Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health
The School of Medicine and The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology
& Women’s Health are pleased to announce the opening of a
Director, Department & Clinical Operations position. This
position is accountable for achieving the desired School of
Medicine’s missions and vision of teaching, research and patient
care in collaboration with the Chair. This position has
responsibility for helping the School of Medicine achieve its
mission of advancing the health of all people, especially
Missourians. In addition to an understanding of academic research,
a broad scope of knowledge with understanding of clinical practice
management and medical school training programs is necessary. As a
leader of the School of Medicine, this position is expected to
unceasingly lead the development of a culture that is driven by the
core values of working together to care, deliver, innovate and
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
The Department & Clinical Operations Director is responsible
for developing and directing the long-range strategic business plan
with the Chair. This includes preparation of business analyses,
program expansions, implementation plans for new programs, and the
design and implementation of changes to existing programs.
Manages and monitors the department budget and works
collaboratively with SOM and department fiscal management of
financial resources (e.g., clinical revenue, state funds, grants
and contracts, and gift accounts) for the department, including
financial planning, budgeting and accounting functions of the
academic and the medical service units. Establishes financial
management policies within the department and ensures compliance
with the policies and procedures of the Department, SOM and
University. Coordinates and/or prepares regular financial reporting
which is provided to the Department Chair, Division Chiefs, and
Principle Investigators. Work with support personnel to prepare
grant and budget proposals; assist with grant renewals and
anticipate renewal dates. Provides post-award financial planning
and reporting. Must be able to meet budget deadlines.
Human Resources Management
In partnership with the School of Medicine and University system
HR, oversees departmental human resources function regarding
structure, employment, compensation review, promotions,
disciplinary actions and terminations. Counsel employees and
supervisors to resolve employee relation issues, initiate and
follow through with progressive disciplinary actions when
appropriate. Interview, select and evaluate the performance of the
staff that directly report to the Director. Ensures that all
required compliance of department is completed in a timely manner
in accordance with MUHC and University policies. Direct and
indirect supervision is exercised over all support staff within the
department and for faculty HR and payroll activities.
Develop policies and processes to assure that all clinical services
and procedures are billed in a timely manner. Analyze charge
capture, denial reasons, and reimbursement patterns. Work
collaboratively with University Physicians to improve processes and
to provide feedback and education to physicians, residents,
fellows, mid-level providers, and staff on billing processes and
practices to ensure compliance with federal, state, UP policies.
Evaluate the department’s incentive practice plans to ensure they
appropriate reward clinical productivity. Review and monitor
provide productivity reports. Evaluate and oversee preparation of
reports for Division Chiefs (if appropriate), Department Chair and
Providers. Analyze and recommend action concerning clinical
productivity. Work collaboratively with MUHC clinical leadership;
Provide input to clinic oversight.
Space and Facilities Administration
Works collaboratively with Associate Dean of Administration to
prepare space and provides for maintenance of facilities.
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business
Administration or a related area.
Requires minimum of five years’ experience in a healthcare
environment and demonstrated success in the management of complex
programs and activities.
Master’s degree such as an MBA, MPA, MHA or MSN is preferred.
Experience in an academic healthcare environment is
Anticipated Hiring Range
Salary Range: $107,057.60 - $174,567.12
Grade: HMP - A
University Title: DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT & CLINIC
Internal applicants can determine their university title by
accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
In addition to the Online Application, please provide a list of
references and Resume/CV.
Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining
small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with
big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally
renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers,
Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and
hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University
offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental
and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee
discounts. For additional information on University benefits,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and
expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of
teaching, research and engagement.
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