Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
The SVP, Chief Health Officer is an innovative and transformative senior leader responsible for the strategic development, design and implementation of a robust population health model encompassing value based care and coordination of care management. This leader possesses experience in building strong community relationships to foster strong, mutually beneficial partnerships as the foundation to a sustainable care model that addresses the comprehensive determinants of health.
In partnership with other system and pavilion leaders and in collaboration with external entities, this leader will also develop and implement innovative chronic disease management strategies that positively impact outcomes in our community.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: MHA, MBA, MPH, or related

Specialized Training/Licensure: M.D. or D.O. and Board Certified in a clinical discipline, with a license or ability to gain licensure in the State of Texas preferred

Work Experience: Ten (10) years of experience in public service with at least 7 years in healthcare

Management Experience: Five (5) years of experience in management/leadership role.

Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking),Writing /Composing: Correspondence, Reports

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical

Work Schedule: Flexible

Other Requirements: An ambitious and successful senior leader with experience in academic and/or private medical settings and experience with insurance and managed care;
a. Record of successfully creating and translating strategic and operating priorities into implementation plans with clear accountability and monitoring of performance;
b. A creative visionary who understands the key trends in healthcare delivery, network development and technology, but also a practical tactician who knows how to implement sustainable change to position the organization to take advantage of those trends;
c. Ability to navigate ambiguous situations and effectively make decisions based on available information;
d. Demonstrated experience as an effective decision maker in an environment where engagement, inclusiveness and alignment with the medical staff is a priority;
e. Models strong, adaptive, and intuitive leadership and a responsive service culture across all parts of the Health System that involves nurses, AHP's, physicians, and employees at all levels and positions;
f. Highly credible and charismatic; understands how to lead a patient-centered and physician-led healthcare organization serving a diverse population;
g. Outstanding management skills with the ability to identify, recruit, train, develop, promote, and retain top talent;
h. Builds and leverages cross functional collaborative relationships to achieve shared goals;
i. Strong emotional intelligence and relationship orientation; ability to create a highly collaborative culture which enables effective communication and knowledge sharing, but also ownership and accountability for results;
j. Demonstrated commitment to service excellence and clinical quality.

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