DIRECTOR OF MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES, CCH Job Number: 00123048
Job Posting : May 16, 2019, 4:13:53 PM Closing Date : May 31, 2019, 4:59:00 AM Full-time A.M. P.M.
Posting Salary : COMPETITIVE SALARY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
LOCATION: Ambulatory & Community Health Network
The Director of Maternal Child Health Programs & Initiatives is responsible for managing the integration of grant-funded maternal child programs and initiatives across Cook County Health (CCH). The Director of Maternal Child Health Programs & Initiatives aligns maternal child health (MCH) vision and goals, and leads cross-discipline and cross-system teams in multi-locations to meet the objectives of maternal child health programs across CCH. Responsible for ensuring comprehensive, quality, cost effective, efficient and patient-focused integrative care for patients in a diverse health environment in collaboration with Ambulatory, Hospital, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN), Pediatric, Family Medicine, and Advance Practice Professional leadership. This is a grant funded position.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCH Personnel Rules.
Creates a unified maternal child health program where maternal child health staff across CCH are aligned to a clear vision and goals/targets; work cooperatively as a team across the system; where there is innovation, open communication and respect across entire maternal child health teams.
Develops and manages new patient care program initiatives in collaboration with MCH leadership; prenatal retention programs, patient education classes, breastfeeding, patient access pilots, free services programs, etc.
Develops strategy and partnerships to review outpatient and hospital inpatient workflows to streamline practices for improved patient care coordination/transitions; Gynecology inpatient, Deliveries and Post-Partum care, Newborn care, etc.
Develop and implement MCH internal operational policies and procedures.
Develops and manages external partnerships for wrap-around services to CCH's maternal child program, responsible for development of contracts and contracting relationships.
Designs, monitors and adjusts Maternal Child Health (MCH) operational processes and workflows within health centers, and between ambulatory and hospital setting, in collaboration with health center and medical leadership.
Leads cross-functional teams across multi-locations to implement maternal child health initiatives across the system, teams inclusive but not limited to community health workers, clinic managers, lead physicians, WIC, OB/GYN, Pediatric, Family Medicine, and Advance Practice Professional leadership.
Maintains excellent relationships and effective communication with Ambulatory, Hospital, WIC, OB/GYN, Pediatric, Family Medicine, and Advance Practice Professional leadership, to ensure efficient implementation and achieve established goals.
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of staff with direct reporting relationships and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with organizational policies.
Leads and participates in strategic development of short-term and long-term planning, as well as program development, in collaboration with Chief Operating Officer, Ambulatory Services.
Oversees MCH quality and quality improvement projects in collaboration with Ambulatory, Hospital WIC OB/GYN, Pediatric, Family Medicine, and Advance Practice Professional leadership.
Develops and executes project plans, monitors progress and performance, and adjusts plans to ensure successful achievement of goals and targets.
Monitors, analyzes and interprets maternal child health data of CCH patient population and communities served to identify trends in access, quality, satisfaction, and safety to ensure continuous improvement in care and service delivery.
Acts as a liaison with participating provider and community organizations, community stakeholders, and program/project evaluators.
Prepares reporting for program/project activities, and presents at leadership meetings.
Manages budget expenditures by quarter, and ensures budgets are adhered to per CCH and grantors; identifies budget variances and acts to correct or improve performance according to budget.
Standardizes operational processes and workflows across multi-locations.
Performs other duties and projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in relevant field, health care administration, community health, public health, business or other relevant area of study. (Must provide official transcripts at the time of interview)
Must possess at least Five (5) years of management experience.
Must have at least Three (3) years of experience working within a healthcare setting.
Must possess at least Two (2) years of experience with direct responsibilities over maternal child health clinical practices and/or programs.
Must demonstrate proven track-record creating implementation plans to achieve/exceed programs.
Must have experience leading multi- discipline clinical teams in achievement of health care delivery system goals.
Must have experience leading programs and projects across multi-location health care delivery locations.
Must have experience working with medically disadvantaged and culturally/racially diverse communities.
Master's degree from an accredited college or university.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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