Administrator/CEO, Regional Health Services of Howard County
Mercy Medical Center North Iowa - Mason City, IA
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Company: Mercy Medical Center North Iowa
Facility: Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa at Mason City
Department: MSA - Reg Hlth Svcs Howard Co
Administrator/CEO - Regional Health Services of Howard County, located in Cresco, Iowa
JOB SUMMARY: Regional Health Services of Howard County (RHSHC) is a network of integrated services located in Cresco, Iowa. Those services include a 25-bed acute care general service hospital (including obstetrics, surgery, and outpatient services), home health, hospice, public health, residential services, home medical equipment, a 24-bed Alzheimer s facility, and a 64-bed, long-term care facility. Cresco has a population of approximately 4,500 and is located in Howard County. RHSHC has a strong medical community of five physicians and two nurse practitioners, including its own general surgeon. RHSHC is equal distance from Mercy Medical Center North Iowa (MMC-NI), Mayo Clinic, and hospitals in Rochester, Minnesota, and Gundersen Lutheran Hospital and clinics in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Because of its geographical location, specialists from all three centers provide services at RHSHC.
The Administrator of RHSHC is employed by MMC-NI through a management contract with RHSHC Board of Trustees. The incumbent provides leadership to RHSHC to assure continuance of quality patient care, fiscal stability, and to enhance RHSHC s public and professional image, consistent with the philosophy and mission of MMC-NI and Mercy Health Network. In conjunction with MMC-NI, the incumbent develops short- and long-range plans, goals, and policies for RHSHC, and represents RHSHC with the medical staff, community, and other health care institutions.
A challenge of the position is to further RHSHC s services and strategic focus. This includes ensuring financial stability and the development of measures for successful performance. The President of RHSHC is responsible for coordinating and providing direction to RHSHC s Board of Trustees, the Board of Health, Howard Residential Care Facility/Patty Elwood Center Board of Directors, and the Evans Memorial Home Board of Directors.
QUALIFICATIONS: Master s degree in hospital administration or related field (MBA, MSN, MHA) required. Three years of hospital management experience required. CEO experience preferred. CAH experience preferred. Strong human relations skills, and the ability to establish a cooperative working environment among the various facilities. Proven ability to articulate values. Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and mission of MMC-NI and Mercy Health Network.
NOTE: All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical and drug screen. Full-Time Days Masters Degree