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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).
General Administrative Responsibilities
Review applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements and consult with Labor Relations to generate management proposals
Participate in collective bargaining negotiations, caucus discussions and working meetings
Document, recommend and effectuate discipline at all levels
Work closely with labor relations and/or labor counsel to effectuate and enforce applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
Initiate, authorize and complete disciplinary action pursuant to CCH system rules, policies, procedures and provision of applicable collective bargaining agreements
Direct and effectuate CCH management policies and practices
Access and proficiently navigate CCH records system to obtain and review information necessary to execute provisions of applicable collective bargaining agreements
Contribute to the management of CCH staff and CCH' systemic development and success
Discuss and develop CCH system policy and procedure
Consistently use independent judgment to identify operational staffing issues and needs and perform the following functions as necessary; hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, direct or discipline employees pursuant to applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
Work with Labor Relations to discern past practice when necessary
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.
Has a matrix reporting relationship to the Chief Strategy Officer and to the Chief Medical Officer
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
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.
Physical and Environmental Demands
This position is functioning within a healthcare environment. The incumbent is responsible for adherence to all hospital and department specific safety requirements. This includes but is not limited to the following policies and procedures: complying with Personal Protective Equipment requirements, hand washing and sanitizing practices, complying with department specific engineering and work practice controls and any other work area safety precautions as specified by hospital wide policy and departmental procedures.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.
For purposes of the American with Disabilities Act, "Typical Duties" are essential job functions.
To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.
When applying for employment with Cook County Health, 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.
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 muse be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belongings 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.
*CCH is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basing or knowinglyprejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of Countyemployment or hiringupon or because of any politicalreason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH 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