Cook Children's Health Plan is a local, non-profit company that cares about our community. Our health plan provides health care for CHIP and STAR (Medicaid) members in the Tarrant service area. The counties include: Tarrant, Johnson, Denton, Parker, Hood, and Wise.
The Chief Operating Officer (C.O.O.) of Cook Children's Health Plan (CCHP), is responsible for assisting the President in the attainment of the Health Plan's goals and action plans. The C.O.O. assists the President in the direction and coordination of the non-clinical departments that compose the Plan. Upon the President's request, s/he represents the President in activities both external and internal to the organization.
Cook Children's Health Plan's C.O.O. has primary responsibility for the daily hands-on operations of the Health Plan. You will report directly to the CCHP President. The incumbent, working with the President and CCHP staff, devises and gains consensus for efficient and effective operational aspects of the Plan. The C.O.O. works with community leaders, government officials, payors and other regional health care executives to achieve the mission, vision and quality imperatives of the Health Plan.
The C.O.O. ensures that the mission, vision, strategies and tactics of the Health Plan support the achievement of the mission and vision of the parent organization, the Cook Children's Health Care System. The Health Plan C.O.O. demonstrates this through leadership of his/her direct reporting staff, by working as a team member to drive the organization to achieve top performance levels, through measurement, analytics, and effective communication.
Cook Children's is an EOE/AA - Minority/Females/Disability/Vet
Internal Number: 45256
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.