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Hospital Administrator (LTAC)

Company: LHC Group, Inc.
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview:The LTAC Hospital Administrator is responsible for implementing the decisions of the Governing Board, maintaining a good relationship with the Medical Staff and other business associates, coordinating efforts to accomplish quality services to the patients, and ensuring that the employees of the organization are treated with dignity. Interacts with the Governing Board in all aspects of business practices that involve the hospital and the Governing Board. Acts as a liaison between the Medical Staff and the Governing Board.
Louisiana Extended Care Hospital of Lafayette, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.Additional Details:Formal Education: Bachelor's DegreeEducation Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree; advanced degree preferred with emphasis on hospital/healthcare management and/or business management.Experience Requirements
    • Minimum of eight years of hospital management experience with Bachelor's Degree or three years hospital management with advanced degree.License Desired
      • CHE certification preferred.
        • ACHE member, preferred.Skill Requirements
          • Must possess a working knowledge of Federal and State Regulations and budgetary processes for hospitals.Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.Qualifications:
            • Inspires confidence from patients, visitors and staff members by performing and communicating in a professional and caring manner.
            • Maintains confidentiality and is ethical in manner when dealing with physicians, staff, patients, families and other business associates.
            • Carries out policies established by the Governing Board and advises on the formation of these policies.
            • Establishes the Hospital Organizational Chart which demonstrates clear lines of accountability and responsibility with services between departments.
            • Coordinates with Home Office to ensure that internal controls for the protection of the financial and physical assets of the organization are in place.
            • Works with the Home Office to prepare an annual budget showing the expected revenue and expenditures as required by the Governing Board.
            • Takes all reasonable steps to provide for the Hospital compliance with all laws and regulations that govern its operation as a healthcare facility and public business.
            • Ensures that the Hospital meets all financial goals set for it by Senior Management.
            • Develops and implements a strategic plan with the participation of the Governing Board, the Medical Staff, and Directors.
            • Establishes and implements a policy of assuring patient's rights and a mechanism for patient concerns to be expressed and resolved.
            • Works pro-actively with the Home Office Legal Department on the negotiations of Hospital contracts with all vendors.
            • Ensures that the physical properties of the hospital are in a good and safe state of repair and operating condition.
            • Ensures that the Governing Board is supplied with periodic reports reflecting the professional services and financial activities of the hospital.
            • Attends all meetings for the Governing Board and serves on committees as directed
            • Appoints a designee to act in your absence so that administrative direction is provided at all times.
            • Assesses and projects long-range needs concerning changing information technology.
            • Prepares feasibility analyses of any proposed new projects.
            • Ensures that a system or program for Risk Management and the surveillance of quality and utilization is in place by: Maintaining files on incident reports Evaluating and implementing as feasible, any recommendations from the facility's committees and consultants. Delegating the responsibility for discharge planning to one or more members of the facility's staff. Adopting and enforcing rules and regulations concerning the health, care and safety of patients and the protection of their personal and property rights. Actively participates in the hospital's quality program including, but not limited to the following: 1. Attends committee, leadership and other team meetings as indicated. 2. Ensures that reports of quality assessment and improvement activities are submitted to committees as required by protocol. 3. Assures compliance w ith various laws, regulations, and other established guidelines.
            • Possesses a working know ledge of Performance Improvement and assists in the development of the Organizational PI Plan for the hospital.

Keywords: LHC Group, Inc., Lafayette , Hospital Administrator (LTAC), Healthcare , Lafayette, Louisiana

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