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Company: UAMS
Location: Little Rock, AR
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

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  Type of Position: Clinical Staff - Clinical Support
Job Type: Regular
Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available:

No
Institution Name: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.

The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority. For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept. UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.
 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only):

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

At UAMS we value Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Visit our website to learn more: https://ddei.uams.edu/

For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at askrecruitment@uams.edu.


Department: COM | Peds CORE Practice Management


Department's Website:


Summary of Job Duties: The Assistant Administrator for Patient Care is an integral part of the Arkansas Children's Triad Leadership team and works closely with Service/Section Chief(s) and ACH director(s) to support the missions and visions of UAMS and Arkansas Children's, jointly set and ensure the strategic direction of the Section. This position will facilitate patient and family-centered care including patient satisfaction through dissemination of data from, and sharing data in support of Arkansas Children's scorecard in accordance with AC and UAMS policies and facilitates research and educational strategic missions and initiatives. The Assistant Administrator for Patient Care directs UAMS administrative and financial responsibilities for identified sections and serves as the primary liaison to centralized campus functions such as human resources and revenue cycle management. The Assistant Administrator for Patient Care is responsible for fostering provider relationships and ensuring all provider activities including patient schedules, operations, patient volumes and other activities are maximized through collaboration with ACH leadership. The role of the Assistant Administrator for Patient Care is to provide leadership and facilitate horizontal collaboration, communication and to fully support interdisciplinary and team performance.

The Assistant Administrator for Patient Care manages human resources, finance and budgeting, and section operations. Uses judgment and experience to apply an advanced knowledge, skills, methods, and practices, conducts analysis and problem-solving to plan and prioritize a varied workload that involves developing solutions to emergent issues, time-sensitive and/or confidential projects, and complex problems. The Assistant Administrator for Patient Care collaborates with the Section Chief and ACH leadership to develop provider workforce plans, JFR's and recruitment strategies.

The Assistant Administrator for Patient Care supports Arkansas Children's Hospital leadership and staff through assisting the Section Chief in operationalizing practice responsibilities and facilitates the enforcement of ACH guidelines and policies. The Assistant Administrator for Patient Care provides information, including but not limited to CFTE, WRVU benchmarks and actual performance, with the ACH leadership team regularly and as requested. Assistant Administrator for Patient Care is charged with providing ACH counterpart with sufficient and timely information such that ACH can develop templates for scheduling of patients.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, health care administration, finance, accounting, or related field plus ten (10) years of business administration, health care administration, finance, accounting or related OR

  • Master's degree in business administration, health care administration, finance, accounting, or related field plus eight (8) years of business administration, health care administration, finance, accounting or related required.

  • Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) preferred.


Additional Information:

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the delivery of optimal financial, budgetary and operational support to the sections and its leadership.  This requires rapid response to organizational needs, including adhering to Department budget processes and timelines, as well as assisting the Director of Finance with the creation and management of the budget, preparing financial and variance reports, conducting internal audits and financial reviews and conducting special financial projects as needed. 

  • Development and implementation of the annual budget includes expense budgeting and revenue projection related to appropriated, discretionary, endowment and gift revenues, as well as grants and contracts.  

  • Ensures all reporting and tracking requirements are followed to comply with the rules of the contracting or granting entity and is responsible for compliance with all applicable UAMS rules and procedures. 

  • Assists with the implementation of the department's faculty compensation plan. 

  • Tracks faculty productivity, salary distributions and faculty assignments to accurately report and project faculty effort allocation and productivity.  

  • Responsible for purchasing, travel, and financial transactions. 

  • May create and monitor recharge centers/core facilities. 

  • Oversees prompt payment of invoices and related research of any errors. 

  • Provides expertise and assistance to faculty regarding grant/contract preparation, budgeting and reporting, in collaboration with College or UAMS centralized services.

  • Collects data, prepares reports and compiles statistics for section use. 

  • Provides and interprets monthly and annual data to the section chiefs.

  • Responsible for departmental staff recruitment, hiring, supervision, training and performance management, as well as creating an operating environment where efficiency, effectiveness and service are priorities.

  • Provides leadership and guidance to management and administrative staff, coordinates activities of the staff and distribution of the workload to ensure appropriate mission support for the section. 

  • Focuses on developing a talented workforce by guiding the staff to engage in appropriate educational and training opportunities. 

  • Conducts annual evaluations and goal setting with the staff, to reinforce the section/department mission and relevance of each position to accomplishing departmental goals. 

  • Works with the UAMS Office of Human Resources to ensure compliance with all UAMS and departmental rules and procedures. 

  • Facilitates faculty recruitment, hiring, resolution of immigration issues and requirements, promotion/tenure processes and performance management/evaluations under the leadership of the section chief. 

  • Provides ongoing decision support and analytics for the section.  Works with Section Chief to development/implement performance goals and objectives. 

  • Collaborates with the Department, College, other UAMS divisions and ACH on business development activities, such as contracts, grants and fundraising. 

  • Oversees business aspects of section's clinical practice at Arkansas Children's Hospital.  Works with ACS Practice director to implement clinical practice initiatives and policies.  

  • Provides analytics regarding clinical practice and recommends changes that would positively impact the practice. 

  • Responsible for working with and maintaining relationships for the sections with leaders at UAMS and ACH. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience


Required Documents to Apply:

Resume


Optional Documents:


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Recruitment Contact Information:

Please contact askrecruitment@uams.edu for any recruiting related questions.


All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.


Pre-employment Screening Requirements: Criminal Background Check


This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


Constant Physical Activity: N/A
Frequent Physical Activity: N/A
Occasional Physical Activity: N/A
Benefits Eligible: Yes


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