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Duke School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery Occupational SummaryThe Division Administrator provides overall administrative oversight and coordination of a variety of business related functions as they pertain to finance, clinical management, staffing and staffing development, education, and research. This leader must be able to demonstrate a measurable commitment to creating and developing a diverse workforce and work culture where difference is valued and inclusion is expected and lived. The Division Administrator reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, with indirect reporting to his/her respective Division Chiefs. Work PerformedFINANCIALIn conjunction with the CAO, Finance, Performance Services, and other appropriate entities create a divisional budget, prepare reports and analyses including clinical dashboards, sectional funds balances, fellowship funds balances, gifts, DME. Present these reports to the Division Chief and division faculty, as appropriate, on a regular basis.CLINICALWork with Director of Clinical Operations, and respective Health Center Administrators, to understand and facilitate operational efficiencies for locations where the division has clinical involvement. Provide feedback and insight regarding expansion and strategic planning, for both the division and department clinical enterprise.Work with the Revenue Manager to understand/interpret reports, identify trends, and understand rationale behind them. Facilitate communication between Revenue Manager and the Chief/divisional faculty to ensure understanding of billing processes, charges, receipts, etc.In locations where administrative and clinical support coexist, work with clinic leadership to promote and ensure regular, consistent teamwork among the two groups in support of faculty clinical practice.Maintain communication with marketing/communications liaisons to understand Duke Health marketing initiatives and how they pertain to division/department growth/accessibility and a positive patient experience.Along with Duke Health Access Services and the Clinical Operations team, identify creative and sustainable ways to overcome barriers in an effort to provide optimal access for patients (right provider, right time, and right location).EDUCATIONUnderstand flow of fellowship funding from various sources (hospital, industry, grant, etc.). Work with the Division Chief, Finance team, and Revenue Manager to ensure that billing fellows are billing appropriately and that reimbursement is being credited back to them. With the Finance team, track the cost of fellows against their reimbursements; keep the Chief abreast of any financial risk that exists with respect to fellows not covering their costs.RESEARCHWork closely with the Research Practice Manager and CRU Financial Practice Manager, stay abreast of division research activity. Understand the implications of current and future research opportunities (unfunded, industry sponsored, basic, clinical, etc.) as they pertain to the financial outlook and overall missions of the division. Possess knowledge as to the volume of retrospective studies performed by residents/fellows within the division and, under the guidance of faculty, any K-Awards that carry significant clinical implications.Understand the role of the CRCs as they relate to the division. While the CRCs are under the supervision of the RPM, the Division Administrator is responsible for the financial backing of CRCs and will need to have in-depth knowledge and regular communication around their funding sources. Additionally, CRCs are likely to have regular/frequent interactions with division Staff Assistants; knowledge of roles/responsibilities of CRCs and a high level understanding of active studies to which CRCs are assigned is imperative. Knowledge and understanding of CRC workflows as they pertain to Staff Assistants and clinical staff is also relevant to the Division Administrator.TALENT DEVELOPMENT & PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENTSupervise and coordinate work of designated employees which typically includes divisional Staff Assistants and Program Coordinators. In conjunction with the HR Manager, manage personnel activities to meet department and University objectives, policies, and procedures.Consciously lead to weave a commitment throughout the team that sets high and measureable expectations in regards to equity for all team members to succeed through inclusion and development.Provide supervisory leadership to improve and maintain staff job performance. Routinely coach, motivate, document, provide training opportunities, and corrective action when necessary to meet the job expectations for all direct reports.As needed/when indicated (and in conjunction with strategic planning), create/update policies and procedures for divisional and departmental employees.Advise on employment terms and appointment procedures of faculty, as appropriate.Engage with clinic and PRMO staff; work in concert with HCAs and the Director of Operations to ensure faculty support across all components (research/PDC/University, etc).GAP / OUTLIERManage grants and contracts administration of fellowship and for research.Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this LevelEducation/Training: Work requires a general business back ground generally equivalent to a bachelor's degree in a business related field.Experience:Work requires 4 years related business or administrative experience to acquire competence in applying general personnel practices, accounting and budgeting principles and coordination of major administrative functions. A master's degree in a business related field may be substituted for 2 years experience. OR ANY OTHER EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCESkills:Exceptional finance and financial system skills to include Excel, SAP, etc.; strong written, verbal, and presentation skills; clinical operations skills to meet strategic needs, research administration, supervisory and teambuilding skills.
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