As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
We are currently seeking an Administrator for the Department of Pediatrics in Wilmington, Delaware
In collaboration with the Department Chair, and for responsible divisions, oversees the administrative, operational, strategic, marketing and development activities of the service line and department at all sites and functions as a member of the senior practice and hospital leadership team. Responsible for representing administration as appropriate and assuring compliance with all applicable law and regulatory requirements affecting the areas of responsibility.
Responsible for facilitating a collaborative and supportive relationship between the areas of responsibility at all levels of the organization in order to achieve hospital and practice goals and objectives.
Responsible for participation in departmental and hospital programs for quality assessment and improvement, identifying opportunities to improve the patient and family service experience, assuring patient and associate safety, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of The Nemours Foundation.
In collaboration with the respective department, and Delaware Valley leaders, the Administrator oversees the strategic, development, marketing (in partnership with the Marketing team), administrative and operational activities of responsible department services and divisions at all geographical sites and functions as a member of the senior practice and hospital leadership team. Responsible for representing administration as appropriate and assuring compliance with all applicable law and regulatory requirements affecting the areas of responsibility.
In collaboration with the senior leadership team, the Administrator is responsible for setting the strategic direction for responsible Department of Pediatrics services across the region to grow market share in the service line. Leverage system scale and capability to achieve success, and develop and implement business plans to support the continued growth and success of the service line. Provide innovative administrative support to facilitate integrated care for patients. Execute alignment initiatives with affiliated physician practices and will ensure the financial viability of all responsible divisions. Establish collaborative relationships with various departments/service lines and managers within the hospitals as well as evaluate options for research where appropriate. Design, plan, and implement programs that promote the mission to improve the health of the patients and communities served.
Responsible for participation in departmental/service line and hospital programs for quality assessment and improvement, identifying opportunities to improve the patient and family service experience, assuring patient and associate safety, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of The Nemours Foundation.
Additionally, in partnership with the related Delaware Valley leaders, the Administrator will have responsibility for broad base program development and implementation for planned expansion of related and responsible programs.
Master’s degree required in a graduate business or health administration discipline is preferred.
Specialization in Practice Operations management and related clinical operations strongly preferred.
Minimum Five years’ experience operations and in program service line leadership and/or administrative healthcare experience required.
Reputation as a change agent with high degrees of influence regardless of the reporting relationships.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.