COO

Edinburg Regional Medical Center - Edinburg, TX (30+ days ago)3.7


Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds $9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies” and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

Edinburg Regional Medical Center (ERMC) and Edinburg Children's Hospital in Edinburg, Texas are acute care hospitals constantly evolving to meet a growing regions need for quality healthcare by combining advanced technologies with concern for patient care and comfort. ERMC is a four-story patient tower licensed to operate 127 beds on floors designated for medical, telemetry and surgery. The hospital is fully equipped and technologically advanced yet small enough to give individual attention. The facility provides a CAP Certified Laboratory an Accredited Chest Pain Center and is a Level IV Trauma Designation. Edinburg Children's Hospital is a 107-bed, freestanding pediatric hospital opened adjacent to ERMC in March 2006. The first of its kind in South Texas, Edinburg Children's Hospital features a four-story pediatric tower, a dedicated pediatric emergency department, specialty pediatric services and advanced technology, including the Valleys first 32-slice CT and radioflouroscopy room. To increase capabilities, some resources are shared between Edinburg Children's Hospital and Edinburg Regional Medical Center. Two of the five operating suites at Edinburg Regional Medical Center are dedicated to pediatric surgery for Edinburg Children's Hospital.

The COO provides day to day operations of the hospital. Implements strategy of CEO and Corporation. Manages hospital departments efficiently and effectively to maximize quality of services and profits of the hospital.

This leader also:
Directs effective quality operations to maximize return on investment and community reputation. Increases revenues and income before inter-company allocations, maintains or decreases the effective bad debt rate, achieves the margin percentage, and implements operating cost controls in the areas of staffing, supplies, purchased services, etc.
Develops and provides quality programs and service to the community. Manages and implements programs to ensure all employees are committed to quality and service.
Manages and develops employees. Through appropriate management practices, creates a hospital climate to motivate employees to highest performance. Establishes direction, coaches employees, provides feedback, and builds commitment.

This opportunity provides the following:
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Relocation benefits
Job Requirements:
  • Five years of hospital experience with a minimum of two to three years as a senior level manager is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred in Business, Health Administration or other closely related field.
  • Must be organized and be able to manage multiple diverse departments.
  • Must be detail oriented, focus on nuances of multiple hospital operations, and be able to manage communication with employees and vendors.
  • Must be able to motivate, inspire, and communicate with individuals and groups.
  • Knowledge of the financial implications of decisions including budgeting and forecasting is required.
If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online.

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