Job Description

Payroll Title:
AMBUL CARE PAT MGR 1
Department:
OCCUPATIONAL & ENVIR. MEDICINE
Hiring Salary Range
$140,600 - $185,200 / Year
Worksite:
Lightwave Avenue
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, Monday-Friday

#119588 Director, Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Initial Review Date: Tue 2/7/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/07/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

The Director, Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine is responsible for leading operations and the provision of integrated and accessible occupational and environmental patient care services in a clinic or healthcare center environment. Care is provided by clinicians and assistants who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs and developing a sustainable partnership with patients. Ensures optimal patient outcomes through effective leadership and/or provision of patient care delivery in healthcare clinics or centers. Promotes shared decision making at all levels to ensure a shared voice in practices, exchange of ideas, enhanced communication, and continually improved patient services.

Spends the majority of time achieving organizational objectives through the coordinated achievements the COEM team. Establishes departmental goals and objectives, functions with autonomy. Manages the accountability and stewardship of human, financial, and often physical resources in compliance with departmental and organizational goals and objectives. Ensures subordinate supervisors and professionals adhere to defined internal controls. Manages systems and procedures to protect departmental assets.

Manages the delivery of occupational medicine patient care, which typically includes nursing, and may include laboratory, radiology, etc. Facilitates the flow of patient care activities; may also participate in practice or center management operations.

Key Responsibilities:
· Manages the patient care delivery system to assure quality care, patient safety, standard work and compliance with internal policy, external regulations, and accepted practices across the continuum of care. Allocates environmental, technical, and staffing resources. May also manage the fiscal and administrative operations.
· Represents assigned clinics or centers on task forces or committees. Participates to develop new programs, review technology improvements, design quality improvement, and patient safety initiatives, etc.
· Develops staff in collaborative decision making and shared governance to ensure a shared voice in clinical care practice, exchange of ideas, enhanced communication, and continually improved clinical and patientcare outcomes.
· Manages patient care in a cost-effective manner, consistent with the financial goals of the organization. Plans and is accountable for the annual operative and capital budget for areas of responsibility.
· Responsible for employee recruitment, performance evaluation, progressive discipline and staff development. Develops a strong culture of teamwork to ensure the quality of daily operations, effective interdepartmental collaborations, and the timely achievement of objectives. Works with clinical educators and leadership to evaluate core competencies in nursing and other clinical care for unit.
· Works collaboratively with Labor Relations on bargaining unit issues and contract negotiations at the local level.
· Facilitates and oversees resolution of human resources, labor relations, and employee safety and risk management issues.
· Keeps abreast of and implements new or changing patient care standards of practice, scope of practice, competency development and assessment, policies and procedures, and new programs. Collaborates with physicians and develops proposals for improvements to clinic services, policies, or procedures.
· Collaborates and provides input, on marketing, facilities, and fiscal planning. Drafts business plans to introduce quality improvements to clinical service delivery in accordance with best practices.
· Collaborates with an interdisciplinary team of health care clinicians in efforts to develop healthcare policies, practice standards, and improve services.
· Monitors expenditures and the annual budgets for patient care services and/or clinic operations.
· Determines staffing needs and plans. Monitors performance of clinic or center services. Coordinates activities with other clinics, centers, units, and/or departments in regard to patient care.
· Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required, plus seven or more years of relevant experience.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license issued by the state of California
  • Strong clinic/center patient care management skills. Practice management knowledge in scheduling, customer-service methods, regulatory compliance, accreditation requirements, and health information technology. Broad knowledge of patient population served and the requirements for the delivery of services.
  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree in health administration or a related field
  • Ten or more years of relevant experience, including progressive leadership experience
  • Five or more years in a manager or higher level leadership role
  • Patient care experience in an occupational medicine environment
  • Experience organizing and conducting large scale employee health events
  • Experience managing and submitting occupational medicine regulatory reports

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must pass physical, drug screen and TB test.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $92,600 - $232,200 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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