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In collaboration with the Director of Physician Assistant Services/Department of Surgery, the Project Coordinator coordinates various aspects of divisional operations. Initiates analysis of issues, presents recommendations, disseminates appropriate information and coordinates projects and project timelines. Responds to inquiries and acts as liaison to internal and external contacts. Maintains thorough knowledge of each project’s status and notifies relevant personnel.
In collaboration with the Director of Physician Assistant (PA) Services, plan, coordinate, implement and monitor outcomes of special projects.
Research issues using internal and external data sources.
Develop hypotheses, analyze and validate data and present findings.
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary project teams to address departmental issues. Coordinate meetings and set agendas for these teams.
Act on inquiries or problems and provide information to appropriate internal and external contacts.
Coordinate project timelines and make necessary arrangements to ensure that subprojects are completed on time.
Interviews internal staff to gather information and data for analysis.
Prepare ad-hoc reports on departmental operations (e.g., billing trends). Disseminate information on changes in departmental policies and procedures.
Together with the Director of PA Services, develop materials for, document, implement and/or coordinate the Department of Surgery Physician Assistant and Physician Assistant Student orientation programs. Evaluate orientation outcomes and departmental needs and make suggestions regarding necessary adjustments to the program.
Initiate correspondence. Prepare documentation for regulatory agencies. Coordinate office functions such as typing, filing and photocopying.
Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of the changes in healthcare management.
Participate in organization-wide committees and task forces.
Focused on continuous improvement, knowing the most effective and efficient processes to optimize work flow.
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in healthcare, business administration or public health; Master’s preferred.
Familiarity with the healthcare industry.
The ability to make oral presentations and draft written correspondence.
The ability to analyze financial and statistical data.
The ability to communicate, explain, interpret, share and present information to employees and management staff at MSKCC as well as appropriate external contacts.
The ability to organize meetings and maintain relevant files and hospital policies and procedures.
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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