Director of Operations-Department of Surgery

UCLA Health
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 23, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Director of Operations-Department of Surgery       Responsibilities

Take on a significant leadership role within a world-class health system. Help advance medical excellence and organizational efficiency. Take your professional expertise to the next level. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health.

As the Director of Operations for our Department of Surgery, you will be responsible for delivering department-wide management, planning, evaluation, direction, organization, coordination and monitoring. This will involve collaborating closely with the Executive Chief Administrative Officer and department Chief Financial Officer on financial planning and analysis, accounting and department budgets. You will also partner with the Executive CAO and health system/department leadership in developing and executing operational strategies. 



We’re seeking an exceptionally-skilled organizational leader with:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, or organizational development
  • Five or more years of experience in an academic medical organization
  • Experience leading the delivery of large, complex, enterprise-level projects, solutions, or initiatives
  • Experience with process design and value-stream mapping
  • Ability to work effectively with employees at all organizational levels
  • Ability to create a shared direction within a diverse, cross-functional project team with conflicting goals/constraints
  • PMP or Six Sigma (e.g., Green, Lean, Black Belt) expertise preferred
  • Proficiency with Lean/Agile tools or project management applications (e.g., Visio, JIRA/Confluence, Kanban, etc.) highly desirable

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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