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Cedars-Sinai Senior Manager, Research Operations - The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

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The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute has established an international reputation for developing new cancer therapies, providing the best in experimental and traditional treatments, and expertly guiding and training the next generation of clinicians. Our board-certified fellowship-trained medical oncologists, surgeons, immunotherapists, pathologists, and dermatologists work closely together to advance cancer care. We are committed to bringing innovative therapeutic options to all of our patients with cancer!

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Job Summary:

The Senior Manager, Clinical Ops is responsible for the planning, organizing and managing of assigned areas. Works closely with leadership and physician management in the centralized infrastructure development and operations for a specific specialty, regional program or department. The Senior Manager, Clinical Ops plays an important role in coordinating the strategic planning, program and policy development for multiple sites to insure successful implementation and monitoring. Ensures department supports the needs of patients, physicians and staff and implements process improvement initiatives

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the administrative and clinical services for one or more physician office sites

  • Plans, coordinates, implements and monitors projects and initiatives relating to operations, and ensuring they are consistent with strategic mission

  • Ensures compliance with state and federal laws, professional and regulatory agency standards and licensure requirements. Maintains staff compliance with health system and Foundation policies, procedures and protocols

  • Understands and supports the business requirements and fiscal structure of the Foundation, including patient assignment, risk and specialty network structures, and utilization management. Functions as key resource for staff and physicians in support of these requirements

  • Assumes fiscal responsibility for areas of oversight, including budget preparation, expense control and revenue enhancement. Develops business and operations plans for assigned areas, programs and services in collaboration with Director

  • Establishes effective patient care processes and workflows in collaboration with other leaders. Develops and supports policies and procedures that support the provision of quality and timely patient care services

  • Maintains appropriate quality control programs and partners proactively with risk, quality, safety and clinical operations leadership to ensure continuous monitoring and improvement in provision of clinical services.

  • Functions as key resource for staff and physicians in utilization of key information systems and technologies. Assumes responsibility as practice liaison for the resolution of system related issues, identification of opportunities for improvement and implementation of key systems and system and workflow enhancements.

  • Supervises employees in immediate areas of oversight, including administrative, clinical, technician and health information staff. In conjunction with executive and medical leadership, provides direct administrative supervision of physician extenders. Assesses qualifications and hires candidates, assumes responsibility for the assessment and improvement of competencies, work assignments and schedules, orienting, coaching, training, in-services, performance evaluation, compensation, mentoring, discipline and terminating employment. Partners with appropriate departments in the necessary execution of these duties (e.g. clinical services, risk, quality, human resources

  • Demonstrates leadership to promote collaborative teamwork, cross-training and flexing of staff across operational areas, open communication and problem solving to ensure effective coordination and integration of services between operational areas and programs. Demonstrates consistent ability to promote, enhance and support the organizational culture


  • 8 years experience in Healthcare management or related field required

  • 3 years in business planning, performance improvement, data analytics, and healthcare operations preferred

  • High School Diploma/GED Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Business or Healthcare Administration Preferred

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

With a growing number of primary urgent and specialty care locations across Southern California, Cedars-Sinai’s medical network serves people near where they live. Delivering coordinated, compassionate healthcare you can join our network of clinicians and physicians to improve the healthcare people throughout Los Angeles and beyond.

Req ID : 3462

Working Title : Senior Manager, Research Operations - The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute

Department : Angeles Research Inst

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation

Job Category : Academic / Research

Job Specialty : Academic/Research Services

Overtime Status : EXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $54.57 - $90.04

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.