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Washington University of St. Louis Director of Clinical Operations (RN Highly Preferred) - Neurosurgery - 51143 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Department of Neurosurgery. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: Washington University School of Medicine’s Department of Neurosurgery seeks a Director of Clinical Operations, reporting to the Executive Director for Business Affairs. This position directs the clinical mission of the department, including inpatient and perioperative service coordination and ambulatory operations across all clinical sites. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Ensures that providers are able to meet their clinical, productivity, and efficiency goals. Manages the clinical infrastructure, systems, and facilities required to support the clinical enterprise. Works with department, school, and hospital leadership to plan and execute process improvement strategies around patient care delivery, safety, quality, and cost containment. 2. Supervises clinical managers and nurse administrators across the department. Coordinates patient care operations with physicians, administrators, university and hospitals leadership. Oversees health information management systems, including medical records, electronic health records systems and HIPAA regulatory enforcement. 3. Participates in the department strategic planning process, oversees new facility planning and construction, and provider schedules. 4. Uses clinical, financial and statistical data to manage operations and report results to department leadership. Assists in the preparation of the department-operating budget for clinical operations, prepares capital budget requests and ROI analysis for justifications. Oversees purchasing and inventory management. 5. Conducts performance evaluations for direct reports, with appropriate involvement from providers, and ensures all workforce members receive regular feedback, evaluations and professional development opportunities. Administers compensation planning and enacts change to achieve fair and consistent compensation among similarly situated employees. Required Qualifications * Bachelor’s degree. * Progressive management experience. * Five to seven years of experience in an academic health center, hospital or healthcare industry setting. Preferred Qualifications * Master's degree in health service management or business administration. * Ten years of management experience in a physician practice or hospital service line organization. * RN highly preferred. * Knowledge of clinical service operations, medical record process and technology, electronic medical records (Epic experience highly preferred), clinical safety, patient quality improvement, and clinical business operations. * Exceptional organizational and communication skills. * Strategic leadership qualities — including data analysis, prioritization and delegation — with the ability to work in a complex matrix environment. Salary Range The hiring range for this position is $78,873 - $104,499 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 The Department of Neurological Surgery provides comprehensive patient care services, from diagnosis through treatment. In existence since 1919, the Department offers its services at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital, both nationally recognized for excellence. Both hospitals are the most technologically advanced in the region, offering patients the latest in diagnosis and treatment. Benefits 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: Director of Clinical Operations (RN Highly Preferred) - Neurosurgery - 51143 Job ID: 51143 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular