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CommonSpirit Health President - CHI Health Mercy Corning in CORNING, Iowa


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

CHI Health Mercy Corning's mission has been to nurture and enhance the quality of life for residents of Adams and Taylor counties. It is our ongoing commitment to keep you and your family in good health. We are proud to offer a community of services for a lifetime of care. Whether it's providing emergency care to a child who has broken her leg, detecting a disease early enough to save a patient's life, or restoring a senior citizen's mobility and independence after an injury or fall, CHI Health Mercy Corning provides comprehensive care in familiar surroundings.

The hospital president has the responsibility/accountability of every aspect of hospital operations. The President is responsible for leading the strategic initiatives of both the enterprise, service lines, physician enterprise, academic/learner environment and respective campuses. Responsible for the quality, safety, and experience of our patients, physicians and learners. Development of meaningful relationships with our community, Creighton University, outside organizations, and referring providers/organizations. Drive operational excellence and positive culture throughout the organization. Deliver strong financial performance for areas of responsibility. Safeguard required compliance with State, Federal and CMS regulations and other credentialing /regulatory organizations.


  • Has the authority to interview, hire, orient, terminate, promote, train and conduct performance evaluations.

  • Assigns day-to-day work activities; direct the functional and technical job performance of team members.

  • Allocate and direct staffing needs to meet patient, unit, and department needs, and collaborate with others to ensure overall staffing needs are met.

  • Manage performance including: setting goals, clarifying job expectations, monitoring performance progress, providing feedback, recognize, developing skills and addressing performance issues related to work and our Commitments using corrective action.

  • Responsible for overall operations and services delivery at assigned campus(es); direct all administrative, operational processes at the campuses.

  • Provide leadership and support to assigned Service Line(s) or systems of care working with other Administrative leaders to complement and support the strategies and initiatives of the Service Line or System of Care.

  • Participate as a member of the System Leadership Council, Operations Team and Graduate Medical Education Committee; attend management and other meetings as needed: actively participate in academic accreditation surveys and engage with academic leaders and learners to assure a positive academic environment.

  • Lead initiatives to assure operational effectiveness and efficiency, including resource allocation and operational process improvement. Assure appropriate resource utilization.

  • Develop and enhance Provider relationships. In coordination with Vice President of Patient Care Services, Vice President of Medical Operations and service line leaders, manage contractual and business relationships with physicians, vendors and Creighton University.

  • Maintain a system of management reporting that provides the system with timely and relevant information on all aspects of assigned functions.

  • Assure appropriate levels of understanding, awareness and compliance with all applicable JCAHO, federal, state and agency laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards.

  • Participate in all safety, security, and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department.

  • Demonstrate work practices consistent with CHI Health and department-specific safety, security and infection control policies.

  • Must have the ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.

  • Complete annual and six-month performance assessments within proper scope of judgement and accountability. Note: if the manager does not possess the same background licensure as their clinical staff members, they must have peer reviews completed for staff members to ensure clinical competence is met and validated.

  • Actively engage with the community and community organizations to promote strong public relations and to identify/address community needs.


  • Bachelors Art or Science AND M.H.A., M.B.A., or M.S. in healthcare administration, business administration, public health administration or a related field

  • Robustknowledge and application of systems framework

  • Excellent strategic thinking skill

  • Demonstrated resource management and stewardship skills

  • Proven success in building teams and teamwork

  • Strong customer focus

  • Demonstrated ability to lead/implement change activities

  • Demonstrated skills in influencing by building strong relationships

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Comfortable with pluralistic, matrix leadership

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Genuine passion for patient care and education

  • Broad executive leadership experience within an academic health system/or major teaching hospital

  • Ability to navigate and lead in a complex, potentially volatile and political charged environment

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Requisition ID 2020-144115

Employment Type Full Time

Department Hospital President

Hours / Pay Period 80


Shift Day

Standard Hours Standard

Work Schedule 8 Hour


Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Healthâ„¢ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.