Vice President, Medical Affairs Operations - Community Health Choice
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 161900
The Vice President, Medical Affairs Operations provides focused executive leadership to Community's Utilization Management and Care/Disease Management programs for Medical and Behavioral Health Services. This position ensures the efficient operation of these programs, including pre-authorizations of medical services, concurrent review of hospital admissions, and coordination on peer related interactions to support the UM activities. The VP-Medical Affairs Operations leads the ongoing development and facilitation of Care/Disease Management programs appropriate to Community's covered populations. Additionally, this position plays a key role on Community's Executive Leadership team participating in organization-wide strategy development and decision making.
Licensed Registered Nurse required. Bachelors' degree required preferably in a related field such as Nursing (BSN), Business Administration or Healthcare Administration. A Master's degree in one of these disciplines preferred.
Ten years clinical experience with seven years in leadership to include five years' in leadership specifically in managed care.
Writing /Composing/Correspondence /Reports
Proven leadership abilities.
Effective communicator with solid presentation skills.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.