Administrative Fellow - 2020 Admin Fellowship Program (50466)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: 1.0/80
  • Shift: Days
  • Hours in Shift: 8
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Req: 50466

Job Description

Please Note: Work visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Stanford Health Care - Administrative Fellowship Program Overview

The Administrative Fellow Program at Stanford Health Care is designed to promote the growth and development of future healthcare leaders. The Administrative Fellow Program is a paid, one-year post-graduate experience designed to give an individual exposure to healthcare leadership as well as provide an opportunity to apply skills and knowledge gained from graduate studies to practical experiences within the hospital. The program is largely project based and is intended to provide opportunities for mentorship from senior leaders, continued learning within the academic medicine model, and support the fellow's interest and area of expertise/experience. The program sponsors and mentors will work closely with the administrative fellow to align interest and need and the fellow is responsible for completing a project on a topic mutually agreed upon.

Eligibility
Stanford Health Care seeks qualified candidates for the Administrative Fellowship Program who are Masters prepared in one or more of the following fields of study or related degree programs:
Hospital administration/ Health Services Administration
Business Administration
Public Health

Additional requirements are included within the Administrative Fellow performance profile (see Performance Profile section).

Performance Profile: Administrative Fellow
The Administrative Fellow Program at Stanford Health Care is designed to promote the growth and development of future healthcare leaders. The Administrative Fellow Program is a paid, one-year post-graduate experience designed to give an individual exposure to healthcare leadership as well as provide an opportunity to apply skills and knowledge gained from graduate studies to practical experiences within the hospital. The program is largely project based and is intended to provide opportunities for mentorship from senior leaders, continued learning within the academic medicine model, and support the fellow's interest and area of expertise/experience. The program sponsors and mentors will work closely with the administrative fellow to align interest and need and the fellow is responsible for completing a project on a topic mutually agreed upon.

Essential Functions
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients' rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings. Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

Participates and leads ongoing planning and execution of projects as assigned by the mentor/preceptor and members of the executive team
Visits key hospital departments and observes selected meetings with strategic partners to become familiar with strategy, workflow, problem solving, and development of relationships at the enterprise
Obtains, analyzes, synthesizes and interprets industry and institutional data, as well as market utilization and financial data. Assists in obtaining and evaluating benchmark data
Performs independent analysis of operational, financial and statistical information related to project work
Assists with the planning and facilitation of improvement projects and presents, disseminates findings
Attends and participates in management meetings at the instruction of senior management

Participates in rotations, as selected, in the following areas in order to identify
a) key players, their roles, and outputs at all levels of the area; b) relationship and contribution of the area to the hospital, as a whole; c) actions taken to address issues and challenges in the area; d) management of staff-client relations; e) methods of formal and informal assessment of area's effectiveness; f) resources and their management; and g) governance and leadership
Researches, designs, and produces projects that involve Senior Management, Physician Leaders, all levels of the organization, and patients and families
Maintains a current knowledge of emerging healthcare challenges facing hospitals and healthcare systems nationally

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Actively pursuing Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in one or more of the following fields of study or related degree programs:

Hospital administration/ Health Services Administration
Business Administration
Public Health

Experience: None required
License/Certification: None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of current healthcare industry trends
Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels and in situations requiring instructing, persuading, negotiating, conflict resolution, consulting and advising, as well as flawless written communication
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with widely diverse groups, including individuals at all levels both within and outside the organization
Ability to manage multiple priorities and work effectively in a team or independent setting
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines
Ability to provide leadership and influence others
Ability to establish and maintain an effective work relationship with the senior leadership of the hospital
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
Ability to use insight and feedback from mentors, peers, and clients to identify areas for professional development
Skill in managing time, stress, and conflict effectively in a work setting
High-level of analytical and problem-solving skills
Project management skills including the ability to plan, organize, and facilitate projects with complex scope and deliverables

Submission Requirements

All applicants are required to submit the following documentation and adhere to the application deadline listed below. All attachments must be in Word or PDF format:

Complete profile and job application form by visiting www.stanfordhealthcarecareers.com. To apply, please see step for step instructions:
Go to "Search Jobs" on the upper right hand corner of the page and type in "Administrative Fellow" and click on "Submit".
Click on "Administrative Fellow - 2019 Admin Fellowship Program" directly below the "Job Title" box in red. This will take you to the job description and program overview page.
Click on "Apply for This Job". Select "I Agree" on the CICARE Philosophy page. You need to create a username and password, if you have never created a profile or applied to any SHC positions. If you have previously applied to SHC positions, you may use the same login information. Complete and review your online application and answer all questions as applicable.
Click "Submit" and upload the required documents to complete the application process.
"Add" selected documents and complete the online assessment questions. Please note that you will not be able to upload any documents unless you have submitted the application form.

Documents to be uploaded must include:
Current resume or curriculum vitae
Personal statement (1-2 pages) that outlines career objectives and interest in pursuing a fellowship position at Stanford Health Care
Three (3) letters of recommendation (faculty recommendation from current Master's program, professional recommendation)
Official transcript of graduate coursework to date (clear and legible attachment required)

Note: Confidential letters of recommendation may be emailed directly to Aligons@stanfordhealthcare.org

Application Receipt Deadline
October 2, 2019
Phone Interviews
October 7-9, 2019
Onsite Interviews
October 14, 2019
Start Date
June 2020 (Negotiable)

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