Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Raleigh General
Company: Health Support Center
Posted on: May 4, 2021
LifePoint Health- Health Support Center Job Summary: Under
general direction, the COO assumes line responsibility and
authority for the administrative direction, evaluation, and
coordination of the functions and activities of assigned
departments within the hospital, ensuring that operation objectives
and results are in accord with the hospital's overall needs. In the
absence of the hospital CEO and/or as assigned, the COO represents
the CEO in coordinating entire portions of the hospital's
organization, speaking and acting within the scope of objectives
set forth in the practice and/or policy of the hospital. General
- Provides administrative direction for operations of assigned
departments and appraises the performance of the respective
departments' heads, including authority to hire and fire, but
subject to the veto of the CEO.
- Communicates routinely with the CEO concerning policy
recommendations and suggested courses of action pertinent to the
efficient operation of assigned departments.
- Implements new policies; disseminates pertinent information
following administrative directives; and recommends improvement of
hospital facilities in assigned areas, including construction or
renovation of structures and purchase of new equipment.
- Promotes complete involvement of the departments' heads in the
preparation of the departments' budgets and educates them in the
importance of the budget, forecasting and planning process.
- Advises and makes recommendations to the CEO concerning budget,
cost, and financial matters and encourages and assists department
heads in establishing a measure of performance, increased
productivity, quality improvement, cost controls, and maximum
utilization of facilities.
- Advises the CEO where executive action is necessary to
accomplish these goals and he/she plans the activities of the
individual departments in relation to other hospital departments so
as to obtain a better understanding of each others' problems.
- Attends medical staff meetings and/or medical staff committee
meetings, as assigned or requested, and informs the CEO of
proceedings at the meetings attended and recommends action as
- Represents the hospital by membership in related professional
associations. Job Requirements:Minimum Qualifications (Experience,
Education and Special Certifications---)Verbal, quantitative and
interpersonal skills typically acquired through the completion of a
Bachelors degree; in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of hospital
administration equivalent to the knowledge acquired through the
completion of a Master's degree in hospital administration (MHA).
Knowledge of the healthcare field, as well as refined managerial
skills typically acquired through experience as a COO or CEO of a
smaller hospital.LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal
Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and
complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination
against any employee or applicant for employment because of color,
race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic
information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status
or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local
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