Directs the day-to-day planning, organizing, directing and coordination of the program activities of Cooper Green Mercy Health Services in Jefferson County. Cooper Green Mercy Health Services is an ambulatory care facility that includes both primary and specialty care, urgent care, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, laboratory services, radiology and a pharmacy, all available to patients in one location. Through oversight of the facility’s operations, the Deputy Director of Health Services is responsible for providing high quality care to patients. This includes tasks related to managing and developing clinic and non-clinic staff in providing care, implementing quality improvement programs, forging effective relationships with the community and other healthcare providers, maintaining medical records, complying with all relevant regulations and law, and overseeing facility management. The Deputy Director directs the functional operations of Cooper Green Mercy Health Services, ensures that employees have the necessary resources to accomplish goals, and assists the Director of Health Services in the execution of his/her authority in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating the activities of Cooper Green Mercy Health Services.
• Manage a work unit (10 or more people) • Responsible for setting goals and making key decisions at a unit level • Manage a budget for a work unit • Responsible for evaluating the performance of those within a unit • Responsible for a concrete substantial change effort • Develop and implement a strategic initiative • Responsible for managing and delivering results on several high level projects at the unit level (i.e., more than individual level objectives) • Responsible for a function that delivers services to internal and external customers • Responsible for the development and growth of multiple others (e.g., coaching activities, formal mentoring) • Responsible for delivering complex communications to multiple parties (verbal and/or written)
• Possesses an advanced degree in healthcare administration, business administration, nursing, or related field • Held role with progressive experience in the healthcare industry • Held managerial role within an outpatient clinic, ambulatory care facility, or hospital setting • Experience with, and/or knowledge of, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement principles and regulations • Experience managing a work unit • Experience implementing and monitoring work unit strategy • Experience interacting with key internal and external stakeholders • Experience working in environments that require adherence to high professional and ethical standards
Preferred Qualifications • Possesses advanced certification related to executive healthcare management (e.g., ACMPE, ACHE) • Experience or exposure working in a safety net healthcare environment • Experience working in a multispecialty healthcare facility • Exposure to, and knowledge of, relevant regulatory compliance and certification standards associated with accreditation • Experience with, and/or knowledge of, behavioral health management practices
Internal Number: DD1
About Jefferson County Commission
Jefferson County provides vital services to the residents of the county through over 2,000 employees in 26 departments including Finance, Roads and Transportation, Information Technology, Human Resources, Development Services, Environmental Services, Tax Assessor, Tax Collector, Board of Equalization, Cooper Green Mercy Health Services, plus more. Our diverse group of employees utilizes their knowledge, skills and abilities by working together to provide quality and effective public services to our residents to ensure needs are met. Jefferson County contributes to and strengthens the quality of life of its residents for more economic prosperity!
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