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Senior Director - Office of Strategic Initiatives

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Administrative Assistants


Position Description
Manages and directs the day to day operations of a research center/institute or medium sized department. Plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of the center/institute/department. Develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities.

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department: Private Enterprise

Major/Essential Functions
  • Serves as administrative director of the Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI). Provides administrative product information and clinical data regarding business and operational activities for OSI; Communicates and organizes behavioral health and medical services with other senior administrative staff members.
  • Provides leadership, supervision, direction, communication, organization, and monitoring to various staff involved in the provision of mental and health care services. Coordinates with medical director(s) of behavioral health and/or medical services, facilitates teamwork and manages organizational subordinates to achieve institutional goals, both clinical and fiscal.
  • Serves as liaison between various internal/external partners & healthcare staff such that OSI needs are served and supported. Ensures work tools are implemented, correctly utilized, and maximized to ensure effective patient outcomes or processes.
  • Supports utilization review and clinical management by reviewing clinical policy and activity. Continuously monitor performance to ensure clinical standards are met, reviews and facilitates corrective action plans, and manages medical grievances. Ensures effective quality management of behavioral/medical healthcare services.
  • Works with administrators to facilitate cooperation and consistency in the provision of mental health services, medical services, risk management and monitoring of policy. Attends and contributes in teleconferences, conferences or video conferences. Communicates and coordinates with other agencies to facilitate continuity of care for patients.
  • Organizes hospital meetings and teleconferences. Communicates with OSI team members to monitor the equitable management of staff and policies in the system. Coordinates with the Medical Director of Behavioral Health on program, treatment and financial planning.
  • Coordinates with finance, attends finance meetings for senior administration as needed, reports on fiscal performance, monitors spending, controls spending for fiscally and clinically feasibility, manages budget according to fiscal and clinical guidelines.
  • Establishes an environment and culture that promotes respect, teamwork, and ingenuity in the workplace and functions according to institutional guidelines. Reinforces TTUHSC's Values Based Culture in regular performance coaching, employee relations issues, and daily operations, and ensures consistent accountability standards throughout the organization.
This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
  • ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
  • KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
  • INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking
  • VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
  • BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments
Take care of yourself and your family, Enjoy some of the best benefits in the state of Texas:
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Training provided
  • Continuing education
  • Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Retiree Insurance
  • Paid Leave
  • Leadership Program
  • State Pension
Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required, master's preferred; Six years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education beyond Bachelor's may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree preferred in Business Administration, Health Care Management or a related field of study.
  • Prior experience working in state or governmental agencies, behavioral health setting, and/or health care systems.
Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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Pay Basis: Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected.

Pay Grade Maximum
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected.

Travel Required: Up to 25%
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