Updated: May 5, 2020 Location: Orange Job Type: Department: Administration
UC Title: COO MED CTR
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer, MC
Cost Center: Administration (428613)
Job Code: 000172
Shift: Not Applicable
Position Number: 40296364
Working Title: Chief Operating Officer, MC
Bargaining Unit: No Bargaining Unit
Date Created: 12/21/2019
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) position reports to the CEO and is responsible for day-to-day operations of a 444 licensed bed acute care academic medical center. The COO oversees most hospital administrative functions including: General and Ancillary Support Services; Facilities Management; Design and Construction; and Special Projects including reengineering/productivity analysis projects.
The COO represents the medical center in the community in a variety of settings to include: the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC), Proposition 10 Commission, Orange County Mental Health Coalition, and County MSI contract negotiations.
Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer are: Executive Director, Operations; Chief Pharmacy Officer; Executive Director , Clinical Support Services; Senior Director, Planning and Facilities; Executive Director of Perioperative Services; Director, Case Management and an executive assistant.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
A demonstrated ability to develop, mentor and recruit a talented management team
A track record of working exceptionally well with physician leaders, partnering with them in operations and program planning
Able to earn the trust, admiration and cooperation of all members of Health Affairs
An effective systems thinker who understands the value of effective systems, policies and procedures with patient satisfaction as a driver. Must have a patient-first attitude
Believes in creating a service oriented culture that thrives on a disciplined approach to identifying objectives, prioritization and accomplishing them with efficiency and timeliness
Experience in a dynamic, quality and productivity driven organization and a demonstrated track record of creatively developing new approaches to improve productivity and customer service
Experienced in 'implementing the vision' of a large and growing organization dedicated to patient care, education and research
Must be observant, detailed and demanding with a dedication to quality and accomplishment
Must be well spoken, articulate, energized and highly operationally focused and engaged
Possess a Master's Degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration or a related field
Possess a savvy understanding of healthcare and be able to anticipate how trends and other influences such as national healthcare policies may impact the delivery of healthcare within an academic medical center setting
Possess an action-oriented leadership style with assertiveness, tact and a strong set of collaborative skills
Possess outstanding interpersonal skills, an open and accessible management style, and a strong work ethic. Sets and maintains high standards for performance for self and others in the organization
Possess solid analytical skills and be comfortable tactfully challenging the status quo. Will be transparent regarding the rationale for decisions and communicate openly and effectively across the organization
Ten or more years of progressive senior level health care administrative experience preferably within an academic medical center or a large and complex teaching hospital resulting in a broad based knowledge of hospital operations in a complex environment
Thrives on adapting to a rapidly evolving organization. Sets clear expectations for performance and holds subordinates accountable for timely results
Will be a team player who thrives on solving problems
Will be comfortable and effective working closely with a faculty practice organization along with faculty leadership and a Council of Clinical Chairs
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.