Spine Director

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

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Posted Date 3/13/2024

Job Description Summary

• The MUSC Health Spine Center Director is responsible for leading all Spine Center administrative, operational, and financial activities. This role is accountable for Charleston Division operational performance, quality, staff management, budgets and strategy development related to the business functions and patient care activities within Spine program. The Director will lead Spine related efforts and provides vision and direction to promote the strategic goals of the MUSC Health Spine Center, delivering best-in-class, patient-centered care throughout the Spine continuum. The Director will be a consultive resource for all MUSC Health Divisions with Spine Programs to launch, develop and grow the continuum of spine care for the enterprise.


Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

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CC004418 SYS - ICCE - SSS

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Job Description

This role will serve as the primary liaison for the department.

  • Manages and influences relationships with senior management team, administrators, functional area managers and staff to achieve best in practice performance and business results.
  • Directs one or more major functional areas of a department, a department, or a business unit.
  • Manages two or more professional and support staff including subordinate managers.
  • More discretion and greater financial authority than lower management levels.
  • Directs the analysis, planning, implementation, and expenditures and budget tracking of major operational projects or initiatives.
  • Provides recommendations to the leaders throughout the organization. Leads in developing strategies and implementation plans to improve and standardize all aspects of operations.
  • Collaborates with department/business unit leadership to support the budget process and meeting key operational goals.
  • Collaborates with leaders to establish operating procedures, enhance clinical and non-clinical workflows, increase productivity, and improve overall quality outcomes and operational efficiencies within a variety of delivery settings.
  • Establishes department policies and procedures.

Additional Job Description


Master’s degree in business administration, Health Administration, Finance or related field with five (5) years of experience in a position of significant financial and operational responsibility in a medical hospital or related institution.


  • Experience in Spine Program leadership preferred with proven success in growth, expansion, marketing, value creation across the care continuum.
  • Knowledge of budgeting, financial forecasting, operations, labor management, strategic planning, planning and management of space or equipment, development and implementation of systems and resource management.
  • Proven ability to research, gather, synthesize and organize information to produce concise reports using various resources. Understanding of external regulatory requirements and effective compliance assurance methods preferred.
  • Must be proficient in the use of spreadsheets and have excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate complicated policies and procedures and financial information to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Position must use discretion in handling a wide range of confidential information.
  • Requires supervisory skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to establish cooperative relationships and must be sensitive to the needs, concerns and safety of patients and visitors/families of diverse cultural orientation.
  • Responsible to sustain knowledge of various regulatory and/or accreditation requirements for practitioners and the environment of care and to oversee action as appropriate within the service line to meet compliance.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

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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Employment Type
Full time
Administration | Healthcare & Public Health

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