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Health Care District of Palm Beach County  Physician Jobs

Administration & Executive Job In Belle Glade, Florida

Hospital Administrator

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Company: Health Care District of Palm Beach County Profession/Specialty: Administration & Executive Location: Belle Glade, Florida 33430 Type of Facility: Group
Job Description

General Statement of Job

The Hospital Administrator is responsible for providing leadership in managing the daily operations of the hospital and it’s entities, establishing a system for assuring that high quality care is provided; assuring the sound fiscal operation of the hospital while promoting services that are produced in a cost-effective manner; ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies and accrediting bodies while continually monitoring the organization’s service and delivery system, ensure optimal fulfillment of the hospitals mission in response to the identified needs of the community; responds to Medical Staff, employees and patients. In addition, the Administrator, will work closely with the Lakeside Advisory Board and leadership of the Medical Staff in developing the strategic direction and major policies of the hospital.  The Administrator is a strategic thinker with rich analytical skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Strategic Leadership:

  • Participates with the District leadership, Medical Staff, and senior management in the development and implementation of strategic plans.

  • Establishes and attains challenging/achievable goals structured around the mission and organizational pillars:  safety, quality, service, financial and people

  • Thinks strategically, possesses vision, but has the ability to adjust to change, build advantageous coalitions and foster team spirit in the institution.

  • Maintains an active advocacy role in promoting the needs of the institution and its mission.

Physician Relations:

  • Strives to develop an effective, collaborative partnership with the medical staff to maintain communications and positive momentum.  Meets routinely with physicians individually and at appropriate committee meetings.

  • Develops an understanding of the physician needs, attitudes, and objectives to blend those with the functions and strategic objectives of the hospital.  Seeks input on matters that impact the care processes.

  • Provides direct supervision to employed physicians.



Financial Responsibility:

  • Displays leadership in financial management from conceptual strategies through recommending policy, executing fiscal procedures for control and effective utilization of physical and financial resources for the hospital.

  • Creates value by recommending appropriate actions and strategies to respond to projected economic and utilization trends within the organization.

People Management:

  • Ensures the attainment of hospital objectives through the selection, development, organization, motivation, management, evaluation, and promotion of human resources through the establishment and maintenance of facilities, equipment, supplies and other required resources.

  • Applies clear and consistent performance standards, handles performance problems decisively and objectively; is direct but tactful and provides guidance and assistance to improve performance.

Board and Community Relations:

  • Coordinates the activities of the Lakeside Advisory Board, through the establishment of priorities during recurring meetings.

  • Works with District leadership to develop agenda’s and regular communications.

  • Develops programs promoting a positive image of the hospital and creates awareness of available services to local community by representing the hospital in community activities.

Emergency duty may be required of the incumbent that includes working in Red Cross shelters or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to threats or disasters, man-made or natural.

Position Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Public Health or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.    


Minimum of 5 to 7 years of progressively more responsible experience as a senior hospital executive.  Previous experience in a rural setting and in a public sponsored hospital is preferred.


Fellowship with the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) is preferred. 


Demonstrates current knowledge of healthcare and hospital operations through ongoing professional development.

The Health Care District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug Free Workplace. Veterans preferred. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in the application process or candidates with other questions should contact Human Resources.

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About Health Care District of Palm Beach County

Dedicated to the Health of the Community The Health Care District of Palm Beach County is an integrated public health system established in 1988 as a special taxing district that is an equal opportunity employer of approximately 1,000 employees. The Health Care District's mission is to ensure access to a comprehensive health care system and the delivery of quality services for the residents of Palm Beach County. The Health Care District provides challenging and fulfilling employment opportunities through its health coverage programs for uninsured residents, a nationally recognized Trauma System, adult and pediatric services at the four C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics, a School Health program which staffs registered nurses in nearly 170 public schools, a pharmacy operation, a long-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, and its acute care hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, in rural western Palm Beach County. 

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