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Chief Operating Officer (COO) Anderson Hospital

Requisition R091489 Market Cincinnati, Ohio Department Administration - Anderson Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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Summary of Primary:

The Hospital Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the operations of a large hospital under the direction of a Hospital President; specifically the organization and utilization of resources to provide:  safety, quality and compliance of patient care; financial accountability; medical staff relations; leading and developing high functioning teams; and achieving the mission and performance standards of the hospital, as measured against approved goals and objectives established by the Bon Secours Mercy Health (BSMH) Executive Leadership Council.

Essential Job Functions

  • In the absence of the Hospital President and/or as assigned, represents the Hospital President in the coordination of entire portions of the hospital organization.  Communicates a shared vision to all stakeholders in the facility and the community.

  • Leads the implementation of business plans for programs and services of assigned facility while fostering a culture of trust, high reliability, safety and quality.

  • Actively recommends, plans and implements innovations to the organization that improve results and drive engagement of patients, employees, physicians and the local community; based on timely and ongoing evaluation of operational results.  May include the construction or renovation of structures and the acquisition of approved equipment.

  • Manages the hospital’s efforts aimed at maximizing third party reimbursement by continually implementing quality improvements, strategies to improve the patient experience.

  • Ensures adherence to the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, and compliance with all regulations governing health care delivery and the rules of accrediting bodies, by continually monitoring the operations of the hospital and implementing changes when required.

  • Ensures that revenue goals, cost objectives, and market share targets are achieved in assigned facilities.

  • Optimizes the utilization and availability of resources, including people, capital and knowledge to achieve the objectives of the organization while scaling and standardizing services. Provides input to staffing and resource planning in direct and indirect reporting departments as they affect operations of the facility.

  • Confers with the medical staff in the areas of medical quality assurance and utilization to ensure mutual understanding of expectations and to obtain ideas to further progress in meeting the BSMH mission.

  • Makes and implements plans that uphold and improve the experience of all parties who interact with services rendered by the facility, including patients, customers, families, associates and providers. 

  • Develops the talent of the organization in direct reporting relationships and across Shared Services teams who work in the hospital(s); effectively attracts, mentors, and develops future leaders of BSMH and Catholic Health Care to live up to their potential and optimize productivity.

  • Ensures that the responsibility, authority and accountability of all direct reports are defined and understood in a manner consistent with the organization’s focus and direction.

Employment Qualifications

Education Qualifications

Required Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s and Master’s degree


Preferred Education

MHA or other related advanced degree


Masters of Health Administration, Public Health, or related degree such as Business or other Health Care degree

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Years and Type of Experience

A minimum of 7 years of experience in health care leadership (ie: acute care hospital, medical center, integrated delivery system), dependent upon the volume and complexity of the assigned hospital(s).

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Demonstrated operations leadership with results in operational improvement.  Ability to articulate a working knowledge of the major financial, regulatory, compliance, ethical, and legal issues affecting the healthcare industry.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred

An active participant in civic activities with willingness to invest time and resources.  Experience in a faith-based health system.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:



Administration - Anderson

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

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