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Trinity Health Administrator- Dyersville Hospital in Dyersville, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time



M ercyOne Rural Hospital Administrator

Reporting to: MercyOne VP – Rural Hospitals, or delegate

Supervisory Responsibility : Yes

FLSA Status: Exempt, salaried

Department: Rural Hospitals Presidents


Provides administrative leadership and assumes management responsibility for total hospital operations.

Job Responsibilities:

Serves as a representative of MercyOne with the local hospital board, medical staff and community.

  • Works primarily through direct reporting relationships and indirect “matrix” reporting relationships with leaders in clinical and support functions to ensure that patient care is properly supported at all sites.

  • Direct line responsibility and authority over assigned market area leaders.

  • Plans, organizes, directs and monitors the activities of all departments/service areas of the rural hospital and collaborates with divisional or regional leaders of system provided services.

  • Responsible for implementation of hospital policies set by Board of Trustees/Directors.

  • Responsible for Hospital Operating Budget and Capital Expenditure Plan for the rural hospital.

  • Develops strategic plan for hospital to enhance the collective viability of the rural hospital, the Division and the MercyOne health system.

  • Assures adequate staffing is maintained for providing services of the rural 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 rural hospital board, medical staff, hospital administration and MercyOne operations.

  • Promotes public relations and representsruralhospital 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 President, and assures completion for of annual performance evaluations for other department managers and staff.

  • Participates in both internal and external meetings, including MercyOneAdministrative meetings, so as to promote the mission of the rural hospital and to enhance coordination and communication between the local hospital, community, and MercyOne.

  • Maintains current knowledge of developments and trends in health care.

Marginal Functions :

  • Oversees building and remodeling projects.

  • Assures development of physician, professional and allied staff recruitment plan.

  • Develops strategic plan for hospital to enhance viability of hospital.

  • Communicates with insurance companies and other peers to facilitate contracts and other provider arrangements.

  • Supports and abides by all local hospital, and MercyOne policies and procedures.

  • Completes all educational/employee health requirements of MercyOnein a timely manner.

  • Acts in a professional manner reflecting the mission, philosophy and values of MercyOne.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

  • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities required.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Degree in health care administration or health related field required; Master's degree preferred, Fellow – American College of Healthcare Executives preferred.

  • Three years direct experience in health care management at director or vice-president level or above, required.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran