The Chief Executive Officer directs all functions of the hospital in keeping with the overall policies established by the Governing Board, in order that objectives of health care, advancement of knowledge, and overall contributions to community welfare may be achieved most effectively, economically, and to the satisfaction of patients, employees, and medical staff.
Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:
Manages and supervises all aspects of hospital activities, including planning and direction, public relations, budget and finance, personnel administration, volunteer services, purchase and supply, plant maintenance, housekeeping, general administrative services, and coordination of medical staff activities with the patient care program.
Administers, directs and coordinates all activities of the hospital. Implements established policies, rules, and regulations affecting all hospital activities in personnel, establishing procedures for systematic performance of hospital duties.
Acts as liaison among Hospital Board, medical staff and hospital personnel, and encourages maintenance of professional and medical standards, and regular scheduled inter-departmental meeting where appropriate to maintain liaison between the medical staff and other hospital departments.
Ensures that equipment and facilities exist consistent with the communities’ needs and goals, and is primarily responsible for the safety and protection of hospital patients.
Directs formulation and maintenance of an effective program of public relations.
Implements the control and effective utilization of the fiscal and financial resources of the hospital and employs a system or responsible accounting, including budget and internal controls to maintain a sound financial structure.
Formulates sound personnel policies and disseminates these policies to all hospital employees, by developing an organizational structure with clear defined lines of authority in areas of responsibility.
Supervises maintenance and protection of buildings and grounds, giving final approval in equipment and supplies, and contracting for new construction.
Prepares reports for and attends meetings with the Hospital Board regarding the total activities of the hospitals as well as governmental developments which affect health care.
Keeps up to date with advances in management techniques and business methods, technological changes, and economic and political trends, broadening the prospective and scope of hospital services to meet the expanding needs of the community the hospital serves.
Reviews and acts upon the reports of authorized inspecting agencies. Maintains liaison with local, state, and regional hospital and governmental health counsels and planning agencies.
Set an example for all team members of commitment and loyalty to Summit Healthcare by openly supporting and participating in organizational projects and community events.
Education and/or Experience:
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration (Required)
5 Years experience in a Hospital administrative capacity (Required)
Excellent managerial and financial skills and the ability to take leadership over any business operations area.
Superlative communication skills, particularly the ability to communicate as a leader.
Thorough understanding of management and financial practices in all areas and phases of business operations.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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Summit Healthcare is a private, not-for-profit organization that has provided medical services to White Mountain residents and visitors. As a regional medical center with 101 licensed beds , we respond to the healthcare needs of more that 90,000 permanent residents and seasonal visitors living in a 3,000 square mile area. Summit Healthcare's goal is to provide patients with state-of-the-art healthcare close to home. Every year we take critical steps to ensure we are meeting this goal by investing in state-of-the-art equipment and technology and by attracting outstanding physicians representing a variety of medical specialties. Summit Healthcare is located in the beautiful white mountains of Northeastern Arizona. The White Mountain area is a friendly, rural community with affordable housing, excellent schools and year round outdoor activities. It is the perfect place to fish, hike, ride horseback, mountain bike, ski, golf, hunt and have countless other sports and outdoor adventures! To learn more about Show Low, AZ and Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center refer to these websites: