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CEO - Elmhurst Hospital, Queens, New York City, NY


Organization: NYC Health + Hospitals
Category: CEO/Administrator
Location: Queens, New York City, NY
Date Job Posted: November 5, 2020
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NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, located in Queens, New York City, is a completely modernized facility that has a highly-regarded Level I Trauma Center and Stroke Center; a 911 Receiving Hospital, and an Emergency Heart Care Station. Elmhurst is a regional referral center for trauma services, cardiac catheterization, neurosurgery, Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric psychiatric services and rehabilitative medicine. We are one of the top medical facilities in Queens for treating stroke and cardiac arrest patients. NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst has been a designated Stroke Center since August 2004, with a designated stroke team consisting of neurologists, emergency medicine physicians and emergency medicine nurses. Our Emergency Department and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit use the groundbreaking “Cooling Therapy” technique, a form of induced hypothermia that prevents brain damage in cardiac arrest patients.

The Hope Pavilion at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst is home to some of the most innovative equipment in cancer care. The new building also houses a child day care center open to our employees and the general public. Elmhurst is a teaching institution with an academic affiliation agreement with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Under the direction of the President and other members of senior leadership, plans, organizes, directs, and manages facility operations, and implements policies and procedures. Responsibilities include making operational decisions that align with long-term goals and performance expectations; achieving financial sustainability by successfully managing the facility’s annual budget; providing general supervision, programming, and on-going evaluation of care and services to improve outcomes and the patient experience and engage new business; and ensuring the health and safety of patients, visitors, and staff, as well as compliance with all applicable local, state, federal and NYC Health + Hospitals rules, regulations, and standards of care.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Health Care Administration, Business Administration, Public Health Administration, or related field; and,
  2. Eight (8) years of paid, full-time, high-level experience in health care administration or management (at or above the department-head level) utilizing thorough knowledge of health care administration, and regulatory compliance pertaining to health care facility operations and accreditation procedures; or,
  3. A satisfactory equivalent of college education, training and experience. However, all candidates must have at least a Baccalaureate Degree.
  4. American College of Health Care Executives, FACHE credential highly preferred.

Please send Resume/Cover Letter to this address: hurstona@nychhc.org


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