Assistant Director of BusinessOperations and Strategic Planning

Position: Assistant Director of BusinessOperations and Strategic Planning

Job ID: 162660

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for an Assistant Director of Business Operations and Strategic Planning -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will manage business operations by identifying and facilitating process improvement, leading financial monitoring and analysis, coordinating information systems, working with operations to manage expenses and optimize revenue, and assisting with the education/professional growth of employees.


Think you’ve got what it takes

Responsibilities :

  • Direct processes required to ensure financial and data-driven analysis for performance against budget/expectations are timely, reliable, and useful for making operational decisions and explaining variances to executive leadership. The lead process is required for the preparation of the annual operational budget.
  • Provide oversight to maintain and enhance real-time dashboard delivery and reporting to ensure data integrity and transparency. Includes: provide monthly reports, perform analysis, review work performed by staff. Coordinate information and business systems to optimize the EMR-related function of the department.
  • Enhance clinical, operational, and strategic programs through project management, facilitation, and oversight of core initiatives and planning. Coordinate the development and monitoring of performance and process improvement programs.
  • Provide leadership and facilitation with operational areas to liaise with the Revenue Cycle department where appropriate to optimize charge capture opportunities. Partner effectively with cross-functional areas to manage resources and provide cost/benefit analysis to the department


  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • Required Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, business or healthcare-related field
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 5 years’ experience in financial analysis or data analysis
  • 2 years of previous management/supervisory experience preferred
  • A Master’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a healthcare related field may substitute for two years of this
    experience requirement.

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