The Neurosciences Department at the University of Colorado Hospital as part of the UCHealth System provides expert and cutting edge care to patients across the Front Range and Neighboring States. Likewise the Spine Center and Pain Clinic manage patients with complexed conditions that require specialized focused which can only be provided by the advanced trained surgeons, physicians, and advanced practice providers practicing here.
It takes a special person to oversee the unique programs offered in these specialized care areas. The Director of Neurosciences, Spine and Pain helps drive the quality care that our patients demand and deserve. Working closely with a professional team of clinical leaders and staff, surgeons, specialist, and hospital administration, this experienced, exceedingly qualified person not only manages a high performing, nationally recognized program but also strives to advance to the next level of expertise, by supporting clinical research, expanding services throughout the region through virtual health, managing the creation of cutting edge initiatives such as the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit, creating partnerships with other health care organization, while keeping in touch with our community outreach and education initiatives through support and partnerships with non-profit organizations.
The Director of Neurosciences, Spine and Pain collaborates with like programs across the UCHealth System to provide the same standards of care to all patients entering any of our facilities. Working through the Department of Ambulatory Services and reporting to the Executive Director, this qualified professional will direct the departments' activities and resources to ensure alignment with the mission, values, and objectives of both the department and the UCHealth System.
Oversight of the following programs: Neurology and Neurosurgery Ambulatory Clinic, Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit, Comprehensive Stroke Program, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and Intraoperative Neuro Monitoring, Multi-Service Line Spine Center and Pain Clinic, Telestroke Operations within the Metro Denver Market Area.
Develops and implements departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the administrative, legal and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization.
Directs and evaluates departmental operations, including information technologies, service level determination, and complaint management, to achieve performance and quality control objectives.
Plans and monitors staffing activities, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions, and continuing education initiatives
Prepares, monitors, and evaluates departmental budgets, and ensures that the department operates in compliance with allocated funding. Coordinates and directs internal/external audits.
Bachelors degree required. Master's degree in Nursing strongly preferred or Masters in Business, Healthcare, or relevant field.
5 years of administrative leadership experience.
Preferred: Strategic leadership experience in a Neurosciences and Spine services environment. Virtual Health Experience.
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