Doctors Hospital of Augusta is a 354-bed, full-service facility that is committed to provided the highest level of quality care easily accessible in an efficient and friendly manner.
Doctors Hospital is home to the Joseph M. Still Burn Center, the largest inpatient burn center in the Untied States and is certified as a Primary Stroke Center as well as an Accredited Chest Pain Center. Doctors Hospital was also recently the first hospital in the area to be designated a Center of Excellence in Women's Health Surgery and was one of 244 hospitals nationally to be named a top performer for Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.
Drives operational excellence throughout the service area and leads growth of service line volume within facility, development of new programs and advancement of existing ones. Partners with senior administrators, executives and professional staff to distinguish his/her facilities' services and experience in the eyes of the physician, patient and consumers.
Executes Strategy by:
Scanning the competitive environment, leading business planning process and providing strategies to drive profitable service line growth while reducing costs per case.
Partnering closely with senior executives, sales and marketing executives and service line management to enable growth strategies.
Developing business case, including financials, for new program development and capital projects.
Identifying and driving new physician and volume opportunities for the hospital ensuring alignment with clinical leaders.
Working together with marketing and physician relations executives to promote the services to physicians and consumers.
Collaborating with physicians to develop and foster positive working relationships.
Increases Operational Efficiency by:
Monitoring key operational and financial metrics for improvement opportunities.
Driving process improvement within the service line to increase employee engagement and physicians satisfaction.
Enabling finding solutions to problems that get in the way of differentiated service.
Working with hospital administrative team and department director(s) for program development, implementation, execution monitoring and evaluation of services at the hospital.
Ensuring physician and professional staff have the necessary equipment to perform.
Participating in hospital annual budgeting process related to service line.
Engaging with national, division and facility service lines leaders to obtain and share best practices in service line.
Supporting the recruitment process to secure staffing talent.
Improves Clinical Outcomes by:
Supporting a positive patient experience by providing optimal cost effective delivery of services by physicians and professional staff within a safe department
Ensuring that oversight, processes and resources are in place to improve clinical outcomes
Enabling clinical excellence by aligning goals with the clinical leaders and removing barriers for clinical practice as needed
Communicating to clinical leaders any matters that can affect the clinical operations and deferring clinical judgments to those leaders
Participating in rounding with patients and meeting with physicians and staff to ensure a high quality patient experience
Collaborating with the facility surgical procedure schedulers focusing on accurate data collection and customer service to increase the surgical volume*
Supports HCA by:
Promoting consistent positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service
Practicing and adhering to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement"
Performing other duties as assigned
Education & Experience:
Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
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