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Chief Clinical Officer / Chief Operating Officer

West Covina, California

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ScionHealth strives to provide quality-driven, patient-centered acute and post-acute hospital solutions. The health system is focused on driving innovation, serving its communities, and investing in people and technology to deliver compassionate patient care and excellent health outcomes. Based in Louisville, ScionHealth operates 79 hospital campuses in 25 states – 61 long-term acute care hospitals and 18 community hospital campuses and associated health systems.

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  • Communicator
  • Creative
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Goal-oriented
  • Problem-solver
  • Strategic

Our Culture

  • Driven by quality: We believe that if we focus on delivering quality care, exceeding expectations related to customer service and supporting our people, our business results will follow.
  • We equip our hospitals and our people with the resources, technology and expertise they need to deliver the best possible care to patients.
  • We’re always looking to find better ways to support caregivers by improving what we do, sharing best practices, and responding to the changing needs of our people and the patients they serve.
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Jarrell King, Talent Acquisition

Chief Clinical Officer / Chief Operating Officer

West Covina, California
Facility Kindred Hospital San Gabriel Valley
Req ID 507239 Post Date 05/31/2024 Category Executive
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Chief Clinical Officer, Chief Operating Officer


Responsible for managing, directing, coordinating and controlling the overall operations of a hospital. Provides leadership to ensure attainment of strategic objectives and the delivery of quality, economical health care services and other related lines of business. Initiates and enforces organization-wide policies and procedures that support the accomplishment of the hospitals objectives and programs.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for all aspects of hospital operations.
  • Assures that all policies established by the Governing Body of the hospital are implemented appropriately. 
  • In collaboration with the Market CEO, directs the strategic planning for the hospital. 
  • Responsible for developing, interpreting and communicating hospital policies, objectives and 
    operational procedures to the department managers and others as necessary. Includes 
    assessing the patient population, risk factors and the scope of services. 
  • Develops and monitors the hospital budget, ensuring operations does not exceed the approved budget. 
  • Ensures that all policies established by the Governing Body are implemented appropriately. 
  • Oversees the finance/business office functions of the hospital to ensure that funds are collected and expended appropriately. 
  • Ensures staffing plans are appropriate for the hospitals departments. 
  • In coordination with the hospital board, the medical staff and other hospital personnel, responds to the community’s needs for quality health care services by monitoring the adequacy of the hospital’s medical activities. 
  • Serves as a member of the hospital executive committee and other administrative committees as designated. Attends governing board meetings. 
  • Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company's Code 
    of Conduct, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable 
    federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards. 
  • Oversees and provides direction to hospital leadership grading hospital mission and objectives, expected productivity and efficiency, establishing policies and procedures are in compliance with federal state and local laws, regulations and ordnances. Works with hospital leadership to foster high employee morale and a positive work environment for employees. 
  • Ensures maintenance of physical repertories in good and safe state of repair and operation. 
  • Promotes adherence to the Company's Code of Conduct and the Corporate Compliance Agreement by monitoring employee performance and identifying and responding to compliance issues. 
  • Acts as Privacy officer for the hospital. Implements necessary privacy policies and procedures. 
    Reviews all patient complaints regarding the hospitals privacy policies and procedures and/or 
    privacy practice.


  • Ability to coordinate short- and long-term planning activities. 
  • Ability to work with a large staff and diverse client base. 
  • Basic computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office, word processing and 
    spreadsheet software. 
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of The Joint Commission, local, state and federal laws and 
  • Knowledge of general budgeting, accounting, and management skills. 
  • Knowledge of cost reporting, profit and loss and budget compliance. 
  • Ability to work well with management teams and employees. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all patients and/or employee information to assure patient. 
    and/or employee rights are protected. 
  • Ability to spend a limited amount of time on travel. 
  • Must read, write and speak fluent English. 
  • Must have good and regular attendance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Salary range for the position, $135,000 - $205,000

ScionHealth is committed to a culture of service excellence as demonstrated by our employees’ adherence to the service excellence principles of Pride, Teamwork, Compassion, Integrity, Respect, Fun, Professionalism, and Responsibility.

As our most acute level of care, our specialty hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.



  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration, business administration, finance or clinical specialty. Master’s degree in healthcare administration, business administration, or clinical specialty preferred. Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience by substitute or education requirements.



  • Five years' experience in healthcare administration/management, preferably in a hospital setting with experience in operations. Two years’ prior COO or CEO level experience preferred. 
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