Hospital Administrator

Oceans Healthcare   •  

Lake Charles, LA

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


5 - 7 years

Posted 53 days ago

The Administrator is responsible for the overall leadership and operation of the facility's services, departments, budget and functions, subject to oversight by the Board of Directors. The Administrator directs the ongoing mission and philosophy of care of the facility by demonstrating leadership through exploring, developing, accepting and implementing new ideas with vision, foresight, and customer sensitivity to meet the facility's and community's needs. The Administrator shall assure the facility is adequately staffed, programming standards are met and adequate resources are provided to meet the needs of the patient populations served. The Administrator is responsible for the facility's financial performance, overseeing departmental and committee activity, coordinating efforts to established facility/committee goals, strategic planning, performance improvement planning, marketing and community liaison activities in adherence with the facility policy and procedures, compliance plan, and all internal and external regulatory bodies that apply to the daily operation of the facility. All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans' Mission, policies and procedures and PI Standards.

Administrator Qualifications

A minimum of a Masters Degree, with the undergraduate or graduate degree in a Behavioral Services, Administration or a related health care field. Must possess one of the following: (1) Master's Degree and at least three years of full time experience in progressively responsible management positions in healthcare or (2) a Baccalaureate Degree and at least five years of full time experience in progressively responsible management positions in healthcare or (3) at least ten years of full time experience in hospital administration.

The Administrator must be a sound leader who possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills to foster cooperation across departmental lines and manage information, environmental and fiscal resources to accomplish goals. The Administrator must be able to maintain and demonstrate a broad knowledge of tasks and assets necessary to accomplish the company objectives. Must have knowledge about needs and requirements of third party payers and the ability to be culturally sensitive to diverse groupings of employees and consumers of services as well as maintain knowledge. Must be continually be up-to-date on State, Federal regulations; The Joint Commission regulations, etc.


Must have a valid Driver's License. TIDE certified.