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Chief Operating Officer, UCLA Hospital System
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
UCLA Health now seeks nominations and applications for the position of Chief Operating Officer of the UCLA Hospital System. Reporting to the President, UCLA Health, CEO of UCLA Hospital System, and Associate Vice Chancellor, UCLA Health Sciences, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the UCLA Hospital System will provide leadership and direction for Hospital System operations, with accountability for operational and financial performance and the development and implementation of business plans and organizational initiatives. The COO will promote effectiveness and ensure coordination of operations throughout the Hospital System, working with the senior executive team. The COO will be responsible for hospital operations, clinical service lines, hospital based clinics, ancillary support services including radiology and laboratory medicine, rehabilitation medicine including physical therapy, occupational therapy and respiratory therapy, operative and surgical services, licensing and accreditation, emergency preparedness and management, disaster planning operations, international program, Operation Mend, environmental services, transportation, dietary and nutrition services, plant operations and facilities maintenance and clinical engineering.

Job Qualifications
The ideal candidate must possess a unique combination of skills and abilities to successfully manage a complex set of responsibilities in an academic health system setting, including: a proven record of accomplishment in clinical operations, clinical program development and related business planning; a comprehensive and thorough understanding of all elements of health care delivery and the ability to effectively respond to elements that drive competitive advantage under dynamic conditions; the ability to understand patient and community needs; a leadership style that builds and maintains a climate of caring, respect and trust; excellent interpersonal and communication skills to foster relationships and effective collaboration with clinical leadership, medical staff and hospital staff; and a demonstrated and ongoing commitment to cultivating diversity on all levels. Experience as a COO preferred. An advanced degree in Business, Health Care Administration or related field or equivalent experience is required. Interested candidates should submit a CV along with a cover letter, highlighting their relevant experience, any prior administrative roles held and their accomplishments within those roles, and any other materials that they deem relevant to: Michael Pfeffer, MD, Search Committee Chair C/O Bridget Hough Executive Recruiter, UCLA Health Sciences Email: bhough@mednet.ucla.edu Search Email: coo.uclahealth@mednet.ucla.edu The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.