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Executive Director, FQHC - FQHC Grant Funds-FY 2020 - FT Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 13278

Updated: September 19, 2019
Job Family: Executive

Job Description & Salary Range


UC Title:                                       Director

Position Number:                      10005879

Reports to:                                  Exec Dir, Chief Amb Officer

Working Title:                             Executive Director, FQHC

Cost Center:                               FQHC Grant Funds-FY 2020 (7814)

Bargaining Unit:                        None

FLSA:                                            Exempt

Job Code:                                    0245

Date Created:                             06/30/2019

Shift:                                              Day Shift

Hours:                                          40.00


Position Summary: 

As directed by the Board of Directors, the incumbent is responsible for the overall management and fiscal oversight of the Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) throughout UC Irvine Health. In coordination with the FQHC Board of Governors, Chief Ambulatory Officer, physicians, and staff, provides strategic leadership, direction and guidance in managing the administrative and business operations of the FQHC clinics, ensuring compliance with budgets, policy, patient satisfaction standards as well as reporting requirements and related grants. Builds relationships, identifies priority community health needs and implements strategies to address such needs.


Salary Range: 


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Required Qualifications:

Ability to accomplish results and effectively integrate functions with business plans.  Consistently demonstrates and encourages a commitment to quality, customer-centeredness, productivity and continuous improvement

Ability to create and lead a board of directors comprised of diverse and high quality talent that represents the needs of the communities served

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the UC Irvine Health Affairs and work effectively with diverse stakeholders, especially physicians

Ability to form and maintain effective relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders internal and external to the organization

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Ability to work autonomously and use independent sound judgment

Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare administration or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience

Demonstrated experience developing and implementing community outreach programs

Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning and change management principles

Excellent public speaking skills

Excellent strategic planning skills to develop long and short range goals and objectives

Excellent understanding of healthcare finance, financial and analytical skills and ability to develop financial models using Excel, Access or other applications

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Five (5) years of progressively responsible work experience in a leadership position in a community oriented healthcare environment

Knowledge of process improvement methodologies, including planning, setting priorities, systematic performance assessment, implementation based on such assessment and maintaining achieved improvement

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Previous experience with grant writing, reporting and administration

Strong analytical skills to collect and analyze operational data


Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual in English and Spanish

Experience working in a UC and/or union environment

Knowledge of Orange County healthcare market

Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms

Knowledge of financial and accounting concepts and practices especially as relates to practice management

Master's Degree in business, healthcare administration or a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired

Project management experience overseeing matrix teams in a healthcare environment


Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.


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