Provide administrative leadership and direction to all medical center operations. Collaborates with key partners on outpatient operations that support or effect Sutter Amador Hospital (SAH). Collaborates with Sutter Medical Foundation (SMF) and Valley Area staff (Foundation and Hospital CEOs, Care Management Executive, Valley CMO, VP HR, Valley CFO) to deliver best outcomes for SAH patients and families. Assures quality of care and cost effective services throughout the service area. Exercises necessary, appropriate authority and accountability for the administration and long range planning of the hospital and supporting operations. Maintains effective employee, medical staff and community relationships. Key member of the Valley Operating Leadership Team. Shares and leverages best practices across Sutter Health to continually improve operations and patient care across the Valley area.
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Master's degree is required.
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with significant experience in healthcare administration at the administrator, assistant/associate administrator level. Preferred candidate will have 5 years as CEO, mid to large hospital COO, or similar role
Experience must demonstrate competence and success in managing quality outcomes, operational results, financial operations, business planning and development
Demonstrated competence in building physician and staff relationships and leading service improvement efforts
Previous experience in healthcare service line management is desired
Executive level experience in a multi-facility/matrix management healthcare system helpful
Experience must demonstrate competence in contract administration, grievance and arbitration processes, planning for contract bargaining and operational planning for strikes
Must have an in-depth working knowledge of healthcare administration, operations and departments, with a strong emphasis on and understanding of financial management, strategic planning, physician relations, patient care, quality assessment and improvement, risk management and human resource management
Must have a solid working knowledge of applicable laws and operating guidelines
Must have a firm understanding of the trends and issues affecting the healthcare industry, including managed care, clinical integration and quality outcomes
Must have an effective working knowledge of all legal guidelines and requirements of accrediting bodies
Must have well developed interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and presentation/public speaking)
Must have demonstrated skills in leadership, conflict identification and resolution, group problem solving and group process as well as organization and prioritization
Must be effective as a team leader and team member, with a bias toward timely and appropriate action.
Must have a customer service excellence orientation, with emphasis on continuous quality improvement