The University of Mississippi Medical Center is seeking a full time department business administrator to support its missions of academics, healthcare, and research. Please see below for the position description and requirements.
Position Summary: The department business administrator will administer overall business activity in department including but not limited to strategic planning and goal setting, personnel management and staff development, research contracts and grants management, education program development, legal services and regulatory compliance, space management-academic and research needs, information systems, division financial management, analysis and reporting, building and maintaining department internal and external relationships, and initiatives of the academic/research and clinical missions.
Master's degree in business, health sciences, or health care administration and five (5) years managerial and financial/business management experience, or bachelor's degree in business, health sciences, or health care administration and seven (7) years managerial and financial/business management experience. Experience in an academic medical center or large group experience with knowledge of teaching, research, and clinical practice operations preferred. CPA preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Physician recruitment and compensation plan development experience • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with physicians, management, staff, and other customers • Demonstrated customer service skills, including the ability to use appropriate judgment, independent thinking and creativity when resolving issues • Comfortable operating in a complex matrix environment • Ability to effectively handle challenging situations and manage multiple priorities • Demonstrates ability to acquire understanding and absorb new information rapidly • Demonstrates low tolerance for mediocrity and exhibits conscientiousness and high sense of responsibility • Shows awareness of organizational culture and builds formal and informal networks to achieve goals Acts as a catalyst for organizational change • Is able to assess readiness and manage people through change processes • Excellent verbal and written skills • Ability to use personal computer applications and knowledge of accounting systems and other financial and managerial software applications.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer. The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The Medical Center complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center is Mississippi's only academic medical center. It is the health sciences campus of the University of Mississippi, which is in Oxford, MS.
With six schools-Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Health Related Professions, Graduate Studies and Pharmacy-UMMC has more than 3,000 students enrolled.
UMMC employs 10,000 people, making it the state's second larges...t employer.
UMMC's four campus hospitals - University, Conerly Critical Care, Wiser ,Women and Infants, and Batson Children's - have a total 722 beds. UMMC leases/owns two community hospitals in Grenada and Lexington.
UMMC offers the only Level 1 trauma center in Mississippi, the only children's hospital and many complex services - such as organ transplantation -that are available nowhere else in the state. The UMMC Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is one of the nation's largest and the state's only Level 4 NICU.