The University of Kansas Hospital - Business Operations Careers

Senior Administrator Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus


Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 8-5

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our health system; they are our most important strength. The health system offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Senior Administrator


Function as the operations manager for the Department. Work with the Department Chair to provide oversight of all clinical, administrative, research, educational, and various support activities in the department. This includes recommendations regarding staffing levels, interviewing and selecting new support employees, training new employees in administrative procedures, evaluating the performance of staff, recommending salary adjustments, maintaining a harmonious work environment and, in consultation with HR, handling performance problems up to and including termination, if necessary.

To the extent not delegated to Billing Services, supervise billing-related business office operations for a department. This includes managing and monitoring all of the billing, collection, and coding functions between the department and outside vendors or contractors. Implement and maintain operational audit and quality control programs to ensure accurate and optimum performance in all billing related areas, including regulatory billing compliance and teaching physician requirements

Responsible for developing and maintaining operating budgets for the department within guidelines and objectives established by applicable executive leadership.

Develop and maintain efficient department and clinical practice procedures relative to the delivery of quality health care, maintenance of good patient relations, and the accounting and record keeping of day to day activities.

Support operational and corporate business functions are consistently maintained in accordance with sound practices appropriate to the corporation's 501(c)(3) status and consistent with Articles of Incorporation and By Laws.

Assure that the personnel, space, furniture and equipment needs of the department are continuously met.

Actively support the Department Chair and their designees for medical direction in developing and maintaining business plans for the department.

Analyze workflow to assure maximum staff utilization; instill service excellence; encourage mutually beneficial educational opportunities for employees; and assure that the support needs of the department are met and all work is completed accurately, efficiently, and on time.

At the direction of the Department Chair, identify, develop, and organize new programs and services.

Function as a resource to Hospital, and University leadership in designing and implementing workflow changes that will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and maintain practice-wide standards.


High School Diploma or equivalent required

Advanced degree preferred

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in the area of business, health administration or education required

Bachelor's Degree preferred with a concentration in Administration or equivalent combination in education and experience required

Five or more years of experience with a concentration in administration or equivalent combination in education and experience required

Experience in medical group management and academic departmental management preferred

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