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Chief Executive Officer 
Hospital/Facility: Baptist Medical Center
Location: San Antonio, TX
 
Description
 
The Chief Executive Officer reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer of the San Antonio Market. 

Viewed as focused, in charge, enthusiastic and approachable, the Chief Executive Officer of the facility will be responsible for providing strong leadership for the facility.  He/she will lead by example, setting clear strategies and performance expectations developed in an environment of participation and collaboration with senior management, physicians, and the Advisory Board.

Other responsibilities include:

Ø Ensures a positive working relationship with physicians; creates a culture of open  progressive communication and mutual understanding between the physicians, facility leadership and employees.

Ø  Develops and leads a top-notch administrative team. 

Ø  Establishes a sense of mutual “pride of ownership” among constituencies, including physicians, employees and the community.  Nurtures a culture of shared purpose and goals among these groups, fostering greatly improved working relationships and ensuring consistent quality of patient care.

Ø  Maintains a highly visible presence, interacting constantly with key stakeholders to inform and advise them of strategies, current healthcare trends, legislation and activities.  Represents the facility as a vital provider and employer by being an active civic leader in the community.

Ø  Recruits and retains first-rate physicians to work with the facility.

Ø  Exhibits strong communication, presentation and listening skills to ensure facility-wide collaboration and coordination, especially concerning physicians, employees and the community. 

Ø  Displays strong business acumen, a sophisticated knowledge of healthcare funding, and experience in competitive marketplaces with the ability to make complex and difficult decisions.

Requirements
 
An undergraduate degree in Business, Health Care Administration, or related field is required.  A Master’s degree is preferred.
 
Minimum ten to fifteen years of progressive experience in facility or healthcare management, culminating in successfully leading a complex entity in a culturally diverse, competitive urban environment.
 
Demonstrated, sophisticated understanding of healthcare and facility financial matters; a strong, experience-based knowledge of managed care.
 
Experience as a Hospital CEO or senior executive in a proprietary facility, or proven capability to consistently produce positive margins in a complex and competitive environment.
 
A proven background in developing and implementing successful strategies that ensures delivery of high quality, cost effective healthcare.  Possesses a verifiable history of engendering growth through increased productivity as well as program development. 
 
A strong reputation for sustained, successful, inclusive, trust-based physician relations, and proven success for attracting excellent physicians.  The ability to understand physicians’ viewpoints and needs, and work strategically with them in the best interest of patients and the facility.
 
A highly effective manager with a demonstrated track record of bold leadership and bringing teams toward full utilization of their talents and abilities to achieve desired business results.

Please apply at executive.search@tenethealth.com

 

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