Strength Through Diversity
The Administrator directs and exercises financial, administrative and/or EEO oversight for business and operational activities of department, medical care unit or division. Establishes short and long term goals and objectives in line with the Mount Sinai Health System, and ensures compliance with federal, state and city regulatory agencies. This individual partners with leadership in Hospital, School Administration, Nursing and other key areas in strategic and operational decision making. Directs and administers programs, strategies, and initiatives designed to develop, enhance, and support various, clinical, research, and educational missions. Supervises annual operating budget and manages staff.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Oversees and provides leadership in the development and implementation of integrated operational and administrative programs, objectives, structures, systems, policies, and programs. Monitors and evaluates operational effectiveness and affects changes required for improvement.
2. Interprets and administers policies regarding hiring, payroll, appointments and promotions, placement and orientation of faculty and/or staff. Serves as the departmental point person for labor disputes and other human resource issues.
3. May oversee and direct EEO initiatives. If part of the incumbent’s responsibility, may review and approve reclassifications, new positions and salary increases. Directs and coordinates the performance appraisal system for professional staff and biweekly employees. May oversee staff recruitment and business allocation.
4. Provides oversight to management staff to ensure compliance with established practices, implement new policies and keep employees aware of changes and current standards. Closely monitors staff and provider productivity.
5. Assures compliance with regulatory, insurance and ethical standards regarding safety of patients, employees and property. Identifies contingency plans for potential risks.
6. Encourages collaboration among divisions to effectively coordinate and implement operational activities; facilitates and encourages effective communications across functional areas. Ensures cross-departmental consistency in meeting administrative compliance standards.
7. In collaboration with other department leadership (i.e., department Chair, Senior Director), identifies, organizes and seeks budgetary support for operational activities, capital procurement, and facility improvement. Provides financial oversight and controls; procedures and practices; and development, implementation and management of operational budgets, grants, and contracts consistent with internal and external compliance.
8. Responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance standards. Implements quality assurance programs and oversees monitoring activities to meet standards.
9. Chairs department committees and participates in hospital committees as assigned.
10. May be responsible for all aspects of charging, cash collections and reconciliation.
11. In collaboration with medical staff, develops policies and procedures for clinical and program standards. Maintains, reviews, updates and ensures compliance with policies and procedures.
12. Serves as a key operational and policy liaison, facilitator, and coordinator, as appropriate, to clinical and business operations.
13. Establishes and maintains effective internal controls. Identifies, responds to and investigates potential and actual risk management issues.
14. Sets a tone of leadership that is people-oriented, collaborative in nature and focused in data based decision-making. Promotes a positive work environment that encourages all staff to participate in the identification of opportunities to enhance patient care, access and responsiveness. Fosters and maintains an environment of care where patients, families, and staff are treated with dignity and respect. Promotes cultural diversity in the workplace.
15. Performs other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree or equivalent education and experience
7-10 years of proven management ability including:
1. Knowledge and understanding of institutional regulations, policies, and practices specific to human resources management of BU and NBU staff
2. Knowledge and understanding of medical academic, clinical, research, and practice regulatory compliance
3. Administrative planning and leadership skills, particularly in the development and implementation of complex administrative programs
4. Ability to develop successful collaborative relationships at all levels within the organization.
5. Advanced analytical, evaluative, and objective critical thinking skills.
6. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
7. Knowledge of clinical operations and/or administration in a medical school environment.
8. Working knowledge and understanding of practice productivity and performance measurement programs and systems.
9. Knowledge and understanding of facility and space management principles, processes, and techniques.
10. Knowledge of budgeting, fiscal management, and human resources management systems
Licensing and Certification Requirements (if applicable)
Other: Intermediate MS Word (Word, Excel), Outlook
General Skills and Competencies
· Excellent written and oral communication skills
· Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
· Analytical and problem solving skills