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Chief Executive Officer UT Health East Texas Long-Term Acute Care & Rehabilitation Hospital

Company: UT Health East Texas
Location: Tyler
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

About UT Health East Texas: Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet, and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.
About UT Health East Texas Long-Term Acute Care & Rehabilitation Hospital:UT Health East Texas Long-Term Acute Care (LTAC) provides care for patients who have experienced catastrophic illness, or injury or have medically complex cases. Our 36-bed facility, located in UT Health Tyler, specializes in a variety of cases ranging from ventilator weaning to physical therapy to wound care.
UT Health East Texas Rehabilitation Center provides a large network of post-acute rehabilitation facilities to patients across the region. Over the past 25 years, our care network has grown to include a 48-bed inpatient hospital, 14 outpatient therapy clinics, 11 cardiopulmonary rehabilitation clinics, and nine Olympic fitness centers. As part of the UT Health East Texas system, UT Health Rehabilitation Center has access to some of the most advanced therapy techniques and care available - including physical, occupational, and speech therapies. We also offer cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation - with our Tyler clinic boasting the first Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation program in East Texas. Here at UT Health Rehabilitation Center, you'll find a team of caregivers dedicated to helping patients restore and maintain their independence.
UTHET is a joint venture partnership between the University of Texas and Ardent Health Services.
Organization Profile:Ardent Health Services, located in Nashville, Tennessee, has earned a reputation as one of the industry's strongest - and most innovative hospital operators. We are driven by our purpose of caring for people: our patients, their families and one another. Our facilities and clinics are consistently recognized among healthcare's best employers. To support operations, Ardent invested more than $1.4 billion since 2011 to raise the standard of care in the communities we serve. Additionally, Ardent has invested $220 million in Epic, towards uniting our hospitals and clinics on a single information-sharing platform to improve patient outcomes and increase efficient care delivery. We recognize each hospital is as unique as the community it serves. We strive to maintain strong community ties through advisory boards, contributions, charitable care, education and outreach.
OUR PHILOSOPHY: Every action we take at AHS is built on three key tenets:

  • Ardent recognizes that each hospital is as unique as the community it serves.
  • We believe in working with employees and physicians to improve the quality of care, patient safety and customer service and we measure all three continuously.
  • We reinvest in our facilities - helping our hospitals expand services, enhance technology and add new programs that fulfill their missions.
    We believe it is this mix of corporate support and local autonomy that equips our facilities for success.
    OUR POSITION: We are currently recruiting for a dynamic leader to join UT Health East Texas Long-Term Acute Care & Rehabilitation Hospital as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
    Job Overview: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) provides leadership and directs the overall operation of the facility consistent with the mission, values, and strategy of Ardent Health Services as well as with the goals and objectives of the facility and its advisory or governing body. The CEO plans, organizes, applies, directs, controls, and evaluates all resources (human, facilities, equipment, capital, fiscal, and others) invested in the facility. The CEO uses all resources to generate measurable results to benefit the corporation, the community, the facility, the medical staff, and the patient.
    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Formulates and executes a regional growth strategy for both inpatient and outpatient services.
    • Establishes effective and collaborative relationships to foster growth plans.
    • Ensures alignment of the hospital system goals and objectives.
    • Builds and maintains a high-performing leadership environment.
    • Collaborates and builds community/statewide relationships and business as well as other local providers and/or organizations to identify high quality, high impact care models (how can we help outlying hospitals to assist them and form strong relationships and referral patterns).
    • Creates and sustains outreach programs to remote areas/communities.
    • Develops organizational excellence by ensuring culture is supportive of all process improvement.
    • Collaborates with system peers.
    • Continues to build and strengthen the newly established Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program.
    • Shapes system-wide initiatives to reduce redundancies and duplication of services, capital, personnel, etc.
    • Capitalizes on sharing high-performing resources across the system to promote high performance and system-wide consistency.
    • Being a visible leader in the facility, the system, and the community.
    • Places a high priority on effective identification and selection processes for the hiring of talent, across the organization.
    • Sets clear direction with leaders/managers, and establish a culture of accountability.
    • Motivates develops and partners with direct reports to help build their success.
    • Develops short and long-range management and organization plan to define responsibilities and business activities consistent with facility goals and objectives.
    • Implements Ardent Health Services' ethics and compliance program throughout the organization.
    • Ensures that policies are uniformly understood and consistently interpreted and administered.
    • Develops and maintains effective and collaborative relationships with the medical staff, and ensures our ability to meet the health needs of the community.
    • Ensures that operational and financial reports are prepared as required in regularly scheduled JV board meetings and committees.
    • Responsible for the facility's quality improvement and organizational effectiveness programs.
    • Ensure best practice, and evidence-based approaches to consistently deliver exceptional, well-coordinated, and integrated care that delivers high-level outcomes and patient satisfaction.
      Job Requirements:
      • A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Hospital Administration or Business Administration is preferred.
      • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in healthcare administration.
      • Excellent verbal, quantitative, managerial, and interpersonal skills.
      • Rehabilitation or Long-Term Acute Care experience, as applicable, is required.
      • Willingness to relocate to Tyler, Texas
        Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
        • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate ideas, problems, and instructions (written and oral) with corporate management staff, facility management staff, and employees.
        • Ability to analyze situations, evaluate data, recommend, and implement courses of action that would improve the functioning of the company.
        • Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines, policies, and procedures.
        • Ability to use sound judgment in decision-making.
        • Ability to react calmly and effectively in an emergency situation.
        • Knowledge of strategic planning and short and long-range goal implementation.

Keywords: UT Health East Texas, Tyler , Chief Executive Officer UT Health East Texas Long-Term Acute Care & Rehabilitation Hospital, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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