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Washington University of St. Louis Clinic Administrator (West County) - Orthopaedic Surgery - 48592 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Local travel to a satellite office may be necessary.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. This position is located in West County. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


Position is responsible for administering clinical, business and operational affairs with emphasis on analysis and maximization of clinical revenues, implementing effective practices supporting Clinical program development. Position will serve as liaison between the clinical practice and hospital.


  1. Prepares, monitors, analyzes, and manages budgets and promotes cost-effective practices for department.
  2. Plans the utilization of space and facilities for new clinic site and wellness center with requirements of organizational efficiency and available facilities and funds.
  3. Analyzes billing procedures to ensure proper reimbursement of revenue for services.
  4. Coordinates policies and practices with department and Medical School administration.
  5. Develops staffing plans, which include performance standards, recruitment, performance evaluations, promotions, and dismissals.
  6. Assists with the design of integrated systems and processes to support clinical operations.
  7. Prepares clinical data for quarterly projections and reporting, department strategic plan and annual budget processes.
  8. Coordinates clinical reports to providers, proformas, and faculty financial reporting.
  9. Works with Hospital management on OR utilization and Floor, supports continuum of care for WU/BWC Orthopaedic patients.
  10. Member of Orthopaedic Clinical operations team supporting management initiatives.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; progressive management experience required; 5 to 7 years of experience in an academic health center, hospital, or healthcare industry setting. An equivalent of nine years of education and experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree and 5 to 7 years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree.
  • Demonstrated understanding of physician practice operations and business operations.
  • Experience in business development.
  • Experience in budgeting, planning, and financial operations.
  • Experience working with medical staff and an EMR a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; excellent communication skills; good analytical skills.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $71,323 - $92,788 annually.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Department Summary

Whether suffering from a sports injury, hip pain, back pain or any musculoskeletal condition, Washington University Orthopedics provides a full complement of comprehensive orthopedic services to meet the needs of every patient. Combining the best in both inpatient treatment and outpatient care and rehabilitation, the practice is nationally recognized for outstanding orthopedic care, innovative research and advanced professional training. It is ranked among the best orthopedic practices and holds the distinction of being listed on the Honor Roll by U.S. News & World Report. The practice is considered an innovator in both conservative orthopedic care and minimally invasive microsurgical techniques. Affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University Orthopedics has the unique ability to offer inpatient treatment for the most challenging cases within a top-tier academic medical center as well as outpatient surgery and care across the St. Louis region in Chesterfield, Town & Country, South County and the Central West End. The practice offers expertise in ten orthopedic subspecialties – foot and ankle, hand and wrist, hip and knee, cancer, pediatric and adolescent orthopedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry), shoulder and elbow, spine (including scoliosis), sports medicine and fracture care/trauma. The orthopedic specialists are dedicated to providing safe, compassionate and family-centered care for both simple and complex orthopedic conditions. Because of the skill and experience of the doctors and staff, it is the official medical provider for the St. Louis Blues hockey team, Washington University varsity athletics and several local school athletic teams. Washington University Orthopedics brings world-class care to patients from all ages and walks of life in St. Louis and the surrounding communities.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Clinic Administrator (West County) - Orthopaedic Surgery - 48592

Job ID: 48592

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular