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CEO, Reagan Memorial Hospital in Big Lake, TX at Community Hospital Corporation

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

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    Big Lake, TX
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Job Description

Chief Executive Officer, Reagan Hospital District

Role Description:
The CEO works with the Board of Directors to establish the vision and carry out the mission of Reagan Hospital District. S/he provides leadership, strategic guidance and management direction for the overall operation of Reagan Memorial Hospital, Hickman Rural Health Clinic, and Reagan County Care Clinic. Will be responsible for the District's strategic development, operational, financial and clinical performance as well as patient, physician and employee satisfaction. 
The CEO serves as the key resource to the Board of Directors and is accountable for safe and quality patient care, developing and managing to a financially sound annual operating budget and long-term capital expenditure plan, hiring and retaining qualified and productive staff, managing risk, leading performance improvement, and maintaining effective relationships with the Board, medical staff, patients, employees, and the community. 
Major Responsibilities
  • Establishes and communicates a clear and compelling vision.  All stakeholders should know the hospital's mission, vision, and priorities. 
  • Works with Board, senior management team, medical providers and staff to develop, implement, and update strategies and opportunities for growth and improvement to support the Hospital District's mission and respond to external and internal issues.
  • Develops strong leadership and positive rapport with peer hospitals and medical providers to nurture medical staff relationships and drive provider engagement.
  • Is responsible for the strategic, operational, clinical and financial performance of the hospital.
  • Leads the hospital's management team in achieving its goals for quality care, patient, physician and employee satisfaction, and continued financial stability.
  • Maintains the hospital's compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Serves as a positive role model and provides hospital operations coaching and/or mentoring.
  • Attracts and retains medical providers; maintains high levels of medical provider satisfaction.
  • Implements Board education and development programs through internal and external resources.
  • Takes a proactive approach to managed care, healthcare reform and related issues.
  • Develops new business opportunities.
 Operations Management:
  • Collects and analyzes data from internal and external sources regarding current way of doing business and clinical processes. 
Safety and Quality of Care: 
  • Leads and maintains a culture of safety and quality including a safe functional environment. 
  • Provides opportunities for all who work in the hospital to identify safety and/or quality issues, bring issues to management's attention, and participate in safety and quality initiatives and planning.
  • Works closely with the medical staff to ensure quality care, resolve conflicts and remove barriers to providers admitting and referring to the hospital.
Financial Management: 
  • Oversees the preparation and management of sound operating, project and capital budgets. 
  • Ensures the utilization of sound accounting systems, treasury activities, risk management, financial controls, productivity measures, reimbursement principles and contracting. 
  • Meets budget-critical financial metrics.  Effectively negotiates third-party contracts.  Provides stewardship of all financial resources. 
Human Resources: 
  • Ensures the availability of adequate numbers of competent staff (including medical providers and contract labor) that are properly credentialed, educated, trained, motivated and engaged. 
  • Directs performance management systems including policies/practices for providing timely feedback, recognizing excellence and dealing with problem behavior and poor performance. 
Information Management:
  • Ensures effective collection, categorization, filing, management, privacy, confidentiality, security, redundancy, retrieval and reporting capabilities of all data and information used by the hospital.
  • Guides the development of plans for meeting the growing demands of information management and the development of information technology especially relevant to healthcare.
General Duties
  • Establishes personal and professional credibility and an environment of trust, candor and genuine two way communications.
  • Educates and promotes customer service throughout entire facility.
  • Works closely with the medical staff to ensure quality care, resolve conflicts and remove barriers to physicians admitting and referring to the hospital.
  • Implements Board education and development programs through internal and external resources.
  • Takes a proactive approach to managed care, healthcare reform and related issues.
  • Active participation within the community, representing the District in professional, civic, and service organizations. 
Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Manages subordinate leader(s) who supervise employee(s) and/or supervise individual contributors as appropriate.
  • Defines and communicates performance expectations.
  • Plans, assigns and directs work: follows up to assess achievement of results.
  • Evaluates performance; coaches employees on an ongoing basis and takes developmental action as needed.
  • Rewards and recognizes notable performance.
  • Addresses complaints, resolves problems and addresses unacceptable behavior promptly.
  • Attracts, develops and retains talent.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with District policies and applicable laws.

  • Master's Degree in a health care related field or a BS in a health care related field with a business related masters, or the equivalent in education and experience.
  • Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administration highly preferred

Prior Experience:
  • 5 -10 years progressively more responsible healthcare experience at the senior administrative level. 
  • CEO experience preferred. COO experience will be considered.
  • Leadership and experience in a small town environment required with a track record of effective operational, financial, business development, and strategic skills.
  • Must have a track record of proactively developing positive relationships with medical providers, employees, Board members and community leaders.
  • Must have a track record of leading staff to provide safe quality patient care.

Skills and Knowledge
  • Ability to enhance a quality of care environment, positive clinical outcomes and a high level of patient, provider and employee satisfaction
  • Ability to mentor and cultivate a talented management team
  • Ability to lead a high performing team and achieve results through others
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and respecting all differences
  • Ability to create and maintain a positive community image
  • Ability to build loyalty and trust and lead with consistency
  • Ability to be accountable, define goals, and develop strategic opportunities for the betterment of the hospital
  • Ability to communicate openly, effectively and frequently with multiple audiences
  • Ability to be diplomatic and possess a high degree of political savvy
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Energetic, a good listener, with the ability to identify and resolve operational and administrative problems at both a strategic and functional level
  • Ability to produce quality results
  • Ability to be trustworthy
  • Proficient knowledge to understand and apply the concepts, terminology, programs and processes unique to the healthcare industry
  • Proficient knowledge of all related acute care legal, regulatory and financial requirements
  • Proficient PC skills
  • Possess and utilize a core set of ethical values  

About Reagan Hospital District:
Reagan Memorial Hospital is a general medical and surgical facility that is part of the Reagan Hospital District. The hospital district includes the Reagan Memorial Hospital and its emergency room with helipad, a wellness center, the 36-bed Reagan Care Center, Hickman Rural Health Clinic and RMN retail pharmacy. 
The Hospital District is located in Big Lake, Texas at 1300 N. Main Avenue just off US Hwy 67. San Angelo, Big Spring, Midland and Odessa are within easy access of the city. Visit to learn more about Reagan Memorial Hospital, Hickman Rural Health Clinic and Reagan County Care Center. 


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