Cottage Health System Service Line Director for Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital and Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California

Job Details:
  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred

The Service Line Director (SLD) is responsible for the overall operational, clinical and financial performance of the Cottage Rehabilitation Service Line and other service line duties as assigned at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital. The SLD works in collaboration with Vice Presidents, physician leadership, business managers/directors, Finance, and nursing leadership to establish yearly performance goals for each service-line, which are aligned with the vision and mission of Cottage Health. The SLD has responsibility for, but not limited to, lowering costs and improving quality (value) for patients, service line and departmental planning, creating a strategic growth plan, collaboration plans with physicians, business development, and collaborating on capital and operating budgets including: product-line development, budget calculations, report analysis and expense monitoring. The SLD demonstrates an understanding of financial reporting and quality monitoring in order to appropriately monitor strategic goals. The SLD will ensure that the service line(s) meets operating guidelines as may be established by annual goals, including but not limited to: increased volume, lower costs, revenue cycle, patient satisfaction, and quality goals. The SLD may hold project/program responsibilities across Cottage Health which contribute to the overall performance of Cottage Health.

SLD should have strong leadership, collaboration and conflict management skills. Knowledge of budgetary practices; strong financial skills. Experience in contract negotiations and management, along with the ability to work with physicians, are essential.

Bachelor's Degree or a combination of Associate's Degree and equivalent experience (4 years). Master's Degree in business or healthcare field preferred.

At least 1 year of service line growth or management experience required.

Department: Administration


Shift: Days