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System Vice Chair of Clinical Operations - Emergency Medicine

Mount Sinai Health System

New York, New York 10029
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The System Vice Chair of Clinical Operations - Emergency Medicine will have overall responsibility for patient experience, quality, financial performance, development and the ongoing operations of Emergency Medicine Services in the Mount Sinai Hospitals and Facilities throughout the New York City area. Shared responsibility for system wide strategic and operational activities and functions in collaboration with system hospitals and hospital leadership. Directs all patient care, professional, and support functions within the Emergency Medicine Service Line. Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and maintains quality standards, to attain the values of the Health System. 

1. Operational Performance  

•  Provides leadership and direction to the Emergency Medicine Service Line management team & Hospital/Facility based Emergency Department Directors.  Develops and supports operational management of programs, staff development and training.  Mentors and supports Emergency Medicine Service Line Directors and Managers. Provides expertise and direction in attaining programmatic excellence. 
•  Provides leadership and guidance to achieve health system’s strategic objectives in delivery of quality patient care. 
•  Assists in the development and promotion of patient, staff and community educational initiatives.  
•  Coordinates system Emergency Medicine steering committees including system quality committee, system clinical guidelines committee and system education committee 
•  Directs service line-wide performance improvement programs including planning of systematic and strategic goals and objectives for the measurement, assessment and improvement of patient care. 
•  Provides continuing assessment of health care needs to ensure continued implementation of the hospital’s and the System’s mission, vision and values. 
•  Develops and recommends necessary improvements required to meet the standards of care ensuring compliance with patient census, including, but not limited to, budgeting, staffing, equipment needs and operating plan 
•  Represents the service line at system-wide executive meetings and decisions 
•  Maintains effective liaison among the medical and nursing staff, administration, and all other hospital departments and service lines.  
•  Oversees capital equipment strategies including inventory of equipment, purchasing opportunities and re-allocation of equipment. 
•  Monitors and evaluates the impact of industry trends on the area's current business performance and competitive outlook. 
•  Analyzes competitors' services and prices, synthesizes information, and develops a cohesive, integrated marketing strategy and action plan. 
•  Ensures active communication with all external and internal constituencies to establish strong relationships that are complimentary and consistent with organizational goals and strategic needs. 
•  Conducts cost benefit feasibility studies to determine the viability of new product lines or business initiatives. 

2.  Strategic Planning 

•  Plans, initiate, and develop the strategic plans, policies and procedures for Emergency Services Business Development consistent with the mission and strategic direction of the Mount Sinai Health System. 
•  Supports preparation of Certificate of Need (CON) applications for development and expansion of emergency services in MSHS Hospitals and Facilities 
•  Oversees emergency services capital equipment and specialty supply strategies, including inventory of equipment, purchasing opportunities and re-allocation of equipment within the system 
•  Oversees the planning, organization and direction of Quality Management within the Health System, including: growth objectives, program goals, capital requirements, space allocation, and technological equipment and information systems (IS) purchases. 

3.  Financial Management 

•  Monitor fiscal operations including, fiscal accounting, reporting and control, billing and payroll, third party reimbursement and contracting, regulatory cost reporting, internal auditing and budget coordination and forecasting. 
•  Establishes and standardizes financial management systems to support financial reporting requirements 
•  Reviews, authorizes and prioritizes all financial and capital expenditures by assessing profitability, alignment with business objectives and budget parameters 

4.  Compliance 

•  Ensures compliance with Federal, State and City rules, regulations and tax laws 
•  Participates in and supports Quality Assurance activities as defined by affiliation agreements required by the NY State DOH. 
•  Ensures compliance by the service line with all laws and regulations of Federal, State and local governmental agencies and with the standards, rules and regulations of the various accrediting and approving bodies such as JCAHO, OSHA, and the NYS Department of Health. 
•  Maintains liaison with government agencies to forecast changes in health care delivery affecting the hospital.  
•  Oversees the development, review and distribution of reports and procedural statements which ensure regulatory and policy compliance. 
•  Keeps abreast of federal regulations, congressional actions and deliberations and state and local activities 

5.  Business Development 

•  Reviews comprehensives of the service line on an on-going basis and develops strategies for program adaption to market changes 
•  Develops relationships with outside consultants and industry associations to ensure quality improvement process retains validity and maintains the latest techniques and concepts.  Keeps executive leadership and stakeholders well informed. 
•  Evaluates and directs the assessment of services and development of new programs and research projects on an on-going basis and supports strategies for program adaptation to market changes. 
•  Identifies new opportunities, test new ideas and ensures implementation 


Who We Are: 

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve. 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. 
The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more. 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.  

EOE Minorities/Woman/Disabled/Veterans



•  Bachelor’s Degree in of Nursing
•  Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or related field, required 
•  Active license to practice in New York State  
•  Minimum of eight (8) years progressively responsible senior management experience in a related field, required 
•  Clinical and Administrative experience within an Emergency Medicine department is required

•  Must live near or willing to relocate to New York City (relocation services available)

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