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Chief Operating Officer, Bandon, OR

Organization: Coast Community Health Center
Category: Senior Leadership
Location: Bandon, OR
Date Job Posted: August 17, 2020
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The Chief Operating Officer (COO) contributes to the successful achievement of the organization’s mission and strategic initiatives by providing leadership, oversight, evaluation and direction for the general administrative and operational services and programs of the organization through planning, organizing and directing the various functions. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to oversight of outreach programs, call center, translation services, nutrition services, immunization program and risk management activities. The COO oversees and coordinates the management and maintenance of [CHC] facilities, renovation and construction projects and [CHC]’s Emergency Preparedness Plan. The COO, as the Compliance/Privacy Officer, is responsible for the direction and oversight of activities related to organization wide HIPAA privacy and corporate compliance. The Chief Operating Officer serves as a member of the senior leadership team.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Reads, speaks, understands and writes proficiently in English.
  • Effectively communicates orally and in writing.
  • Relates and interacts with staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Represents the organization in a professional and effective manner to the community.
  • Works independently and is self-directed.
  • Provides operational and project management leadership across the organization.
  • Supports, motivates and sustains a team-oriented culture.
  • Provides operational and project management leadership across the organization.
  • Articulates organizational vision and implements organizational strategic initiatives.
  • Demonstrates excellent analytical, quantitative and financial skills.
  • Exercises sound judgment, tact and diplomacy.
  • Evaluates and effectively addresses highly complex issues and problems.
  • Delegates work, sets expectations and monitors activities of subordinate managers and staff appropriately.
  • Applies skills in employee relations: scheduling, hiring, firing, progressive discipline, etc.
  • Demonstrates leadership and basic management skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications; Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.


  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Management, Healthcare Management or related field or in lieu of degree, a combination of equivalent education and work experience.


  • Master’s degree in Business (MBA), Healthcare Administration (MHA), Public Administration (MPA) or related field.


  • Healthcare service operations experience (7 years).
  • Senior/director level management experience (5 years).
  • Supervisory experience over mid-level/department managers (3 years).
  • Corporate compliance and HIPAA privacy/security experience.
  • Experience in working with risk management activities.
  • Experience in working with new facility construction and/or remodeling projects.
  • Familiarity with community health centers, medical/dental clinics or practices, or other healthcare settings.
  • Familiarity with service business operations and leadership.


  • Familiarity with grant funded clinical/outreach initiatives.
  • Healthcare information systems, such as electronic health record and practice management systems experience.
  • Familiarity with federally qualified health centers or FQHC “look alikes.”
  • Working in a not-for-profit organization.
  • Working with low income, multi-ethnic populations.
  • Familiarity with a Balanced Score Card planning model.



  • Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) certification by the American College of Medical Practice Executives.
  • Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE) certification by the American College of Medical Practice Executives.
  • Membership of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), American Medical Group Association (AMGA) or other relevant professional organization.


  • Driver's license with the [State].
  • Motor vehicle insurance liability policy, a certificate of deposit, or a liability bond to the required limits.

To Apply

Completed job applications should include

  1. Applicant’s letter of interest
  2. Résumé
  3. Professional references
  4. Signed Employment Application Form

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Items 1 through 4 should be submitted via email to

All applications are retained on file for 6 months. Qualified applicants will be contacted as positions are available.

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