UNIV - Vice Chair for Finance and Administration - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 4/12/2022
Description Job no: 537336
Entity: MUSC University
Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - COM-Path & Lab Med
Sub Department: UNIV-2245050-Chair/Business Operations
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Unclassified Non-Faculty
Location: Charleston, SC-Downtown
Categories: Executive Leadership & Administrators
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.

FLSA: Salaried

Job Summary: The Vice Chair for Finance and Administration works closely with and under the direction of the Department Chair and serves as the senior administrative officer for the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The individual in this position is responsible for the administrative and financial issues related to the department’s tripartite missions of clinical care, education/training, and research and oversees the management of the departmental budgets and related support staff. This position works with the Department Chair to develop and implement strategic plans, prepare business plans, and plan for anticipated workforce needs as appropriate.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.

Job Duties:

  • 30% - Oversees all general administrative as well as specific operations related to Patient Care, Research (basic and clinical) and Education missions within the Department. Serves as primary administrative representative for the Department Chair with department faculty and staff, the College of Medicine Dean’s office, MUSC/MUHA/MUSCP administration, and the MUSC Foundation. Oversees managers/personnel in each area. Organizes and coordinates efforts between and among each mission and representative personnel, and each University entity and representative personnel (MUSC, MUSCP, MUHA) to ensure direction and goals as set forth by the Chair are communicated and met. Work with the Chair to initiate and implement departmental strategic plans and initiatives. Oversee facilities/space management for the department and ensure adherence to institutional physical resources policies and procedures. Oversee information technology issues for the department. Serves as Compliance Liaison for the Department. - (Essential)
  • 25% - Responsible for the review and management of departmental finances and grants administration. Reviews monthly financial statements and monthly budget status of accounts from GCA, MUSC and MUSCP business offices. Reviews activity/productivity reports regarding faculty clinical and research activities. Advises the Department Chair of faculty productivity. Works closely with MUSCP business offices on protocols associated with billing for professional fees and assists with development of procedures for collection of funds for both inpatient and outpatient services. Ensure adherence to institutional research policies and procedures. Manage all procurement actions for the department. - (Essential)
  • 20% - Oversees the development and management of all departmental budgets related to the operation of the department and provides Department Chair with financial reports and analysis. Responsible for business planning and implementation, which includes forecasting growth and strategic business initiatives, faculty manpower requests, related financial proformas, and operational and business strategies. Exercises managerial direction for fiscal matters of the department by maintaining an effective and efficient financial management system. Responsible for coordinating the department’s budgetary and strategic plans with those of the College of Medicine, MUHA, and MUSCP. Responsible for the development and implementation along with the Department Chair of start-up and retention packages of faculty members. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Work with the Chair and Division Directors in the recruiting, hiring and onboarding for faculty members and staff, and approves all personnel actions for the department. Ensure departmental clinical providers and staff meet compliance and regulatory requirements. Ensure all new departmental providers are enrolled timely with all payors. Ensure adherence to institutional HR policies and procedures. In coordination with the Chair, responsible for the development and implementation of faculty contracts on an annual basis. Coordinate annual personnel evaluation process for departmental faculty and staff. In coordination with the Chair, manage the department’s implementation and management of the annual MUSC Employee Engagement Survey. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Provide oversight and administrative management for all sponsored research administration for the department. Ensure assistance is provided when needed for budget and proposal preparation and management for all division grants and contracts. Ensure coordination between the Pl, ORSP, GCA, and compliance offices Initiate development of budgets for grants and contracts and prepare written justifications to support budget proposals. Work with Division fiscal and other support personnel to prepare grant and contract budget proposals. Oversee support of grant renewals and anticipate renewal dates. Oversee pre and post award financial planning and reporting. Oversee the reporting of clinical trial accrual by faculty member and work closely with the Principal Investigators and study coordinators on trial accruals and associated budgets. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Coordinate management of Residency and Fellowship Training Programs. Coordinate the recruitment and hiring for postdoctoral fellows and clinical fellows. Assist departmental education staff with student, residency and fellow program including rotation schedule and evaluations. Insure all ACGME protocols are followed. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Assists with departmental projects and performs any additional duties as assigned. - (Essential)

Preferred Experience & Additional Skills: Master’s degree in business or hospital administration preferred and at least two years of experience or Bachelor’s degree with five years’ experience in an administrative and/or clinical environment.

