Henry Ford Health System Director of Specialty Care - Medical Group - Full Time - Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI in Jackson, Michigan

The Director, Specialty Care is responsible for planning, organizing and directing specialty care practice operations including surgical and non-surgical specialties , understanding the nuances of various performance measures within the practices to quickly lead the practice managers to make prompt improvements affecting quality, finance, our patients, providers, staff and department. Collaboration with all departments is critical for success.

Minimum EducationBachelor’s Degree in health administration, business administration, management and organizational development, or equivalent required.Professional development in health care managementMinimum Work ExperienceMinimum of 5 years experience in physician relations and practice administration required.Required Licenses/CertificationsNot listedRequired Skills, Knowledge, and AbilitiesKnowledge of the principles and practices of health care administration, fiscal management and government regulations and reimbursement.Knowledge of practice policies and procedures to manage operations and to ensure effective and excellent patient care.Knowledge of the principles and practices of staff development sufficient to manage department.Knowledge of computer systems, programs and applications.Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment and discretion.Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.Skill in organizing work, delegating and achieving goals and objectives.Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in developing, interpreting and implementing departmental policies and procedures.Ability to plan, organize and integrate priorities and deadlines.Ability to identify, analyze and resolve operational problems.Ability to evaluate and make recommendations for continuous quality improvement.Ability to research, analyze, interpret complex data and present comprehensive reports.Ability to communicate clear and effectively orally and in writing.Ability to work occasional evening and weekend.Ability to travel within the region, using own vehicle required.Preferred QualificationsMaster’s degree in related field preferred.

Overview Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.