Administrative Manager II (Department of Anatomic Pathology)
Boston, MA 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description
Job Summary
The Department of Anatomic Pathology offers a unique blend of clinical services, medical staff, data base management and integrated support of laboratory operations. This role will provide administrative oversight to all front office operations and administrative associate personnel. Ideal candidates have knowledge and experience in clinical workflow and operations, excellent communications skills and past leadership over administrative teams.

This Administrative Manager II will:
  • Manage the secretarial, clerical and administrative support staff and services for the Anatomical Pathology department.
  • Recommend, implement and maintain internal office systems and procedures to promote efficient, effective support service operations; Maintain departmental administrative policies and procedures.
  • Manage the daily administrative operations of research laboratory including: communication from division office to lab staff, management of vacation time, library/conference room, management of vital lab administrative resources.
  • Act as the primary liaison for the division regarding Human Resource policy and function, including oversight of ECF/MSS administration, interviewing, hiring, training, and orientation.
  • Monitor annual performance appraisals, and develop and monitor merit increase plans, ensuring adherence to guidelines with Division Manager and Division Chief.
  • Process annual merit evaluations; Approve payroll transactions.
  • Manage the administration and maintenance of department recordkeeping systems, including highly sensitive and/or critical administrative and financial data.
  • Manage subordinate staff in planning, preparation logistics, and administrative requirements for seminars, conferences and other special programs or events.
  • Participate in administration of departmental fellowship and/or residency programs, training grants and related programs.
  • Act as backup and assistant to Financial Manager with regard to grant submission, and the administrative requirements of division training grant program.
To qualify, you must have:
  • BS/BA degree in business administration, health care administration or closely related plus a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • Advanced degree (MBA, MHA) is preferred.
  • Excellent analytical skills necessary to resolve problems requiring a professional level of knowledge in a specific discipline and to improve, enhance or upgrade complex systems and programs.
  • Excellent communication skills (written as well as verbal) and the ability to work collaboratively with other staff.
  • Ability to effectively manage the employees within assigned department and to persuade and negotiate with peer level managers on issues and programs that impact the department.
  • Strong diplomatic skills and the ability to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair and workable solutions.
  • Ability to work independently and use skills of judgment and inquiry to consistently support and advance overall programmatic and hospital goals and initiatives

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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