THD President

Texas Health Resources

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THD President

Full Job Description

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas is an 875-bed, acute-care hospital serving the communities of Dallas County while treating complex cases from across North Texas with advanced medical treatments and an experienced staff that provide compassionate care. Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas is a level II trauma center and a designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Texas Health Dallas also offers tertiary services in women’s health, cardiovascular, neurosurgical and orthopedic lines of business.

Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) was established in April 2016 as a unique partnership between the founding entities, UT Southwestern Medical Center, a public academic medical center, and Texas Health Resources, a private faith-based non-profit health system, based on a shared commitment to create a highly differentiated value proposition in both quality and total cost of care for consumers, purchasers, patients and physicians. A cornerstone of Southwestern Health Resources is a clinically integrated network (CIN) of independent and employed physicians, including the employed faculty physicians of UT Southwestern, the employed physicians of Texas Health Physician Group, and independent community primary care and specialty care physicians.

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas and UT Southwestern Medical Center's William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital and Zale-Lipshy University Hospital comprise a Joint Operating Company within Southwestern Health Resources. These facilities are clinically and financially integrated and operate to meet the needs of the communities we serve.

The President is responsible and accountable for achieving and sustaining positive differentiation of consumer-focused clinical care at Texas Health Dallas, based on consumer insights and research, consumer-centric design principles and relevant strategies, tactics and objectives established at the JOC and System level. This officer is expected to work in close collaboration, coordination and integration with the Hospital Channel Chief Quality Officer; the entity’s Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer; and other JOC and Texas Health leaders to advance the ongoing transformation of Texas Health Dallas in a nimble, adaptable and action-oriented manner. The direct reports to this position include the Chief Nursing Officer, the Chief Medical Officer, Vice President of Women’s Services, and the Senior Director of Facilities.

Professional Experience/Qualifications:

Individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This role requires the ability to solve problems, think outside-the-box, and be resourceful; must be result-oriented, a quick learner and self-starter. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to build THR's culture for action.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Qualified physician candidates who meet or exceed the relevant requirements for leadership experience (see below) are strongly preferred. Non-physician candidates must hold a Master’s degree in Health Administration (MHA), Business Administration (MBA) or an advanced degree in a relevant field.
  • Ten years of progressive administrative experience and P&L responsibility for an enterprise with > $300 million in net revenue. Prefer five years of experience as a hospital president or equivalent experience overseeing hospital operations or hospital performance management.
  • A track record for developing strong, trusting, collaborative physician relations and an appreciation for and experience in partnering with and understanding the dynamics of a mixed model medical staff. Experience in managing physician and organizational conflict.
  • Experience developing and implementing a continuous improvement culture with a strong familiarity of process improvement methodologies and systems that sustain an environment of quality and cost improvement.

Desired Personal Characteristics:

  • Is mission-inspired ~ models a passionate commitment to the Mission of THR and ensures the long-term viability of our mission through decision-making and inspires others to do the same. Demonstrates the ability to integrate the Promise and core values of respect, integrity, compassion, and excellence into programs and services
  • Is not ego-driven, nor credit-taking. Embodies shared leadership and is a collaborative, deliberate and direct decision-maker. Has a record of functioning as a high-impact, low-ego leader who thrives in a team setting, motivated by the advancement of the organization, as well as representing a strong role model and mentor.
  • Displays innovative thinking with vision. Displays excellent conceptual and planning skills appropriate to a position with responsibility for the total continuum of health care delivery services.
  • Possesses a balanced understanding of clinical, business, and management requirements for various types of health care services, including knowledge of integrated delivery systems.
  • Demonstrates superb interpersonal and communication skills to effectively engender confidence and trust.
  • Has tenacity and perseverance in the face of challenges and can overcome obstacles to get things done. Approaches and deals with conflict creatively and constructively.
  • Builds credibility and drives outcomes at the highest level; is able to operate effectively within a geographically defined organization.
  • Demonstrates proven ability to lead organizations in the development and implementation of large-scale change efforts through influence - creating broad organizational buy-in, excitement and commitment.

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