St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City was founded by two pioneering physicians and the Dominican Sisters more than 80 years ago. This 132-bed, Joint Commission-accredited regional health care center provides a full-range of medical specialties for the people of southwest Kansas with a Level III Emergency Room, leading edge cardiac care, the Maternal-Child Birth Center and a free standing Cancer Center affiliated with the Midwest Cancer Alliance, part of the University of Kansas Cancer Center. Exceptional care, extraordinary people and a faith-based, non-profit mission - it's what makes the St. Catherine Hospital unique for patients and rewarding for associates. Residents of Garden City enjoy life in a relaxed, small-town (population approx. 30,000) with a zoo, several parks, golf courses, modern shopping and more. For more information about St. Catherine Hospital, visit http://www.stcatherinehosp.org/.
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 52441
Clinic/Department: 7846 WOMEN'S CLINIC
Hospital: ST CATHERINE HOSPITAL
ASST ADMIN PHYSICIAN
Contributes to the fulfillment of the Centura Health Mission and Vision by planning, designing,
implementing and maintaining programs, policies and management systems of the overall operations of assigned Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG) clinic sites. Serves as a role model for ethical management behavior and promotes an awareness and understanding of positive ethical and moral principles consistent with the Mission and Values of Centura Health. Reports directly to the Administrator, Primary Care or Administrator, Specialty Care. Works collaboratively with management within CHPG, as well as across all Centura Health, to achieve system objectives. This role has contact with community groups, third party payors, agencies, vendors, other health care organizations and other interested parties. Responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and maintaining strategies and initiatives in the following key areas: Clinic Operations - Provides leadership and oversight for the development, integration, coordination and ongoing support for the delivery of health services in an integrated fashion through the management, direction and supervision of the clinic. Operations may include human resources, policies and procedures, finance and budgeting, purchasing/materials management, legal/risk management, property management, customer service, billing and central business office functions, and information systems (IS). Clinic Staffing - Responsible for the development, integration, coordination and ongoing support for the quality of clinic staff through effective screening processes, innovative training programs, and maintenance of customer services standards. Responsible for staff in all areas of the clinic. Contributes to the fulfillment of the Centura Health Mission and Vision by providing administrative leadership for clinic-wide operations, optimizing performance across all Centura Health Physician Group operating entities, sites of service and systems of care. Working collaboratively with the other Clinic and System leaders, this individual will execute strategy and direct the organization and delivery of care, while assuring effective and efficient operating performance. This individual will work collaboratively with members of the CHPG executive leadership team and senior management to design and implement operational strategies and tactics to achieve organizational goals. Serves as a patient advocate as well as a role model for ethical management behavior and promotes and awareness and understanding of positive ethical and moral principles consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Values of Centura Health. This position provides general direction, technical assistance and support to all elements of the Centura Health Physician Group in planning and implementation for areas of responsibility. The incumbent has contact with community groups, agencies, other health care organizations and other interested parties. The incumbent is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and maintaining strategies and initiatives for effective and efficient delivery of care within CHPG. This position works collaboratively with medical staff, community leaders, agencies and payors to carry out the goals and objectives outlined in the strategic plan.
A key role of this position is to build strong relationships with physicians and employees for
Centura Health Physician Group and to achieve high levels of patient and customer satisfaction.
Minimum Education Requirements
Bachelor's degree in business administration, healthcare administration or equivalent; Master's
degree strongly preferred.
Minimum Experience Requirements
5 years experience in a healthcare related field with at least two years management experience.
Must possess strong knowledge of clinic operations; strong knowledge of applicable laws,
regulations, guidelines and professional standards; strong project management skills; good
communications skills; good strategic planning skills; strong change management skills; must
demonstrate personal traits of a high level of motivation; team orientation; professionalism; trust and place a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.