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Chief Administrative Officer

New York, NY, USA | Leading Information Technologies Company

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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The Chief Administrative Officer ("CAO") will have strong ties to the leadership of the University Medical Center and will develop a productive working relationship with the leadership of the Hospital Center, whose executive group reports to the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.

The CAO will lead operations, providing day-to-day oversight and management of staff and standards. He/she will provide direction to administrative functions and operations particularly in the areas of compliance, finance, systems, and human resources. As instructed and managed by the Associate Dean/COO, the CAO must work with all levels and across the university and hospital corporate organizations to achieve consistent operational and financial goals.

Responsibilities include:

* Provide direction and leadership to all staff assigned to administrative functions and operations, especially in compliance, finance, systems, and human resources functions. Work with the Associate Dean/COO to drive daily operational effectiveness, helping to develop and implement an aggressive business plan.

*Oversee budgeting and accounting operations for the Hospital and Faculty Practice Plan. Ensure timely and comprehensive financial reporting, data integrity and transparency.

*Provide support and direction to the Faculty Practice Plan. Ensure Plan is meeting ongoing billing and collection targets. Have an understanding of multi-specialty practice reimbursement and billing practices and the financial and data interactions between the practice and the hospital.

*In consultation with the Hospital provide leadership for quality improvement strategies, reaping greater efficiency, effectiveness, teamwork and cost savings.

*In consultation with the Hospital review and evaluate existing clinical services and recommend service and staffing models to meet the needs of patients.

*Oversee development of strategic plans and operating policies and procedures. Set and monitor service standards for the work of departmental administrators in consultation with clinical directors of service and CUMC's Human Resources office.

*Assure smooth operations within the Hospital administration. Act as key liaison with the Hospital finance and operations staff.

The University Medical Center: is a venerable member of the Northern Manhattan community and the area's largest employer.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Business Management or related field. Minimum of 10 years of related experience.

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant:

Minimum of 5 years of experience in healthcare management and 5 years of experience in an executive management position. Demonstrated financial modeling and financial statement analysis experience, particularly in budget preparation and financial reporting unique to a multi-specialty group practice. Demonstrated experience with complex contract negotiation, interpretation, and compliance. Demonstrated entrepreneurial ability to develop alliances and coordinate shared interests of all parties. Track record of successful change management, process improvement, and organizational performance improvement. Demonstrated experience in human resources, organizational development, and strategic planning. Thorough knowledge of applicable software systems, especially in finance and reporting systems standard in a healthcare environment. High level of energy and engagement, especially with community relations. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree highly preferred, with emphasis on public health, hospital administration, and/or business administration. Experience with a university setting and/or academic medical center highly preferred.

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience.


The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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