The Associate Administrator reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital.
Specific Associate Administrator responsibilities include the following:
Develop management objectives and policies for the various departments and monitor results. Interpret objectives, policies, and procedures.
Coordinate the activities of the assigned departments with other departments both within and outside the hospital. Resolve problems with department heads concerning use of resources. Encourage and maintain open lines of communication with and between employee groups, other medical personnel, and patients and their family members.
Evaluate the performance of the various departments, as well as the performance of key managers and supervisors. Advise employees promptly when performance problems arise or changes are needed.
Establish the operating budgets for the various departments and monitor performance against budgets.
Assist Administration with special projects and with short and long term strategic planning.
Attend promptly to the administrative details of the position including the signing of documents, preparation of reports, completion of performance appraisals, and other employee-related actions.
Ensure that all operations within the scope or the position are carried out in an ethical, responsible manner.
Develop, with the help of the responsible department heads, standard operating procedures for the departments within the positionï¿½s span of control. Coordinate with other departments and medical staff as needed.
Make final hiring and firing decisions of personnel within immediate scope of operations coordinating information with upper management and human resources according to established procedures.
Approve expenditures to the level established by upper management.
A comprehensive, competitive compensation program will be tailored to the selected candidate. Base salary will be supplemented by a performance bonus and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, which includes relocation assistance.
Undergraduate degree from a recognized and accredited institution is required and an MBA/MHA or equivalent is preferred.
As a leader in healthcare, Tenet is committed to providing the best possible care to every patient, with a clear focus on quality and service. Strong leadership is essential to delivering on this commitment, and we believe that the quality of our leaders can give us a significant long-term competitive advantage. We want to ensure every current and future leader in Tenet is successful, and we support that through our selection and hiring process and by providing coaching and training to our leaders.
In this regard, we have identified core attributes that will enable a leader to succeed at Tenet, and have defined them within five areas critical to performance: Competence, Capacity, Collaboration, Communication, and Character.
Required Background Experience
A minimum of three years of progressively responsible hospital management experience.
Ability to act as liaison, between the administrative and medical staffs, Board of Directors and external stakeholders. Ability to provide leadership to establish priorities and to develop and implement solutions.
Highly developed expertise in quantitative analysis to support definition and advancement for the hospitalï¿½s goals and objectives.
Ability to understand physiciansï¿½ viewpoints and needs, and work strategically in the best interest of patients and the hospital. A strong reputation for sustained, inclusive, trust-based physician relations.
Proven success in balancing cost/quality issues and partnering with medical staff to address productivity improvements and initiatives.
A high orientation to detail with proven analytical and financial skills.
A team player who excels in developing team momentum, enthusiasm and pride.
The capacity, maturity, stature and communication skills to eventually assume a more senior leadership role in a hospital system. Capable of working with staff and assisting them in their continued development, as well as enhancing their performance in a supportive team environment.
Able to think strategically and have the communication and leadership skills to follow through on development plans.
Ability to demonstrate effective decision-making skills based on thoughtful determination and excellent intuitive judgment.
Excellent interpersonal skills; a skilled and dedicated listener, comfortable in a variety of settings dealing with diverse constituencies; a broad thinker. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
Goal oriented individual who is fair-minded, intelligent, and able to command respect and to manage by influence.
Ability to establish trust and to gain support when making difficult decisions and choices. High-principled and thorough, with a high energy level and a strong team orientation.
An individual open to giving meaningful consideration to new ideas and solutions, and will seek out ways to solicit input from many sources.
Someone with a deep understanding of the interrelatedness and interdependence of disparate hospital departments, and is committed to helping them function well together.
One who values a collegial environment that fosters the open exchange of creative ideas and solutions.
An individual with the ability to bring diverse constituents together toward a common goal and vision.
An energetic, results-oriented individual, not content with the status quo. One who constantly seeks to achieve a higher level of performance.
An individual of highest personal and professional integrity, principle and knowledge, earning respect and support when making difficult decisions and choices. Able to establish immediate credibility with peers, senior leadership, and the medical staff.
Self-confident and assured with significant presence and charisma, but with balanced ego.
A high-energy individual with a strong work ethic and high expectations for performance.
Someone who delegates to others but holds them accountable and demands excellence and timely performance.
Job: Executive Search
Primary Location: Turlock, California
Facility: Emanuel Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905020657
About Emanuel Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.