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Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in Plano, TX at Community Hospital Corporation

Date Posted: 2/17/2018

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    Plano, TX
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Job Description

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Principal Accountability

The EVP/COO assumes the corporate lead for operations for all owned, leased and managed hospitals. This role provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that all hospitals have the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures and people systems in place to effectively grow the hospital and to ensure financial stability and operating efficiency. The position accomplishes this through a respectful constructive and energetic style reflective of the organizational values, and guided by the strategic initiatives.

The EVP/COO participates in business development activities, including potential client meetings/calls and assists in the development and presentation of proposals for consulting and management services to hospitals.

Direct reports within the corporate office include: Clinical Services, Quality, Regulatory and Care Management, Information Technology, Post- Acute Services,  and regional operations.


Bachelor's degree and Masters in Health Care Administration or Business or a related business field required.


Proven experience as hospital CEO (minimum 10 years)

Multi-hospital leadership experience strongly preferred. 

Rural hospital experience desirable.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Ability to assist hospitals in enhancing a quality of care environment, positive clinical outcomes and a high level of patient, physician and employee satisfaction
  • Ability to provide leadership, guidance, direction and oversight while ensuring a customer service oriented focus
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from medical staff, Board members, hospital leaders and co-workers
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and write effective business correspondence
  • Ability to define realistic, specific goals and objectives and to prioritize objectives
  • Executive demeanor and presence with a preference for taking action
  • Ability to work with people in such a manner as to build cooperation and group commitments to goals and objectives
  • Ability to identify and effectively resolve difficult operational problems
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and staff and respecting all differences
  • Ability to communicate and relate well with others
  • Communicates openly and in timely way
  • Shares information appropriately
  • Keeps others well informed
  • Encourages others to share contrary views
  • Responds in a timely manner to messages/requests
  • Proficient PC skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Proficient knowledge of regulatory agency's standards
  • Proficient knowledge of productivity standards and how to apply them relative to hospitals of all sizes
  • Excellent project management, time management and planning skills
  • Effective organizational skills, attention to detail, and effective follow-through on responsibilities and requests
  • Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment to corporate mission and values
  • Possess a high degree of political savvy
  • Ability to travel up to 70% of the time
  • Current driver's license and good driving record

Major Responsibilities 

  • Work with hospital leadership to design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth of all hospitals
  • Participate in the due diligence of new corporate activities
  • Manage the transition of new hospitals into the organization
  • Foster a success oriented, accountable environment within the organization
  • Represent the organization with clients and business partners
  • Assumes responsibility for personal professional development and conduct.
  • Develops and maintains a working relationship with members of the administrative teams, Boards and other healthcare agencies.

General Duties

  • Regular interaction with corporate staff regarding consulting and management services
  • Regular interaction with 'Circle of Influence'

 Physical/Mental Stress Factors 

  • Ability to drive at least 3 uninterrupted hours
  • Ability to travel via plane
  • Physical mobility to travel significantly, approximately 50-60% of time
  • Exposure to latex products
  • Mental stress due to high volume of workload and tight deadlines.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties. 


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