Director Ambulatory Oncology Clinical Ops, Dallas Campus
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Location: Dallas, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 122222171
ABOUT UT SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world. Its faculty members – who are responsible for a broad array of groundbreaking biomedical research advances – are respected for their dedication to teaching and patient care. The medical center has four degree-granting institutions: UT Southwestern Medical School, UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UT Southwestern School of Health Professions and the UT Southwestern School of Public Health. The schools train about 3,700 medical, graduate, and allied health students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows each year.
UT Southwestern was named one of the Top 5 Best Organizations for Leadership Development (BOLD) Award winners by the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) in 2022. The NCHL conducts a survey of health care organizations across the U.S. every other year to assess all components of organizations’ efforts to prepare and develop leaders.
A great medical center offers outstanding patient care in addition to fine teaching and innovative research. We emphasize compassionate medical treatment. UT Southwestern’s physicians are equipped to bring the latest laboratory findings to each patient. We provide inpatient care to nearly 117,000 people and oversee approximately 3 million outpatient visits annually. UT Southwestern has approximately 21,000 employees and an operating budget of approximately $4.1 billion.
The Ambulatory Oncology Clinical Operations Director will work in partnership with the Cancer Center, Ambulatory Operations and Health System leadership to ensure the successful management UTSW Simmons Cancer Center Dallas-based Clinics. Collaborates with departmental leadership to provide oversight for the operational and financial performance of assigned clinics, including coordinating institutional resources to optimize patient access, clinical workflows, quality/safety programs, facilities, budgets, human resources, and strategic planning to achieve integrated clinic operations and Health System objectives. Executes strategic initiatives as set forth by the Ambulatory Services Committee, the Cancer Center, and executive leadership. Provides development and training for clinical practice managers and clinic managers. Leads transformation of processes to create an optimal patient experience ensuring staff/provider engagement and satisfaction across all locations.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Master’s degree in health, finance, or business administration.
Seven (7) years of clinical and administrative management experience specifically in the field of oncology. Previous experience as a patient care director required with special attention paid to budget development and financial management, leadership development, and practice management, service line development, and operational efficiencies.
Certification by the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and/or the American College of Medical Practice Executives (CMPE or FACMPE).
Registered Nurse (RN) and Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN)
In collaboration with medical and Health System leadership, provides oversight of ambulatory oncology care delivery models with ongoing evaluation and revisions.
Monitors patient, employee, and physician satisfaction. Collaborates with medical staff leadership to develop and/or revise standards of care with attention to evidence-based practice.
Ensures adherence to legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting The Joint Commission (TJC), OSHA, HIPAA, etc.
Creates core expectations to attain constant regulatory readiness throughout all Simmons Cancer Clinic locations.
Develops growth strategies for volume and facility capacity. Creates mechanisms to enhance revenues through system improvements or development of new opportunities.
Provides oversight in the identification, implementation and evaluation of new patient care processes and programs with emphasis on outcomes, satisfaction, cost, and revenue.
Ensures the financial viability of the Simmons Cancer Clinics via productivity monitoring and achievement of financial targets. Utilizes benchmarking data to improve overall fiscal health.
Directs the preparation of operational and financial reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions. Determines fiscal requirements for the practice; monitors, verifies and reconciles expenditure of budgeted funds. Plays a key role in the development of annual operating budgets in excess of $100 million.
Develops and evaluates staff selection, training, and retention strategies to advance quality patient care.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion