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UnityPoint Health Cardiology Services Administrator in Dubuque, Iowa

The Cardiology Services Administrator is responsible for the operational performance in the cardiology service line practice and monitors the activities of all operation components to ensure objectives are met and strategic plan goals are implemented. Advises and seeks consent from the organization’s leadership team to coordinate and manage the activities in the cardiology service line.

Departmental Support

  • Full authority over daily operations.

  • Possess in–depth knowledge of and provide operational support for tasks and job functions performed in areas of responsibility, including protocols, processes, policies, and procedures.

  • Provide leadership in order to ensure effective, efficient service line operations, optimizing performance and continually improving quality of care in a vastly changing health care environment.

  • Oversee of the day-to-day management of the cardiology service line including the coordination of operations, establishment of work schedules, review of staffing needs and the supervision and training of staff in good patient relations, policies and procedures.

  • Oversee the Quality Improvement Program which will monitor departmental services, provides mechanisms for identifying opportunities for improvement and measurements of the effectiveness of actions taken.

  • Ensures the medical staff, and employee staff are involved with the CQI process.

  • Follow protocols and policies in decision making.

  • Identify and resolve operational issues and day-to-day oversight and responsibility.

  • Seek guidance from director of clinic operations as needed.

Financial Management

  • Responsible for financial operations of the service line including accounts payable, timely and accurate preparation and submission of biweekly payroll reports, monitoring accounts receivable and reviewing required reports.

  • Budget preparation and participate in annual budgeting process and budget development as directed.

  • Review monthly financial statements.

Strategic Planning

  • Be aware of what is happening in cardiology service line and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization’s intranet site.

  • Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.

  • Implement and sustain UnityPoint Health strategic initiatives.

  • Perform other duties as requested by the organization’s management team and the providers to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the service line.

  • Create a culture of innovation, learning, teamwork and professional practice, consistent with the mission, vision and values of the organization.

Relationship Building

  • Establish effective mechanisms of communication with staff, providers and patients to foster an environment of openness, trust, team work and staff development.

  • Act as a liaison between physicians/providers and the organization’s leadership team to achieve effective communication and optimal operational processes.

  • Partnering with associate medical director and director on provider performance and talent management

  • Responsible for the interview and hiring process including completion of employment forms in an accurate and timely manner and coordination of orientation and training programs.

  • Responsible for follow-up with new providers and necessary paperwork has been completed prior to starting and working with the director as needed for assistance.

  • Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.

  • Consultant and final decision maker with respect to employee relations situations; informing and partnering with HR and director on high level employee situations.

  • Take the leadership role in times of disaster to secure the safety of staff, patients, visitors, the facility and protected health information when possible.

  • Attend monthly staff meetings to support and provide insight and ensure proper follow-up as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • RN licensed in the State of Iowa.


  • Three to five years of leadership experience.

  • Two years of previous cardiology services experiences required.

  • Prefer previous Strategic planning and program evaluation experience.

  • Prefer experience in personnel management, facility management, financial management, budgeting and computers.


  • Valid RN license issued in the State of Iowa.

Requisition ID: 2020-84179

Street: 350 N Grandview Ave

Name: 2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

Name: Clinics Admin

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, for 80 hours per pay period.

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