New job Chief Operating Officer, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast TX in Texas

Chief Operating Officer, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast TX
Chief Operating Officer, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast TX

Chief Operating Officer, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast TX

Company : Community Hospital Corporation
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Texas

Full Description

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, TX. follows the direction of the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors. The COO is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the day-to-day operations of the organization by providing direction and structure to operating units. The COO is responsible for implementing effective and ongoing programs in areas of responsibility to measure, assess, and improve the quality of care/services provided and levels of service excellence in a cost-effective manner. S/he is responsible for designing, improving and implementing the systems the hospital uses to provide services. S/he assures the system-wide implementation of CHC and hospital policies and procedures and finds ways to improve them. S/he is responsible for designing, improving and implementing the systems the hospital uses to provide services. S/he assures the system-wide implementation of CHC and hospital policies and procedures and finds ways to improve them.
The COO is responsible for positive relationships and effective communications with executives, medical staff, employees, volunteers, community representatives and board members as appropriate. The COO develops plans to implement care and services based on community need and consistent with the strategic plan. S/he fulfills the leadership role in the CEO's absence.
Major Responsibilities

Assures hospital compliance with federal, state and local government laws and regulations, accrediting agency standards ad hospital policies and procedures rules and regulations.
Participates in the development of the facility's strategic plan and short and long-term objectives which will ensure the continued growth of the facility and the provision of necessary services to the community; implementing plans and programs as approved by the governing board.
Leads financial management activities within respective areas of responsibility, including the creation of annual budgets, variance analysis and monthly financial reports; the development of annual capital budgets and cost benefit analysis for new and/or expanding programs and services.
Operations Management: Collects and analyzes data from internal and external sources regarding current way of doing business and clinical processes. Conducts needs analysis, identifies and prioritizes needs, applies good problem solving skills. Identifies alternate processes and potential solutions and acts to implement changes to improve operations.
Safety and Quality of Care: Leads and maintains a culture of safety and quality including a safe functional environment. Provides opportunities for all who work in the hospital to identify safety and/or quality issues, bring issues to management's attention, and participate in safety and quality initiatives and planning.
Financial Management: Participates in the preparation and management of sound operating, project and capital budgets. Ensures the effective use of risk management, financial controls, productivity measures, reimbursement principles and contracting. Meets budget-critical financial metrics. Effectively negotiates third-party contracts. Provides stewardship of all financial and physical resources.
Human Resources: Ensures the availability of adequate numbers of competent staff (including physicians and contract labor) that are properly credentialed, educated, trained, motivated and engaged. Directs performance management systems including policies/practices for providing timely feedback, recognizing excellence and dealing with problem behavior and poor performance.
Information Management: Ensures effective collection, categorization, filing, management, privacy, confidentiality, security, redundancy, retrieval and reporting capabilities of all data and information used by the hospital. Guides the development of plans for meeting the growing demands of information management and the development of information technology especially relevant to healthcare.
Vision and strategy setting: Establishes and communicates a clear and compelling vision. All stakeholders know the hospital's mission, vision, and priorities. Works with Board, senior management team, physicians and staff to develop, implement, and update strategies and opportunities for growth and improvement to support the hospital's mission and respond to external and internal issues.
High performance culture: Conveys values and acceptable behavior to all stakeholders through own actions. Creates an organizational climate that encourages teamwork, builds employee engagement, collaborates, accepts accountability, and produces quality results. Inspires individual and organizational excellence.
Internal Communication and Relationship: Demonstrates effective interpersonal relations including influencing/persuading at all levels inside the hospital and corporation. Builds rapport and trust with team through frequent/timely communication. Develops and maintains effective medical staff relationships. Seeks input from stakeholders. Anticipates and addresses concerns. Contributes to the creation of a culture of communication.
External Communication and Relationship: Works with community leaders as appropriate to assess community healthcare needs, build a positive hospital image and market hospital services. Actively participates in his/her community through civic and other service. Demonstrates appropriate political savvy, tact and diplomacy.
Talent Development: Wants people to develop. Accurately assesses developmental needs and provides frequent feedback, coaching, and personal development opportunities. Faces up to performance and behavior problems quickly and directly. Does not shy from providing timely corrective feedback. Takes action promptly to remove talent that is non-responsive to coaching and developmental activity.
Accountability: Sets clear, consistent goals and expectations. Holds self and others accountable for decisions and actions. Demands high performance. Is reliable, keeps commitments, and delivers results. Creates an ownership culture.
Champion for Change: Speaks out for change and helps staff understand reasons for, and benefits from, change. Makes change real for individuals. Links change to work processes and involves stakeholders in the change process. Follows through on change initiatives. Communicates constantly with all affected by changeat
About Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas - Beaumont
Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas has been serving the community for over 60 years. Our healthcare system is dedicated to providing quality health services in a Christian environment in order to improve healthcare for members of the Southeast Texas community. Baptist Beaumont Hospital is licensed for 483 beds and is located just off I-10 approximately 90 miles east of Houston, 60 miles from Galveston and 25 miles from the Louisiana border.
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