Located in central Denver's historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer. As a full-service Magnet® designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center specializing in behavioral health, cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care, advanced robotic surgery and organ transplantation, Porter Adventist Hospital treats some of the region's most complex medical cases and surgery patients. Our Heart and Vascular Institute is the first and only program in Colorado to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We have also received numerous awards and honors including: The Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award (2014); top 50th orthopedic program ranking by U.S. News & World Report with high performing honors in eight specialties (2014); an "A" rating from the Leapfrog Group for Patient Safety (2014), as well as many others. The Porter tradition of blending science and spirit began more than 75 years ago by Denver businessman Henry Porter with his generous donation after he experienced care at a Seventh Day Adventist Facility in CA and sought to bring that same philosophy of care to Denver. If you are ready for a career where the work you do truly transcends the walls of a hospital, we invite you to learn more at: http://www.porterhospital.org/
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 114265
Clinic/Department:8681 PAH ONCOLOGY ADMIN
Hospital:PORTER ADVENTIST HOSPITAL
To develop, administer, and direct strategic and tactical operational activities related to assigned service lines throughout Porter Adventist Hospital. These activities include evaluating the components of service now available to identify gaps and barriers in the system and to develop processes with team members to reduce the gaps, overcome the barriers and provide the greatest accessibility within the catchment area. The process of evaluation and process improvement will include a close working relationship with the Medical Director(s) of Service(s). In this manner, the position will play both a strong strategic role in ensuring program growth and viability as well as a tactical role of insuring that work processes are designed to produce high quality clinical outcomes cost effectively. The position's primary focus is insuring that Services are available in our communities' at the most appropriate point of service. The director will work collaboratively with the clinical teams throughout the South Denver Group and the Centura Health system.
Minimum Education Requirements
Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline
Masters degree in a health related field or clinical discipline, preferred
Minimum Experience Requirements
7 years of management experience and proven leadership experience within assigned service line areas
Prefer background/experience with spine/neuro surgery, head&neck oncology, and hepatology
Position Duties (Essential Functions)
Directs the development of strategic and operational programs for the service area. Plans and implements established departmental and service policies and procedures, which compliment nursing division and hospital policies and procedures. Establishes and maintains satisfactory customer and public relations through direct or delegated contact. Performs job functions/duties, providing effective verbal and written communication to both internal and external customers.
Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies governing health care delivery and rules of accrediting bodies by continually monitoring the service and hospitals' operations and its programs and initiating required changes or improvements.
Coordinates development and tracking of both operational and capital budgets for assigned departments. Assures that resources are allocated within departments to provide optimal patient care. Management of costs as measured by established financial standards.
Establishes service performance goals, allocates resources and evaluates performance. Adjusts staffing to assure adequate levels for patient care delivery. Provides mentoring and coaching support for service leadership and staff. Collaborates effectively with physicians, peers, staff and administration to promote interdisciplinary communication and cooperation.
Maintains an ongoing analysis of clinical service performance and monitors trends and opportunities. Recommends, initiates and evaluates service improvements to meet the changing market needs.
Maintains professional affiliations and enhances professional growth and development.
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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