Mgr Ambulatory Clinics - Cardio - Echo Lab

Position: Mgr Ambulatory Clinics - Cardio - Echo Lab

Job ID: 141718

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Cardiology - Echo Lab

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Manager of Ambulatory Clinics – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll manage and lead daily clinic and personnel activities.  The Manager participates and coordinates the delivery of high quality, family centered and developmentally appropriate patient care at the clinic level.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with health care team and works to eliminate communication barriers
  • Serves as a liaison between physicians, families, clinical staff and ancillary departments to promote high patient, physician and other team member satisfaction
  • Ensures continuity in the standard of care by participating in hospital-wide committees as appropriate
  • Monitors staffing requirements and productivity levels by establishing staffing guidelines based on patient needs and budgetary guidelines within review at least annually
  • Participates in the decision making processes for hiring new employees
  • Coaches and develops using an inter-disciplinary approach to individual team members by providing structured feedback for each staff member through yearly development plans and formal follow-up at least twice a year
  • Assists in the development of professional and clinical staff along the novice to expert continuum
  • Assures staff competencies specific to specialty based on initial orientation, ongoing training modules and regular competency assessments
  • Demonstrates accountability for cost effective management of resources (equipment and supplies) while ensuring the department achieves patient care goals
  • Ensures delivery of quality, cost effective patient care within the family-centered care environment by participating in and/or leading one (1) performance improvement activity a year that improves clinical outcomes, patient flow, customer satisfaction or employee satisfaction
  • Supports the implementation of unit/department goals and communication of the organization’s strategic plan to staff


  • A Bachelor’s degree (in lieu of degree, may substitute 4 years of additional work experience)
  • 2 years clinic experience, private practice experience or outpatient nursing experience required (a Master’s degree may substitute for the work experience)
  • MBA/MHA or in active pursuit of such advanced degree preferred
  • Some supervisory experience preferred
  • Pediatric experience preferred
  • Experience in medical specialty of ambulatory clinics preferred
  • Knowledge of word processing
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of quality/performance improvement concepts
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and maintenance along with financial terminology
  • Knowledge of analyzing data
  • Knowledge of medical specialty preferred
  • Ability to collaborate in the monitoring of the quality of clinical care
  • Effective customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to delegate effectively
  • Ability to demonstrate organizational skills

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