Chief Hospital Executive, Long-Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH)

RARITAN BAY MEDICAL CENTER- PERTH AMBOY Perth Amboy Requisition # 2021-98844 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysAs Needed On CallOn-Call Commitment Required Shift HoursDay Address530 New Brunswick Avenue, Perth Amboy, 08861

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How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system. 

Be part of an exciting new opportunity at Hackensack Meridian Health's Raritan Bay Perth Amboy campus. We are currently seeking strong leaders and visionaries for our start-up Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH). Candidates will work on our implementation team building and developing this new specialty hospital as it seeks licensure. Hands-on leaders that are looking for an exciting challenge are welcome to join the team.


Manage operations for Specialty Hospital at Raritan Bay. The position is responsible for the overall quality of services, patient satisfaction, and employee engagement results for the LTACH unit. Responsible for financial performance of the LTACH and future satellite or Hospital in Hospital operations opening as part of this post- acute program. Implement high quality clinical outcomes and develop positive employee morale while ensuring program meets all financial objectives. Provide leadership, direction and coaching through exhibiting strong  management skills across the company.

  • Develops business/marketing/strategic plans for the certified business. Accountable for the design and implementation of all plans of action which support the strategic plan, educating and supporting managers to achieve goals. Works directly with the sales team to identify target areas for growth opportunities including merger/acquisition opportunities.
  • Tracks and reports various performance and operational statistics to identify variances from established targets on a monthly basis, staying in tune with reimbursement trends making changes as needed to assure maximum effectiveness.
  • Manages all aspects of revenue cycle management assuring strong cash results and AR.
  • Works closely with the Senior VP to assist in preparation of the quarterly board reports. Identifies pertinent and concise information for the board.
  • Builds effective teams committed to organizational excellence, maintaining a relationship with staff by creating an environment that encourages development by empowering teams to share ownership and vision. 
  • Works closely with HR to coordinate and manage employee issues and concerns. Creates an environment that encourages communication of any employee concern or issue. Recruitment efforts demonstrate an ability to respond to market conditions and remain competitive. Manages turnover. 
  • Develops and maintains relationships with a broad range of both internal and external entities that provide both regulatory input, guidance and support.  
  • Is a role model for all managers exhibiting a strong commitment to innovation. Maintains a culture that supports growth and working relationships with team.
  • Assesses opportunities to pilot and enhance technology to accomplish product line objectives. Identifies innovative technologies for patients and families to improve efficiency in the delivery of their care.
  • Assures compliance with all applicable governmental regulatory agencies by directing all operations in a manner that supports the quality delivery of care.
  • Tracks quality indicators for all services provided comparing results to other similar agencies and services in New Jersey and nationally.
  • Is the champion for patient satisfaction working closely with staff to develop action plans to maintain quality patient satisfaction scores.
  • Assures adherence to Corporate Compliance regulations and regulatory agency standards including The Joint Commission (TJC) and State Licensure standards.
  • Works closely with Corporate Communications on the development of strategic initiatives for the marketing plan. Is the champion for the plan, working diligently to create and refine the marketing and promotion of the LTACH brand.
  • Maintains in depth knowledge of the LTACH industry and responds to all clinical/financial/regulatory changes
  • Engages in high-level negotiations for contracting with vendors.
  • Responsible for staff development and training investing in opportunities to expand knowledge and develop employees.
  • Directs and oversees payroll.
  • Adheres to the hospital’s  Organizational and Managerial competencies and standards of behavior.


  • Master’s Degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years hospital leadership experience. 
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Strong team building and relationship management

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