Department of Public Health The mission of the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and promote the health and wellness of all San Franciscans. The San Francisco Health Network (SFHN) is the DPH Integrated Delivery System and maintains operational responsibility for the delivery of primary and specialty outpatient medical and behavioral health, home health, acute rehabilitation, and long term care services. For more information, please visit: www.sfdph.org
Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center (LHH), a 10 bed general acute care hospital with a distinct part, 765 bed skilled nursing facility, is owned and operated by the City and County of San Francisco (CCSF) and is part of the SFHN and DPH. On a sprawling and beautifully maintained 62 acre campus, LHH operates both a newly constructed state-of-the art acute care hospital as well as a rehabilitation and skilled nursing complex, complementing numerous historic administration and support services buildings that are more than 100 years old.
The Position Reporting to the Director of the San Francisco Health Network, the 0943 Manager VIII - LHH Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will restructure existing and initiate new, high quality health care and administrative processes and programs into a unified system of accountable, transparent, trauma informed, and continuous performance improvement care that optimizes the delivery of safe and compassionate care for LHH residents, family members/surrogate decision makers, and staff. LHH has an annual operating budget of $400 million and 1,800 FTE’s.
Under policy direction, the LHH CEO performs the following essential duties:
Functions as the top LHH executive and is responsible and held accountable for all functions and activities at LHH; provides leadership and direction in developing new programs and establishing organizational policies, priorities and objectives; directs and coordinates the implementation of program changes; serves as a technical advisor;
Oversees, directs, supervises, and monitors the performance of LHH Division Managers of related functional areas; builds, supervises and holds accountable a management structure and a clinical and administrative leadership team for an integrated and accountable delivery system at LHH and within the SFHN;
Provides analysis of any existing programmatic, or clinical silos; assures a seamless and innovative continuum of care, delivered at the appropriate venue by providers and staff; ensures that the model of care and operations for the integrated delivery system supports sound clinical and administrative practices, based on documentable outcomes, for the entire DPH/SFHN continuum of care;
Provides vision, leadership, and strategic planning to assure that LHH successfully accomplishes its mission; provides executive leadership and serves as liaison to the Director of Health, Health Commission, and other related entities;
Administers the hospital to assure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulatory agencies; interprets all applicable laws, ordinances and codes relating to the department; direct research, survey techniques and statistical methods;
Maintains ultimate authority for the hospital’s strategic planning and policy development, clinical programs, regulatory compliance, fiscal accountability, labor relations, and managing the logistics of daily operations;
Creates, nurtures, and monitors partnerships with other providers, academic and community based institutions, other DPH programs, the City, the State, and critical stakeholders to assure that traditional and to be formed relationships to contribute to the success of LHH; establish and maintain effective working relations with officials, subordinate staff, directors and members of other departments, civic organizations, agencies and the public;
Makes decisions which directly impact the entire department and inappropriate decisions may result in an irreversible impact on the health and welfare of the public; makes recommendations and presents them effectively to the Mayor, executive staff and the public; and
Represents LHH at all venues, including but not limited to the Health Commission, Board of Supervisors, state and federal agencies, local, state, and national healthcare professional associations, other CCSF departments, various community groups, and to LHH residents and their families.
Education and Experience
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; AND
Five (5) years of healthcare managerial experience in a general acute care hospital, skilled nursing facility, or assisted living facility, all of which must include supervising employees.
Experience Substitution: Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Hospital Administration, Nursing, Public Health Administration, or a closely related field may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.
One year of full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40 hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above 40 hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment. Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.
Internal Number: 0943
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