Wyoming Medical Center (WMC) in Casper, WY, has retained Summit Talent Group to conduct a national executive search for the newly created position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), reporting to the President & CEO.
WMC is the only Level II trauma center in WY, encompassing 235 beds on two campuses and 1,300 employees. In June 2018, WMC added, via acquisition, a 23-bed surgical hospital, known as the WMC East Campus; in addition, in 2014 WMC opened the McMurry West Tower, 100,000 square feet of state-of-the-art medical office space. WMC provides the most comprehensive and sophisticated health care in the state and serves as regional referral center for a population of 250,000.
As a member of the executive team, the CAO will have direct oversight for both campuses and bring to the role expertise in areas of: negotiation & vendor management, budgets, cost containment, process improvement, project management, service level agreements, metrics & analytics, and employee/patient engagement.
At the core of the CAO’s duties will be management of ancillary services, contractual facility services, construction management, integration of acquisitions, and infrastructure support for WMC’s “hub & spoke” operating model.
Critical to this role is the demonstrated ability to be accountable for dispersed multi-site operations & outcomes, financial stewardship, and penchant for customer service that is measured for long-term growth and sustainability. In doing so, the CAO will partner with members of the senior leadership team on a variety of innovative initiatives that align with WMC’s strategic plan to be the premier provider in the state and bolster clinical affiliations across a multi-state geography.
The ideal candidate will have earned a master’s degree in a healthcare management related field with ten years of acute-care senior level operations experience in a complex and competitive market is required. The incumbent’s natural leadership style is to be teamwork oriented, accountable, visible, and to value personal as well as professional relationships.
For more information on this Chief Administrative Officer position, contact Joann Sherrer: Jsherrer@summittalentgroup.com or 443.452.8855.