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Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is accepting applications for our AdministrativeDirector, position. In this role, you will report to the Vice President of Transition Management Administration department and is responsible for providing clinical leadership and direction for all functions of care coordination, transition management and post-acute care services
The Administrative Director will assume the daily operations of a multidisciplinary teams and represents the department to internal and external customers, community partners; including patients, families, nursing, physicians, ancillary medical personal, service line leadership, administration, other hospitals, health plans, and third-party payor. The Administrative Director assists the Vice President with system implementation, process and procedure development, and provides analysis for outcomes of clinical care teams. Assumes leadership roles on various interdisciplinary committees and taskforces to support programs, especially focused on the coordination of care transitions both to and from the Health system. Scope of responsibility includes personnel management, staff education & development and performance management of a multidisciplinary team. Additionally, the Administrative Director has oversight of department policies for regulatory compliance, safety and risk management, ensuring departmental goals are in full alignment with organization goals.
The skill sets required to perform well include the following:
Working knowledge of management principles related to care coordination and transition management. Demonstrated leadership and organizational abilities related to consistency, independence, flexibility, initiative, and creativity. Demonstrated resourcefulness, effective written and verbal communications, and diplomacy, organizational and analytic skills. Must be self-directed, assertive, and adept in problem solving, critical thinking, and systems planning. Ability to work independently, managing a high degree of responsibility and prioritizes multiple assignments. Skills in analyzing information, data, and problems used to develop sound strategic plans. This role requires extensive administrative experience in academic medical centers, progressive leadership responsibilities including varied areas of responsibility including electronic medical record systems and working knowledge of payor benefits for hospitalization and post discharge services.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.
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