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Healthcare Chief Operating Officer

Company: Lutz
Location: Omaha
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Job Description:

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Full-time Employee


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Expert (Highly skilled)

The company selected specific skills needed for this job

A client of ours, a healthcare organization in the heart of Omaha, is seeking a results-oriented individual to lead the organization’s operational initiatives. This position provides leadership, day-to-day management and oversight of the organization’s clinical and facilities operations. Assists the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with implementation of the organization’s health care plan, program and facility maintenance and expansion plans. Provide direct oversight of organizational development, to ensure effective services are administered and provided to the target population and surrounding community. Solicits and reinforces constructive and professional relationships with organizations, companies, municipalities, etc. with which the organization partners and/or sub-contracts with, for the provision of quality health care services. In the absence of the CEO, this position assumes all fiduciary leadership responsibilities normally entrusted to the CEO.

General Responsibilities

In conjunction with the CEO and management team participates in the development and implementation of the mission, vision and values of the organization, including high quality, patient focused health care.

Assist CEO and management team in new clinical program development, ensuring participatory decision making and appropriate design and implementation.

Responsible for ensuring program and corporate compliance with primary health care policies and procedures, as well as with those external regulatory bodies such as HCFA, HIPPA, OSHA, CLIA and other professional review and standards boards.

Participates in the development of long-range strategic plans, governance structure and objectives for practice management.

Ensure staff compliance with the adopted health care plan as it relates to the stated objectives (problems/needs) the organization’s clinical goals and the method of achieving the benchmarks listed.

In conjunction with the CEO and CFO, responsible for the development of the plan of operations and coordinating corresponding budgets reflecting the volume, revenues, expenses, staffing and capital needs of the organization.

Presents, facilitates and leads assigned process improvement events using methods of culture-appropriate team building, team energizing, data gathering and analysis, problem solving, and project management.

Ensures responsible medical supply spending practices helps develop budgets and assures that tracking and inventory of supplies and equipment purchases are in compliance with operating budget.

Analyzes, recommends and supports practices seeking to improve performance on quality measures to engage in work redesign, changes in organization systems, policies and procedures, and quality improvement process within the organization.

Seeks and evaluates process improvement information, materials, and methods to match specific organizational needs as outlined by management, and adapts them to use in the execution of process improvement events.

Provides event follow-up to monitor the progress of planned improvement implementation to assure timely action, appropriate management support, and achievement of expected benefits. Uses appropriate measurement, analysis and evaluation methods to accurately identify and document process improvements.

Coordinates with related departments and functions to assure appropriate information flow and understanding of overall process improvement direction.

Work side by side with executives in developing transformational strategies in the adoption of process improvement and guide staff in the implementation and execution of process improvement tools and methods.

Assists CEO in oversight of community outreach programs and may represent organization as a member on community outreach committees/groups within the community.

Actively seeks grant opportunities, assisting in preparation, application submission and ensuring program compliance and administration occurs once the grant is received.

Resolves problems related to utilization of facilities, equipment and supplies for the organization.

Participates and ensures the development of organizational guidelines, policies and procedures in accordance with funding source requirements, as well as State and Federal law.

Attend seminars, training sessions and in-services, to keep current with trends and practices in health care administration, as needed.

Ensures responsible resource practices, helps develop budgets and assures organization departments are in compliance with operating budget

Participate in staff, management and provider meetings, as necessary.

Perform other job related duties, as may be assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

Master’s degree in Business Administration, Management or related is preferred

10+ years of relevant experience

Knowledge of regulatory compliance (i.e. HIPPA, OSHA, CLIA, etc.)

Basic understanding of information technology and ability to organize, analyze and synthesize complex data from different sources

Knowledge of practice management components, especially in cost constrained environments

Strong leadership & ability to work well within a team

Must have excellent process improvement skills and able to understand clinic functions and department interactions

Need to have superior interpersonal skills and empathy towards patients and staff, as well as critical thinking skills, the ability to handle stressful situations, the capacity to function independently, have varied clinical experience, and the ability to document meticulously

Exceptional oral and written communication skills

Passion for leading and supervising

For confidential consideration, go to for the most prompt response. You can also send your resume to , or call Jessica Howes at 1-402-778-7974. We understand that confidentiality is extremely important, and your resume will NOT be forwarded to our client without your permission.

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