This position is expected to provide administrative leadership across all BMDACC sites and demonstrate a business savviness in dealing with the ever-changing financial/fiscal pressures that face all health systems today. The Senior Director will be looked to by the Director and the CEO to directly interact with and negotiate with the leadership in the system hospitals, medical groups, community practices, and other Banner Health entities. The Senior Director will be expected to effectively balance priorities, be viewed as an institutional administrative leader, and represent the Director and the CEO as an effective communicator at all levels. He/she will provide guidance, information, and management advice to providers and staff concerning administrative initiatives associated with patient care, teaching and research. The Senior Director will provide executive support to the Director in programmatic oversight for the Cancer Centers clinical practice and research enterprise. The Senior Director will supervise and provide professional development for the administrative managers of the Divisions and Sections. In collaboration with BGMC leadership, and other Banner Health leadership, he/she will oversee faculty affairs, research administration, financial planning, support services, facilities, compliance, medical education, human resources, and marketing.
Develops and implements a support structure for the Divisions and Sections. In collaboration with the Division Heads, he/she will have the responsibility for the practice affairs of each Division, and work to create consistent processes for recruitment, retention, compensation, productivity, among others, across the enterprise.
In collaboration with the clinical leadership team, the Senior Director will develop and implement the infrastructure for Multidisciplinary Programs across the enterprise, including the operational, financial, and research support.
Oversees provider productivity, professional billing and related revenue-cycle activities. He/she will ensure adherence to policies/processes and work closely with BMG, BGMC, and other system entities to assure centrally provided services (coding, compliance, credentialing, etc.) are meeting expectations. Will be expected to develop, review and monitor physician productivity; evaluate and oversee preparation of reports for the Director, Division Heads, Physician Executives; and recommend action concerning clinical productivity and physician billing activities.
Works closely with the Division Head of Research, the Research Operations Director, and all the Division Heads and Section Chiefs to broaden the Cancer Centers research portfolio and to increase the number of accruals to therapeutic trials, while maintaining financial viability. The Senior Director will be the senior administrator research related affairs at BMDACC and will work closely with the leadership of Banner Research and MDA Research in Houston.
In close collaboration with the HR Business Partner, and BH HR leadership, the Senior Director will ensure that the hiring and development processes for providers and staff are appropriate to support the Cancer Center. He/she will oversee the recruitment, orientation and professional development of new providers and staff. The Senior Director must understand and implement the varied policies and procedures for physicians, staff, and other personnel. This requires close interaction with BMG, Physician Recruitment, and Legal, and uniformity within the Divisions and Sections of the Cancer Center.
Works closely with the Division Heads and Physician Executives to develop operating goals and secure the resources to achieve their goals. In doing so, he/she will collaborate effectively and transparently with the key stakeholders external to the Cancer Center (e.g., Banner Hospitals; Banner Divisions; and Banner medical groups). The Senior Director will partner with the CFOs of the various system hospitals to optimize the finances of BMDACC in each region. Operationally, the Senior Director will work closely with the Director and CEO to manage the operational/administrative affairs of the Center, including conducting on-going, in-depth analysis of the operational functioning of the Center and developing and implementing new or amended procedures where needed. The Deputy Director will work to develop quantitative metrics to measure productivity and to determine appropriate compensation levels based on appropriate benchmarks and data, including continued implementation of an objective plan for compensation including incentive-based compensation.
Produces results that meet or exceed identified strategic and operational targets through leadership. Assures performance in clinical operations, financial, human resources and quality outcomes meet or exceed established targets. Directs and provides oversight to the management of clinical operations, quality and safety programs, and nursing practice with a focus on results and the evaluation of outcomes data. Leads the effective management of human resources to include staff turnover and retention outcomes and staff satisfaction.
In collaboration with the hospital COO and/or designee, will manage clinical, research and administrative space planning and will coordinate the support services necessary to ensure the operation of the sections facilities. The Senior Director will work collaboratively with physicians and staff to assure equipment is appropriate, as technology and market needs change.
Must possess a strong knowledge of healthcare operations as normally obtained through the completion of a masters degree in nursing, healthcare administration, or related field.
Depending upon assigned area of responsibility, position may require applicable certifications and/or licensures, including but not limited to: RN; MD or DO; Drivers License; Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA); Certified Protection Professional (CPP); Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU); Associate in Risk Management (ARM); CPA; SPHR; Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT); Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM); Certified Facility Manager (CFM); Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); Certified Professional Coder (CPC); JD from an American Bar Association accredited school; admission to a State Bar Association.
Expert-level working knowledge of principles, practices, and operations in assigned or related area of responsibility as normally obtained through a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible managerial experience, including a minimum of two years management level experience within a healthcare system setting or large multi-operational, complex corporate environment.Proven track record as a manager with specific experience in implementing large scale operational and business initiatives. Demonstrated success in overseeing a group of physicians/providers/staff. Proactive orientation demonstrated in previous leadership roles. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills essential. Demonstrated effectiveness in planning and supporting clinical program development. Demonstrated success in supporting medical research with the ability to effectively identify opportunities for improvement in support functions. Exceptional analytic and communication skills with the ability to effectively and concisely communicate complex findings to a variety of key groups and individuals. A proven ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple high priority projects at the same time and delegate appropriately. Proven experience working across a complex health system. Consistently strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and sustain effective working relationships with professionals in other disciplines. The ability to create a high energy results-oriented work environment that encourages colleagues and staff to value each others contributions. The ability to build consensus across a diverse set of section leaders and navigate the needs of multiple stakeholders. The ability to share and celebrate success with colleagues and staff.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 268515
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