OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
Responsible for overseeing the operations of a hospital or non-hospital subsidiary within Geisinger Health. Ensures the business unit's goals and objectives are aligned with the organization's broader mission, vision and driving strategies. Collaborates with the GH Chief Quality Officer, Chief of Quality and Safety, and Associate Chief Quality Officers in strategic planning to improve quality and safety and implement that plan via division resource allocation, system resource utilization and external partnerships. Provides oversight for Quality, Patient Safety, Regulatory Accreditations, Risk Management, and Infection Prevention/Control including daily operations, strategic planning support of system and service line operations and goals, regulatory compliance, etc. Responsible for the continuing development and effectiveness of key areas of responsibility. Integrates concepts and functions of Quality and Safety with clinical operations to foster improvement, harm reduction, etc. Perform under the general direction of the Chief Quality Officer and the Chief of Quality and Safety.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for operational activities and functions within the assigned business units.
Responsible for the overall operation and growth of the business units, in conjunction with the applicable Medical Directors.
Develop functional and strategic objectives based upon data, evidence-based best practices, business drivers and regulatory requirements. Administer implementation plans and monitor progress, and revise plans as necessary relative to areas of responsibility.
Collaborate with clinical and operational resources in prevention of avoidable patient harm and enhancement of quality in all spheres of clinical care.
Develop and implement business unit policies and procedures in conjunction with the Medical Directors.
Responsible for the dissemination of meaningful, actionable data aimed at improvement and organizational success.
Develop and promote the Geisinger culture; ensure environmental issues support the culture including integration with driving strategies, improvement, patient centeredness, regulatory compliance, etc.
Foster culture of service throughout the health system with improvement based upon data.
Support the development and continued enhancement of a culture of safety throughout Geisinger.
Direct and/or support selection of personnel in assigned areas; assume direct responsibility of professional growth and development of such staff to include plans for organizational development.
Ensure management of human resources; ensure appropriate quantity and type of staff are available to support programs, markets and customer needs; monitor trends to plan people needs.
Provide direction to, hold accountable, develop and evaluate staff in their performance of all goals and objectives of the business units, region and the organization.
Provide regular meetings and other forms of communication with reporting personnel, physician staff and other liaison areas to assure awareness of routine operational and organization-wide issues of significance.
Administer the performance improvement plans for assigned areas through management staff and other available resources; provide for the identification of responsibility for quality of services rendered by assigned departments.
Collaborate in leadership to identify and define organizational priorities, directions, etc.
Seek to enhance quality of service through process improvement, team building and cultivation of shared values and commitment. Foster and plan a positive work environment with teaming, respect and communication; support personal growth and development of people.
Ensure strategies and procedures exist to maximize financial resource management including development and achievement of financial performance objectives. Prepare an annual budget and regularly monitor for performance against the approved budget.
Ensure effective, efficient and cost-effective use of non-clinical resources in order to maintain a productive environment.
Establish long-range objectives and monitor financial performance of assigned business units.
Administer all division activities in accordance with health system policy and federal, state, local and industry regulatory agencies.
Participate in continuing education programs to expand knowledge of professional discipline; participate in health-related associations to maintain expertise and promote interests of the health system.
Develop and maintain effective liaison with management, physicians, patients and employees.
Understand, support and participate in information technology, development, marketing and public relations initiatives on the business unit and system level.
Provide administrative support to achieve the objectives of medical education and clinical research (i.e., contracting, funding).
Serve as a liaison with community and governing authorities.
Perform duties as required or assigned by emergency or other operational reasons for which the employee is qualified to perform.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated leadership, facilitation, and networking skills (ability to think strategically) (leadership effectiveness competencies).
Demonstrated analytical and financial management skills (operating and capital budgets) (organizational effectiveness competencies).
Demonstrated competence in written, oral and electronic communication skills (interpersonal and technological effectiveness competencies).
EDUCATION &/OR EXPERIENCE:
Masters degree in Clinical Specialty, Hospital Administration or equivalent related discipline required.
Advanced degree preferred
Minimum 8 years experience leading a department of a health care organization required, preferably in a comprehensive medical center or integrated health system. Minimum of 10 years prior management experience required.
Requires demonstrated knowledge of principles of management and leadership.
Requires demonstrated competence in written, oral and electronic communication skills.
Requires prior experience in a multi facility organization.
Current knowledge of Regulatory/Patient Safety/Accreditation.IMG_NOT_ALLOWED
WORKING CONDITIONS, PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office environment, as well as settings throughout the system and surrounding communities. Independent travel to the sites is required.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intendedto be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteriaconsidered necessary to successfully perform the job.
GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER: (GMC), located Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region, is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region’s only Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women’s health (in the Women’s Pavilion), oncology and orthopaedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. Outpatient services are available on and off campus.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Je...rsey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.