Indiana University Health

Clin & Academ Admin Vice Chair IC-Emerson Hall

IC-Emerson Hall

Job Location

IC-Emerson Hall


Medicine Specialties Admin-PR

Date Posted

February 19, 2020

Schedule & Shift

  • Days
  • Full Time

Requisition Number

Reporting to the Department Chair, with a dotted line to the IU Executive Associate Dean for Finance and Administration, and the IU Health Physicians (IUHP) Chief Operating Officer, Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration is responsible for directing and managing the administrative, fiscal, research, education and clinical operations of the department in support of advancing the IU School of Medicine (IUSoM) and IU Health Physicians education, clinical service and research missions. The Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration has significant input into the formulation of department and clinical policies and procedures based upon a demonstrated understanding of the department's function and role. In dyad partnership with the Chair, develop and implement strategic plans and initiatives for the Department. Overall responsibilities include implementation of IUHP, IUSoM and Indiana University policies and procedures; preparation and analysis of budgets and financial reports; administration of personnel policies and procedures; design and implementation of administrative systems; assumes a leadership role in quality improvement activities; acquisition, maintenance and inventory of department equipment and supplies; compliance; IT security and oversight of space allocation, maintenance and renovation of the department's physical environment. The Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration has substantial managerial responsibility and requires a broad range of skills and the exercise of considerable judgment and initiative. Working in concert with the Department Chair, the Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Administration must align the department's goals with the School of Medicine, Indiana University, IU Health and IU Health Physicians' goals by establishing systems to ensure alignment. Indiana University Health is unlike any other healthcare system and we're looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People motivated to do their best every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves. As one of Indiana's largest employers, our vision is to lead the transformation of healthcare through quality, innovation and education, and make Indiana one of the nation's healthiest states. IU Health is among the top ten largest single-state nonprofit health systems in the United States. Through its 16 hospitals (a mix of urban, suburban and rural facilities), IU Health offers a full range of specialty and primary care services for children and adults. Statewide, IU Health has more than 2,600 staffed beds, $6.23 billion in net total operating revenue, and strategic service lines including cancer, cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics and transplant, that have received national recognition for quality patient care over the decades. IU Health has over 34,000 team members. Apply teamwork. Apply experience. Apply skill. Apply yourself. And together we can change everything.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Clin & Academ Admin Vice Chair Role

  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Administration, Business Administration or a related area is required.
  • Masters degree in Business Administration or Masters degree in Health Administration strongly preferred.
  • Requires five to eight years of progressively responsible experience in financial and clinical group practice administration.
  • Requires experience preparing budgets, forecasts and financial plans; experience integrating multiple, complex pieces of financial information to identify themes, trends, and issues.
  • Practices and deploys evidence-based decision making.
  • Effective supervisory and management experience required.
  • Requires knowledge and experience in finance; operations; strategic planning and community relations, preferably in an academic health system.
  • Requires interpersonal; negotiation and presentation skills; with the ability to lead groups and programs.
  • Requires visionary with the ability to think in a positive and creative manner.
  • Requires well-developed administrative and management skills including demonstrated knowledge of group practice management.
  • Requires knowledge of State and Federal regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Requires the ability to lead quality improvement initiatives.
  • Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Requires knowledge and commitment to service excellence and a patient-centered focus.
  • MS Office including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, computer skills and database knowledge highly desired.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.