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State of Massachusetts Chief Executive Officer in Boston, Massachusetts

Lemuel Shattuck Hospital (LSH), operated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), is seeking a strategic and dynamic administrator to serve as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the hospital. This experienced leader will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of a 248 bed, Joint Commission accredited, long term acute care (LTAC) hospital that provides high quality, comprehensive treatment, care, and comfort to complex adult patients with chronic diseases and complex medical conditions. Our ideal applicant will have extensive experience in hospital operations at the C-suite level, knowledge of health care systems, applicable laws, and regulations, and will demonstrate a successful track record with Joint Commission surveys, CMS reviews, and other involved agencies. The CEO will work with the Bureau Director for the Public Health Hospitals System (PHHS) to develop services consistent with the Department’s goals and priorities for some of the most vulnerable of the Commonwealth’s residents/patients. LSH includes 147 medical-surgical beds, 6 MICU beds and 95 psychiatric beds which are managed in partnership with the Department of Mental Health (DMH). 29 of the medical-surgical beds are managed in partnership with the Department of Corrections (DOC). /Please note:/The LSH is scheduled to relocate to the East Newton Pavilion building (formerly part of Boston Medical Center) in the South End of Boston during 2024. The CEO is responsible for coordinating the effective relocation process and to work with the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) on construction of new space. "Salary Commensurate with Experience" /_Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_/ * Provide strategic and overall operational leadership of the hospital including effective and efficient patient-centered care and safety, fiscal management, maintenance of licensure, vendor relations, accreditation/regulatory compliance, implementation of focused organizational development processes, and risk management. * Institute strategic vision for quality/efficiency standards in all areas of responsibility and ensure that these standards are measured and reviewed on an ongoing basis. * Support clinical standards of best practices and monitor operations consistent with Joint Commission, Centers for Medicaid/Medicare, DPH Health Care Safety and Quality, DPH Health Professions Licensure and Board of Registration in Medicine (BORIM). * Establish and maintain meaningful relationships with DPH leadership, DMH Leadership and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) leadership. * Define processes for strategic planning to ensure that the hospital remains a sustainable resource for providing services to medically complex patients. * Advocate the delivery of collaborative treatment and a patient-focused continuum of care specifically for populations impacted by behavioral health issues, substance use disorder, homelessness, and chronic illness. * Direct and coordinate activities of medical, nursing, and support services; consult with leaders of the medical staff concerning patient care needs and allocation of resources to effectively meet those needs. * Oversee and direct the monitoring, analysis and reporting of key quality metrics; facilitate the interpretation of data and develop responsive action plans for the executive team and a variety of stakeholders. * Partner collaboratively with the PHHS and the Fiscal Leadership and oversees the preparation, implementation, and management of operational, business development, personnel and core services budgets and resources to meet organizational priorities. * Establish and maintain an effective system for communication throughout the hospital; lead regular management team meetings to ensure operations are being executed in accordance with hospital policies. * Provide timely response and resolution to inquiries and/or complaints from stakeholders such as patients, families, guardians, staff, media, and elected officials. * Maintain professional affiliations and enhance professional growth/development to keep abreast of the latest trends in healthcare; remain current on state and national healthcare issues and best practices. * Establish and develop partnerships with local area, healthcare and government agencies to maximize the hospital’s potential programs/services as well as community relationships. * Monitor and provide input on personnel plans by department the delineates job functions, sets job specifications, determines qualifications and competencies of leaders, and assigns lines of authority and responsibility. * Provide direction, input, and guidance regarding improvement or adjustments of programs and services for current needs and needs once moved to the East Newton Pavilion building in 2024. /_Preferred Qualifications_//:/ * Master’s level degree in healthcare administration, business administration or a related field. * At least six (6) years of senior-level hospital management experience. * Knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational behavior including employee relations, staff development and human resource management. * A strong reputation for sustained and successful employee relations with a demonstrated ability to build relationships with physicians, staff, community members and vendors. * Highly effective administrator with a demonstrated track record of bold leadership and bringing teams toward full utilization of their talents and abilities to achieve desired outcomes, goals, and results. * Capacity to recruit and manage a diverse workforce that includes a bargaining unit environment. * Demonstrated ability to embrace diversity as a strategic advantage. * Visionary with the ability to think strategically and possess the communication and leadership skills to follow through on development plans. * Proven experience in leading successful licensure, accreditation, and compliance efforts in a healthcare setting including Joint Commission standards. * Skilled in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgement, discretion, and decision making to achieve objectives. * Knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational behavior especially the ability to influence others’ decision-making and gain their buy-in. * Superior knowledge of healthcare trends and legislation combined with strong business acumen. * Experienced/skilled critical thinker who uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to opportunities or threats to success. * Thoroughness, independence, and excellent written and oral communication skills. * Proficient usage of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and Outlook. /_About the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital:_/ Lemuel Shattuck Hospital is a fully Joint Commission accredited teaching facility that provides acute, subacute, and ambulatory care to patients referred by public agencies and private sector providers. Shattuck Hospital’s services help economically and socially disadvantaged patients to get high quality, cost-effective care from a staff that respects their dignity. Located in the heart of Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood, the Shattuck Hospital includes 248 inpatient beds including 95 Psychiatric beds and 29 Correctional Health beds. In addition, the Shattuck has a full outpatient clinic with many specialties that offers treatment to patients of the Department of Mental Health as well as Department of Correction and House of Correction inmates and community patients. The Shattuck hospital is on the forefront of substance use disorder treatment including a Suboxone clinic serving 200 patients. In addition to direct medical services LSH hosts and supports an array of services located on the campus, serving patients struggling with addictions and homelessness. /Learn more:/ /2024 Relocation information/: /_Total Compensation:_/ As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: * 75% state paid medical insurance premium * Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans * Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs * Low cost basic and optional life insurance * Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan * 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time * Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities * Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options * Incentive-based Wellness Programs * Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities * Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program /_Pre-Hire Process:_/ A tax & background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Human Resources Division prior to the candidate being hired. Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website. For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #2 MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) seven (7) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management of which (B) at least three (3) years must have been in a managerial capacity. Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. *Job: Administrative Services *Organization: Department of Public Health *Title: *Chief Executive Officer Location: Massachusetts-Boston-170 Morton Street Requisition ID: 21000BOQ