Chief Executive Officer

Company: RHN ( Learn More )

General Information
US-ID-Post Falls
4 Year Degree
At least 3 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description


Ernest Health owns and operates community-based acute rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. We are dedicated to providing high quality, cost-effective physical medicine and rehabilitation services to promote the recovery of individuals who have functional deficits resulting from injury or illness as well as those with chronic or complex medical conditions. We promote a healing and nurturing environment at each of our facilities, responding to the medical, physical, psychological and social needs of our patients.


Rehabilitation Hospital of the Northwest (RHN) is a 30-bed, Rehabilitation Hospital located in Post Falls, ID, opened in the December 2013. Our facility is designed solely for the provision of specialized rehabilitative care. The facility’s unique design will foster a comfortable and responsive environment for our patients. Our hospital provides rehabilitative services for patients with functional deficits as a result of debilitating illnesses, or injuries. Through our inpatient rehabilitation programs, we help patients recover quickly and return home with a renewed sense of self-sufficiency.


Responsible for the overall operation of the hospital. Integrates the hospital’s mission and 'Guiding Principles' into daily practice.

  • Ensures that the day-to-day operations of the hospital are effectively and efficiently coordinated, implemented, and conducted within the Guiding Principles.
  • Evaluates programs, practices, policies and procedures effectively; implements organizational policies as directed by the Governing Body.
  • Keeps the governing body fully informed regarding pertinent activities of the hospital which includes quality of patient care, management and financial status of the hospital, survey results, and the adequacy of physical plant, equipment and personnel by submitting written reports and by regularly attending meetings of the governing body.
  • Ensures the hospital adheres to State and Federal regulations and accreditation standards; submits financial records and cost reports to authorized government agencies as required.
  • Reviews quality outcomes and patient satisfaction and oversees process improvement initiatives to improve overall results.
  • Assures the physical plant and equipment is suitable to the hospital’s immediate and long term goals and provides an environment conductive to safety for patients, visitors, and staff.
  • Anticipates trends and opportunities affecting hospital operations to formulate strategies and creates new approaches in adverse situations.
  • Oversees staff in developing annual budgets that support operating plans and submits budgets for Home Office/Governing Body approval.
  • Monitors current budget and operational data; reviews and interprets monthly financial statements, and takes appropriate corrective action in response to variances and trends.
  • Acts as a liaison between the hospital and the community, building relationships with peer organizations and community leaders. Develops programs promoting a positive image of the hospital and creates awareness of available services to the community.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to support overall effectiveness of the hospital.

    Minimum Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline required; advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ administrative management experience in a health care setting preferred.
  • Skills & Abilities

  • ? Working knowledge of reimbursement regulations, nursing practices and procedures as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to hospital administration.
  • ? Demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of hospital management and operations
  • ? Demonstrates capacity for leadership and management in a complex and changing healthcare setting.
  • ? Demonstrates the spirit of the philosophy, mission, and values of the hospital through words and actions and implements them into departmental processes, programs, and the working environment.
  • ? Demonstrates a professional leadership style that earns the respect and cooperation of others.
  • ? Demonstrates general computer skills including: data entry, word processing, email, and record management.
  • ? Effective organizational and time management skills.
  • ? Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • ? Ability to maintain quality and safety standards.
  • ? Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
  • ? Ability to develop and maintain good relations with staff, physicians, patients, families, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • ? Ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.
  • ? Ability to understand long-term effects and consequences of events.
  • ? Ability to maintain proper levels of confidentiality.
  • Job Requirements