Job Description Asa member of the Lutheran Health Physician Practice’s senior management team, the Chief Operations Officer (COO) plans and directs all aspects of an organization’s operational policies, objectives, and initiatives. Responsible for the attainment of short- and long-term financial and operational goals. Directs the development of the organization to ensure future growth. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Reports to the ChiefExecutive Officer (CEO.) Job Requirements Education/Experience/Registration/Licensure/Certification:
Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in business, nursing or hospital administration with 10 years clinical experience including three to five years in management. Clinical nursing experience preferred. Master’s degree a plus. Maintain registration/certification/licensure, if applicable. Job Knowledge and Skills:
1) Demonstrates extensive working knowledge of general facility operations, policies and procedures, and applicable regulations in order to perform the required planning, coordination and management. 2) Demonstrates a high level of working knowledge of management theory and practice to effectively lead staff in area of responsibility. 3) Requires indepth analytical and organizational skills necessary to ensure the effective and quality delivery of services, direct and coordinate the activities of multiple areas, effectively develop staff, oversee budgets, develop strategic planning and resolve complex technical and administrative problems. Requires independent judgement and professional responsibility to provide direction and constructive feedback to administration, corporate and other departments and internal/external customers. Requires the skills necessary to maintain fiscal accountability necessary to meet the goals of the organization. This includes the development, administration and ongoing monitoring of the department budget(s)within established goals and objectives. 4) Demonstrates a high level of interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, in order to establish, promote, and maintain positive working relationships with administration, the medical staff, clinic staff, the community, third party payors, and all other internal and external customers, as needed.
Location/Region: Fort Wayne, IN (US)