Job Description

Vice President Operations
Job CategoryManagement
ScheduleFull time
Shift1 - Day Shift


 Oversees daily operations of hospital and related organizational entities as assigned including Tucson Medical Center and all TMC site locations designated in the VP of Operations span of control.  Provides leadership, direction, and administration of clinical, financial, and support functions to ensure quality outcomes, compliance and efficiency. 



Subscribes to and upholds established standards of behavior.

Works collaboratively and supports efforts of other team members.

Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times, including patient information, proprietary information and personnel information.

Adheres to organizational and department-specific safety standards and guidelines.

Adheres to TMC values of integrity, diversity, accountability, compassion, and teamwork.

Manages employees directly and through subordinates; establishes performance goals, allocates resources and assesses policies for direct subordinates.

Directs activities of the departments for which responsible in accordance with TMC policy and objectives.

Establishes and assures achievement of individual/entity goals that effectively support the mission, vision and key initiatives of the organization.

Provides input to the CEO for ongoing operations and assures TMC achievement of goals and objectives related to quality, safety, patient experience, people and stewardship.

Directs the development and implementation of operational procedures and controls that promote communication and excellent information flow throughout the organization.

In conjunction with CFO, and executive team develops and implements entity operating and capital budgets, monitoring progress with course corrections as appropriate.

Directs operations of hospital, perioperative services and other entities, as assigned, to achieve quality, safety and budget results.

Guides implementation of facility improvements for assigned entities within the parameters of the strategic plans and available funding.

Appraises the results of overall operations regularly and systematically, reporting these results to the Chief Executive Officer and organizational committees, as appropriate.

Guides hospital response to the community’s need for quality health care services through outreach and community needs assessment initiatives.

Fosters effective working relationships with professional staff members including but not limited to those in key leadership positions.

Actively participates in hospital medical staff meetings.

Provides leadership development to managerial staff for effective problem identification/resolution so as to effect efficient day-to-day operations.

Develops a coaching and mentoring relationship with direct reports that is purposefully aimed at enhancing their professional growth, development and independent decision making.

Through mentorship, support and development of others, guides efforts that drive collaboration among departments towards improvement of patient throughput/flow through the facility.

Supports the implementation and utilization of process improvements resulting from high reliability principles.

Assures a workplace which fosters staff growth, development and retention.

Ensures compliance with JCAHO, State and Federal regulatory requirements as appropriate.

Serves as hospital liaison to state and federal regulatory agencies including but not limited to CMS and/or the Arizona Department of Health Services.

Represents hospital in professional/civic service organizations, as assigned, and in coordination with current representation by the Chief Executive Officer.



EDUCATION:   Master’s degree in Hospital Administration, Business Administration, Nursing or healthcare related field.

 EXPERIENCE:  Six (6) years of administrative experience in a health care setting.




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