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Chief Executive Officer-Arbour Hospital

Job Code:  69391
Facility: UHS of Delaware Inc. - Corporate Office
Location: BOSTON, MA US
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Senior Executive (President, CFO, etc)
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Category: Executive - BH
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Arbour Hospital is a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Arbour Hospital located in Boston, MA has an excellent opportunity for a behavioral health executive for our Chief Executive Officer position.

Arbour Hospital is a 118-bed private psychiatric facility located in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood. The hospital specializes in adult mental health treatment, adolescent and dual diagnosis services. Other services include Latino, partial hospitalization programs (PHP) and outpatient treatment.

Arbour Hospital is part of the Arbour Health System, which is committed to providing easy access to a comprehensive range of behavioral health services for patients of all ages. It provides a continuum of care that includes clinical evaluation, inpatient crisis stabilization, and treatment for patients with mental illness, dual diagnosis, and/or addictions. Please visit the system website for details on the facility and program details.

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The successful experienced Chief Executive Officer will:

  • Achieve budgeted financial objectives. 
  • Increase revenues and income before inter-company allocations, maintain or decrease the effective bad debt rate, achieve the margin percentage, and implement operating cost controls in the areas of staffing, supplies, purchased services, etc.
  • Focus on census building efforts and strategic planning. 
  • Recruit physicians in targeted specialty areas, coordinate medical staff participation in new hospital ventures and targets and develop new areas of medical care to offer at the hospital. 
  • Supervise the development of more comprehensive outpatient care and ambulatory programs. 
  • Develop positive relationships with local industry, local government, potential key health care providers, and the general public.
  • Interact and communicate with UHS Corporate Office and Vice Presidents. Ensure the timely submission of month-end financial and operational reviews, contribute to the development of and participation in corporate-wide strategic planning efforts and maintains good communication with the corporate office in areas where periodic reporting of results is requested. 
  • Ensure that hospital employees respond promptly to corporate requests for information. Communicate circumstances and events of operations to supervisor and other appropriate people to keep all apprised.
Requirements for this position include:
  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree is preferred
  • Currently working as a behavioral executive, i.e CEO at a Behavioral Health facility or as a Director of a large acute care facility with a large multi-unit psych department. 
  • A working knowledge of behavioral health management practices and clinical operations.
  • An advanced knowledge of state and federal regulatory and various accreditation requirements related to behavioral health management.
  • Working knowledge of operations and financial management and marketing methods.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 10% of the time.

We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at the facility via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the organization. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by the organization as a result of the referral or through other means.

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