The Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Director, Business Affairs.
The Department of Pathology & Immunology’s four divisions, Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, Immunobiology, Laboratory and Genomic Medicine, and Neuropathology, employ more than 100 faculty and 300 staff combining outstanding basic research, clinical care, and education with innovative new programs. The department has a strong research profile and ranks in the top 10 in NIH funding. Its training programs provide education to more than 175 residents, fellows, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students annually. The clinical faculty provide laboratory medical direction and pathology diagnostic services to organizations in the region. Additionally, the Department operates several independent reference laboratories, including Washington University Pathology Services (WUPATH), Genomics and Pathology Services (GPS@WUSTL), and the Dermatopathology Center. It is expected that the independent reference laboratory services will increase in size and importance in the future.
Lead the administrative functions within the department while integrating business activities/systems into academic, research and clinical goals and objectives
Oversight in strategic planning, financial, personnel, systems, and operational activities of the department
Work in collaboration with the department Chair and management team
Provide support to the department’s growth initiatives and create action and business plans to meet stated goals
Create the systems and infrastructure to support the expansion of the Department’s outreach and reference lab services in functional areas such as: IT services, business development and marketing, specimen logistics, client contracting, and reimbursement strategies
The equivalent of Bachelor’s degree in health management or a business related field
7+ years of experience in a business related managerial position
Master’s degree in a health management or business related field
Experience in strategic planning, execution and operation of a customer service-focused reference laboratory and related clinical pathology services operation
Seven years of experience in a senior management position in a setting which demonstrates ability to manage a large, complex, multi-divisional, multi-site, academic department (multi-specialty practice, faculty practice plan, teaching hospital, research center or academic medical center)
Interpersonal and political skills essential for succeeding in a complex matrix environment
External institutional relationships are essential
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Ranked among the top medical schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis advances human health through outstanding clinical care, innovative research and the education of tomorrow's leaders in biomedicine.
The school's faculty and staff enjoy a rewarding work environment that supports inclusion and encourages independence, boldness and originality of thought.