Vice President Operations - Ambulatory Care Services
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 162154
The Vice President of Operations/Associate Administrator of Ambulatory Care Services (ACS) is responsible for the overall operations of assigned Ambulatory Services. As a direct report to the Executive Vice President of ACS and thru collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer, Chief of Staff, Vice Chairs and CNO of ACS, directly supervises the full array of clinical, ancillary and support services. The Vice President of Operations/Associate Administrator-ACS requires strong physician practice management skills within an ambulatory setting. This person also ensures the delivery of comprehensive, high quality patient-centered medical care, meeting the standards of all regulatory and licensing agencies and carries out all ambulatory care services according to the established policies of Harris Health System as approved by the Board of Trustees.
Degrees: Master of Business Administration or MPH, MHA or related degree
Work Experience: Ten (10) Years Work Experience Ambulatory operations within a large health care system; preferably within an academic practice environment
Management Experience: Five (5) Years of Management Experience with Direct physician practice management within a physician practice and/or multi-specialty practice within a large health care system.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking), Writing/Correspondence, Writing/Reports
Proficiencies: MS Excel, MS Word, Personal Computer
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical Abilities, Medical Terminology Knowledge
Work Schedule: Flexible, On-Call, Travel
Other Special Requirements
Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment.
Healthcare experience with emphasis on improving workflow efficiency and patient-centered care. Experience in physician relations, process improvement, and business development. ---Ability to package and articulate benefits of change/value propositions to physicians and staff. Excellent human relations skilled required. Ability to understand referral trends and sources and interpret such data. Strong project management skills and follow through from vision to execution with measurable results to the bottom line. Able to instill a higher level of enthusiasm, energy and dedication to all employees. Excellent team building and motivating people.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.