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The Director of Clinical Affairs evaluates clinical services to determine the cost benefit of current clinical operations as well as expansion and re-alignment proposals to drive improved clinical services and revenue retention and growth. Responsible for directing clinical department efforts to align with strategic growth initiatives across Cook County Health (CCH).
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCH Personnel Rules.
Master's Degree from an accredited institution in Business, Healthcare Administration or related field with five (5) years of experience in a health system environment OR Bachelor's Degree or higher in Business, Healthcare Administration or related field with seven (7) years of experience in a health system environment
Five (5) years of management experience overseeing clinical staff
Three (3) years of experience in a physician practice environment
Prior experience with LEAN/Six Sigma process improvement methodology
Previous government-based healthcare system experience
Evaluates clinical department budgets; performs various analyses; assists in the development of financial, productivity, compensation and operational targets and models.
Collaborates in the development of business, strategic, and growth plans, in the operations of the clinical practice(s) and in relationships and matters pertaining to contracts with CCH, vendors, consultants and others.
Identifies and promotes ways to continually improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Medical Administration operations.
Serves as a strategic partner with senior leaders in the planning and implementation of policies, programs, and initiatives that support the primary mission of CCH.
Reviews, oversees, and coordinates the management, tracking, and reporting of all income for the various clinical components of the department.
Monitors all clinical departmental revenue and expenses and net financial impact.
Evaluates and provides recommendations to the Chief Medical Officer on ways to maximize physician schedules, Clinical Administrative Research and Teaching (CART) distributions, productivity relative to relevant industry benchmarks.
Prepares periodic and ad-hoc business reports and projections.
Participates in the establishment and implementation of short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
Monitors and evaluates operational effectiveness.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, physicians, management, staff, and other customers.
Demonstrated team experience, leadership skills, collaborative approach to solving problems and proven successes in implementation of team goals.
Must have strong analytical and organizational skills.
Proficiency in strategic financial and budgetary planning with an emphasis on both physician compensation models and revenue analysis
Proficiency in accounting concepts, internal controls framework, and financial statement analysis.
Demonstrates ability to work within tight deadlines and timelines, with proven experience in meeting goals on time.
Demonstrated customer service skills, including the ability to use appropriate judgement, independent thinking and creativity when resolving customer issues.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to use personal computers and select software applications.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER