General Position Summary: The Chief Operations Officer will provide oversight and direction for each of the departments and service lines that report directly to this position.
In addition, this position serves as a key member of the senior leadership team and will interact with the governing board and medical staff.
Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities: • Develops and implements appropriate quality and safety programs for each area of responsibility. • Provides leadership to the respective division by directing and coordinating activities consistent with established goals, objectives, and policies. • Introduces programs to ensure attainment of business plan for growth and profit. • Adheres to the division and hospital budget for each respective fiscal year. Prepares variance reports for activities that fall outside the budgeted guidelines. • Participates with the strategic planning process and helps to create strategies and policies that align with the organizational long and short term goals. • Serves as a mentor and guide to managers and other employees within the operations division. Revised 03/2020 2 • Leads by example in a manner that embraces the Summit Shine Standards while striving to improve our customer, employee and physician satisfaction. • Displays proper etiquette and mannerisms that reflect the Summit Shine Standards. • Promotes the Patient Safety Standards as a core value of the organization.
The Chief Operations Officer directly supervises the Operations Division. The departments directly reporting through this division will include, but not be limited to, the following: • Imaging Services (hospital based and off-site imaging centers) • Clinical Laboratory Services • Outpatient Surgery Center Services • Nutritional Services • Cardiopulmonary • Environmental Services • Facility Support Services • Therapy Services • Hospitalist Contract Services
Education and/or Experience:• Related Undergraduate Degree (required)• Related Masters Degree (preferred) • A proven record of successful leadership experience in increasingly responsible positions within an acute care hospital setting (required) 5 + years COO experience - Required
Summit Healthcare is a private, not-for-profit organization that has provided medical services to White Mountain residents and visitors. As a regional medical center with 101 licensed beds , we respond to the healthcare needs of more that 90,000 permanent residents and seasonal visitors living in a 3,000 square mile area. Summit Healthcare's goal is to provide patients with state-of-the-art healthcare close to home. Every year we take critical steps to ensure we are meeting this goal by investing in state-of-the-art equipment and technology and by attracting outstanding physicians representing a variety of medical specialties. Summit Healthcare is located in the beautiful white mountains of Northeastern Arizona. The White Mountain area is a friendly, rural community with affordable housing, excellent schools and year round outdoor activities. It is the perfect place to fish, hike, ride horseback, mountain bike, ski, golf, hunt and have countless other sports and outdoor adventures! To learn more about Show Low, AZ and Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center refer to these websites: