Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City, KS at Health Support Center

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

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Job Description

Health Support Center

Western Plains Medical Complex has an opening for the role of Chief Executive Officer. Western Plains Medical Complex is a Joint Commission-accredited, 99-bed hospital that serves as a regional referral center for southwest Kansas.

Western Plains Medical Complex is the only hospital in Southwest Kansas to earn the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance.

Combining innovative thinking with Western heritage, Dodge City is a place rich in history and prepared for the future. It’s a community that combines history, legends, famous landmarks and a colorful past with a bustling business center and family-friendly living.

Please click the link below for more information about the Dodge City, Kansas community:
http://www.lifepointhealth.net/making-communities-healthier/our-communities/western-plains-medical-complex

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.

LifePoint Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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