Market President Providence Health in Columbia, SC at Health Support Center

Date Posted: 7/1/2018

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Job Description

Health Support Center

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Market President creates strategic direction for the market, while providing operational oversight and insight ensuring business objectives are met.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfacto-rily with or without a reasonable accommodation. 

  • Hold hospital leadership accountable and ensure market and hospitals have the right talent to achieve objectives.

  • Execute on LifePoint’s quality initiatives, service line development and implementations while capitalizing on market synergies related to strategic and operational opportunities. 

  • Coordinate and drive implementation of company initiatives, representing LifePoint in the marketplace.

  • Coordinate the activities of senior executives to develop short and long-range objectives, policies, and procedures.

  • Ensure policies are uniformly understood and consistently interpreted and administered.

  • Establish the organization hierarchy and delegate limits of authority to subordinates’ executives.

  • Prescribe the specific limitations of the authority of subordinates regarding policies, contractual commitments, expenditures and personal actions.

  • Review and approve all financial reports, budgets, Managed Care contracts and major expenditures.

  • Direct, establish, review, and adjust charges for services provided internally and externally that financially impact operations.

  • Maintain accreditation and licensure standards of The Joint Commission (TJC) on accreditation of hospital organi-zations, Medicare, Medicaid, state licensure, regulatory agencies, and similar organizations.

  • Analyze operating results of the Company and its principal components relative to established objectives and en-sure appropriate steps are taken to correct unsatisfactory conditions.

Regular and reliable attendance.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:

Position serves both internal co-workers and external customers, clients, patients, contractors, and vendors.

Access to and/or works with sensitive and/or confidential information.

Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance (e.g., HIPAA). 

Skilled in the application of policies and procedures. Knowledge of Business Office Standards and Recommended Practices.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage the work of others, including planning, assigning, scheduling and reviewing work, ensures quality stand-ards. Responsible for hiring, terminating, training and developing, reviewing performance and administering cor-rective action for staff.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

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

Experience: Minimum 15 broad range of experience in hospital operations.

Certifications: N/A

Licenses: N/A

Skills and Abilities:

Business Mathematical Skills -- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and in-terpret graphs.

Advanced Computer Skills -- Routine use of electronic mail and computer systems. Ability to incorporate com-plex and complicated functions into documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations to support business objectives.

Organizational Communication -- Handles broad-based complex information across departments with company-wide impact. Presents to diverse audiences, and can negotiate, motivate and persuade others. 

Organizational Business Problems -- Problems are broad, complex and abstract, often involving company-wide issues. Must develop solutions using substantial creativity, resourcefulness, innovation, negotiation and diploma-cy.

Organizational Specific -- Decisions have significant, broad implications for the management and operations of a division. Job contributes to decisions on the overall strategy and direction of LifePoint.

Organizational Independent Judgement -- Sets direction and vision for major departments or multiple depart-ments. Establishes priorities, develops policies and allocates resources for LifePoint.

Organizational Planning/Organization -- Prioritize, organize, and delegate project assignments company-wide; responsible for project outcomes.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

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 job responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

  •  Works in well-lit, ventilated and climate controlled office environment with routine office equipment; some equipment has moving mechanical parts.
  •  In hospital environment, may be exposed to hazards and unusual elements, which may include but are not limited to bloodborne pathogens and / or contagious illnesses, toxic chemicals, and biohazardous materials which may require extensive safety precautions and the use of protective equipment.
  •  Noise level in the work environment is typical for an office and/or hospital environment.
  •  Moderate overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.

LifePoint Health is committed to being a place where employees want to work and takes seriously our responsibility to comply with all regulatory and legal guidelines throughout the recruitment and hiring process. The recruiting process with LifePoint Health will always include emails to job candidates from an address ending in “@lpnt.net”, as well as at least one phone interview and/or in-person interview prior to hiring.


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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