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University of Rochester Program Administrator, URMC Physical Medicine & Rehab - 228484 in Rochester, New York

Program Administrator, URMC Physical Medicine & Rehab Job ID 228484

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 057 Physical Medicine & Rehab


The Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) is seeking a successor to our retiring program administrator to continue the work of achieving the Chair's vision and strategic plan of creating a nationally recognized Dept. of PM&R. PM&R is a field of medicine that revolves around a singular focus: the improvement of the quality of life for those who have acquired significant functional impairments as a result of devastating injuries, severe neurologic deficits, and complex medical conditions. PM&R employs a patient centered multidisciplinary team approach consisting of physicians, psychologists, therapists, nurses, social workers and staff working in collaboration with the objective of optimizing the physical, mental and social well-being of our patient population.

We are seeking an individual to partner with the Chair in the relentless pursuit of strategic expansion of the clinical, education, research and community programs in PM&R consistent with the missions of UR Medicine. Meliora!


Provides administrative support for the patient care services of the Program in the form of planning, directing and evaluating administrative services in the Program.


Under general direction and with latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative:

Maintains responsibility for the coordination of inpatient and outpatient administrative activities within a major and complex program and facilitates the provision of non-direct patient care services. Coordinates all budgets for the Programs. Maintains liaison with various Medical Center and University ancillary and support services.

Coordinates with Medical Center Administration the development of timely and meaningful financial and information systems for the Program. Ensures that data collection for these systems is done in an accurate and timely fashion. During planning processes, serves in a contributory role in the identification of service needs, goals, objectives and resource requirements. Services in a facilitative role in the development phase of any new or revised service activity and participates in the evaluation of the performance of the program.

Plans and directs administrative support for program activities to provide efficient and effective management of resources (people, space, supplies and equipment). Facilitates the development of new and/or expanded services. Assists in overall Medical Center program planning and evaluation of program effectiveness.

Ensures fiscal control through a reliable system of expenditure and revenue accounting. Coordinates program and component budget processes. Maintains responsibility for purchase approval of major equipment, services, space and materials.

Supervises inpatient administration and coordinates component administrative staff responsibility as they relate to program management and personnel administration. Establishes internal program policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with University Personnel Policies.

Assists the Program Director and the Management Team by informing and advising them on administrative and fiscal activities. Represents as appropriate, the program and/or Medical Center and community activities.

Maintains liaison with other departments of the Medical Center for general information purposes, interdepartmental planning and administrative problem resolution. Chairs interdepartmental ancillary and support service committees.

Maintains responsibility for the timely and accurate reporting to external agencies. Participates in the development of policies and procedures. Ensures completion of surveys and reports. Participates in Quality Assurance.

Performs other related duties as required.


Graduate degree, preferably in Health Administration or Business Administration and 3-5 years of relevant experience in personnel, fiscal and resource management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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