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Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
Director Operations - Clinical
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or other related discipline.

Masters of Health or Business Administration (MHA or MBA) preferred.

Minimum Work Experience
10 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 10 years of related experience, with 7 years of progressive supervisory/management experience.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Program/Service Administration, Implementation and Human Resources Management

  1. Implement strategic plan through management of day-to-day operations of the department.
  2. Ensure compliance with organizational and departmental policies and procedures, and regulatory standards.
  3. Track, monitor, and evaluate budget for all line items for assigned areas.
  4. Ensure that performance evaluations, medical requirements and all other organizational circuit breakers for all staff are complete and on time.
  5. Establish, build and sustain professional contacts for the purpose of building networks of people with similar goals that support similar interests.
  6. Lead, coach, and mentor frontline managers and supervisors.
  7. Monitor staffing plans/schedules to optimize productivity and ensure quality services.
Exemplary Professional Practice
  1. Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the professional practice model of care and care delivery models in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.
  2. Accountable for efficient and effective implementation of strategies to achieve organizational financial goals.
  3. Ensure the collection and dissemination of quality data to direct care staff and monitors trends to assist in decision making.
  4. Provide a structure that will support a culture of patient and employee safety.
  5. Monitor and evaluate assessment and care processes that are sensitive to the unique and diverse needs of the population.
Structural Empowerment
  1. Facilitate professional development activities to enhance leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  2. Provide ongoing coaching and feedback to improve employee performance.
  3. Assess and advocate for resources to promote and strengthen professional development.
  4. Partner with the organization and stakeholders to identify and plan for the needs in the community.
Budget and Financial Management
  1. Participate in financial planning and budget preparation for assigned areas.
  2. Manage department budget to ensure financial stability of the department for assigned areas.
  3. Track, monitor, and evaluate budget for all line items for assigned areas.
  4. Develop recommendations to meet budget requirements for assigned areas.
  5. Ensure billing accuracy and compliance for both technical (facility) and professional (faculty) billing systems for assigned areas.

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.