San Joaquin General Hospital is seeking a highly ethical, principled and talented Chief Operating Officer to join the Executive Management team to provide executive operational leadership ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of hospital ancillary support and non-nursing clinical services.
Well-qualified candidates should possess a strong foundation in healthcare facility operations and possess the highest level of dedication to delivery of quality healthcare services. In addition to having integrity and a philosophy of excellence, education and professional training, candidates should exercise sound judgment in making administrative decisions and resolving problems, have strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, and maintain effective working relationships with committees, healthcare staff, the County Administration, County Board of Supervisors and the general public.
The Hospital Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the following responsibilities:
Assists the CEO by providing executive-level leadership over multiple diverse divisions and services such as hospital support services, non-nursing clinical services, medical staff support services, physician contracting/recruitment, and the graduate medical education program; plans, organizes, directs, manages, controls, and reviews the operations of assigned functions, divisions and services; determines strategic priorities; reviews, evaluates, and approves operating procedures and policies for assigned areas; exercises good judgment and makes sound decisions in managing assigned areas.
Directs the activities of assigned departments and services through subordinate managers and supervisors; selects staff and evaluates performance; reviews and takes action on disciplinary matters.
Assists with development and execution of strategic and operational plans for the organization; direction, supervision, and improvement of assigned hospital departments and services; works collaboratively with the hospital leadership team and administrators to develop and implement well-balanced clinical and support services that are in line with the mission and core metrics of San Joaquin General Hospital and the county as a whole; develops and implements appropriate quality control and quality improvement programs and initiatives; analyzes and monitors performance indicators; ensures that quality business practices and necessary internal controls are enforced while adhering to sound personnel management and customer service standards.
Assists the CEO in ensuring that the Hospital is in compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements and quality standards, including the California Code of Regulations Title 22, the Joint Commission, and other federal and state regulatory agencies and accrediting organizations.
For a full list of areas of responsibility, please refer to position job description.
Desirable qualifications include:
Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Health Care Administration, Hospital Administration, Public Health, Business Administration or closely related field
Six years of senior management-level health care operations management or other hospital administration experience in an accredited acute care hospital (District, County or other public hospital experience preferred)
and membership in American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
Additional Salary Information: Please see job posting and brochure for full salary and benefits information.
San Joaquin General Hospital, originally established in 1857, is a general acute care facility providing a full range of inpatient services including General Medical/Surgical Care, High-Risk Obstetrics and Neonatal Intensive Care, Pediatrics and Intensive Care. In addition to the 196-bed hospital, the medical campus includes multiple facilities dedicated to comprehensive outpatient services includ...ing Primary Care and Specialty Clinics. The Hospital's Ambulatory Care sites, including offices located at French Camp and Stockton provide over 134,000 outpatient clinic visits a year. In addition to providing direct medical services, the hospital is active in providing education for health professionals through post-graduate residency programs in General Surgery, Internal Medicine and Family Practice and has trained over 3,000 physicians since the residency programs were established in 1932. The hospital also participates in clinical affiliation agreements for training programs in a variety of health professions including Registered and Licensed Vocational nurses, Pharmacists, Radiology Technologies, Social Workers and Respiratory Therapists. MISSION STATEMENT San Joaquin County Hospital is dedicated to a philosophy of excellence in providing health services, education and professional training in an integrated system that values quality in life, family interaction, and respect for both clients and employees. The Agency is committed to the delivery of community-oriented, culturally sensitive, and affordable health care throughout San Joaquin County. VISION STATEMENT Our community’s health and well-being are our highest priority: - Involving the entire community. - Delivering compassionate and accessible health care. - Integrating prevention and treatment through Public Health Mental Health, Medical Care and Substance Abuse Services. - EVERY CONTACT COUNTS!!!