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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2016. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
We are seeking an Administrator for the Department of Surgery. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Hospital Administration, the Administrator will be responsible for the development and implementation of the department’s vision, overall management of 250+ employees and a budget of $45 million.
A strategic thinker who looks ahead to future possibilities and translates them into breakthrough strategies.
An individual who takes a broad view and applies it when approaching issues.
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
- Skilled at painting a compelling picture of MSK’s strategy and vision that motivates others to action.
Eager to cultivate talent and support people in meeting their career goals and the organization's goals.
Someone who doesn’t shy away from difficult situations or people, saying what needs to be said.
- Lead the overall operation of the department, ensuring appropriate and efficient provision of services and facilities.
- Implement and/or monitor regulatory, hospital and departmental policies, standards, practices and procedures, ensuring compliance, response and resolutions.
- Collaborate with the Chair and hospital administration to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate short- and long-range departmental and institutional goals, policies, procedures, and programs to meet patient care, educational and research objectives.
- Ensure the establishment of annual performance goals, and assesses staff performance.
- Recommend and/or approve merit, incentive and promotional increases for all departmental professional and support staff.
- Assist the Department Chair in the recruitment, selection, appointment and promotion of professional and/or graduate level staff.
- Recruit administrative, technical and other support staff.
- Analyze and control fiscal management systems to meet departmental and Center goals through budget development and processes which improve patient care and/or private practice revenue.
- Serve as an immediate resource to the Chair and Vice Chairs and other departmental staff for identifying and resolving issues, communicating information and/or facilitating required actions.
- Function as a liaison between the Chair and the staff.
- Lead or participate in departmental and/or hospital-wide committees, programs and/or initiatives.
- Develop, implement and maintain information and systems to collect, monitor, analyze and report data.
- Bachelor's Degree required; advanced degree preferred.
- At least 8 years directly related experience supporting a large clinical practice, preferably in an academic medical center environment.
- The ability to apply broad technical, clinical or professional knowledge and significant job-related experience to function as an internal consultant and/or assume managerial responsibility in a specialized functional unit of the organization.
- Information management skills to communicate, explain, interpret, share, and/or present information.
- Analytical skills required include ability to develop, analyze and draw conclusions from financial and statistical data, as well as to prepare and monitor complex budgets.
- Strong oral and written communication skills
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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