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The CHI Saint Joseph Health President (President) is responsible for assigned locations and reports to the Market CEO. The President is responsible for implementing the strategic direction set forth by the CHI Saint Joseph Health strategic plan. The President connects the elements of the local health care delivery system including Saint Joseph Health facilities, vendors and partners to increase the effectiveness of care delivery and population health management. The President is the public face of CHI Saint Joseph Health in the community embodying the mission of CHI Saint Joseph Health to its constituents. The President provides leadership to the overall operational management for the not-for-profit, faith-based facilities of Saint Joseph London and Saint Joseph Berea in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of CHI Saint Joseph Health, Market CEO, and the Board of Trustees.
Saint Joseph London is a 150-bed full-service hospital located in London, Kentucky. Founded in 1926, the current $152 million regional hospital opened in 2010 and offers all private patient rooms, with most overlooking a small lake and garden on the 52-acre healing environment. A new 60,000 square feet, two-story medical office building is currently under construction and due to open in 2020.
Saint Joseph London treats patients from southeastern Kentucky, including those from Clay, Laurel, Jackson, Knox, Pulaski, and Whitley counties.
Our key services include:
24/7 Emergency Care
Diabetes & Nutrition Care
Ear, Nose and Throat Care
General and Vascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Care
Sports Medicine Care
Saint Joseph Berea, located in Berea, Kentucky, was established on the grounds of Berea College in 1898, and serves as a 25-bed critical care access hospital for the residents of Madison, Estill, Garrard, Jackson and Rockcastle counties.
Key Health Care Services
24/7 Emergency Care
Heart and Vascular Care
Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
Senior Renewal Center (Outpatient counseling services)
Swing Bed Program
We are committed to providing the highest quality of care and are guided by our Mission and Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion, and Excellence.
CHI Saint Joseph Health Core Expectations:
At CHI Saint Joseph Health, we expect all our employees to live the values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence at work by:
Honoring and caring for the dignity of all persons in mind, body, and spirit
Ensuring the highest quality of care for those we serve
Working together as a team to achieve our goals
Improving continuously by listening, and asking for and responding to feedback
Seeking new and better ways to meet the needs of those we serve
Using our resources wisely
Understanding how each of our roles contributes to the success of CHI Saint Joseph Health.
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
Optimizes Quality, Safety, and the Patient Experience in Partnership with Physicians
Takes a lead role in collaboratively setting and achieving annual quality targets for the facility that support system-wide targets and metrics.
Champions patient experience initiatives ensuring the delivery system works as a team in delivering excellent care.
Leverages quality oversight mechanisms, such as the use of data and rounding, to ensure patients receive the highest quality care. Effectively integrates local health delivery system, facility and community wellness metrics.
Engages employed and partner physicians in continuously improving quality and achieving standardization.
Conducts quarterly reviews of the extent to which the facility (facilities) is meeting system-wide quality and patient care standards and initiates continuous improvement in partnership with administrative and clinical staff.
Optimizes Clinical Operations and Delivers Value to the Community
Serves as a key integrator in how the continuum of care effectively provides high-quality care for patients leveraging the best value point and level of care.
Focuses on wellness management to reduce costs downstream in the continuum of care.
Plays a key role in physician practice management. Engages physicians in the continuum of care.
Serves as a leader in forwarding the goals of CHI Saint Joseph Health in the community.
Builds relationships and partnerships with government, healthcare and both for- and not- for- profit organizations that support the delivery of healthcare in the community.
Advocates for partnerships and programs that grow the business to deliver value in new ways.
Participates in key boards and coalitions and builds relationships with major employers in the community.
Builds strong relationships with physician organizations particularly in support of seamless delivery of a continuum of care.
Attracts and retains high quality clinical- and non- clinical key staff who will contribute to the sustained success of the facility (facilities).
Engages the Executive team in maintaining a positive work environment for employees, including competitive wages and benefits and the consistent application of personnel policies and procedures.
Maintains open, honest, and timely communications to the facility’s (facilities’) many and varied public stakeholders including the community, employees, medical staff, Board of Directors, and CHI Saint Joseph Health.
Encourages the professional growth and development of the management team, including the physician leader.
Governance (if applicable)
Communicates and collaborates with board members and organization officials to ensure efficient facility functioning. Develops board in accordance with their role and commitments, including the evolution to new structures and accountabilities.
Informs the board of major activities, current issues, and/or problems that impact the success of the facility.
Coordinates and participates in the selection of new Board members to ensure that the facility’s governing board encompasses the broad range of expertise it requires.
Assists the Board chair with development of board meeting agendas and participates in (leading, when necessary) these board meetings.
Coordinates the development and implementation of an annual facility (facilities) budget that supports the overall strategic plans and aligns to expectations of CHI Saint Joseph Health.
Serves a lead role in fundraising for the local health system.
Understands and leads effective facilities improvement and capital projects.
Educates and engages others in using a variety of data to enhance the financial performance of the system.
Monitors, all financial operations to ensure the facility (facilities) utilizes its resources in a fiscally responsible manner.
Education and Experience:
Required Bachelors Art or Science and M.H.A., M.B.A., or M.S. in healthcare administration, business administration, public health administration or a related field
Masters or Post Graduate degree; minimum 5 years in responsible hospital operations at the administrative leadership level
Well-developed planning, marketing, organizational development, and business skills; ability to work with physicians, staff and professionals in multiple settings and locations, and to promote diversity in the organization, negotiation and financial analysis skills
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2019-77688
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