Chief Executive Officer
LBJ Tropical Medical Center - Pago Pago, AS

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The Medical Center

The LBJ Tropical Medical Center is a U.S. Medicare-certified acute general hospital, the only hospital in American Samoa. It operates 150-beds and eleven outpatient clinics and the Emergency Medical Service. LBJ provides the only Emergency Department, Pharmacy, CLIA-licensed Clinical Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging Facilities in American Samoa. LBJ is an autonomous agency of the Government of American Samoa and is governed by a five-member Board of Directors. The Chief Executive Officer reports to the Board of Directors. LBJ has approximately 700 employees. In the last fiscal year, LBJ provided 21,801 patient days of care, served 72,514 outpatients and treated 33,871 patients in the Emergency Department.

Required Skills and Competencies

-Lead, inspire, inform and influence staff members to deliver tangible results that support the Mission of the Medical Center;
-Develop and implement strategies that achieve the goals of LBJ;
-Display strong business and strategic sense;
-Establish and enforce standards for high quality of care;
-Demonstrated ability to navigate in highly complex organizations;
-Clinical background is highly desirable.
-Excellent written and spoken English is required; excellent written and spoken Samoan highly desirable.

Required Training and Experience

-MBA or MasterĀ“s degree in Health Administration or Clinical Discipline
-Ten or more years of senior administrative experience in a U.S. acute care hospital or integrated health system setting;
-At least three years of experience as a Chief Executive Officer or Chief Operating Officer in a U.S. acute care hospital of equivalent or great complexity;
-Certification by the American College of Healthcare Administrators or the American College of Physician Executives, or eligible within twelve months of employment.

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