Dignity Health

President Glendale Memorial Hospital And Health Center

Job ID
2017-35056
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Hospital Administration
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Corporate Office - KERP
Shift
Day
Location
GLENDALE
CA
Standard Hours
Mon-Fri

Overview

Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, is a 21-state network of 9,000 physicians, 59,000 employees, and more than 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved.  In FY15, Dignity Health provided $1.7 billion in charitable care and services. For more information, please visit our website at www.dignityhealth.org. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Responsibilities

Dignity Health Mission and Values: 
 
The Hospital President is responsible for articulating the Dignity Health mission and strategic direction and for leading efforts to achieve compassionate, high quality, cost effective health care delivery by upholding the organization’s mission and values and by using them to guide decision-making.  
 
Position Summary:
 
The position serves as the President, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center located in the Glendale, California and reporting to the SVP, Operations, Southern California. Founded in 1926, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center is a 334-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in Glendale, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of services, including its award winning heart center, the colorectal surgery institute, a gastrointestinal program, and is a Los Angeles County approved primary stroke center. 
 
The President ensures the execution of the hospital strategy, management, financial performance and oversight of all operational components of the hospital in accordance and in alignment with the Dignity Health strategy. Plans and implements new business strategies and manages relationships with physicians and external partners considering Healthcare Industry trends in a rapidly changing and highly regulated market.
 
 
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
 
Duties may include:
  • Directs and oversees a portfolio of healthcare assets and demonstrates a solid understanding of different service lines and delivery models within market. Plans and implements new businesses using different business models and strategic relationships with external partners and physicians. Understands attributes that create successful organizations i.e. legal, structural, economic, and employment models.
  • Develops and executes strategy for each line of business/service within market area from the perspective of what makes it a viable enterprise and recognizes those elements that require modification and/or expertise to existing local processes and structure to ensure success.
  • Facilitates and reinforces through business processes and performance measures an institutional mindset for clinical innovation as an on-going process to look at clinical practices in order to reduce unnecessary variations to improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs.
  • Develops key service lines, leveraging clinical program tools and service line support/data, implementing outpatient strategy, and identifying market scale opportunities (e.g., recruiting, education) across assigned service areas.
President
 

Qualifications

Education and Experience: 
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in a related field.   Minimum of five (5) years of direct management experience. Progressively senior-executive healthcare experience within a complex, multi-site, multi-area health care organization including acute-care hospital operations is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in healthcare administration or business, management or a combination of education (or an equivalent combination of education and/or additional job-related experience) is preferred.

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