RCEO is responsible and accountable for the performance and impact of the appoint region and its respective business units along each domain of the “Triple Aim” (patient safety and quality, service, and financial performance):
Beyond the performance of the region and its respective business units, RCEO is accountable and responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring impactful strategic and tactical plans to identify and provide for the medical and clinical needs of the region in an efficacious manner, to reduce or mitigate unnecessary redundancy across the region and system, and to take fuller advantage of ARH’s opportunity and need to operate and invest regionally rather than locally.
At all times, RCEO will conduct her/himself in accordance with ARH’s behavioral standards and will execute her/his duties in accordance with established laws, rules, regulations and standards of all applicable governmental, regulatory and accrediting bodies, and with the policies and procedures of the appointed region and system.
Beyond those above, the primary duties of RCEO are generally described below. These essential functions are not intended to be, and should not be considered to be, a comprehensive list of duties or expectations.
All policies, procedures, practices, and standards referenced above and elsewhere in this document are subject to, and likely will, change from time to time. Adherence to any such change will continue to be the responsibility and accountability of RCEO.
Likewise, the responsibilities, duties and reporting relationships referenced above and elsewhere in this document may change from time to time. RCEO shall be responsible and accountable for any such change, and the general principles of this position description shall apply to any such change.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
• Ability to inspire and lead others, the humility to listen to and follow others, and the knowledge and discipline to know when to do which;
• Ability to adapt to and manage change in a timely and effective way;
• Ability to manage and mitigate conflict, including situations where RCEO is a party to said conflict;
• Courage to challenge established norms (policies, procedures, practices, directives, etc.) in an appropriate and impactful way;
• Humility to accept and embrace regional- or system-level strategies and endeavors which may from time to time be uncomfortable;
• Courage to ask for resources or help when necessary to accomplish established objectives or other expectations;
• Ability to think strategically to find novel solutions to complex problems;
• Energy, focus and aptitude necessary to effectively fulfil the duties of the role;
• Ability to surround a problem with the right people to affect a timely and effective solution;
• Ability to manage difficulty and crisis in a measured and effective manner, relying on data and counsel where able; and
• Ability to remain abreast of changes in the local market, the profession, and the industry.
• Possess an action-oriented disposition, relying on data and counsel where possible.
• RCEO will be a graduate of an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Health Administration, Business Administration or other relevant field of study. Further, a master’s degree in Hospital Administration, Business Administration, or other relevant field of study is preferred.
• Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in relevant hospital chief executive leadership roles is preferred.
• Ideal preparation for this role would be prior service as CEO of a substantive IPPS Hospital or multi-hospital executive experience.