CEO - Guttenberg Municipal Hospital, Guttenberg, IAMercy Medical Center, Dubuque, IA
Mercy Medical Center is a not for profit Catholic hospital serving the tri-state area of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin since 1879. Mercy – Dubuque has 263 beds while Mercy – Dyersville is a critical access hospital with 25 beds and a 40-bed nursing home.
Mercy offers a full range of acute care services, including invasive cardiology and open-heart surgery, Level II trauma center, Level II regional neonatal intensive care unit, general and orthopaedic surgery, psychiatric services and inpatient physical rehabilitation. Mercy also operates two hospital-based skilled nursing units, extensive outpatient rehabilitation services, home health care, retail pharmacy and a wide range of outpatient, community and business services. Mercy’s 1,300 full- and part-time employees and medical staff of 230 care for more than 56,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.
The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and achieved Magnet designation, the gold standard of patient care, in 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet hospital in 2009.
Mercy Medical Center is a member of Mercy Health Network in Iowa and is a Ministry Organization of Trinity Health based in Novi, Michigan.
Mercy is an organization that values and encourages diversity. To learn more about Mercy and its opportunities for employment, please see the postings listed on this site or visit our website at www.mercydubuque.com.
Serves as a representative of Mercy Health Network with the local hospital board, medical staff and community. Plans, organizes, directs and monitors the activities of all departments/service areas of the affiliate hospital. Responsible for implementation of hospital policies set by Board of Trustees/Directors. Responsible for Hospital Operating Budget and Capital Expenditure Plan for the affiliate hospital. Develops strategic plan for hospital to enhance viability of the affiliate hospital. Assures adequate staffing is maintained for providing services of the affiliate hospital to patients. Assures compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Provides leadership to subordinates in the effective and efficient utilization of human, financial and physical resources.
Provides leadership for team building and continuous quality improvement. Serves as liaison among affiliate hospital board, medical staff, hospital administration and Mercy Health Network operations. Promotes public relations and represents affiliate hospital in the community and to the public. Meets with department managers/supervisors to share ideas, new goals, present pertinent information, and for problem solving, encouraging creativity, responsibility and accountability. Administers disciplinary action in a fair and consistent manner as needed. Completes annual performance evaluations for all department managers reporting directly to the Administrator, and assures completion for of annual performance evaluations for other department managers and staff. Participates in both internal and external meetings, including Mercy Health Network Administrative meetings, so as to promote the mission of the affiliate hospital and to enhance coordination and communication between the local hospital community and Mercy Health Network. Maintains current knowledge of developments and trends in health care.
Bachelor's degree in health care administration or health related field required; Master's degree preferred. Three years direct experience in health care management at director or vice-president level or above, required. Proven analytical and problem solving abilities required. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
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