The Chief Operating Officer assumes line responsibility and authority for the administrative direction, evaluation, and coordination of the functions and activities of assigned departments within the hospital organization to ensure operation objectives and results are in accord with overall hospital needs. In the absence of the hospital CEO and/or as assigned, represents the CEO in the coordination of entire portions of the hospital organization, speaking and acting within the scope of objectives set forth in the practice and/or policy of the hospital.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Ensures the consistent and effective execution of key systems and processes that make effective use of organizational resources. Leads a team or unit to enhance product or service quality; drives the business toward enhanced product or service quality. Creates a work environment in which employees committed to their organization and feel pride and job ownership. Builds strategic alliances and partnerships within the organization to collaboratively execute business strategies. Creates an environment in which products and processes are designed to ensure customer satisfaction; effectively incorporates customer perspectives in all business activities.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Five years progressive acute care management experience and refined managerial skills as a COO or through the COO Development Program. Completion of a Master’s program required. Emphasis on healthcare preferred.
Member of ACHEpreferred. Current knowledge of Joint Commission, state, and federal guidelines, regulations and standards. Demonstrated expertise in negotiation, coaching, and interpersonal skills. Advanced skills infinancialmanagement.
Job Code: 10202-22248