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UC Health provides leadership and strategic direction for UC's six health systems, five of which are academic medical centers, and its 19 health professional schools. UC Health's central office supports operational initiatives at individual campuses and development of systemwide initiatives, promoting collaboration among the university's health professional schools and providing oversight on the business and financial activities of the clinical enterprise.
Reporting to the Executive Vice President of UC Health the Chief Clinical Officer serves in a key strategic and integrative role responsible for directing the development and coordination of the overall UC Health clinical initiatives and ensuring clinical strategies are aligned with the strategic goals, values and plans of the system and health campuses. This is a highly visible, interactive, and inclusive position that requires direct and continuous interaction with leadership of all components of UC Health.
Specific duties include:
Develops and implements and provides direction for the Health System's vision clinical initiatives, including short- and long-term strategies for achieving the goals of the clinical enterprise.
Continually monitors and updates the clinical plans for new and ongoing initiatives and vets and strengthens plans with the appropriate stakeholder groups and the Health System entities across UC campuses.
Develops, with input from Chancellors, EVP for Health, Vice Chancellors for Health, CEOs, and other stakeholders, clinical programs to position the health system to survive and thrive in the post COVID environment.
Develops strategies and programs to transition the Health System to value-based reimbursement models and assists leaders to adapt business models and programs to ensure the health system delivers coordinated, high quality, cost-effective care that yields value to UC patients and to the System.
Drives clinical decision making for UC Health Division in collaboration with EVP and campus stakeholders leads strategic advising for the clinical enterprise.
Develops, implements, and coordinates growth strategies and initiatives including service line development, collaborative arrangements with other systems, providers, physician groups and payers. Develops strategically aligned joint ventures and new businesses and other efforts to improve healthcare programs in communities served by the Health System and its entities.
Serve as a clinical thought leader for the Health System and its entities adopt new care delivery models, service lines, and new approaches to improve the health of the communities served.
Leads the pursuit of system-wide affiliation partners and payor opportunities.
Monitors and analyzes trends in the local, regional and national markets that impact clinical strategies and initiatives. Analyzes existing and contemplated cooperative ventures from multiple perspectives and in collaboration with stakeholders.
Ensures health system and entity leaders maintain a system-wide perspective and develops and balances program growth across the system.
Identifies strategies to grow and develop the integrated delivery system.
Able to develop and support population health strategies for the Health System.
Monitors local, state and national markets understanding the trends that affect current and future healthcare business models, exploring potential partnerships, and advising the executive team about opportunities.
The UC Health Chief Clinical Officer must possess a unique combination of skills and abilities to successfully manage a complex set of responsibilities for the largest academic health system in the US including:
10-15 years senior leadership experience in a large organization or health care system. Demonstrated capability in moving/inspiring diverse groups to coalesce around a community goal. Experience in working to integrate individual units into functioning systems is preferred.
In-depth knowledge of the complexities of planning and integrating programs services and operations in a large health system, and/or academic medical system, or organization; ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders including business development, finance, legal, compliance, human resources, operations, and academic affairs.
In-depth knowledge of payor strategies and emerging reimbursement models. Knowledge of public payor models including Medicare and Medi-Cal preferred. Proven ability to design responses to that further the goals of the health system and the communities it serves.
Leadership acumen to serve as a member of the senior executive team and collaborate with 'key centers of influence' such as health system chiefs, department chairs and faculty leaders, and to drive the develop and implement aligned strategic plans and delivery systems consistent with the broader clinical and goals of the Health System.
Demonstrated record of executive-level, strategic and administrative leadership experience with significant experience developing sound strategic priorities and plans that support the goals of the Health system that yield measurable and sustainable results.
Commitment to the values of the UC Division of Health and UC Office of the President including accountability, collaboration, diversity and inclusion, excellence, innovation, integrity, and being mission-driven. The Chief Clinical Officer should be committed to continuous performance improvement.
Comprehensive and thorough understanding of all elements of health care delivery in all delivery settings coupled with an ability to effectively respond to elements that drive competitive advantage, such industry changes, competitor actions, legal/regulatory changes and technological trends.
Demonstrated emotional intelligence; has the capacity to be aware of, control, and appropriately express emotions, and handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.
Bias toward action.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to develop effective relationships that support and promote collaboration with peers, clinical leaders and medical and administrative staff.
Leadership acumen to generate and encourage open dialogue and innovative thinking to address issues or problems and facilitate collaboration in problem solving.
Must hold either an MD or PhD in a health professional field.
Travel outside of normal business hours.
Work beyond normal office hours may be required on occasion.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging
HOW TO APPLY
Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.
APPLICATION REVIEW DATE
The first review date for this job is October 10, 2020. The position will be open until filled.
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