The Director of Ambulatory Services reports to MUSC Health Administrator of Ambulatory Services. The Director of Ambulatory Services, in collaboration with ICCE/COM Department leaders and Directors of Nursing, is responsible for overseeing the operations of a group of ambulatory practices. The Director participates in long-range strategic planning and short range implementation to ensure sites are managed in a consistent manner that embraces patient-centered service, service excellence standards and utilizes efficient operational processes. In addition to providing operational oversight, this role is a key collaborator with the relevant departments and a thought leader in ambulatory quality and safety, coordination of care across the continuum, use of technological tools and solutions, metrics reporting, customer service, and process improvement.
Master’s degree in healthcare related field such as Nursing, Healthcare Administration or MBA is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in a clinical field, health care management, business administration or a related degree required. Five (5) years of management work experience in ambulatory care leadership role or appropriate clinical area required; demonstrated ability to work effectively with physician leaders; talent in the selection and mentoring of a high-quality, effective team; proven ability to lead change, organize teams, and delegate responsibility appropriately; proven ability to use data to drive performance improvement; strong written and verbal communication skills.
Internal Number: A511964
About Medical University of South Carolina
Founded in 1824, The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) continues the tradition of excellence in education, research and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and 700 residents in six colleges and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members. As the state’s only academic health science center and largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $2.4 billion, with an annual economic impact of nearly $4 billion and annual research funding in excess of $250 million. MUSC operates a 700-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized children's hospital, the NCI-designated Hollings Cancer Center, a Level I trauma center, Institute of Psychiatry, more than 100 outreach locations across the state, and South Carolina’s only transplant center.