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Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Maria Parham Health

Job Description

LifePoint Health- Health Support Center

Maria Parham Health has a current opening for a Chief Operating Officer. Maria Parham Health was the first hospital to become part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare and serves the people of north central North Carolina and southside Virginia with a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services at its 102-bed acute care facility, a freestanding emergency room and various physician practices. It is home to the region’s largest and most comprehensive emergency department, as well as the leading marternity center in a four-county area and the area’s largest and most advanced intensive care and progressive care services. The hospital’s medical and radiation oncology programs – affiliated with Duke University Health System – are recognized for their cutting edge technology and superior clinicians.


Under general direction, the COO assumes line responsibility and authority for the administrative direction, evaluation, and coordination of the functions and activities of assigned departments within the hospital, ensuring that operation objectives and results are in accord with the hospital’s overall needs. In the absence of the hospital CEO and/or as assigned, the COO represents the CEO in coordinating entire portions of the hospital’s organization, speaking and acting within the scope of objectives set forth in the practice and/or policy of the hospital.
General Responsibilities:


  1. The COO provides administrative direction for operations of assigned departments and appraises the performance of the respective departments’ heads, including authority to hire and fire, but subject to the veto of the CEO.

  1. He/She communicates routinely with the CEO concerning policy recommendations and suggested courses of action pertinent to the efficient operation of assigned departments.

  1. He/She also implements new policies; disseminates pertinent information following administrative directives; and recommends improvement of hospital facilities in assigned areas, including construction or renovation of structures and purchase of new equipment.

  1. The COO promotes complete involvement of the departments’ heads in the preparation of the departments’ budgets and educates them in the importance of the budget, forecasting and planning process.

  1. He/She advises and makes recommendations to the CEO concerning budget, cost, and financial matters and encourages and assists department heads in establishing a measure of performance, increased productivity, quality improvement, cost controls, and maximum utilization of facilities.

  1. The COO advises the CEO where executive action is necessary to accomplish these goals and he/she plans the activities of the individual departments in relation to other hospital departments so as to obtain a better understanding of each others’ problems.

  1. The COO attends medical staff meetings and/or medical staff committee meetings, as assigned or requested, and informs the CEO of proceedings at the meetings attended and recommends action as necessary.

  1. He/She also represents the hospital by membership in related professional associations.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications 


Verbal, quantitative and interpersonal skills typically acquired through the completion of a Bachelors degree; in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of hospital administration equivalent to the knowledge acquired through the completion of a Master’s degree in hospital administration (MHA). Knowledge of the healthcare field, as well as refined managerial skills typically acquired through experience as a COO or CEO of a smaller hospital.


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Location US-NC-Henderson
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Health Support Center

LifePoint Health was founded in 1999 on the idea that everyone deserves quality healthcare close to home and that strong healthcare creates strong communities. We began with a network of 23 hospitals in non-urban markets across the nation united by a singular mission: Making Communities Healthier. We are a financially strong company with significant healthcare operations expertise. We recognize that every community has unique healthcare needs, and for more than 17 years, we have worked to ensure the highest standards of quality care and excellent service to patients at each of our locations by understanding and responding to these needs. LifePoint has a track record of investing in state-of-the-art technology, facility improvements, physician recruitment and staff development. We give each of the facilities and providers within our network the resources they need to deliver high quality care and services to their communities and succeed in today’s healthcare marketplace. Learn More

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Job Description

LifePoint Health- Health Support Center

Maria Parham Health has a current opening for a Chief Operating Officer. Maria Parham Health was the first hospital to become part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare and serves the people of north central North Carolina and southside Virginia with a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services at its 102-bed acute care facility, a freestanding emergency room and various physician practices. It is home to the region’s largest and most comprehensive emergency department, as well as the leading marternity center in a four-county area and the area’s largest and most advanced intensive care and progressive care services. The hospital’s medical and radiation oncology programs – affiliated with Duke University Health System – are recognized for their cutting edge technology and superior clinicians.


Under general direction, the COO assumes line responsibility and authority for the administrative direction, evaluation, and coordination of the functions and activities of assigned departments within the hospital, ensuring that operation objectives and results are in accord with the hospital’s overall needs. In the absence of the hospital CEO and/or as assigned, the COO represents the CEO in coordinating entire portions of the hospital’s organization, speaking and acting within the scope of objectives set forth in the practice and/or policy of the hospital.
General Responsibilities:


  1. The COO provides administrative direction for operations of assigned departments and appraises the performance of the respective departments’ heads, including authority to hire and fire, but subject to the veto of the CEO.

  1. He/She communicates routinely with the CEO concerning policy recommendations and suggested courses of action pertinent to the efficient operation of assigned departments.

  1. He/She also implements new policies; disseminates pertinent information following administrative directives; and recommends improvement of hospital facilities in assigned areas, including construction or renovation of structures and purchase of new equipment.

  1. The COO promotes complete involvement of the departments’ heads in the preparation of the departments’ budgets and educates them in the importance of the budget, forecasting and planning process.

  1. He/She advises and makes recommendations to the CEO concerning budget, cost, and financial matters and encourages and assists department heads in establishing a measure of performance, increased productivity, quality improvement, cost controls, and maximum utilization of facilities.

  1. The COO advises the CEO where executive action is necessary to accomplish these goals and he/she plans the activities of the individual departments in relation to other hospital departments so as to obtain a better understanding of each others’ problems.

  1. The COO attends medical staff meetings and/or medical staff committee meetings, as assigned or requested, and informs the CEO of proceedings at the meetings attended and recommends action as necessary.

  1. He/She also represents the hospital by membership in related professional associations.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications 


Verbal, quantitative and interpersonal skills typically acquired through the completion of a Bachelors degree; in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of hospital administration equivalent to the knowledge acquired through the completion of a Master’s degree in hospital administration (MHA). Knowledge of the healthcare field, as well as refined managerial skills typically acquired through experience as a COO or CEO of a smaller hospital.


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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