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State of Montana Chief Operations Officer (COO) - Healthcare Facilities Division in Helena, Montana

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has a career opportunity within the Healthcare Facilities Division. * * This position coordinates assigned program activities with other departments and outside agencies to provide highly responsible and administrative support to the Chief Healthcare Facilities Officer. This position will provide support for the management of planning, development and implementation of all budgets and contracting and all other financial operations/functions of the Healthcare Facilities-Financial Operations Unit. This position works in a supportive role to help implement state-wide public policy that promotes comprehensive health and shapes prevention methods, interventions, and systems of care in service of individuals living with mental illness, intellectual or developmental disabilities, aging related health conditions, and substance use disorders. * * Why Join DPHHS * * Our mission at DPHHS is to serve Montanans in their communities to improve and protect the health, safety, and well-being, and to empower independence. By joining our department, you will have the opportunity to perform meaningful work in public service to our state and its residents. TheState of Montana's comprehensive benefits package includes healthcare coverage, retirement plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, work/life balance, and eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. In addition, DPHHS is the largest state agency with a wide range of advancement opportunities whether you are joining the workforce or have several years of experience. Qualifications for this Career Opportunity * * * Expertise with healthcare or hospital administration, finance, or facility billing and proven abilities to build high-quality, efficient, and cost-effective systems of care. * Expertise operating licensed and regulated facilities and operating delivery systems in the constraints of national, federal, and state accrediting, licensing, and regulatory bodies. * Understanding of the policies, procedures, and funding mechanisms of the state and federal programs that govern healthcare organizations and/or behavioral health facilities. * Experience with local, state, and/or federal regulations and statuses governing fiscal matters. * Strong oversight and staff-management techniques, ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, and ability to negotiate and persuasively express opinions. * Meet minimum qualifications: o Bachelor’s degree in a discipline relative to the program, business, public administration or a closely related field and from an appropriately accredited institution o 5 years of progressively responsible professional management experience o Progressively responsible experience with healthcare or hospital administration o Other combinations of education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis * * * *How to Apply To be considered for a DPHHS position, submit the following required documents with your application on the State of Montana Careers website. When submitting the required documents, you must check the "relevant document" box to ensure your attachments are uploaded correctly to your application for this position. * Cover Letter * Resume * References Successful applicants will be subject to background checks relevant to the position and must pass reference checks before an offer will be extended. DPHHS is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a copy of the full job description or if you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, contact DPHHS Human Resources listed below. Additional Information This position may be eligible for partial telework within the state of Montana. Specific conditions will be provided by the supervisor and must adhere to state policy. This position may be eligible for a statutory 4% an hour base pay increase effective July 1, 2024. * * This position may be eligible for moving and relocation reimbursement. Specific conditions will be provided by the supervisor and must adhere to DPHHS policy. This position is open until filled with frequent screening of applicants. This position is classified as A3101B Business Manager. *Title: *Chief Operations Officer (COO) - Healthcare Facilities Division Location: Helena Requisition ID: 23143666