Assistant Administrator - Hospital Administration - Primary Children's Hospital
Job Number 142556
Job ID: 142556
Greater Salt Lake area
What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in medicine. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve the extraordinary together .
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Primary Children’s Hospital
Assistant Administrator Role
Primary Children’s Hospital has an opening for a Assistant Administrator Role . This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the Hospital Executive Council. While the position portfolio will be reviewed, the position currently includes responsibility for a wide range of quality inpatient and outpatient services in the following areas: Pharmacy, Respiratory, Behavioral Health, Family Support Services, Pediatric Education Services, and Safe & Healthy Families. Services are delivered at both the Main Campus and satellite locations. As currently configured, this position is responsible for revenue of approximately $96 million and 410 FTEs.
This is an opportunity to produce immediate and decisive impact and enjoy broad autonomy and support. This is an exciting time for a strategic visionary leader with a proven track record for driving change. This individual will be pivotal to meeting the established Hospital's 2022 vision and goals:
Exploring population health payment models
Increasing alignment with physicians
Expanding geographic reach for key service lines
If you have an interest in orchestrating some of the most strategic initiatives in the organization with a hope of joining an extraordinarily mission-oriented team of administrative members with a vision and passion to match your own we want to see your application submission.
About Intermountain Healthcare and Primary Children's Hospital
Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based system of nonprofit hospitals, clinics, and health plans. Intermountain enjoys an international reputation for its outstanding clinical quality and commitment to continuous improvement. Intermountain has frequently been recognized as one of the top integrated healthcare delivery systems in the country and recently recognized by President Obama as an “island of excellence” in American healthcare.
Primary Children's Hospital is a service of Intermountain Healthcare. Located in the foothills of Salt Lake City, Utah, Primary Children’s Hospital is a 289-bed freestanding pediatric level-one trauma center with a service area covering five states - Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Nevada. Primary Children's Hospital is the pediatric teaching hospital for the University Of Utah School Of Medicine and its physicians. The Hospital has been is recognized annually by US News and World Report as one of the best children's hospitals in the country.
The individual will be a member of the Hospital’s Senior Leadership Team. He/she will create systems to provide high-quality, safe and efficient patient care consistent with Primary Children’s mission, vision and values. Responsibilities include providing executive level leadership to assigned areas, managing physician relationships and contacts, creating & providing strategic direction, staff development, budgeting, and management of key services in accordance with policies and procedures and current federal, state, and local regulations.
Promotes the mission, vision and values of Primary Children’s Hospital & Intermountain Healthcare.
Translates strategy into operational reality; breaks down strategies or business initiatives into key tasks and identifies accountabilities; aligns communication, people, culture, processes, resources and systems to ensure effective implementation and delivery of required results.
Identifies opportunities and threats to the Hospital and employs appropriate strategic and operational responses.
Works with the administrative leadership team and department leaders to enhance revenue, reduce costs, and meet quality goals. Ensures achievement of Clinical Program, Board of Trustees and other related goals.
Develops and implements well-balanced clinical, academic and research programs in partnership with the University of Utah School of Medicine and community-based physicians.
Collaborates with other parts of the Integrated Delivery System to meet regional and enterprise-wide initiatives.
Builds Organizational Talent
Attracts, develops, and retains talented individuals; creates a learning environment that ensures staff realize their highest potential.
Continuously seeks opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing organizational problems and opportunities.
Encourages and engenders a culture of safety and extraordinary care by leading and participating in root-cause analysis, enhancing the safe use of automation and technology, and encouraging family and patient-centered care.
Fosters effective relationships between clinical departments, divisions, medical staff leadership, faculty and other affiliated services.
Reviews and interprets monthly financial statements, and takes appropriate corrective action in response to variances and trends. Meets annual capital and operational budget goals.
Assesses the needs of patients, physicians and other users of hospital services, striving to meet or exceed set standards while maintaining a reasonable cost structure
Master’s degree required. Degree must be obtained through an accredited institution. Education will be verified.
Five years of experience in health care with a minimum of three years of leadership experience.
Strong relationship with experience leading diverse work teams, developing strategy for program excellence, and partnering with senior leadership.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Must have knowledge and experience working with physicians and clinicians.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to work broadly across the organization with administration, hospital and medical staff, both at the Hospital and across the healthcare system.
Independent and self-directed.
Health care finance acumen
Experience in a pediatric setting.
Experience at an Academic Medical Center.
Experience at a tertiary care facility.
Experience working within an integrated healthcare delivery system
Speaking, hearing / listening, seeing, manual dexterity.
All positions subject to close without notice
Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US