The Executive Director of HIV Services is responsible, under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer, Ambulatory Services, for the leadership and operational effectiveness of the health system strategies supporting care of persons living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS infection (PLWHA). In collaboration with the Chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Senior Director of HIV Services for Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS), this position will provide oversight, leadership and direction of all HIV Services provided in the system. This includes the administration of operations to ensure compliance with the established CCHHS mission and strategic goals. This position is responsible for developing strategies, oversight, integration and implementation of care services for these individuals across all aspects of the health system, through relationships with other system entities including public health, integrated care management and CountyCare. Working closely with the Office of Innovation and Programmatic Services, the Director shall seek and effectively oversee extramurally funded programs that achieve comprehensive quality care for at-risk populations. With the Chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Senior Director HIV Services for CCHHS, this position will improve these programs by guiding the transition to an HIV service program that is fully integrated across CCHHS, improving engagement and retention in care for PLWHA using a primary medical home model, redeploying Cook County/CORE HIV Integrated Program (CCHIP) clinical and administrative staff to ensure timely and reliable access to primary and specialty care in the areas where PLWHA live, improving screening, prevention and treatment of HIV, viral hepatitis and other sexually transmitted infections across all CCHHS clinical care sites, and improving collaboration with non-CCHHS healthcare providers, public health entities and relevant community-based organizations as appropriate to achieve these goals more broadly in the Chicago area, in accordance with strategies emerging from the Illinois Getting to Zero (zero new HIV infections) Campaign.
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Reports to the Chief Operating Officer, Ambulatory Services
Master’s Degree or higher in Business, Hospital, Health System, Public Administration, Public Health or a related field
Minimum of ten (10) years of operations experience in health care industry
Five (5) years of progressive supervisory or managerial experience
Minimum of Five (5) years of work experience in addressing the needs of persons living with HIV/AIDS
Experience with relevant outpatient health care regulatory agency (e.g., Joint Commission, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
Knowledge/experience in obtaining extramural funding
Prior experience developing, implementing and evaluating programs
Experience working in large health system, safety net system or academic medical center
Demonstrated leadership, motivation, and inspirational qualities
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.