University Hospital is an academic medical center with 519 beds, an active medical staff of approximately 550 attending physicians, with 600 Residents and more than 3,500 employees. University Hospital is a principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, home to northern New Jersey’s Level 1 Trauma Center, and a regional resource for advanced care, with specialized services such as the Center for Liver Diseases and The Comprehensive Stroke Center. University Hospital is a statewide healthcare asset, offering exceptional programs which serve patients from throughout New Jersey and beyond. The hospital is an important resource for specialized services and critical care that has been independently recognized for outstanding quality.
The Administrative Director, Liver Transplant position requires an individual who is highly experienced as a manager within healthcare, specifically a transplant program.
He/she must possess, specifically, the following:
Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care, Business Administration, or a related field required (Master’s preferred).
Significant transplant-related management and supervisory experience, including demonstrated success in coordinating large, multidisciplinary provider teams and management of a diverse support staff of nurses, advanced practice providers, business and office professionals. The Administrative Director must have at least 3 years of managerial and/or operational experience in solid organ transplantation and good understanding of transplant financial, regulatory, and operational processes.
Must have working knowledge of the procedures and by-laws of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
A strong understanding of insurance reimbursement and negotiation.
A history of identifying key priorities and problems, obtaining relevant information, identifying Superb relationship building skills with a professional and personal demeanor that will include the following traits/characteristics: open and trusting; a results oriented problem solver, visible and accessible, consistent and clear, a facilitator, communicator, and consensus builder, team player, possessing the ability to listen, gather information, influence, and assume responsibility/accountability for difficult decisions.
Strong leadership and team building skills; the capacity to communicate effectively with diverse internal and external constituencies; a highly collaborative management style; the recognition that results are accomplished through others; and the ability to look at complex, organizational issues through multiple perspectives.
Deep understanding of urban health, clinical programs and the systems of care delivery for the underserved; experience and enthusiasm in advancing community-based health programs in urban neighborhoods.
A commitment to customer service; the presence and the ability to represent University Hospital on internal and external matters related to assigned areas of responsibility; a belief in the value of negotiated, as opposed to directed, decision-making.
Demonstrated sensitivity to the cultural, interpersonal, organizational, political, perceptual, and fiscal issues that invariably accompany change.
Strong knowledge about healthcare issues including national trends, health care disparities, financing of health services, regulation, collaboration, competition and the roles of government and the private sector regarding the organization, delivery and financing of care.
In all the above, a personal presence that is driven by honesty, integrity, and the ability to motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, goals, and values of the University Hospital.
To be successful at University Hospital, a candidate must be secure in his or her abilities to contribute to the organization’s success and have the vision and wisdom to continuously provide value added clinical leadership. He/she must also demonstrate the highest ethical behaviors and exemplary business standards, and require these of others.
Position requires exceptional interpersonal skills such that the incumbent can manage the physician-physician, staff-physician, staff-staff relations that underpin an effective multidisciplinary team. Strong conflict management skills are required, as well as compassion, empathy and understanding for the balance between work and personal home stresses.
Compensation arrangements are competitive and commensurate with both experience and achievement. University Hospital and Korn Ferry are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.
PROCEDURE FOR CANDIDACY
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