The Administrator is to provide focused leadership for all aspects of ambulatory surgical services at Skagit Regional Health, and any joint venture where ambulatory surgeries are rendered. This position provides leadership for the overall strategic direction, business development, performance improvement, physician collaboration, market influence, market share growth, patient experience and operations. Responsible for directing, coordinating and controlling all aspects of the operating functions, processes, and staff of the facilities while demonstrating the primary goal of efficiently providing ambulatory surgical services that exceed customer expectations and improve clinical and financial operations. Communicates organizational progress on strategic initiatives at all levels of the organization including the Board of Commissioners. Reporting to the Regional Director of Perioperative Services, this position will work closely with the executive leadership team to ensure that the strategies, priorities and operations of all facilities are aligned and complementary, ensuring a system approach to ambulatory surgical services. The incumbent shall continuously exemplify the mission, values and customer service philosophy of Skagit Regional Health in job performance and in relationship to others.
Advanced degree in health or business administration, nursing or a combination of education and/or equivalent experience specifically relevant to the primary accountabilities of the position required.
Experience/TrainingMinimum of five years’ experience in healthcare with at least 3 years of progressive management or the equivalent and experience with change management. Prior experience running an ambulatory surgery center is required. Lean six sigma principles working in a highly complex, integrated health system preferred.
License/CertificationClinical license (RN) and/or Certified Administrator Surgery Center (CASC) credential preferred, certification or training in lean six sigma preferred.
Other QualificationsMust possess knowledge of lean six sigma principles. Understand health care financial and statistical data, possess good analytical abilities with attention to detail, as well as a fundamental understanding of the clinical complexities present in the ambulatory surgical services continuum of care.