Nemours is seeking an Administrator, Neuroscience to join our team in Wilmington, DE.
As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
As the birthplace of the Nemours health care system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and honored with the ANCC's Magnet® Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. We recently completed a multi-phase hospital expansion that includes new inpatient rooms, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. Additionally, Nemours duPont Pediatrics allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.
The Neurosciences Center brings together organizationally the divisions of Neurology, Developmental Pediatrics, Rehabilitation, Behavioral Health and Neurosurgery, as well as hospital services such as EEG, to help children with complex neurological conditions. Additionally, in place is a planned expansion of the Behavioral Health and Autism programs and the development of a dedicated Autism Center. Reporting directly to the Delaware Valley Practice Administrator with matrix reporting to Neurosciences Medical Director, the Administrator oversees the administrative, operational, strategic planning, marketing and development activities of the Neurosciences Center at all geographic sites and across all functions.
In collaboration with the respective Neurosciences and Delaware Valley leaders responsible for:
- Overseeing the strategic, development, marketing, administrative and operational activities of the service line and divisions at all sites and functions as a member of the senior practice and hospital leadership team.
- Representing administration as appropriate and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements affecting the areas of responsibility.
In collaboration with the senior leadership team, the Administrator is responsible for:
- Setting the strategic direction for Neurosciences services across the region to grow market share in the service line.
- Leveraging system scale and capability to achieve success, and developing and implementing business plans to support the continued growth and success of the service line.
- Providing innovative administrative support to facilitate integrated care for patients. Executing alignment initiatives with affiliated physician practices and ensuring the financial viability of Neurosciences initiatives.
- Establishing collaborative relationships with various departments/service lines and managers within the hospitals, and evaluating options for research where appropriate.
- Designing, planning and implementing programs that promote the mission to improve the health of the patients and communities served.
- Participating in departmental/service line and hospital programs for quality assessment and improvement, identifying opportunities to improve the patient and family service experience, ensuring patient and associate safety, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of The Nemours Foundation.
Additionally, in partnership with the related Delaware Valley leaders, the Administrator will have responsibility for:
- Broad base program development and implementation for planned expansion of the Behavioral Health and Autism programs.
- Master's degree required in a graduate business or health administration discipline is preferred.
- Current clinical licensure, i.e., RN, PT, OT, preferred. Specialization in cardiovascular services strongly preferred.
- Minimum of five of years clinical experience preferred.
- Five years of experience in program development and/or administrative health care experience required.
- In-depth knowledge and experience in the Neurosciences (Administration) field.
- Within the Neurosciences scope: broad base program development and implementation for Behavioral Health and Autism. Will require skills and proven track record, experience and skills in the following:
- Strong program development and broader strategy implementation experience.
- Broad and deep experience in Neurosciences arena: built large-scale, integrated neurosciences program.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more.
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