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Assistant Administrator in Benton, AR at Health Support Center

Date Posted: 5/12/2019

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Job Description

Health Support Center

LifePoint Health has an opportunity for an Assistant Administrator at Saline Memorial Hospital, located in Benton, AR.

Job Summary:

Plans, organizes and directs the overall management and operations of departments along with medical as assigned by CEO.  Participate in ongoing training activities and O Leadership Development program and activities.

General Responsibilities:

• Serves as member of executive leadership team contributing and participating in facility administration activities.

• Possesses a working knowledge of standards set by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

• Oversees the establishment of departmental policies and procedures and functional objectives.

• Manages programs for assigned departments.

• Ensures compliance with all agencies having jurisdiction, provides reliability of equipment performance and provides structural conditions and appearance which promotes quality of patient care.

• Plans and recommends capital expenditures including modernization of equipment, retro-fittings of building systems and development of physical facilities. Evaluates equipment to be purchased for compatibility, functionality, and maintenance required.

• Participates in developing programs, policies and procedures that impact the safety and protection of patients, visitors and staff.

• Participates in the preparation of and monitors the various departments’ operating budgets and financial reports.

• Maintains a sanitary and safe operation in accordance with federal, state and local health regulations.

• Establishes and revises, with each manager, standards of performance (quality and quantity) for the departments.

• Represents effectively the needs of administration to the managers and staffs of those departments regarding performance, budget concerns, etc.

• Oversees the fire and disaster drill programs.

• Meets with and reports to the Safety Committee on findings, recommendations, actions and monitoring of the Safety Management Program.

• Manages the Hazardous Material Disposal Program.

• Utilizes personal protective equipment (PPE) per hospital standards.

• Demonstrates ability to assess a situation, consider alternatives and choose an appropriate course of action.

• Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications (Experience, Education and Special Certifications…)

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field required. MHA preferred. 

Experience: Must have five to eight (5-8) years of progressive management experience in a healthcare setting, with emphasis in operations related support services or graduate degree with hospital administrative residency experience.

Additional Skills: Must have excellent organizational, oral and written skills and capable of writing and presenting technical reports.

LifePoint Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

LifePoint Health and all of our facilities are committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunity for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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