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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Tucson, AZ, USA | Respected Healthcare Management Company

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Strategy
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Job Description:
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Palo Verde Behavioral Health is currently seeking a dynamic Behavioral Health Executive with a proven track record providing services in a for profit Behavioral Health Hospital/Residential Treatment Program or has managed a large Psychiatric/Behavioral Health department within a large Acute care Hospital. Candidates must show a strong employment history with progressive growth throughout their career. The ideal Chief Executive Officer (CEO) candidate will be responsible for directing the day-to-day operations, managing and developing staff, assuring high quality care, sound fiscal operations, maintaining a strong referral base and compliance with Joint Commission and CMS regulations while continually monitoring the facility's services and delivery systems.


Job Requirements


Job Duties/Responsibilities:


Accountable for creating an environment and culture that focuses on fulfilling the organizations mission, vision and values.


Operational management of clinical and non-clinical departments including but not limited to: Nursing, Admissions, Business Development, Process Improvement, Finance, Clinical Services, Regulatory Affairs that effectively drive patient care outcomes


Ensure hospital quality metrics are achieved through sound clinical processes following accreditation and regulatory agency guidelines.


Recruit physicians and staff in targeted specialty areas, coordinate medical staff participation in new hospital ventures and targets, develop new areas of medical care to offer at the hospital.


Supervise the development of more comprehensive outpatient care and ambulatory programs. Develop positive relationships with local industry, local government, potential key health care providers, and the general public.


Ensure the timely submission of month-end financial and operational reviews, contribute to the development of and participation in corporate-wide strategic planning efforts.


Communicate circumstances and events of operations to supervisor and other appropriate people to keep all apprised.


Achieve budgeted financial objectives.


Effectively manage contract negotiations and compliance with the commercial payor community.


Increase revenues and income before inter-company allocations, maintain or decrease the effective bad debt rate, achieve the margin percentage, and implement operating cost controls in the areas of staffing, supplies, purchased services, etc.


Focus on census building efforts and strategic planning.


Requirements:


Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree is preferred


Currently working as a behavioral executive, i.e. CEO at a Behavioral Health facility or as a Director of a large acute care facility with a large multi-unit psych department.


A working knowledge of behavioral health management practices and clinical operations.


An advanced knowledge of state and federal regulatory and various accreditation requirements related to behavioral health management.


Working knowledge of operations and financial management and marketing methods.


Ability to travel a minimum of 10% of the time.


This opportunity offers the following:


Challenging and rewarding work environment


Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries


* Competitive Compensation


Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan


401k plan with company match


Generous Paid Time Off


Relocation benefits


Bonus opportunity


Car Allowance


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