Competitive benefits. Including Medical, Dental, Vision and Retirement.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: R-56035
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), directs and facilitates operations throughout the acute care campus and aligns hospital strategy with Sutter Health strategic plans. The CEO assures integration among medical staff, nursing, clinical and support services professionals to achieve optimal patient care and internal services excellence. The CEO provides leadership direction and administration of operations to ensure compliance with current established policies and strategic objectives while supporting the realization of Sutter’s future objectives. Assures quality of care and cost effective services are provided to the community. Exercises necessary, appropriate authority and accountability for the operations and long range planning for the affiliate(s) and other associated health services business entities. Maintains effective employee, medical staff and community and Entity Board relations. Promotes positive community contacts and relationships. Serves as the operational liaison between medical staff leadership, Entity Board members and Entity and system leaders. Reporting directly to the Market President, the CEO will work in collaboration with the CME, CNE and other senior hospital leaders, as well as serve as a member of the Sutter Market Leadership Team. This position is accountable for oversight of the quality of care, cost effective services, and exercises necessary and appropriate authority and accountability for all hospital departments. The CEO works collaboratively with Foundation Administrators and Market Leadership to develop integrated approaches to service area growth and development.
The CEO is also responsible for directing patient care efforts through the hospital’s senior leadership team to guide managers and supervisors of the individual entities within the acute care hospitals and service lines. The position has overall responsibility for the managers and supervisors’ development and implementation of plan(s) for the Entity staffing, program development, directing and monitoring Entity operations, quality improvement programs and sound fiscal management of the departments. The CEO sets the tone and processes for a culture that rewards leadership, teamwork, innovation and accountability, and promotes productive collaboration among senior team members, departments and all other management levels.
Bachelor's in healthcare or related field required
Master's in Business, Hospital. Healthcare Administration desired or
Equivalent Education from an accredited college or university/Experience
Must have significant experience in healthcare operations at the administrator, assistant/associate administrator or similar level.
Experience must demonstrate competence and success in financial operations, new business planning, development, implementation and management; board and physician relations and management development.
Previous experience in healthcare service line management is desired. Executive level experience in a multi-facility/matrix management healthcare system helpful.
Experience leading staff represented by organized labor preferred
Must have an in-depth working knowledge of healthcare operations, operations and departments, with a strong emphasis on and understanding of financial management, strategic planning, physician relations, patient care, quality assessment and improvement, risk management and human resource management.
Must have a solid working knowledge of applicable laws and operating guidelines.
Must have a firm understanding of the trends and issues affecting the healthcare industry, including managed care, clinical integration and quality outcomes.
Must have an effective working knowledge of all legal guidelines and requirements of accrediting bodies.
Must have well developed interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and presentation/public speaking).
Must have demonstrated skills in leadership, conflict identification and resolution, group problem solving and group process as well as organization and prioritization.
Must be effective as a team leader and team member, with a bias toward timely and appropriate action.
Must have a customer service excellence orientation, with emphasis on continuous quality improvement.
Sutter Health is more than 60,000 people strong thanks to its integrated network of clinicians, employees and volunteers. Headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., Sutter Health provides access to high-quality, affordable care for more than 3 million Northern Californians through its network of hospitals, medical foundations, urgent and walk-in care centers, home health and hospice services. Nearly 14,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians care for Sutter patients. For more information about the Sutter Health network visit: sutterhealth.org | facebook.com/sutterhealth | youtube.com/sutterhealth | twitter.com/sutterhealth | https://www.linkedin.com/company/sutter-health/ | https://www.instagram.com/sutterhealth