Senior Administrator, Department of Surgery Medical College of Physicians at VCU Health in Richmond, VA
The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia invites nominations and applications for the position of Senior Administrator, Department of Surgery.
The Senior Administrator, Department of Surgery will further the department’s clinical, educational and research mission and will oversee, direct and manage all administrative and business matters for the department consisting of 13 distinct clinical programs in 5 designated surgery centers. In partnership with the Department Chair, the Senior Administrator will serve in a key leadership role to advance the department’s strategic priorities for furthering the integration of clinical delivery of medicine, innovation and education of VCU’s next generation of surgery caregivers.
The Senior Administrator will establish processes and procedures and implement best practices to increase access, patient/provider experience and optimize the department’s clinical practices across the health system enterprise. The Senior Administrator will collaborate with the health system’s Vice President of Ambulatory Services and the Executive Director of MCV Physicians to improve clinic operations and provide direction on strategic business objectives in collaboration with departmental leadership teams.
VCU Health System is a $3.3B operating revenue integrated health system, which includes Medical College of Virginia (MCV) Physicians (a 700-member faculty practice plan) and VCU Medical Center, which is a 1,125-bed, regional referral center and the region’s first Level I trauma center for adults and children. The Department of Surgery includes more than 82 full-time surgeons, 60 APPs, and 185 staff members that support the VCU Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Richmond, Massey Cancer Center and McGuire VA Medical Center. The department is home to 71 residents and fellows and has improved to 27th nationally in NIH funding while continuing to expand its clinical and research activities.
Proven leadership with at least seven years of increasing responsibility for financial management, operations and strategy within a large, complex healthcare setting, preferably within academics, is required. The Senior Administrator must demonstrate the ability to work within a highly matrixed academic environment, develop and maintain strong relationships and lead change. A bachelor’s degree is required, a master’s degree is preferred.
The candidate must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. All applications will be held in strict confidence. Virginia Commonwealth University is an EEO/AA employer.
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