Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of internationally recognized Duke University Health System. Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide exceptional, compassionate and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and professional development for employees who have served for decades in our hospital units.Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152 surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated hospital.
*Applications will be considered through August 25, 2022. For inquiries or more information, please contactShameka.Whitted@duke.edu.*
Under the leadership of DUHS Executives and in collaboration with the Durham County Board of Trustees, the President of Duke Regional Hospital is responsible for the clinical, cultural, operational, and financial performance of the hospital. This individual must promote and champion superior operating performance while fostering and implementing a culture of excellence in team-based delivery of clinical services.
The President will support an inspiring vision for the hospital, engaging others in setting strategy and goals for long-term success. This individual is responsible for fostering healthy relationships in the community and Durham County, while collaborating internally with leaders across the organization to elevate the people, operational and financial performance of the hospital.
This leadership opportunity requires both strong strategic and operational skills as well as the ability to lead through influence in a large and complex academic health system. Relocation is required for this role.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Culture and Development: Communicates vision and organizational goals, empowering others to reach their full potential. Serves as an inclusive, collaborative leader and relationship builder. Fosters a positive work environment, strong morale and a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for all team members and providers. Recruits, retains, and develops a diverse team of operational and clinical leaders. Serves as a catalyst for change.
Business and Operational Excellence: Drives results through strong fiscal, operational, and strategic management of DRH. Ensures operations meet highest standards of quality and care and that DRH is operated in a manner that is ethical, efficient, and financially sound. Aligns the strategy of the hospital with Duke Health strategies and promotes strategies for financially sustainability and success.
Clinical Excellence: Leads the hospital's efforts to design and deliver remarkable, high value, personalized, and precise care, clinical innovation, and a culture of kindness. Promotes and supports efforts to eliminate harm to patients, their loved ones and each other. Holds the team and themselves accountable for quality and equitable clinical outcomes.
Board and Community Relationships: Cultivates strong, credible, authentic and trust-based relationships with Durham County Hospital Corporation Board of Trustees, Lincoln Community Health Center, Durham County and State of North Carolina representatives, while acting as an effective representative, advocate and spokesperson. Is actively involved in Durham and represents Duke Health in the community.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT THIS LEVEL
Masters degree in health care or hospital administration.
Nine years of related experience in health care administration.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Clinical licensure preferred
Job Code: 00005152 PRESIDENT Job Level: N3
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