The CEO of the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics (UUHC) is the senior executive responsible for ensuring that the entire system-wide clinical enterprise functions at the highest levels including delivering safe, high-quality patient care, efficient management of resources, smooth and efficient administrative services, implementation of strategic and operational plans, and adherence to budget targets. The CEO will work collaboratively with other University of Utah Health (U of U Health) clinical, operational and educational senior leaders to achieve its mission of patient care, education, research, and community service. The CEO UUHC will work closely with the Senior Vice President, Health Sciences/CEO of U of U Health to expand the current scope of the Health System, to develop new sites of service and new strategic partnerships, thus ensuring a robust Health System that is distinguished by offering outstanding patient care programs and strong financial performance. This position reports to the Senior Vice President, Health Sciences; CEO, U of U Health; Executive Dean, U of U School of Medicine.
The new CEO will be a visionary and proactive servant leader who can build, support and foster an organizational environment that encourages excellence, distinction, responsibility and accountability to fulfill the mission and achieve the vision of UUHC. The CEO will have demonstrated success in leading a large and complex health care organization, advancing change, improving operational health, growing programs and services, and delivering results designed to expand care delivery while standardizing processes and reducing overall expense. S/he will champion the academic health center tripartite mission and continue to build and promote U of U Health as an innovative leader in care delivery.
Healthcare Executive Leadership: 15+ years of leadership experience of progressive scope and scale in the operations of hospitals and clinics in academic health centers and/or integrated delivery systems. Demonstrated ability to manage the complex financial and clinical pressures facing contemporary academic health centers.
Leadership in Academic Health Care Delivery: Exceptional reputation for leading an organization to provide outstanding clinical care and patient experience locally and regionally, in an environment that fosters regional and national distinction in academic medicine and research.
Business and Financial Acumen: With experience overseeing a P&L.
Growth and Performance Improvement: Experience and expertise in growing innovative clinical programs across the full spectrum of inpatient, procedural, ambulatory, and community settings as well as driving operational improvements to yield strong financial results.
Partnership Development and Community Engagement: Success building alliances and strengthening relationships with key stakeholders across the organization as well as with neighboring communities
Graduate degree in healthcare administration, business administration, medicine, and/or related field(s).
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 24268-003
About University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics
University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics (UUHC) is staffed by more than 3,000 practicing clinicians who support 6 hospitals, 12 community health centers, 9 urgent care locations, and numerous specialty centers. University of Utah physicians provide care for pediatric patients at Primary Children’s Hospital, located on the university campus through an innovative partnership with Intermountain Healthcare. University of Utah Health is the only academic health center in the Rocky Mountain West, and UUHC has been recognized by Vizient, Inc. in the Top 10 for inpatient quality of care 10 years running (twice #1) and the Top 5 in Ambulatory Care 5 years running.