Organization: Central California Alliance for Health
Category: Senior Leadership
Location: Scotts Valley, CA
Date Job Posted: September 8, 2021
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Chief Operating Officer
at Central California Alliance for Health
Scotts Valley, CA
Central California Alliance for Health works in partnership with our contracted providers to promote prevention, early detection and effective treatment, and improve access to quality health care for those we serve. This results in the delivery of innovative community-based health care services, better medical outcomes and cost savings.
We are 500-ish employees who are all working towards our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities by living out our values of Equity, Integrity, Improvement and Collaboration in the pursuit of our mission of accessible, quality health care guided by local innovation. We are looking for our next Chief Operating Officer (COO). This position is available in either our Merced, Salinas or Scotts Valley office. In order to be successful in the position, it requires a local presence.
WHAT YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR
At Central California Alliance for Health, we have big initiatives on the horizon. The strategic planning process is currently underway for 2022 and some of the final goals and objectives are still taking form. The COO will be playing an influential role as we adapt our operations for system transformation. Learn more about our current 2021 Bridge Plan on our website.
Reporting to the CEO, Stephanie Sonnenshine, the Alliance’s COO is part of the executive leadership team. The COO works closely with the other division chiefs; Van Wong, Chief Information Officer; Scott Fortner, Chief Administrative Officer; Lisa Ba, Chief Financial Officer; and Dale Bishop, Chief Medical Officer.
The Alliance is governed with local representation from each county on our Board of Commissioners. Meet our Board and Executive Management on our leadership page.
The COO provides executive management and leadership to the Operations Division and has seven total direct reports: six Directors and one Administrative Specialist. The COO has strategic leadership of the following Departments and their respective functions:
WHAT YOU WILL NEED / QUALIFICATIONS
To be successful in this role, you will need to be collaborative and a true team player, feeling deep reward when the team is successful and acknowledging learning opportunities through failure. While our work demands effective planning and oversight, it also requires flexibility and an ability to pivot as things change.
In terms of your experience, we don’t expect you to come with direct oversight or experience of each department that you’ll lead, but we will need you to understand the desired outcome from each area and to be able to monitor performance and address any areas of opportunity. You’ll support the Directors in executing their work, empowering them to lead and be experts in their own areas.
Education and Experience
Please learn more about the requirements by reading the entire position description here.
Additionally, all positions at the Alliance are required to meet these minimum qualifications.
For a complete position description and to apply online, please visit our careers website.
We are a group of over 500 dedicated employees, committed to our mission of providing accessible, quality health care that is guided by local innovation. We feel that our work is bigger than ourselves. We leave work each day knowing that we made a difference in the community around us.
Join us at Central California Alliance for Health (the Alliance), where you will be part of a culture that is respectful, diverse, professional and fun, and where you are empowered to do your best work. As a regional non-profit health plan, we serve over 377,000 members in Santa Cruz, Monterey and Merced counties. To learn more about us, click here.
At this time the Alliance does not provide any type of sponsorship. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time, ongoing basis without current or future needs for any type of employer supported or provided sponsorship.