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We are seeking a highly professional, skilled and compassionate Associate Director to join our state-of-the-art Procedure Center. You can look forward to a supportive environment with colleagues who are the very best in their field.
The Procedure Center provides both diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as lumbar puncture, bone marrow biopsy, paracentesis and thoracentesis. It also provides services for the placement of vascular access devices including PICC lines (peripherally inserted central catheter) for inpatients and outpatients.
Summary of Essential Duties:
As the Associate Director, you will be engaged in planning, organizing, directing and controlling daily operations and clinical practice in the Procedure Center, Ambulatory Infusion Center(AIC), and Bronchoscopy Lab. You will oversee the delivery of patient care to assure safe, quality, individualized care in accordance with Medical Center philosophies. This leader assumes fiscal responsibility through preparation of unit capital and operations budgets, clinical productivity, and monthly variance analyses. You can also anticipate serving as liaison with medical staff and other personnel to champion the maximum growth and development of each employee, ensure physician and staff satisfaction, and positive patient experiences.
Works collaboratively with clinical leadership to standardize nursing practice to deliver high quality clinical care, incorporating research and teaching activities.
Cultivates and maintains professional relationships with primary customers of the clinical area(s) including medical directors, physicians, physician groups and patients to enhance patient experience and to positively impact core clinical measures.
Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates systems/initiatives/programs to facilitate performance/quality improvements in keeping with strategic objectives and regulatory requirements.
Implements rapid quality improvement interventions. Understands the benefits of standardization and how to drive its implantation through the service line to improve quality, efficiency, patient, staff and physician satisfaction
Ensures compliance with state and federal laws, accreditation, professional and regulatory agency standards and licensure requirements. Maintains staff compliance with medical center policies, procedures and protocols.
Responsible for planning and overseeing all dally operations and administration of the clinical departments, and supervision of staff. Lead operational aspects of special projects.
Manage infrastructure development and participates in strategic planning.
Directly manages staffing and employee recruitment and retention. Develop staffing plans based on department needs; interview and recommend hiring of new staff.
Manage all components of the employee life cycle. Serve as liaison for the Executive Director/Pl(s) and HR Business Partner.
Responsible for employee development. In collaboration with Executive Director, evaluate performance and recommend merit increases and constructive improvement plans as needed.
Functions as a positive, creative and effective leader, actively participating in QAPl/performance improvement activities and consulting in the implementation of training programs.
Recognizes the worth of her/his human resources and uses them effectively. Maintains positive work climate, ensures appropriate staff education, creates environment that fosters self-directed staff, assists employees to develop and contribute to the organization, and applies human resource policies fairly and consistently.
Responsible for development and management of department capital and operations budgets. Performs monthly variance analysis; identifies errors and works with the corresponding financial unit to facilitate corrections. Prepares ad hoc budgets and financial reports as requested.
Maintains department charge master(s) ensuring compliance with billing requirements. Engages In fiscally responsible staffing and inventory management practices.
Vets new technology used in the performance of clinical care. Performs profitability analyses to ensure fiscal viability prior to purchase.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.