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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Southern Tennesee Regional Health System-Lawrenceburg in Lawrenceburg, TN at Health Support Center

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

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Job Description

Health Support Center

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System-Lawrenceburg has an opening for the role of Chief Executive Officer. STRHS – Lawrenceburg is part of the Southern Tennessee Regional Health System, a regional network of hospitals and healthcare services serving communities in southern Tennessee. The Lawrenceburg campus provides inpatient and outpatient services to Lawrence County and the surrounding area at its 99-bed acute care facility and physician practices.

Just 80 miles south of Nashville, the city is a short drive from Nashville’s entertainment and cultural scene. The community of Lawrenceburg offers hiking and fishing opportunities at Laurel Hill Lake, which is just off of the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway. Festivals and celebrations occur throughout the year, as Lawrenceburg is recognized by the U.S. Congress as The Birthplace of Southern Gospel Music.

Please click the link below for more information about the Lawrenceburg, TN community:
http://www.lifepointhealth.net/making-communities-healthier/our-communities/southern-tennessee-regional-health-system-Lawrenceburg

POSITION SUMMARY:

The CEO provides leadership and direction for the overall operation of the hospital.  Plans, directs and coordinates the development of short and long range objectives; is responsible for achieving the organization’s financial and non-financial goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Coordinates the activities of senior executives and works with them to develop short and long range objectives, policies, and procedures.

Ensures that policies are uniformly understood and consistently interpreted and administered.

Establishes the organization hierarchy and delegates limits of authority to subordinates executives; prescribes the specific limitations of the authority of subordinates regarding policies, contractual commitments, expenditures and personal actions.

Reviews and approves all financial reports, budgets, managed care contracts and major expenditures; directs, establishes, reviews, and adjusts charges for services; and maintains accreditation and licensure standards of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospital Organizations, Medicare, Medicaid, state licensure, regulatory agencies, and similar organizations.

Analyzes operating results of the organization and its principal components relative to established objectives and ensures that appropriate steps are taken to correct unsatisfactory conditions.

Job Requirements

Education: Master's Degree in Hospital Administration (MHA), Business Administration (MBA), Management or related field is required. 

Experience: A minimum of 3-5 years experience at the CEO level in a similar sized for-profit, acute-care hospital is required; however, may also consider 3-5 years of COO experience in a larger, for-profit, acute-care hospital. 

Licenses: N/A

Travel Requirements: N/A

Additional Information:

Exceptional physician recruitment and relations skills are required.

Exceptional community and board relations skills are required. 

Exceptional leadership skills and a hands-on visible approach to staff management and interaction are required.

Exceptional financial acumen and operations management expertise are required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requires prolonged sitting and some bending, stooping, and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment and involves frequent contact with staff and the public.

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