Chief Executive Officer
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Executive
Specialty Chief Operating Officer
Location 08618, Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
The CEO is responsible for leading the development & implementation of the overall organizationÆs strategy. The CEO will perform all duties required as CEO and all duties set forth in the organizationÆs governing laws, regulations, contracts and bylaws & in policy statements of the Board of Directors, to implement the strategic goals and objectives of HJAHC.
The CEO will be committed to providing inspiring and effective leadership while administering, directing and coordinating all activities of HJA toward the fulfillment of its values, vision, mission, and strategy. Further, the CEO will model, promote and ensure that HJAÆs Mission, Vision and Core Values are evident and present in the provision of health care services at HJA.

1. Board Administration and Support û The CEO works collaboratively with the Board of Directors to develop the short-term and long-term strategic direction of HJA. Maintains regular and open lines of communications to keep the board well informed and engaged. CEO facilitates relationships between the Board, legal counsel, and accounting and audit organizations, manages the use of legal counsel for operational matters, and, in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer, will manage the engagement of accounting and audit organizations of operational matters.
2. Strategic Planning û The CEO stays current with general trade and industry conditions and their potential impact on HJAÆs policies and operations. The CEO ensures the strategic plan is articulated both internally and externally, and effectively delegates key activities to ensure timely execution of the strategic plan initiatives.
3. Financial Management û Working closely with the Chief Financial Officer, the CEO develops yearly budget for Board and ensures prudent management of HJAÆs budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations. The CEO conducts or oversees the negotiation of professional, consultant and service contracts. The CEO ensures that appropriate internal and management.
4. Fundraising ûThe CEO is the chief fundraising/development officer for the organization. He/she plays instrumental role, which includes developing and cultivating local and national relationships that will support and enhance fundraising efforts.
5. Delivery of Healthcare Services û In collaboration with the CMO and other key strategic leaders within HJA, the CEO has overall responsibility for the delivery, risk management and quality of all healthcare programs and services provided to the community. The CEO ensures that policies and practices effectively support sound and safe patient care, and that the delivery of healthcare services provides the highest level of a positive experience to the patient.
6. Human Resource Management/Organizational Development û Working closely with the Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development, to create and establish a strong culture and identity within HJA. The CEO ensures the effective utilization of its greatest asset; its human resources.
7. Community and Public Relations û The CEO serves as the face and voice of HJA. Therefore, the CEO will be actively involved in the community through service organization membership, speaking engagements, community forums, educational offerings and other opportunities to communicate HJAÆs Mission. He/she assures that the Hospital and its mission, programs, and essential services are consistently presented in a strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders, including patients, physicians, employees, and the community.
8. Infrastructure & Patient Services Management - The CEO oversees the COO who is responsible for the preservation of the asset value of HJAÆs capital investments, oversees the management of construction and facility rehabilitation activities, ensures the companyÆs systems and operational infrastructure can support the outstanding execution of programs and services.

The Board of Directors may assign other duties as necessary.

The CEO is responsible for leading, guiding, and directing the work of other executive leaders including the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Finance Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Director of Human Resources/Organizational Development. The CEO carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Masters degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration or other relevant degree. Medical degree or other Clinical degree highly desirable. Ten years directly related experience with community healthcare facility of similar size and structure (e.g., independent hospital, rural community hospital, Critical Access Hospital) preferred with a strong knowledge of rules and regulations concerning FQHC operations.

Patient focused: Embraces the standard of the patient being the center of all decisions
Strong Business Acumen: Deep understanding of the opportunities and threats within the healthcare industry. Politically and financially savvy to use market knowledge to position the organization for short-term and long-term success. Remains knowledgeable on current and future policies, trends, and development that may have an impact on the organization. Understands the competition and an awareness of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
Collaborative Consensus Builder: Committed to inviting participation in the evaluation and planning of all major initiatives; works to build consensus and alignment among internal and external stakeholders. Can present a strong business case for a distinct direction while demonstrating empathy for contrasting views; maintains a truly good sense of humor as a person who enjoys his/her work.
Highly Motivated: The CEO seeks achievement beyond standard expectations. With a sense of urgency, the CEO carries an aura of success predicated on more than achievement of minimum benchmarks; innately driven to improvement and not satisfied with just compliance. The CEO is dynamic, enthusiastic and energetic in pursuit of personal and organizational goals; approaches challenges as opportunities for improvement with a contagious energy that drives the organization.
Strong Executor: The CEO knows how to get things done. He/she is able to create and develop broad vision and strategic initiatives and has the keen skills to assemble teams and processes to get the job done. Seeks achievement beyond standard expectations. With a sense of urgency, the CEO carries an aura of success predicated on more than achievement of minimum benchmarks; innately driven to improvement and not satisfied with just compliance. The CEO is dynamic, enthusiastic and energetic in pursuit of personal and organizational goals; approaches challenges as opportunities for improvement with a contagious energy that drives the organization.
Of strong character: Honest and straight-forward, given to transparency and full disclosure; respectful of othersÆ feelings and perspectives; able to maintain the highest level of integrity and create confidence even within those with doubts; can quickly and easily address questions of morals or ethics to guide decision making.
Passionate & Mission-Focused: The CEO must be able to remain dedicated to doing the right thing for the patient and the community even in the face of strong opposition; not afraid to speak directly; comfortable in presenting a full and accurate picture of any situation. The CEO is the champion of HJA, both internally and externally; speaks effectively to clarify and build support for HJA in the community and in the larger arena of healthcare delivery.
Superior Interpersonal Skills: The CEO must be a master of communication, both verbal and written, and have the ability to have courageous conversations. He/she must be a good listener with innate empathy for differing views. The CEO must be able to communicate clearly and eloquently in order to effectively function in any setting, from a meeting with government officials or community members; to a meeting with a patientÆs family; to a hallway conversation with employees.
Visionary Change Agent: The CEO can take the organization to the next step in its structure, scope, performance and quality improvement; has the ability to stay æahead of the gameÆ by anticipating demands and constraints within the evolving healthcare industry and be able to ensure HRRMC is positioned for continued success. The CEO sponsors, champions and facilitates change throughout the organization to meet the challenges of the evolving environment.