Job Description

Extended Job Title
Clinical Dept Admin - Orthopaedics

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Employees in this position are responsible for managing the day-to-day administrative operations of a clinical department. Persons in this position must exercise a high degree of initiative and independent judgment, and should have a general knowledge of Health Sciences Center policies and procedures as they relate to department financial management and personnel administration. Provide direct supervision to department staff personnel. Work is performed under usual office conditions; deadlines, meetings and maybe some travel. Additionally, work requires considerable contact and coordination with HSC administrative officials, administrative personnel of other departments and units, granting agencies, other institutions, and government organizations.

Requisition ID
22298BR

Optional Attachments
Recommendation/Referral

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Responsible for developing and monitoring broad and complex financial and management functions such as budgets, including grants and contracts, to ensure efficient utilization of financial resources.
  • Identification and development of new product lines and services offered to orthopedic patient population. Works with marketing Dept. to effectively promote new and existing services to general public.
  • Responsible for instituting systems and procedures within the clinic to prevent duplication of function and service, to include establishing monitoring and control mechanisms required to affect improved operational systems and procedures. Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies such as Joint Commission, Texas Medical Board, etc.
  • Oversees the communication and implementation of TTUHSCEP policies within the Department and develops internal policies and procedures.
  • Oversight and management of Human Resources related task to include recruitment & retention, salary administration, employee counseling and mitigation, promotions\\demotions, in-services\\education and staff development.
  • Manages or coordinates departmental group billing and collection activities, ensuring efficient coordination with the billing department.
  • Responsible for relieving Chair of various administrative duties.
  • Works with Institutional Advancement in coordinating, monitoring and implementing internal and external  communication strategies for the department utilizing intranet and internet web services, newsletters, brochures and other forms of communication.
  • Holds membership in national and regional associations for department specialty.
  • Participates in regional yearly national and regional association conferences for networking opportunities and keeps abreast of all current trends.
  • Responsible for conducting employee performance evaluations for all support staff within the Department.
Position Specific Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in health care administration or business-related area.
  • Two years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of the principles and fundamentals relating to budgeting, accounting, recordkeeping, and business writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; knowledge of general administrative procedures that apply to functions such as personnel, payroll, and purchasing; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to exercise judgment in unusual or new situations and able to exercise discretion when processing confidential material.


 

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
5298.75

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Business or Health Care Administration.
  • Three to five years health care management related experience in an academic medical center or health sciences center setting.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and day to day management of department operation budgets.
  • Three years experience in conflict resolution and directing an employee workforce that provides health care services to the general public.
  • Prior experiences as a Department Manager or senior level supervisor in a state operated healthcare system preferably within the state of Texas.


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Orthopaedics Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
First line Managers

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.


Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in health care administration or business-related area. Two years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience. Working knowledge of the principles and fundamentals relating to budgeting, accounting, recordkeeping, and business writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; knowledge of general administrative procedures that apply to functions such as personnel, payroll, and purchasing; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to exercise judgment in unusual or new situations, and able to exercise discretion when processing confidential material.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
HM, YN, 641X, 741X

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code
70A, 70B, 70F, 71E

Air Force Specialty Code
3A1X1, 41AX

Marine Military Occupational Specialty Code
0111, 0170

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