DIRECTOR OF ONCOLOGY AMBULATORY OPERATIONS
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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 12/20/2016
UT Southwestern Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONFull/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Masters degree in Health, Finance or Business Administration required.
Seven (7) years of clinical and administrative management experience specifically in the field of oncology required. Previous experience as a patient care director required, with special attention paid to budget development and financial management, leadership development, and practice management, service line development, and operational efficiencies.
Certification by the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and/or the American College of Medical Practice Executives (CMPE or FACMPE) is preferred.
Provides overall administrative direction and coordination of the Simmons Cancer Clinics at UT Southwestern Medical Center including services provided at satellite clinical centers. Implements strategies to improve patient volumes and revenue; including oversight of the patient and physician referral process, expansion and addition of facilities, and the implementation of new patient care programs. Manages the financial and operational performance of the Cancer Clinics. Accountable for staffing, quality, safety, service and clinical excellence throughout the patient care experience across all locations. Performs duties in collaboration with Health System and Cancer Clinic medical staff leadership.
1. In collaboration with medical and Health System leadership, provides oversight of ambulatory oncology care delivery models with ongoing evaluation and revisions.
2. Monitors patient, employee, and physician satisfaction. Collaborates with medical staff leadership to develop and/or revise standards of care with attention to evidence-based practice.
3. Ensures adherence to legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting The Joint Commission (TJC), OSHA, HIPAA, etc.
4. Creates core expectations to attain constant regulatory readiness throughout all Simmons Cancer Clinic locations.
5. Develops growth strategies for volume and facility capacity. Creates mechanisms to enhance revenues through system improvements or development of new opportunities.
6. Provides oversight in the identification, implementation and evaluation of new patient care processes and programs with emphasis on outcomes, satisfaction, cost, and revenue.
7. Ensures the financial viability of the Simmons Cancer Clinics via productivity monitoring and achievement of financial targets. Utilizes benchmarking data to improve overall fiscal health.
8. Directs the preparation of operational and financial reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions. Determines fiscal requirements for the practice; monitors, verifies and reconciles expenditure of budgeted funds. Plays a key role in the development of annual operating budgets in excess of $100 million.
9. Develops and evaluates staff selection, training and retention strategies to advance quality patient care.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..