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Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration - Department of Surgery

IU Health Physicians
Date Posted
15 April, 2022
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Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration - Department of Surgery

Job Description

Overview

Reporting to the Department Chair, with a dotted line to the IU Executive Associate Dean for Finance and Administration, and the IU Health Physicians (IUHP) Chief Practice Office of Academic Medicine, Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration-Surgery is responsible for directing and managing the administrative, fiscal, research, education and clinical operations of the department in support of advancing the IU School of Medicine (IUSoM) and IU Health Physicians education, clinical service and research missions. The Leader provides significant input into the formulation of department and clinical policies and procedures based upon a demonstrated understanding of the department's function and role. In dyad partnership with the Chair, the incumbent develops and implements strategic plans and initiatives for the Department. The role is responsible for implementation of IUHP, IUSoM and Indiana University policies and procedures; preparation and analysis of budgets and financial reports; administration of personnel policies and procedures; design and implementation of administrative systems; assumes a leadership role in quality improvement activities; acquisition, maintenance and inventory of department equipment and supplies; compliance; IT security and oversight of space allocation, maintenance and renovation of the department's physical environment. This role will have oversight of IT, education and research and is responsible for over 140 faculty, 8 divisions, over 14 locations and numerous state-wide outreach clinics. The position requires a broad range of skills and the exercise of considerable judgment and initiative. Working in concert with the Department Chair, the Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration-and Executive Associate Dean for Finance & Administration must align the department's goals with the School of Medicine, Indiana University, IU Health and IU Health Physicians' goals by establishing systems to ensure alignment.


 Bachelor's Degree in Health Administration, Business Administration or a related area is required.
• Master's degree in Business Administration or Master's degree in Health Administration strongly preferred.
• Requires 5-8 years of progressively responsible experience in financial and clinical group practice administration.
• Requires 7-10 years of relevant experience.
• Requires knowledge and experience in finance; operations; strategic planning and community relations, preferably in an academic health system.
• Requires well-developed administrative and management skills including demonstrated knowledge of group practice management.
• Requires knowledge of State and Federal regulatory agency guidelines.
• Requires knowledge and commitment to service excellence and a patient-centered focus.
• MS Office including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, computer skills and database knowledge highly desired.

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Qualifications for the Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration - Department of Surgery Role

Overview

Reporting to the Department Chair, with a dotted line to the IU Executive Associate Dean for Finance and Administration, and the IU Health Physicians (IUHP) Chief Practice Office of Academic Medicine, Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration-Surgery is responsible for directing and managing the administrative, fiscal, research, education and clinical operations of the department in support of advancing the IU School of Medicine (IUSoM) and IU Health Physicians education, clinical service and research missions. The Leader provides significant input into the formulation of department and clinical policies and procedures based upon a demonstrated understanding of the department's function and role. In dyad partnership with the Chair, the incumbent develops and implements strategic plans and initiatives for the Department. The role is responsible for implementation of IUHP, IUSoM and Indiana University policies and procedures; preparation and analysis of budgets and financial reports; administration of personnel policies and procedures; design and implementation of administrative systems; assumes a leadership role in quality improvement activities; acquisition, maintenance and inventory of department equipment and supplies; compliance; IT security and oversight of space allocation, maintenance and renovation of the department's physical environment. This role will have oversight of IT, education and research and is responsible for over 140 faculty, 8 divisions, over 14 locations and numerous state-wide outreach clinics. The position requires a broad range of skills and the exercise of considerable judgment and initiative. Working in concert with the Department Chair, the Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration-and Executive Associate Dean for Finance & Administration must align the department's goals with the School of Medicine, Indiana University, IU Health and IU Health Physicians' goals by establishing systems to ensure alignment.


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     Bachelor's Degree in Health Administration, Business Administration or a related area is required.
  •  Master's degree in Business Administration or Master's degree in Health Administration strongly preferred.
  •  Requires 5-8 years of progressively responsible experience in financial and clinical group practice administration.
  •  Requires 7-10 years of relevant experience.
  •  Requires knowledge and experience in finance; operations; strategic planning and community relations, preferably in an academic health system.
  •  Requires well-developed administrative and management skills including demonstrated knowledge of group practice management.
  •  Requires knowledge of State and Federal regulatory agency guidelines.
  •  Requires knowledge and commitment to service excellence and a patient-centered focus.
  •  MS Office including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, computer skills and database knowledge highly desired.

    #LI-SL1

    #LI-Hybrid

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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