Division Manager Hospital Medicine

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Division Manager Hospital Medicine

Stanford University

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Grade: J

FTE: 100%

The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Division Manager (CDM2) to provide strategic direction for the administrative and clinical related functions for the Division of Hospital Medicine. The Division's mission is serve our patients with compassionate, family-centered, and evidence-based care. We are committed to close collaboration with patients, families, and colleagues, and a scholarly approach to: providing outstanding inpatient clinical care, educating future physician-leaders in pediatrics, and leading the improvement of inpatient safety, quality and efficiency. The Division's mission reflects a shared value of addressing health disparities, with a special emphasis on serving low-income communities and giving every family and child the opportunity to reach their greatest potential.

The Division Manager has a challenging and rewarding job working with an exceptional group of faculty and staff in a dynamic and friendly work environment. The Division Manager oversees and manages financial and administrative affairs of the Division of Hospital Medicine consistent with standards of performance that ensure University, School, LPCH, and department business standards and objectives are met. Assist and advise the Division Chief. Ensure compliance in all functional areas (i.e., Finance, Human Resources, Research Administration, Clinical Administration, Facilities, Health & Safety, Education & Student Affairs, and Faculty Affairs) with applicable School, University, Federal, State, Local, agency, and Hospital/Clinic policies, procedures, laws, etc. Responsible for achieving the goals of both the Department and the Division through effective long-range planning, program development and administration; policy formulation; financial management; supervision of administrative staff; human resources management including health and safety compliance; and space and facilities management. The duties of this position are typically split between 70% operational and 30% strategic. Typically, responsible for operating budgets of $10 M.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct staff and provide leadership to achieve goals and vision of the division and the day-to-day operations. Responsible for hiring and retaining staff, career coaching, personal development for direct reports and accountable for the performance of employees.
  • Establish and manage clinical programs which may include outreach agreements and recruiting for new faculty, clinical educators, and instructors. Provide financial leadership to clinical programs to maximize clinical profitability. May establish measuring systems and tools to determine productivity of outreach agreements.
  • Partner with Chief and Director of Finance and Clinical Operations in working with Hospital(s)and Clinics in development of business and program planning; participate in the negotiation of and monitor funds flow and productivity targets. Recommend and develop strategies for clinical cost accounting, revenue management and productivity reporting.
  • Represent the division's needs in regard to research, clinical and service facilities, may negotiate on behalf of the unit's current and future needs with the school and hospital(s)/clinic administration.
  • Develop business plans and infrastructure to support research and teaching. Provide analysis and review of multi-year plans, including providing alternative methods for achieving goals when necessary.
  • Oversee and/or manage the finances across all sources for the annual budget cycle, including developing, monitoring, analyzing forecasting and reporting. Coordinate with the hospital(s) budgeting process, negotiate funds flow agreements. May negotiate funding with the hospital(s) for programmatic needs along with the Director of Finance and Clinical Operations.
  • Make recommendations for changes in staffing, facilities, health and safety compliance, finance, technology and/or administrative functions. Work with the DFA, Chief, Chair and /or Dean's Office regarding resources to support faculty activities and interests.


  • Advanced degree in Public Health, Public Policy or related program preferred.
  • Experience with developing strategic plans and policy development desired.
  • Experience with program outreach, developing community partnership and/or relations desired.


Bachelor's degree and three years of experience in administrative and financial management, or a combination of education and relevant experience.

  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills including conflict resolution.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong financial expertise in accounting, budget planning and financial forecasting.
  • Strong expertise in grants and contract administration.
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong expertise in business and management computer applications and databases.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards and/or regulatory requirements.
  • Subject matter expertise for area(s) of responsibility.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage deadlines.




  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sitting.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, writing by hand, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
  • Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Additional PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (remove if none)


Occasional evening and weekend hours.

Additional Information


Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States
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To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 1/13/2033
Work Type: Full Time