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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Apex, North Carolina

Req ID 504182 Post Date Apr. 02, 2024 CategoryExecutive FacilityCHC PR & MSA - Wake County Rehab
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Chief Executive Officer 

Peak Rehabilitation Hospital – Apex, NC

Duke Health, WakeMed and Lifepoint Health broke ground in September 2023, on a new inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Apex, NC. Peak Rehabilitation Hospital is the result of a joint venture partnership between Duke Health, WakeMed and Lifepoint Rehabilitation, a business unit of Lifepoint Health.

The 62,000-square-foot, two-story facility, will function as a stand-alone hospital with 52 beds, all private rooms, and feature multidisciplinary therapy gymnasiums outfitted with the latest therapeutic technologies, outdoor courtyards and other spaces designed to help patients return to activities of daily living. The facility will be structurally designed in all units for the needs of patients receiving acute inpatient rehabilitation care for stroke, amputation and other injuries and disorders.  

Upon completion, Peak Rehabilitation Hospital will be jointly operated by Duke Health, WakeMed and Lifepoint Rehabilitation and will join Lifepoint Rehabilitation’s growing network of more than 40 inpatient rehabilitation facilities across the country. The hospital is expected to open in February, 2025.    

About Lifepoint Rehabilitation

With more than 40 freestanding inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), Lifepoint Rehabilitation is a partner of choice for many major hospital systems in the creation of joint venture operations that are industry-leading in clinical and financial outcomes. Through its IRFs and more than 250 hospital-based rehabilitation units, medical/surgical and outpatient therapy settings, Lifepoint Rehabilitation brings proven rehabilitation management and services expertise to help our patients recover and return home quickly from a number of conditions, including strokes, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic injuries, neurological conditions, amputations and trauma.
Lifepoint Rehabilitation is a business unit of Brentwood, Tennessee-based 
Lifepoint Health.

Full press release: Duke Health, WakeMed and Lifepoint Health Break Ground on New Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital | Lifepoint Health

What you will do in this role:

  • Provide day-to-day leadership within the organization, including advice, guidance, direction and authorization to achieve the clinical and financial goals and objectives of the organization
  • Design, develop and implement a strategic plan that focuses on clinical excellence, financial performance and market and business developmentin collaboration with the Board of Managers and manages and directs the organization toward the goals of the plan
  • Create and maintain proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures and systems to meet and exceed the clinical and financial goals of the organization included in the strategic plan
  • Oversee the adequacy and soundness of the organization’s financial structure, including reviews of operating results of the organization, comparing them to established objectives and takes steps to ensure appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results
  • Motivate and lead a high performance management team; attract and recruit and retain required members of the team, including physicians, not currently in place and providing mentoring as needed
  • Ensures adequate provision of services through referral, consultation or contractual agreement and negotiates, enter into, administers and modifies and/or terminates contracts (including contracts with Practitioners for the rendering of services at or to the Hospital) for the Hospital as may be necessary, subject to the rights of the Board of Managers
  • Ensure that all activities and operations are carried out in compliance with local, state, and federal regulation, Joint Commission standards, CARF and other rehab specialty accreditations, the Hospital Compliance Plan and all laws governing healthcare operations
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 5 years of successful healthcare management experience preferably as hospital/healthcare facility CEO/COO
  • Rehabilitation hospital experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree preferred; preferred degree in Business, Healthcare Operations/Management or a clinical discipline
  • Med-Surge hospitals and systems (for profit and non-profit) knowledge a plus
  • Passion for superior clinical outcomes/programs, superior patient satisfaction and partner relationships required
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