Requisition #: 25537
Working Title: Associate Director - Bronshoscopy & Advanced Heart Lung Disease Program
Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0772004 - Bronchoscopy
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Nursing
Job Specialty: Management
Position Type: Regular-F/T
Shift Length: 8hr
Days: Monday - Friday
Shift Type: Day
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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Bronchoscopy Lab and the Advanced Lung Disease Program has an opening for an Associate Director.
The Advanced Lung Disease Clinic sees patients with all forms of lung disease and at all stages. The program also offers specialty care and advanced options for those who have progressed to a stage where traditional therapies are not as effective.
The Associate is responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and controlling of the daily operations and clinical practice of The Bronchoscopy Lab and the Advanced Lung Disease Program, in order to provide quality, individualized patient care and support of Medical Center philosophies.
The Associate Director assumes fiscal responsibility through preparation of unit budgets, serves as liaison with medical staff and other personnel, promotes the maximum growth and development of each employee, supports research, participates in strategic planning, both long and short term, and assures patient advocacy. The Associate Director is accountable to the Executive Director.
The Associate Director guides nursing staff in the provision of nursing care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, the Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, The Plan for Provision of Patient Care, CSMC Code of Conduct, the Performance Improvement Plan, the Patient Education Plan and Professional Organization Standards. He/she maintains competency skills including the ability to provide care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. He/she can identify the ability of the adolescent, adult and geriatric patients to follow direction/instructions and give consent. He/she can identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide a safe environment and provide appropriate assessment, intervention and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental milestones in the adolescent, adult and geriatric patient population. The Associate Director is responsible for assuring staff competency in provision of age related patient care. The Associate Director also provides administrative support for DOM faculty, their administrative staff and DOM-related training programs.
Essential Job Duties:
Responsible for Bronchoscopy Lab hospital outpatient department operations which include diagnostic and therapeutic pulmonary procedures and the Advanced Lung Disease Program, ambulatory clinic
Administrative oversight for DOM-related faculty, administrative staff, and ACGME and GME resident and fellow training programs
Works collaboratively with CSMC faculty and private practice physicians to deliver safe, high quality, and fiscally responsible care
Coordinates clinical and administrative staffing mix, staffing levels, and competencies to ensure safe and effective service delivery
Collaborates with internal departments and external agencies to ensure compliance with CSMC policy and regulatory requirements
Note: All External Hires must successfully pass a background check, a prohibited substance screening, and a pre-employment physical.
Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree required; Master’s degree in MSN, MPH, MHA, or MBA required.
Meets specialty specific clinical competencies for assigned area.
Certification in field of practice required within one year of hire.
A valid California Registered Nurse License.
Minimum of 3 years management experience in a hospital outpatient department (HOD). Additional experience in ambulatory clinic management strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of E&M and CPT codes and chargemaster practices
Strong understanding of healthcare finance and variables affecting reimbursement
Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice.
Previous experience with ACGME accredited residency and/or fellowship training programs strongly preferred.
Knowledgeable and proficient in the use of health care technology within specialty area. Experience with EPIC Systems (EMR) strongly preferred.
Demonstrates a commitment to customer service and an ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.
Full command (verbal and written) of the English language.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)
The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions.
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