Rangely District Hospital (RDH) is a 25-bed non-profit Critical Access Hospital in Northwestern Colorado providing high quality service by focusing on accurate diagnosis, education, and compassionate treatment to the members of their community. RDH provides general medical care for inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room patients, and participates in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
We involve and support our employees with open communication, training and education. In return, they are caring and committed to our patients and our organization.
The Chief Executive Officer is the agent for the Board of Directors who is responsible to ensure that the obligations, duties, and responsibilities of the Board are executed correctly. The rights, powers, and authorities of the CEO are established or restricted as defined in the Board by-laws, Medical Staff by-laws, the CEO Employment Agreement, and general policies and procedures as approved by the Board in addition to local, state and federal regulations. The CEO's principal duty is to lead the organization in the pursuit of its mission and vision in a manner that exemplifies the values of the District. A firm sense of judgment coupled with strong ethical principles is the primary qualification for the position. To be successful in fulfilling the role of CEO a person must use business acumen and refined leadership skills to build teams and coalitions, both internal and external to the organization, to effectuate change in a manner that best positions the organization in an ever-changing environment.
COMPONENTS OF EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP
This core qualification involves the ability to acquire and administer human, financial, material, and information resources in a manner that instills trust and accomplishes the organization’s mission, and the ability to use new technology to enhance decision making.
Assess current and future staffing needs based on organizational goals and budget realities; applying merit principles to develop, select, and manage a diverse workforce.
Oversee the allocation of financial resources; identifying cost-effective approaches; establishing and assuring the use of internal controls for financial systems.
Manage the budgetary process, including assisting in preparing and justifying a budget and operating the budget under organizational procedures; understanding the cause and effect of budgetary decisions.
Oversee procurement and contracting procedures and processes.
Integrate and coordinate logistical operations.
Ensure the efficient and cost-effective development and utilization of management information systems and other technological resources that meet the organization’s needs; understanding the impact of technological changes on the organization.
This core qualification involves the ability to design and implement strategies that identify and maximize employee potential and foster high ethical standards in meeting the organization’s mission, vision, and goals.
Provide leadership in setting the work force’s expected performance levels commensurate with the organization’s strategic objectives; inspiring, motivating, and guiding others toward goal accomplishment; empowering people by sharing power and authority.
Promote quality through effective use of the organization’s performance management system (e.g., establishing performance standards, appraising staff’s accomplishments using the developed standards, and taking action to recognize, reward, counsel, and remove employees, as appropriate).
Value cultural diversity and other differences; fostering an environment in which people who are culturally diverse can work together cooperatively and effectively in achieving organizational goals.
Assess employees’ unique developmental needs and providing developmental opportunities that maximize employees’ capabilities that then contribute to the achievement of organizational goals; developing leadership in others through coaching and mentoring.
Foster commitment, pride, trust, and group identity; taking steps to prevent situations that could result in unpleasant confrontations or a disruptive work atmosphere.
Resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner. This includes promoting employee/management partnerships and dealing effectively with employee relations matters, attending to moral and organizational climate issues, handling administrative, labor management, and EEO issues, and taking disciplinary actions when other means have not been successful.
This core qualification involves the ability to explain, advocate, and express facts and ideas in a convincing manner and to negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally. It also involves the ability to develop an expansive professional network with other organizations and to identify the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization.
Represent and speak for the organizational unit and its work (e.g., presenting, explaining, selling, defining, and negotiating) to those within and outside the District by making clear and convincing oral presentations to individuals and groups; listening effectively; clarifying information and facilitating an open exchange of ideas.
Establish and maintain working relationships with internal organizational units (e.g., Medical Staff, Department Managers, and general employee body); approaching each problem situation with a clear perception of organizational goals; using contacts to build and strengthen internal support bases; getting understanding and support from the Board of Directors and Medical Staff.
Develop and enhance alliances with external groups engaging in cross-functional activities; finding common ground with a widening range of stakeholders.
Work in groups and teams; conducting briefings and other meetings; gaining cooperation from others to obtain information and accomplish goals; facilitating win-win situations.
Consider and respond appropriately to the needs, feelings, and capabilities of different people in different situations; being tactful and treating others with respect.
Ensure that reports, memoranda, and other documents reflect the position and work of the organization in a clear, convincing, and organized manner.
This core qualification encompasses the ability to develop and implement an organizational vision that integrates the District’s mission, goals, priorities, values, resources, and other factors. Inherent to this is the ability to balance change and continuity; to continually strive to improve customer service and program performance within the then existent framework and scope of care; to create a work environment that encourages creative thinking; and to maintain focus, intensity, and persistence, even under adversity.
Exercise leadership and motivate employees to incorporate vision, strategic planning, and elements of quality management into the full range of the organization’s activities; encouraging creative thinking and innovation; influencing others toward a spirit of service; designing and implementing new or cutting-edge programs/processes.
Identify and integrate key issues affecting the organization, including political, economic, social, technological, and administrative factors.
Understand the roles and relationships of the components of the organization formulating effective strategies to balance those interests consistent with the business of the organization.
Be open to change and new information; tolerating ambiguity; adapting behavior and work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles; adjusting rapidly to new situations warranting attention and resolution.
Display a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment to service; being proactive and achievement-oriented; being self-motivated; pursuing self-development; seeking feedback from others and opportunities to master new knowledge.
Deal effectively with pressure; maintaining focus and intensity and remaining persistent, even under adversity; recovering quickly from setbacks.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Experience: 10 years preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certification from the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) preferred
Join our organization and enjoy living in our community which boasts amazing outdoor resources and activities, including a challenging and affordable 9-hole golf course, one of the best rock crawling parks in the state, extensive wildlife and rock art viewing, fishing and boating on the White River and Kenney Reservoir, and miles of dirt roads on BLM land for ATVs, biking and hiking.
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Internal Number: CEO919
About Rangely Hospital District
Rangely District Hospital is located in the northwestern corner of Colorado bordering Utah and the Dinosaur National Monument. We are a Level IV Trauma Center and have the only EMS services in all of Rio Blanco County. Come join this rural and diverse team. To learn more you can visit the following websites: www.rangely.com and www.rangelyhospital.com.