This position is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for the designated service line/division. This position provides leadership and direction in the pursuit of producing targeted results and ensuring that the care provided is of the highest clinical and service quality and provided in a financially responsible manner.
Provides leadership for the service line/division, ensuring its strategic and fiscal growth and positioning the organization as a market leader with employees, physicians and the community. Develops and supports an integrated business development plan to assure volume targets and referrals are met.
Provides leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of new and re-engineered programs, service, products and markets, to address the changes in the health care environment. Uses creativity in the delivery of services and products in a highly competitive managed care market. Ensures that planning within the departments is done in a manner to support system strategic direction.
Provides leadership in the delivery of coordinated, integrated patient care through the development and improvement of delivery systems. Produces results that meet or exceed identified strategic and operational targets through leadership. Leads the integration of innovation and evidence-based findings into practice. Creates an environment supportive of innovative solutions. Assumes a leadership role, in partnership with physician and facility leaders, in managing the quality of services provided across the service line. Demonstrates and directs employees in using a systematic approach in analyzing and utilizing data in problem-solving, with a focus on results and the evaluation of outcomes.
Utilizes all aspects of continuous performance improvement. Provides care in a fiscally responsible manner through continuous process improvement and through the collaboration of multiple disciplines. Provides direction for process improvement activities, including the establishment of performance measures to attain optimal clinical, operational, financial and satisfaction outcomes and evaluation of utilization patterns and other program outcomes.
Shapes a positive service excellence culture and climate within the service line/division. Provides leadership in matching service delivery with service expectations through an organizational structure that facilitates the development of a culture of employee engagement and service excellence. Establishes high performance standards for service outcomes and works with leadership team to meet standards and continually improve patient satisfaction and loyalty. Assures operational targets are met for patient satisfaction, employee satisfaction, physician satisfaction, and employee turnover.
Achieves financial targets. Maintains financial accountability while not losing site of clinical quality and service excellence. Meets all revenue, expense, productivity, and operating margin targets. Provides strategic direction for operations and capital expenditures to all leaders to ensure the highest quality of care at the most efficient cost. Manages the financial and capital resources for the areas of responsibility by monitoring operating revenue and expenses, establishing and maintaining cost control programs and developing and implementing new or revised programs and/or services set out in the business plan.
Ensures competency of staff through appropriate hiring, training, developing, evaluating, coaching to strengths, and disciplining subordinate staff. Creates an environment of accountability in the division in the areas of our people, service excellence, and accountability for results and expectations. Assesses overall staffing effectiveness in areas of responsibility by ensuring the appropriate number, competency and skill mix of staff are involved in the provision of needed health care services.
Assures compliance with all regulatory bodies, including Medicare, State, Joint Commission and CMS, as applicable. Assures that standards are met.
Requires a level of business and clinical knowledge as normally obtained through the completion of a Masters Degree in business administration, health services administration or related field.
May require current clinical and/or administrator licensure in state of practice based on regulatory requirements and clinical scope.
Knowledge of healthcare management as typically obtained through five years of progressive experience in healthcare operations. Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of healthcare trends and financial management of healthcare operations. Knowledge of the requirements of the various regulatory and accrediting agencies as applicable. Requires strong written and oral communication skills. Must demonstrate strong decision-making, critical thinking and group facilitation skills along with the ability to lead change and to rapidly prioritize needs. Ability to develop strong relationships with suppliers and customers. Analytical and critical thinking skills are required to integrate and interpret data from diverse sources. Ability to integrate information to establish business priorities, decisions and budgets.
Must be highly computer literate.
BSN highly preferred for Home Care service line.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
You want to change the health care industry – one life at a time. You belong here. You’re excited to be part of the dramatic changes happening in the health care field. In fact, you thrive on change. But you also understand that excellent, compassionate patient care is the true measure of the success of these changes. You belong at Banner Health. Our award-winning, comprehensive health system includes 23 hospitals in seven western states, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, a network of physician practices and much more. Throughout our system, skilled, compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages: •Our vision for changing the future of health care gives you the opportunity to leverage your abilities to achieve something historic. •Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health. Our system also includes hospitals specializing in cancer, heart health and pediatrics. •Our many loc...ations also translate into a broad selection of exciting and rewarding lifestyle options – from the big city to the wide-open spaces. •Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible. •The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path. •Our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.