The Administrative Fellowship is a one-year management experience with the opportunity to apply graduate study principles in the practical work setting of a fully integrated health care delivery system.
The Fellow will gain experience by working in a variety of departments throughout Carle Foundation Hospital, the Carle Physician Group, and Health Alliance Medical Plans. Under the direction of the fellowship preceptor, the fellow will support key initiatives and projects in each area. The fellow will participate in senior leadership team meetings, and work as part of multi-disciplinary teams and independently to advance Carle's key strategic goals.
The Administrative Fellowship Program prepares fellows for health care administration leadership opportunities within Carle. Fellows will complete projects designed to strengthen administrative and leadership skills. The Carle Administrative Fellow will:
- Lead projects that develop analytical, leadership, finance, and health care operations skills.
- Demonstrate attention to detail, consistency, and meets multiple deadlines in a timely manner.
- Exhibit an understanding of health care administration, health industry trends, and an understanding of Carle's organizational structure and mission.
- Work effectively both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Act as a self-starter and demonstrate a willingness to take on new and challenging leadership roles, as well as non-leadership projects and deliverables.
- Build effective health care management skills and the ability to work with administrative leaders, as well as physician and clinical leaders.
Administrative fellows are encouraged to apply for available positions at Carle following completion of the program.
Ability to interpret and assimilate clinical/business information from varied sources (both internal and external) in order to communicate with providers, staff and administrators as well as evaluate metrics of achievement. Knowledge of the financial aspects and operations of department and clinic management valuable for the inpatient and outpatient settings. Ability to partner with physicians, administrators, and staff to achieve specific outcomes.
Demonstrates leadership, independence, responsibility, accountability and good judgment. Ability to think strategically. Strong organizational skills to coordinate and manage multiple activities simultaneously including an ability to plan and facilitate meetings, delegate, and determine priorities and critical path items.
Demonstration of Core Principles: Partnership, Access, Service, Expertise and Value. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status.