The Administrative Fellowship Program at Sutter Health provides an outstanding opportunity for Master’s or JD's prepared individuals to learn from excellent preceptors and to work in one or more areas of administrative specialization: acute care hospitals, medical groups/foundations and ambulatory care environments in an integrated, not-for-profit health care system. Administrative Fellows gain experience and develop an in-depth understanding of operations and strategic initiatives through project work and direct participation in management activities. Exposure to the various healthcare environments enables Sutter Health Fellows to gain a broad base of understanding regarding the challenges facing health care delivery systems and additionally to develop valuable skills that will better prepare them to assume leadership roles in the health care industry.
Administrative Fellows report directly to a designated Executive – typically a Chief Executive Officer. Fellows may receive ongoing direction and guidance from other leaders within the organization.
Experience in the healthcare industry is helpful, as is experience analyzing complex issues and recommending appropriate/ meaningful and fiscally sound solutions.
Knowledge of current issues affecting the healthcare industry desired, as is awareness of applicable legal and accreditation requirements, standards and guidelines. Knowledge of Lean/ Six Sigma approaches to process improvement helpful.
Must have the excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation), problem identification and analytical skills required to formulate and recommend creative solutions to diverse and complex problems. Also required is skill in the use of a computer, including use of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. Must function effectively as both a team member and leader. Must be able to read and understand financial analyses/ statements. Organization and prioritization are skills required. Must be able to work effectively in an independent fashion - - without significant direct supervision, guidance or direction. Assignments are of considerable complexity, depth, and variety, which require the application of independent judgment and exercise of initiative. Requires the ability to provide direction and guidance to the activities of others; to achieve results through delegation, control and follow-up procedures and to utilize available resources.
Adaptability: The ability to cope with dynamic situations; to maintain constructive task performance and to modify plans/ actions in light of changing situations and circumstances.
Analysis: The ability to formulate and recommend creative solutions to diverse and complex problems.
Communication: The ability to communicate clearly when speaking and writing.
Decision Making: The ability to make sound and logical decisions and choose appropriate courses of action based on the information at hand.
Decisiveness: The ability to initiate action and make decisions when required; the willingness to appropriately defend actions and decisions.
Leadership: The ability to provide direction and guidance to the activities of others; to achieve results through delegation, control and follow up procedures; to utilize available resources to achieve desired results.
Organizing and Planning: The ability to systematically structure own and others’ activities to provide for effective task performance and coordinated efforts.
Perception: The ability to identify the key elements of a situation and their importance and to recognize the strength and areas of opportunity of individuals.
Sensitivity: The ability to respond sensitively to the needs and feelings of others, regardless of their level or status.
Situational Awareness: The ability to recognize the social and organizational factors pertaining to any specific issue, problem or task and how these factors relate to the successful accomplishment of the organization's mission.
Special Working Conditions
Though work is normally performed in a specific location, travel throughout Northern California may be required to attend, complete projects or to attend meetings/ symposia. These may be day or overnight trips.
Work is typically conducted in an office environment and is mostly sedentary. There is a moderate amount of walking involved, with infrequent bending, lifting, and stooping. Vision should be sufficient to read from a computer screen for prolonged periods without excessive fatigue. Completing assignments requires prolonged use of a computer/ keyboard.
DEADLINE to apply on-line and submit all required documents for consideration, September 6, 2019, by 5:00 PM PST.
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
On-line application (via our website)
Current resume: upload onto on-line application
Statement of fellowship and career objectives: upload onto on-line application
Letters of recommendation: Two original and signed letters of professional recommendation (at least one from a faculty member): *see submission options
Statement of voluntary community activities (single-spaced, not to exceed one page): upload onto on-line application
Upon submission of application:
must be a current US citizen or permanent resident
must be a current 2nd year (or 3rd year, if applicable) graduate student OR at the time of submitting your application, you must have obtained the required degree(s) in the last twelve (12) months, in one or more of following degree programs: MBA-healthcare management focused, MHA, MPH, JD or highly desired dual degree MSN with an MBA, MHA or MPH degree(s)
current graduate students must confer degree(s) by the spring of 2020, prior to the fellowship start date in July 2020
Original letters of recommendation and official transcripts can be mailed in a sealed envelope directly to:
2700 Gateway Oaks Dr., Ste. 1200
Sacramento, CA 95833
Attn: Fellowship Program
Letters of recommendation (submitted by author) and e-transcripts (submitted by registrar office) may be emailed to: email@example.com
6 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 1913440
About Sutter Health System Office
About Sutter Health:
We’re inspired by our Northern California community and work tirelessly to deliver top-rated, affordable healthcare. Doctors, hospitals, care teams and employees in the Sutter Health network are always looking for new, meaningful ways to care for you and your loved ones. We believe that every moment matters when it comes to helping you live a longer, healthier and happier life.
As a not-for-profit organization, we reinvest our resources back into the community. Our hospitals compassionately care for more low-income Medi-Cal patients in Northern California than any other health system. We proudly fund and partner with community programs to help ensure those in need have access to care and social services.
Sutter Health has a long history in California. Some of our facilities have been providing care in the communities we serve for more than 100 years. Today, we’re proud to partner with more than 12,000 doctors to care for more than 3 million people.