Administrator - CHofSA Pediatrics - Administration (90006576)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7063949 (Ref.No. 1292-en_US)
Posted: February 19, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

This position will be expected to work with operational and financial leaders at both CHRISTUS, Children's Hospital of San Antonio and Baylor College of Medicine in order to build a consistent partnership that supports operationally defined growth in all missions, enhances transparency, and integrates clinical, research, and academic growth assumptions in the CHofSA strategic plan.

Job Responsibilities

• Develops a partnership model with affiliation leaders that results in greater collaboration and transparency by demonstrating openness and honesty, displaying sensitivity to others' needs, and leveraging shared goals between BCM and CHRISTUS.
• Facilitates the meeting of the Joint Management Council and Subcommittees.
• Cultivates the shared leadership function between College Department leadership (Chairs, Administrators and San Antonio in-Chiefs) and hospital administrative leaders by providing information and process management to support strategic decisions that align with annual planning, budget expectations and academic excellence.
• Identifies and confronts problems with any misalignment to the operating agreement early with the appropriate stakeholders and escalates to the Joint Management Council when necessary.
• Oversees Contract Administration for the BCM-San Antonio Operating Unit, ensuring all contracts are consistent with BCM policy/required contract terms, all stakeholders are engaged and contracts are in alignment with the overarching affiliation relationship.
• Provides direct oversight of all applicable funds flows related to the BCM San Antonio Operating Unit through the organization of financial data from multiple sources into valuable information identifying trends or gaps.
• Creates accountability for financial performance and variance resolutions related to revenue cycle, productivity and expense management.
• Facilitates the management, planning, and achievement of the annual budget process for clinical, research, and academic programs within the BCM San Antonio Operating Unit. Proactively recognizes the need for innovation of this budgeting process, implements necessary changes, and then monitors the progress of changes.
• Maintains full BCM and CHRISTUS access to all related financial and HR data pertaining to the BCM San Antonio Operating Unit. Utilizes this data to generate the reporting necessary for cost center management across all funding types to ensure compliance with College/Hospital policies and operational effectiveness. Determine the appropriate use of this information both internally and externally.
• Communication of budget assumptions between organizations including merit increases, recruitment and growth expectations. Partner with hospital CFO and BCM Accounting to manage the overall BCM Departmental accounting structure to meet College and Hospital Accounting, Finance and Internal Audit expectations. Ensure reconciliation between College and Hospital for transactional clarity and transparency.
• Responsible for the oversight of all BCM-San Antonio HR coordination, including recruitment, hiring, promotion and termination efforts.
• Participates in the evaluation of strategic initiatives related to research or academic programs.
• Supports the implementation of such initiatives as well as the enforcement of any related compliance policies.
• Understands and articulates the impact of each initiative to the overall financial standing or academic ranking of the College and/or Hospital.
• Oversees administrative support for the Research and Academic missions, working with the local mission leadership to ensure mission functions are executed in a timely and accurate manner.
• Participate in the determination and approval of unfunded research and any resulting changes to a faculty member's CART allocation. Clearly relays financial impacts of such decisions to appropriate leadership teams at both the College and Hospital.

Minimum Qualifications

Required: Master’s degree in Business, Health Care Administration or related field.


Required: Ten years of relevant experience, with at least Five years of supervisor experience.

FLSA Status






Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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