality improvement and service delivery; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

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Benefited Staff

Additional Information
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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