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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Company: Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center
Location: Broken Bow
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center in Broken Bow, NEOrganizationJennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center (JMMMMC) is located in Broken Bow, Nebraska (a Nebraska corporation, not-for-profit), operates a 23-bed critical access hospital, a 24-hour emergency room, 20-independent living apartments, an extensive listing of outpatient services and a 24-hour wellness center. JMMMMC exists to operate and maintain economically feasible health care services for the residents of the area. It provides a quality and nurturing environment for all patients, medical staff, and the public. JMMMMC provides a full continuum of care on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The extensive continuum and mission is supported by a team of 110 employees and 89 FTEs.CommunityBroken Bow is a wonderful community located in the "Center of It All" on scenic Highway2, along the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway. With a population of 3,600 friendly residents, we are able to meet the needs of an expansive service area that is home to more than 10,000 people to ensure that Broken Bow has something for everyone. We offer 126 total acres of parks in the city park system, a new aquatic center, softball and baseball diamonds, indoor/outdoor tennis facilities, fishing pond, picnic and camping facilities, and numerous playgrounds, there is fun to be had all day long. We have a thriving business community and are considered a must see destination on the map.ResponsibilitiesReporting to JMMMMC Board of Trustees, the CEO directs all functions of the hospital and facilities in keeping with the overall policies established by the Governing Board and in compliance with regulatory guidelines in order that the strategic objectives of the institution can be attained. Also, provides leadership and direction in ensuring the efficient, economical, and effective utilization of resources to meet the identified needs of the service region through quality medical care and all health service programs. The CEO's principle duties and responsibilities include:

  • Works collaboratively with the Medical Staff to assess, plan, address, and monitor the quality of health care delivery, operational considerations for safe patient care, health needs of the community, and physician recruitment and retention needs.
  • Assists, as needed and coordinates the selection process of new Governing Board members. Orients new Governing Board members to their role on the Board.
  • Ensures organization-wide policies and procedures; related personnel policies and practices that adequately support patient care, services, and programs at JMMMMC.
  • Informs and advises trustees regarding current trends, problems, and activities in healthcare to facilitate policy making.
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies governing healthcare delivery and the rules of accrediting bodies by continually monitoring JMMMMC's operations and its programs and physical properties and initiating changes where required.
  • Monitors system responsible for accounting, budgeting, responsibility reporting, internal controls, auditing, and cost reporting in collaboration with Chief Finance Officer.
  • Encourages the integration of the medical center with the community through effective communication and public relations programs.
  • Represents JMMMMC in its relationship with other health agencies, organizations, groups; in dealings with government agencies and third party payers; at top level meetings (national, state and local).
  • Maintains professional affiliations and enhances professional growth and development to keep abreast of latest trends in hospital administration.
  • Performs other related administrative/managerial duties as directed and requested by the Governing Board.
  • Serves as Executive Director of the Melham Medical Center Foundation to coordinate its long-range fundraising efforts.
  • Serves as Administrator of Liberty Square Independent Living Apartment Complex.Qualifications The candidate will have served as a successful chief executive officer or as an executive leadership role preferably in a Critical Access Hospital. Progressive provider relationship management and collaboration experience is preferred. The candidate must have a bachelor's degree. Master's degree preferred.Therefore, we seek candidates who have:
    • Vision
    • Integrity
    • Leadership style that involves a high level of visibility, both in formal and informal settings, such as rounding in various work areas
    • A successful track record for recruiting and retaining providers and licensed healthcare workers
    • Demonstrated ability to work very well with providers to establish trustful relationships and create mutually beneficial business opportunities
    • Outstanding leadership skills to empower the leadership team and collaborate on areas of change
    • Previous experience in leading new construction from planning to implementation with a team focus
      • A sincere interest in the community, demonstrated by giving of his/her time and talent to community initiatives
      • An approachable, personal style including being open and receptive to new ideas, feedback, and possible solutions
      • A communication style that is collaborative, creating an environment that could be described as transparent
      • Experienced financial, business, and healthcare acumen especially in critical access hospitals.
      • A demonstrated track record of listening to providers and responding quickly to opportunities to meet their needs
      • Good team and relationship building skills
      • Commitment to quality initiatives and systems
      • Decisive decision-making styleResidency Requirement The new CEO will be required to live in the community.Compensation The successful candidate will receive an attractive and competitive compensation package that includes relocation, sign on bonus along with an excellent benefits package.Job Type: Full-timePay: $23.00 - $108.00 per hourBenefits:
        • Dental insurance
        • Health insurance
        • Life insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Relocation assistance
        • Vision insuranceSchedule:
          • Day shiftSupplemental Pay:
            • Bonus pay
            • Signing bonusAbility to commute/relocate:
              • Broken Bow, NE 68822: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)Education:
                • Master's (Preferred)Experience:
                  • CEO or executive leadership: 3 years (Preferred)
                  • critical access hospital: 3 years (Preferred)Work Location:
                    • One locationWork Remotely:
                      • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center, Lincoln , Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Executive , Broken Bow, Nebraska

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