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University of Utah Health Administrative Officer (System Quality) in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position handles administrative matters relating to the total functioning of an administrative unit. This position is not responsible for providing care to patients. Looking for someone highly organized; the candidate will also help with presentations and meeting minutes.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Handles the administrative matters regarding day-to-day operations and procedures of the department.

  • Maintains accounts and billings.

  • Prepares income statements and financial reports.

  • Assigns costs and analyzes alternative line items.

  • Monitors budgets and expenditures to ensure limitations are not exceeded.

  • Makes budgetary recommendations and adjustments.

  • May provide supervision over staff members including hiring and salary recommendations and/or decisions.

  • Coordinates details such as purchasing activities, personnel actions, document control, and account coding for financial transactions and overseeing the maintenance of departmental records.

  • Reviews changes in University policy, federal regulations and contractual requirements and coordinates implementation procedures.

  • May develop departmental procedures, as needed.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated organizational, human relation and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to coordinate with the appropriate officials on non-routine problems and situations.

  • Ability to interpret and apply University policy, federal and state regulations affecting the use of available funds, reconciling varied and complex financial data, and assuring the orderly flow of information into the university's automated systems.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, a related field, or equivalency.

  • Three years of experience that includes specific involvement in maintaining complex financial records, developing and monitoring departmental budgets, and preparing related reports.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Experience working with Process Improvement, Patient Safety, Accreditation and/or Quality teams.

  • Proven strong organizational and communication skills

  • Proficient in MS Office tools including Excel, Word and Power Point

  • Experience in structuring agendas, meeting materials and presentations

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Color Determination, Far Vision, Listening, Near Vision, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking

EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 48495
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule M-F 8-5
Location Name Business Services Building
Patient Care? No
City SALT LAKE CITY
State UT
Department COR ISC 18Q System Quality
Category Business / Administration

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.