PROGRAM MANAGER MEDICAL SPECIALTIES 8/19/2016
Cooper University Health Care
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As part of Cooper s Adult Health Institute, the Medical Specialty divisions serve Southern New Jersey including urban, suburban and rural settings, providing over 150,000 outpatient visits annually. These include Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Infectious Diseases, Dermatologic Surgery and Geriatrics. AHI leadership is dedicated to reshaping the way outpatient medical specialty care is delivered. We also believe that improving the care of our most underserved populations will require substantially different care delivery models that restructure the way routine care is provided.
This mid-level manager position is responsible for leading multiple projects to optimize and grow the Medical Specialties services. The successful candidate will work directly with clinical team leaders, physicians, and business leaders and support staff to develop improved and innovative models of care delivery and operational excellence. The Program Manager will develop a deep understanding of the current state of the medical specialty service lines, and design recommendations for future state improvements. Lead the rollout of corporate and institute initiatives across more than 75 physicians and support staff. Responsible to ensure programs and tactics are implemented to meet performance targets. Organization development including refinement of roles/responsibilities and documenting key departmental processes. Manage the impact of new IT systems implementations and new corporate policies.
This is a unique opportunity for a mission-driven project manager to join a growing institution and shape the future of Medical Specialties in Southern NJ.
Scheduled Days / Hours: M-F 8-5
Knowledge, experience and success in managing projects involving multiple stakeholders. Demonstrated ability to effectively diagnose, isolate, and resolve complex problems pertaining to business operations, organizational development, customer satisfaction, and change management. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills are required; strong oral/written communication skills, including diplomacy and the ability to work with all disciplines, levels, and backgrounds, is also a must. Exceptional strength in strategic thinking, analysis and problem solving, organizational leadership, collaboration, and a results-oriented vision and focus. Strong analytical skills, and experience with performance improvement methodologies and data-driven decision-making. Ability to direct and manage multiple priorities, utilize effective time management skills, and exercise sound administrative judgment.
Bachelor degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Public Policy or related field required; Master s Degree preferred.
Experience: 2 - 3 years experience in community based program planning/management, organization administration, or related work
Cooper University Health Care is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, Veteran status, national origin, or any other category protected by federal or state law.