The County of Solano seeks an experienced health administrator to fill the Executive Director/Health Services Administrator position (HSA) which functions in an Executive Director-like capacity for the County’s clinic system. This position oversees all clinic operations for the County’s FQHC clinics, four campus sites and two mobile clinics, including two adult primary care clinics, one pediatric clinic, two dental clinics, a mobile medical clinic, a mobile dental clinic and a satellite homeless center clinic. Staff include 7 direct reports and 145 indirect reports, and the clinic system’s approximate annual budget is $29 million. We are looking for an excellent communicator and administrator, and a leader who is committed to operational excellence. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic leader to oversee a clinic system within a County organizational environment while having a profound impact on improving the health of a community.
The Health Services Administrator (HSA) performs functions similar to that of an Executive Director of a clinic system. The HSA is part of the clinic executive management team and oversees all clinic service operations serving over 40,000 patients that generate approximately 95,000 visits annually. This position reports to the Deputy Director of Health and Social Services/Medical Services Officer, who oversees the Division of Medical Services. This position will focus on clinic operations, call center operations, oversight and management of several contracts, oversight of HRSA grants, revenue cycle management and relationships with key stakeholders and partners in the community. This position will also meet the performance metrics for the Community Health Council, which is the FQHC governing board. This position works closely with their counterpart position who oversees the Emergency Services Agency and Emergency Preparedness and Response Program, and both positions will have some crossover responsibilities. The HSA has seven direct reports, and approximately 145 indirect staff and will be responsible for an annual budget of $29 million, integrating complex funding streams from Medi-Cal (Partnership Health Plan Managed Care), HRSA grant funds (330e) and Public Health Realignment funds. This position works as part of an interdisciplinary team and is responsible for improving operational efficiencies, advocating for the health care needs of the population and taking a lead role in community involvement and relationship building with local health care resources such as Partnership Health Plan of California, the Solano Coalition for Better Health. North Bay Health System, Kaiser (Vallejo and Vacaville), Sutter Solano Medical Center and other organizations that run FQHCs in the County.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate for this position will be an experienced leader with multiple years of experience managing an ambulatory healthcare system. S/He will possess the ability to recognize and implement opportunities for operational efficiencies, foster a collaborative and communal environment between all levels of clinical and office staff and have a strong understanding of FQHC financing. This person will be an innovative thinker who can lead multidisciplinary teams to a common goal using great interpersonal skills, relationship building, trust, and integrity. This person requires both the ability to see the big picture as well as understanding the details to assist managers and staff in achieving effective solutions to complex problems. The incumbent should understand how to strategically integrate services and foster a culture of innovative thinking to continuously improve quality of services. The ideal candidate will be able to manage competing demands, have a passionate interest in health care administration and reflect the County’s Core Values as they work with internal and external partners:
Background and Education:
Five years of progressively responsible experience in the delivery of ambulatory community public health care that includes direct program management and supervision of professional staff coupled with experience in public administration including budget preparation, program planning/evaluation and supervision.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferably with a major in Public Health, Business or Public Administration, Nursing or a related field.
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary: $123,564 - $150,192 DOQ/DOE
Salary is supplemented by a generous benefit program, see the brochure link above for more details.
HOW TO APPLY: This position is open until filled, apply by August 6th for first consideration.