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related experience or an MHA, MBA or other appropriate master's level degree and at least 2 years of health care experience in a leadership role.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/20 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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FLSA: Salaried

Job Summary: The Vice Chair for Finance and Administration works closely with and under the direction of the Department Chair and serves as the senior administrative officer for the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The individual in this position is responsible for the administrative and financial issues related to the department’s tripartite missions of clinical care, education/training, and research and oversees the management of the departmental budgets and related support staff. This position works with the Department Chair to develop and implement strategic plans, prepare business plans, and plan for anticipated workforce needs as appropriate.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.

Job Duties:

  • 30% - Oversees all general administrative as well as specific operations related to Patient Care, Research (basic and clinical) and Education missions within the Department. Serves as primary administrative representative for the Department Chair with department faculty and staff, the College of Medicine Dean’s office, MUSC/MUHA/MUSCP administration, and the MUSC Foundation. Oversees managers/personnel in each area. Organizes and coordinates efforts between and among each mission and representative personnel, and each University entity and representative personnel (MUSC, MUSCP, MUHA) to ensure direction and goals as set forth by the Chair are communicated and met. Work with the Chair to initiate and implement departmental strategic plans and initiatives. Oversee facilities/space management for the department and ensure adherence to institutional physical resources policies and procedures. Oversee information technology issues for the department. Serves as Compliance Liaison for the Department. - (Essential)
  • 25% - Responsible for the review and management of departmental finances and grants administration. Reviews monthly financial statements and monthly budget status of accounts from GCA, MUSC and MUSCP business offices. Reviews activity/productivity reports regarding faculty clinical and research activities. Advises the Department Chair of faculty productivity. Works closely with MUSCP business offices on protocols associated with billing for professional fees and assists with development of procedures for collection of funds for both inpatient and outpatient services. Ensure adherence to institutional research policies and procedures. Manage all procurement actions for the department. - (Essential)
  • 20% - Oversees the development and management of all departmental budgets related to the operation of the department and provides Department Chair with financial reports and analysis. Responsible for business planning and implementation, which includes forecasting growth and strategic business initiatives, faculty manpower requests, related financial proformas, and operational and business strategies. Exercises managerial direction for fiscal matters of the department by maintaining an effective and efficient financial management system. Responsible for coordinating the department’s budgetary and strategic plans with those of the College of Medicine, MUHA, and MUSCP. Responsible for the development and implementation along with the Department Chair of start-up and retention packages of faculty members. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Work with the Chair and Division Directors in the recruiting, hiring and onboarding for faculty members and staff, and approves all personnel actions for the department. Ensure departmental clinical providers and staff meet compliance and regulatory requirements. Ensure all new departmental providers are enrolled timely with all payors. Ensure adherence to institutional HR policies and procedures. In coordination with the Chair, responsible for the development and implementation of faculty contracts on an annual basis. Coordinate annual personnel evaluation process for departmental faculty and staff. In coordination with the Chair, manage the department’s implementation and management of the annual MUSC Employee Engagement Survey. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Provide oversight and administrative management for all sponsored research administration for the department. Ensure assistance is provided when needed for budget and proposal preparation and management for all division grants and contracts. Ensure coordination between the Pl, ORSP, GCA, and compliance offices Initiate development of budgets for grants and contracts and prepare written justifications to support budget proposals. Work with Division fiscal and other support personnel to prepare grant and contract budget proposals. Oversee support of grant renewals and anticipate renewal dates. Oversee pre and post award financial planning and reporting. Oversee the reporting of clinical trial accrual by faculty member and work closely with the Principal Investigators and study coordinators on trial accruals and associated budgets. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Coordinate management of Residency and Fellowship Training Programs. Coordinate the recruitment and hiring for postdoctoral fellows and clinical fellows. Assist departmental education staff with student, residency and fellow program including rotation schedule and evaluations. Insure all ACGME protocols are followed. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Assists with departmental projects and performs any additional duties as assigned. - (Essential)

Preferred Experience & Additional Skills: Master’s degree in business or hospital administration preferred and at least two years of experience or Bachelor’s degree with five years’ experience in an administrative and/or clinical environment.

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related experience or an MHA, MBA or other appropriate master's level degree and at least 2 years of health care experience in a leadership role.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/20 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)

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