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Clinical Administrative Director, Endocrine

Cardiopulmonary Center 148100
153972 Requisition #
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The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.


The primary purpose of the Clinical Administrative Director, is to provide leadership directing the overall operations, finance, marketing and administration of the center.  Responsibilities include all aspects of the patient experience, patient care, clinical operations, education, customer service, finance, human resources, quality outcome management, safety and regulatory compliance.  The Clinical Administrative Director will work in partnership with their dyad Center Medical Director to develop and maintain collegial and collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders across the institution to positively impact the center operations and patient care outcomes.




Operations Management
Supervise patient care operations including issues related to patient flow, scheduling, patient experience, safety and the coordination of clinical research with operations.  Develop, implement, and direct processes and systems to ensure effective and efficient operations in collaboration with Center Medical Director (CMD) and faculty; Anticipate operational/service barriers; develop strategies to minimize obstacles. Partner with Business Services and the Financial Clearance Center to ensure efficient and timely new patient access and existing patient experience.


Clinical Quality & Outcomes, Safety and Education
Ensure that operational practices are improved through the development, implementation and evaluation of continuous quality improvement initiatives. Comply with institutional, divisional and unit based policies and procedures and external regulatory requirements. Implement and evaluate strategies to ensure continuous safety and accreditation readiness. In collaboration with the CMD oversee the professional practice of clinical services to ensure optimal, safe, effective patient care and ensure compliance with professional standards.  Establish quality benchmarks and implement plans to promote the professional development of clinical staff. Identify opportunities to utilize data about performance measures and patient outcomes in conjunction with the CMD and the leadership team on target areas for priority attention. Ensure staffing resources are adequate to support the provision of safe patient care while maintaining fiscal accountability. Promote a Just Culture that supports non-punitive reporting of safety concerns and events.


Financial Resource Management
Collaborates with the finance team to prepare and monitor the center’s budget within institutional guidelines and takes corrective action in response to financial performance. Implements the center’s strategic plan in collaboration with members of the management team.. Oversees expenditures to ensure cost-effective allocation of resources


Employee Development, Support and Management
Manage human resources including clinical, administrative and clerical staff.  Oversee the selection, supervision, development and evaluation of classified personnel.  Develop, monitor, and enforce productivity and performance standards. Ensure maintenance of allied health and nursing practice standards.  Create staffing plans and justify incremental resources. Develop and implement recognition programs for employees and implement appropriate disciplinary action when necessary.  Ensure ongoing response to Employee Opinion Survey results in order to foster an environment of openness, inclusion and engagement. Assess staff satisfaction, service excellence initiatives and educational needs, along with implementation of action plan(s) to address identified deficiencies.


Strategic Planning and Program Development
Participate in strategic planning and marketing efforts related to the hematology and leukemia patient populations and serve as a member of the institutional nursing leadership team. Develop annual patient volume projections based on history and new programs. Prepare and present presentations and reports as requested.  Collaborate with affiliated academic departments in the identification and development of new services.  Make recommendations concerning industry trends and how they may impact existing or needed services.


Facilities and Physical Asset Management
Responsible for facility and physical asset planning and maintenance including facility design and inventory management.  Ensure optimal utilization of assigned resources. Justify requests for incremental space resources.


Other Duties as Assigned




Required: Master’s degree in nursing or in business or related field 


Graduate of a Physician Assistant training program approved by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association




Required: Current State of Texas Nursing license (RN/APRN) -


Certification by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants and licensed by the Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners OR eligible to be granted limited prescriptive authority by the State of Texas 


Preferred: Certification in oncology nursing or nursing administration




Required: Eight (8) years of clinical experience with two (2) of the eight (8) in a highly responsible management position over direct patient care activities


Preferred: Four (4) years of management experience; Ambulatory experience


It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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