Job ID: 22-28375 Type: Regular Full-Time Emanuel Medical Ctr campus
Leader, advocate, person of science, connector of people, lover of ideas. The role of president of Legacy Emanuel Medical Center demands the highest leadership qualities of today’s professional world. Each of those qualities will be required in the direction and oversight of one of the finest and busiest hospitals in the Pacific Northwest. The president must have the intellectual and emotional aptitude and sensitivity to work with and lead every employee at the hospital — from support staff to the C-Suite. The president’s actions and tone establish the culture of the entire staff as they serve and help patients from every walk of life. Meantime, this leader develops and implements the hospital’s long-term strategy, financial plans and new programs, all the while building morale and collaboration between physicians and staff. The scope of these duties is vast and complex, specific and general, cerebral and intuitive. Like every Legacy Health leader, the president is an individual driven by integrity and the ideals of diversity, equity and inclusion. The president will also be responsive to the safety and needs of every employee, no matter where that employee sits on the organizational chart. Doing the right thing is the only choice for the president of Legacy Emanuel.
The qualifications for the role of president of Legacy Emanuel Medical Center require the rarest and best in terms of professional accomplishment, talent and skill. To start: A graduate degree in hospital or business administration is required. Also: a decade or more of diverse and increasingly high-level health care or administrative experience. This includes extensive work developing and implementing effective operational and financial systems, thriving in competitive markets and mastering the art and science of communication with staff at every level. The interactions with employees are not about mere surface likeability; rather, they’re about a demonstrated track record of managing people with authenticity, helping them set goals and understanding how to support, evaluate and direct employees so they can fulfill their potential and help the hospital achieve its goals and standards. The president must have a deep understanding of the most current developments and trends in health care, domestically and internationally.
About Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, located in North Portland, is a local and regional leader in serious clinical illness and injury. It is one of only two Level 1 trauma centers in Oregon and home to the only burn center between Seattle and Sacramento. The hospital is also home to the Life Flight Network, the first of its kind instituted on the West Coast. Legacy Emanuel is a 554-bed facility that provides a full range of services, including around-the-clock expertise for critical health issues, experts in trauma, heart care, burns, significant wounds, stroke, brain surgery and more. Legacy Emanuel also houses Randall Children’s Hospital and Unity Center for Behavioral Health, one of the finest and most comprehensive children’s health care centers in the region. The sheer breadth of these services makes Legacy Emanuel central to the health of the Portland and Vancouver community and plays a critical role in caring for the people of the entire Pacific Northwest.
We strive to be a diverse, culturally responsive organization, and encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and inclusion to apply.
Direct, manage and guide the assigned functions including planning, budgeting, control and management/development of subordinate staff.
Coordinate all defined areas of accountability for the hospital to optimize services and costs.
Working with peers, medical staff, and other leaders and groups, helps develop long-range plans. Contributes to the development of the overall corporate business plan through proposing and advocating new opportunities.
Responsible for demonstrating and maintaining executive behavior and performance.
Education: Masters degree in Hospital Administration, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience required
Ten years of diverse and progressively more responsible health care and/or related administrative experience
Experience in developing and implementing effective operational and financial systems and controls
Experience in a competitive, managed care market
In-depth knowledge and experience in developing, implementing and managing administrative systems to support divisional/departmental mission, goals and objectives.
Demonstrated ability to manage people in setting goals, giving appropriate support, evaluating, directing, and holding employees accountable while maintaining high morale and productivity.
Excellent communication skills: ability to interact with people in a meaningful way at all levels in the operating division, system, health care industry, and community.
Articulate, able to listen, and responsive to legitimate concerns.
Must have a thorough understanding of current developments and trends in healthcare management and areas of defined accountability
LEADING AT LEGACY
Demonstrates the ability to act consistently with Legacy’s Values in Action, exemplifies our core organizational values, and exhibits the leadership competencies outlined in Leading at Legacy.