The Spine Surgery Program Manager reports to the Administrative Director of Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery Division Director of Neurosurgery. The Program Manager is responsible for the coordination, planning and management of the administrative and clinical aspects of the surgical component Neurosurgery Spine Program. Manages and coordinates resources for the delivery of care to patients and their families. Provides consultative clinical and administrative input affecting patient care including but not limited to, screening, education and coordination of care from the initial patient visit through surgical recovery. Manages clinical education plans from strategic concept development through implementation and execution. Coordinates education programs, promotional activities for staff, physicians and patients as well as community outreach initiatives for patients having invasive spine surgical procedures.
- Master’s degree is required in Nursing, business administration, healthcare administration or related field. Professional clinical background, with Nursing background highly preferred (i.e. Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physical/Occupational Therapist, etc.) or directly related experience in surgical program. For candidates with clinical background, current licensure to practice in the State of Rhode Island is required.
- Four years of progressive management experience in an academic medical center.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Highly motivated, productive, and results oriented.
- Ability to effectively interact with patient, families, physicians, ancillary and support staff.
- Knowledge of and compliance with RIDOH, Joint Commission, HIPPA, ACGME and other regulatory bodies and standards. Strong project management skills are preferred.
- Proficiency in using electronic medical record systems and computer software including EPIC, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Working at Lifespan
At Lifespan, we utilize a multidisciplinary team approach to medicine. Here, you’ll assist physicians and other health care professionals with advanced medical and surgical procedures. You’ll also find the right blend of autonomy and collaboration as you work on some of the area’s most challenging cases. If you share our passion for providing only the best care in a supportive, collective setting, we encourage you to apply.
About Rhode Island Hospital
Founded in 1863, Rhode Island Hospital (RIH), a founding member of the Lifespan health system, is a private, not-for-profit hospital. It is also the principal teaching hospital of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. RIH is home to Hasbro Children’s Hospital, the only children’s hospital in southeastern New England and the second largest in New England. The hospital is dedicated to being an industry leader, as well as a pioneer of major new advancements in medicine and research. Every day, the hospital’s researchers strive to develop innovative treatments and cures, but it wouldn’t be possible without the nearly $50 million in external research funding that Rhode Island Hospital receives each year. Rhode Island Hospital is the only Level I Trauma Center for southeastern New England, providing expert staff and equipment in emergency situations 24 hours a day. RIH attracts renowned, highly skilled physicians from other top-ranking hospitals within the region and across the country in the areas of cancer, cardiology, diabetes, emergency medicine and trauma, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics, radiation oncology and surgery.
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