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SOM Director Clinical - SOM Med Digestiv

Job ID: 36954
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Faculty Physicians
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Job Summary:
The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine seeks a Director to support the clinical and academic missions of the division. Administrative partner to the Chief, responsible for daily operations, HR management, fiscal management, strategic development across tri-partite missions of clinical, research and education. The director is instrumental in engaging internal and external stakeholders, faculty and staff (both University and Healthcare) to strategize resource management, processes and workflows. Hybrid position. Please submit a resume and cover letter with application

Description of Job Responsibilities:

Leading People: leads people toward meeting the organizations’ vision, mission and goals. Nimbly navigates between the University and its School of Medicine and UNC Health. Provides an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Delegates assignments, clarifies expectations and fosters a culture of accountability. Fosters workforce engagement of both staff and faculty. Carefully assesses productivity and development of our human resources. Working directly and through physician and staff leaders, implements strategies to enhance satisfaction and wellness. Able to lead and participate in teams. Champions departmental and organizational DEI efforts. 

Leading Change: Initiates and manages the changes process. Adapts approach and communication to audience. Actively participates in and influences decision making. Provides thoughtful analysis and prepares appropriate communication to senior leaders. Communicates a compelling vision. Manages implementation process and evaluates outcomes, course corrects as appropriate. Supports culture of continuous improvement. 

Fiscal Stewardship: Oversees divisional budgeting and manages ongoing performance, which may include multiple fund types (clinical, state, philanthropic, contracts, overhead, research) Collaborates with revenue cycle and FP finance to identify opportunities, and to plan for external changes. Carefully outlines financial components for recruitment, retention and ongoing operations. Develops, supports and submits budgetary requests by stated deadline. Consistently identifies and takes appropriate action to correct unfavorable variances. Recognizes opportunities for increases in productivity, cost savings and revenue generation. Takes action to ensure compliance. 

Results Driven – meets and exceeds organization and departmental goals. Applies broad knowledge and critical thinking to develop and implement policies and processes to strengthen performance. Consistently assesses opportunities for improvement. Makes decisions that produce high quality results by applying knowledge, analyzing problems, calculating risks and putting forth informed recommendations. Strong understanding of financial concepts. 

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.

Professional Experience Requirements:

  • If Bachelor’s 5 years of operations, financial, clinical experience, minimum 3 of which in an academic medical center or tertiary care setting. Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • If Master’s degree: 3 years of operations, financial, clinical experience, minimum 3 of which in an academic medical center or tertiary care setting. Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

  • Understands and applies principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and polices related to specialized expertise.

Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Faculty Physicians

Organization Unit: SOM Med Digestiv 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

  • This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System. 

This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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