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Administrator, Surgery

Requisition #: 188846
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Leadership
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: July 8, 2019

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Administrator, Surgery

Monday- Friday

Full-time - 40 hours

8AM - 5:30PM

The successful candidate will plan and manage administrative, financial, operational, and fiscal activities of the Departments of Surgery. This includes management of all components of the Department(s), including clinical, research, and educational components. Surgery Divisions included are 1) Surgical Critical Care Services (composite of Trauma and Critical Care), 2) General Surgery (composite of GI, Thoracic, Bariatrics and Surgical Oncology), and 3) Vascular Surgery (including the Vascular Diagnostic Lab),. Also includes management of Ambulatory Care clinics at JHBMC (General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, and Vascular, as well as the coordination of clinics at the Whitemarsh and Greenspring locations and the coordination of the OR at Whitemarsh and Greenspring Station.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Manage all operational activities of the Departments of Surgery and including Divisions listed above with authority to make necessary commitments to expenditures of MSP (Medical Service Plan), research gift, ambulatory care accounts, staffing, and patient care activities. Manage the Department’s MSP, ambulatory care, research, JAA, General Funds and discretionary funds including budgets, projections, allocations, controls, and variances. Manage the Departments Hospital finances including professional cost centers, divisional gifts, OR, IR and Clinic volumes, and admissions. Responsible for monthly reconciliation of accounts which includes evaluating expenditures and revenue, identifying positive and negative variances, and following through on corrective action to resolve identified problems.
  2. Oversee the development, management, and implementation of policies and procedures designed to exercise more effective control over reimbursement for clinical and surgical procedures. This includes the updating and revising of existing fee codes, design, and development of Surgery-specific forms, including minor procedure and consult forms. Oversee the implementation cost-effective measures.
  3. Recruit, supervise, counsel, and evaluate Surgery personnel including professional and administrative, allied health, research, and clerical staff. Responsible for selection and assignment of staff, ongoing performance evaluations, merit increases, reclassifications, staff scheduling, and resolution of personnel problems. Provide administrative oversight of Surgery house officers, Advanced Practice Professionals (APPs) and nurses/assistive personnel. Assure compliance with affirmative action policies of the University and JHBMC.
  4. Participate in the recruitment of faculty and the administration of fellowship programs. Includes complete management and oversight and coordination with the MSO of academic appointment process for faculty, fellows and APPs
  5. Manage day-to-day operations of the Department’s clinical operations and implement changes as warranted. Oversee billing procedures, collections, and insurance issues related to operating room, outpatient procedures, and bedside procedures. Monitor and evaluate operations, recommending and implementing changes in activities where necessary, which may affect the cost and quality of patient care. Manage the billing process and implement automation procedures to eliminate inefficiencies.
  6. Collaborate with the Department research leadership on research programs including supervision of grant applications, proposals, status reports and budgets, and coordination of applications to the research administrative office via the Dept of Surgery Finance Office. Act as liaison/mediation in planning, development, and management of various surgery laboratories. This includes the design of research area, major equipment purchases, and recruitment of research personnel. Exercise authority for all research-related expenditures and major purchases. Manage the faculty’s MSP-supported research.
  7. Oversee quality assurance activities of the Section ensuring compliance with JCAHO and Medical Center policies and procedures. This includes the development and implementation of the Department’s quality assurance plan.
  8. Participate in the development, management, and oversight of surgery satellite programs such as the Surgery practice at Whitemarsh and Greenspring.
  9. Manage the Department’s capital equipment request program ensuring compliance with University and JHBMC.
  10. Participate in the development and implementation of the Department’s administrative policies and procedures. Participate in the development of the Department’s short and long-range goals and objective of hospital, physician service, research, instruction, expansion/renovation programs and marketing and strategic planning.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Master's degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field and three to four years of previous experience.
  2. Work requires the analytical skills necessary to plan for, design or enhance highly‑complex medical center‑wide systems and programs, resolve problems requiring a comprehensive and state‑of‑the‑art awareness of the technology and literature in a professional, technical or scientific field, or develop financial and operating plans for a large department/division.
  3. Work requires the communication skills necessary to effectively manage the employees within assigned department and to persuade and negotiate with peer‑level department heads and/or with external agencies/facilities on issues and programs that impact the department as well as several other large departments

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Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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