Clinical Operations Supervisor

Connecticut, United States
Thursday, 21 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 21 March 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Focus:

Under the direction of the Yale Cancer Center’s (YCC) Director of Ambulatory Practice, manage and oversee the outpatient clinical operations at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, including supervision of the front desk staff.

Essential Duties

  1. Supervises the day-to-day activities of support staff.
  2. Assesses and resolves or escalates problems arising within unit.
  3. Develops policies and procedures in support of unit.
  4. Assists in long-range planning for work unit needs.
  5. Participates in unit budget planning.
  6. Evaluates work requests to determine if they are appropriate to this or another area.
  7. Ensures that work flow is organized and staffed for quality efficient completion.
  8. Communicates deadlines and special circumstances to staff.
  9. Maintains equipment and supplies for unit.
  10. Completes evaluations of direct report employees.
  11. Interacts with University personnel to define work assignments and requirements, communicate progress of work, and plan and coordinate projects.
  12. Interacts with external sources to coordinate work necessary to fulfill projects, keep abreast of new products and technologies, or arrange for subcontractors.
  13. Supervises a staff of exempt and non-exempt employees.
  14. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in related field and three years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Demonstrated strong leadership, supervisory, and team-building skills.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Demonstrated ability to manage people on a day-to-day basis and inspire a high level of commitment and performance.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Well-developed managerial, decision-making, planning, organizational, and problem-resolution skills while working in a complex clinical environment.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Exceptional ability to pro-actively manage and anticipate change.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Exhibits excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to adapt communication style to address various individuals within the organization.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree in Health Administration or a related field and three years of supervisory experience.

Preferred Licenses or Certifications:

Working experience in a busy medical practice. Previous supervisory experience. Oncology experience.

Drug Screen No

Health Screening No

Background Check Requirements

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Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

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