Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary 

The Vice President, Pavilion Business Operations/Chief Staffing Officer reports to the Pavilion Executive Vice President and provides oversight of pavilion finance, business and Chief Staffing Officer functions and operations. This position oversees finance and business staff and processes and leads activities to monitor, assess and influence productivity of the assigned Pavilion (productivity responsibilities are referred to as duties of the Chief Staffing Office.  This role also supports the oversight work related to the assigned medical school and any proposals or initiatives under consideration by Harris Health. Oversees the development of business plans for new and/or strategic initiatives for the assigned Pavilion. Develops and leads finance education/ training programs for Pavilion leaders. This VP may also oversee, either directly or via a matrix relationship, one or more Ancillary Business Unit of the pavilion. This position is expected to dedicate two-thirds of their time to business and staffing related functions and is matrixed to Harris Health System’s Executive Vice President /Chief Financial Officer. This role works in close coordination with the System Finance functions along the established lines of internal control and segregation of duties.Emphasis will be placed on management of financial and operational analytics to maximize pavilion operations.

Minimum Qualifications 
Degree: Masters Degree: Finance (Preferred), Business or Healthcare Administration required.
Work Experience: Fifteen (15) Years Work Experience in Finance and/or Business operations experience required. Healthcare experience preferred.
Management Experience: Ten (10) Years of Management Experience in Progressive leadership experience required in a complex environment. Healthcare experience preferred.

Communication Skills:
a) Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact): Able to translate financial, business or productivity concepts in an understandable manner to the workforce
b) Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)

Proficiencies:  P.C., MS Word, MS Excel

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical Abilities, Medical Terminology Knowledge

Work Schedule: Flexible, Travel

Other Special Requirements

Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment.

Other Requirements:
a) Productivity Data using external benchmarks
b) Medical School and GME data implications

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