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Chief Operating Officer

Houma, LA, USA | Ochsner Health System

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Operations / Production
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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This job assumes responsibility for strategic, vision, long term planning, direction and overall accountability for division-wide functions. Communicates and interprets organizational and departmental mission goals and objectives to all areas of responsibility and provides leadership and direction in the planning, implementation, and evaluation activities of all areas of responsibility.


Required - Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare, Business Administration or related field

Work Experience

Required - 10 years experience in successfully managing complex hospital and patient care delivery.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

Good organizational skills

Good time management skills and self directed

Demonstrates good judgement

Good interpersonal skills

Excellent leadership skills

Job Duties

Implements and leads performance improvement measures

Develops personnel and workforce

Ensures operational profitability by ensuring departments are managed in a fiscally sound manner and resources are used efficiently

Supports overall strategic goals of the organization and identifies potential growth opportunities

Ensures the organizational, physical, and technology infrastructure complies with accreditation and regulatory requirements and meets functional needs

Participates in self-development activities and encourages staff participation in meeting the organization’s mission and goals.

Other related duties as required.The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following:Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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