Job Description - Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Canyon Vista
Medical Center (7410-4099)
Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Canyon Vista Medical Center -
LifePoint Health Field Officers
CanyonVista Medical Center has an opportunity for a Chief
Canyon Vista Medical Center (CVMC) primarily serves SierraVista,
Ft. Huachuca and Cochise County. Through its acute care facility
andphysician practices, CVMC offers a broad range of inpatient and
outpatientservices. Its state-of-the-art facility includes a Level
III Trauma Unit, aLevel II Nursery, two helicopter pads and a Wound
Care and Infusion Center.
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Vista, AZ community:
Under general direction, theCOO assumes line responsibility and
authority for the administrative direction,evaluation, and
coordination of the functions and activities of assigneddepartments
within the hospital, ensuring that operation objectives and
resultsare in accord with the hospital’s overall needs. In the
absence of the hospitalCEO and/or as assigned, the COO represents
the CEO in coordinating entireportions of the hospital’s
organization, speaking and acting within the scopeof objectives set
forth in the practice and/or policy of the hospital.
Providesadministrative direction for operations of assigned
departments and appraisesthe performance of the respective
departments’ heads, including authority tohire and fire, but
subject to the veto of the CEO.
Communicatesroutinely with the CEO concerning policy
recommendations and suggested coursesof action pertinent to the
efficient operation of assigned departments.
Implementsnew policies; disseminates pertinent information
following administrativedirectives; and recommends improvement of
hospital facilities in assignedareas, including construction or
renovation of structures and purchase of newequipment.
Promotescomplete involvement of the departments’ heads in the
preparation of thedepartments’ budgets and educates them in the
importance of the budget,forecasting and planning process.
Advisesand makes recommendations to the CEO concerning budget,
cost, and financialmatters and encourages and assists department
heads in establishing a measureof performance, increased
productivity, quality improvement, cost controls, andmaximum
utilization of facilities.
Advisesthe CEO where executive action is necessary to accomplish
these goals andhe/she plans the activities of the individual
departments in relation to otherhospital departments so as to
obtain a better understanding of each other’s’problems.
Attendsmedical staff meetings and/or medical staff committee
meetings, as assigned orrequested, and informs the CEO of
proceedings at the meetings attended andrecommends action as
Representsthe hospital by membership in related professional
Education: Master’s degree in hospitaladministration
Experience: Verbal, quantitative and interpersonalskills
typically acquired through the completion of a Bachelors
degree;in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of hospital administration
equivalent to theknowledge acquired through the completion of a
Master’s degree in hospitaladministration (MHA).
Travel Requirements: N/A
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands described here are representative of
thosethat must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functionsof this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the
Requires prolonged sitting and some bending, stooping,
andstretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity
sufficient tooperate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone,
calculator, and other officeequipment. Requires normal range of
hearing and eyesight to record, prepare,and communicate appropriate
reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50pounds
occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment and
involvesfrequent contact with staff and the public.
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Primary Location Schedule Full-time
Work Schedule Day shift, 7-10 hr/shift, weekdays only