Reporting directly to Vice President for Women & Children Services (Healthcare), in partnership with the Clinical Chairs, Medical Directors, CNO and administrative leadership, this position directs strategic alignment and operational excellence for patient care services in OHSU\u2019s full-service Women\u2019s & Children\u2019s Hospital. Supports a division with over 145 pediatric beds, 940 FTE and 1129 health care workers. Collaborates with OPP, SOM, University and Healthcare leadership to ensure high quality patient care.
The Director is responsible for strategy, business deployment, leadership, operations improvement, decision making, and financial planning, forecasting and project execution. Manages clinical, professional and support service programs within DCH. Provides direct oversight of DCH laboratory services, child life, school teachers, social services, palliative care, dental and the DCH administrative coordinators. Liaison to centrally managed services like marketing & communications, volunteers, regulatory compliance, Clinical, professional & support services, and other support services.
Facilitates operational performance related to quality, safety, patient experience, financial accountability, process improvement and support service outcomes at all Women\u2019s & Children\u2019s sites of care.
Oversees planning, organization and implementation of new patient care services/programs within Women\u2019s and Children\u2019s.
Provides leadership support for facility expansion: program and facility design, construction oversight and operational implementation.
Insures intra-disciplinary collaboration among staff and leadership to optimize care and work environment; works with physician and administrative partners to maximize business objectives, sets priorities in accordance with overall institutional goals and departmental objectives. Ensures the provision of quality patient/family centered care modalities for assigned projects or areas.
This role coordinates and/or generates the gathering and analysis of confidential, strategic information required to document the desired scope of new patient care programs.
Serves as the primary partner of the Rood Family Pavilion to manage the relationship with Ronald McDonald House Charities and OHSU Social Work. Leads the ongoing operationalization of the 76 unit guest house including the refinement of operational budgets, staffing plans and selection criteria for traveling patients and families.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm