Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/06/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Chief Administrative Officer: Clinical Programs (CAO) provides administrative oversight to multiple clinical service areas (medical, diagnostic and therapeutic, inpatient and outpatient) within the organization. Administrative oversight includes developing strategic growth priorities and objectives, developing and reviewing operating and capital budgets, evaluating performance of services and key personnel under the CAO's direction as well as evaluating requests for new or additional services or programs. Activities also include contributing to enterprise strategic planning and directing all activities of clinical services through subordinate management staff. The CAO serves in a dyad partner to the Department Chairs on all matters related to the clinical operations, taking initiative to develop policies and processes and works close with various leaders to facilitate effective decision-making processes.
The Chief Administrative Officer reports to the Chief Operating Officer, Clinical Programs and Physician Group. This role will oversee the following service lines (subject to business needs): Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Imaging, Rehabilitation Services.
Drives operational performance, achievement of efficiency targets, and ensures the highest integrity for business operations across clinical programs.
Develops, implements, and monitors short- and long-range financial plans for portfolio programs.
Reviews and approves fiscal planning proposals for new programs, annual budgets and long-term goals. Provides expert financial analysis to optimize financial planning.
Provides vision, expertise, and leadership to plan, develop, and implement strategic initiatives, cultural transformation, and technological advancement to streamline operations and ensure best in class clinical services.
Designs and implements quality and safety initiatives. Ensures management of regulatory functions and adherence with quality guidelines. Directs implementation of performance improvement across sites. Fosters an environment of continuous quality improvement.
Ensures manager competencies and access to leadership development opportunities. Leads goal development, sets objectives, establishes priorities, conducts annual performance evaluations, and administers salary adjustments.
Builds deep advisory relationships with executives and affiliate senior leaders. Builds collaborative relationships with administrative, clinical, and service departments.
Maintains strong, positive working relationships with external agencies, other academic medical centers and healthcare institutions. Engages in outreach activities and referral networks to ensure effective partnership.
Directs through subordinate managers multiple large and complex critical programs impacting broad constituencies across major portions of the organization.
Identifies objectives, manages significant human, financial, and physical resources, and functions with an extremely high degree of autonomy.
Accountable for formulating and administering policies and programs for major functions.
Operational or program results can affect overall organization-wide performance and reputation.
Directs through subordinate managers the development of strategic goals and objectives to achieve accountability and stewardship of university resources in a manner consistent with system-wide objectives and initiatives.
Directs and manages relevant inpatient and ambulatory services overseeing the integration and coordination of services across the system and with affiliate partners.
Reconciles goals and priorities for many competing programs ensuring the facility operates efficiently and maintains established medical and healthcare standards.
Develops, monitors, and executes short and long-term strategic plans across all areas, engaging leaders, and respective departments.
Promotes program development and advises on the planning and expansion of services.
Demonstrates expert knowledge of health care delivery models and utilizes this knowledge to improve UC San Diego Health outcomes.
Utilizes metrics to drive excellence, support operations, and facilitate integration.
Demonstrates expert knowledge of capital and operating budget development and management, financial analysis, and reporting techniques. Effectively applies this knowledge to improve operational outcomes.
Demonstrates expert negotiation and influencing skills.
Utilizes advanced skills to build and maintain a climate of trust that inspires commitment to achieve organiza
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