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Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Canyon Vista Medical Center Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

4 months ago Other categories Sierra Vista   132 views
Job Details

POSITION
SUMMARY:

Under general direction, the
COO assumes line responsibility and authority for the administrative direction,
evaluation, and coordination of the functions and activities of assigned
departments within the hospital, ensuring that operation objectives and results
are in accord with the hospitals overall needs. In the absence of the hospital
CEO and/or as assigned, the COO represents the CEO in coordinating entire
portions of the hospitals organization, speaking and acting within the scope
of objectives set forth in the practice and/or policy of the hospital.

ESSENTIAL
FUNCTIONS:

Provides
administrative direction for operations of assigned departments and appraises
the performance of the respective departments heads, including authority to
hire and fire, but subject to the veto of the CEO.

Communicates
routinely with the CEO concerning policy recommendations and suggested courses
of action pertinent to the efficient operation of assigned departments.

Implements
new policies; disseminates pertinent information following administrative
directives; and recommends improvement of hospital facilities in assigned
areas, including construction or renovation of structures and purchase of new
equipment.

Promotes
complete involvement of the departments heads in the preparation of the
departments budgets and educates them in the importance of the budget,
forecasting and planning process.

Advises
and makes recommendations to the CEO concerning budget, cost, and financial
matters and encourages and assists department heads in establishing a measure
of performance, increased productivity, quality improvement, cost controls, and
maximum utilization of facilities.

Advises
the CEO where executive action is necessary to accomplish these goals and
he/she plans the activities of the individual departments in relation to other
hospital departments so as to obtain a better understanding of each others
problems.

Attends
medical staff meetings and/or medical staff committee meetings, as assigned or
requested, and informs the CEO of proceedings at the meetings attended and
recommends action as necessary.

Represents
the hospital by membership in related professional associations.

Education: Masters degree in hospitaladministration (MHA)

Experience: Verbal, quantitative and interpersonalskills typically acquired through the completion of a Bachelors degree;in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of hospital administration equivalent to theknowledge acquired through the completion of a Masters degree in hospitaladministration (MHA).

Licenses: N/A

Travel Requirements: N/A

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

The physical demands described here are representative of thosethat must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functionsof this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requires prolonged sitting and some bending, stooping, andstretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient tooperate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other officeequipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare,and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment and involvesfrequent contact with staff and the public.

LifePoint Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EOE Minorities/Females/ProtectedVeterans/Disabled

LifePoint Health and all of our facilities are committed toproviding Equal Employment Opportunity for all applicants and employees andcomplies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employeeor applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion,national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexualorientation, veterans status, or any other basis protected by applicablefederal, state, or local law.

LifePoint Health is committed to being a placewhere employees want to work and takes seriously our responsibility to complywith all regulatory and legal guidelines throughout the recruitment and hiringprocess. The recruiting process with LifePoint Health will always includeemails to job candidates from an address ending in @(please use the apply button below), aswell as at least one phone interview and/or in-person interview prior tohiring.
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Company Description
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Each day, LifePoint stands strong behind our commitment to make our communities healthier. We have always known that providing high-quality healthcare depends on our ability to find, keep, and empower creative and determined people who care. This has been a major component of our success in the past –and will be so in the future.