Director of Operations Kingswood Hospital

Behavioral Health
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Reporting to the Administrator Behavioral Health Services, the Hospital Administrator plans, directs, and monitors the day to day operation and activities of the hospital, consistent with the mission, vision and values of HFHS. The role assists in the development of and is responsible for fulfilling the goals, objectives, plans and policies required to achieve stated performance targets. The role will ensure the establishment of an effective leadership system (team) built upon a collaborative culture of transparency and trust in which all staff are engaged in continuous improvement. This individual ensures successful execution of a culture of Service Excellence, Quality, and Safety initiatives.  




  • Plans, directs, coordinates, monitors and evaluates all non-medical staff activities of the Hospital.

  • Participates in external relations activities intended to establish and maintain attitudes of confidence, respect and support for the organization on the part of various entities that interface with the Hospital.

  • Assumes an active role on the executive leadership team, the medical executive committee, the P&T committee, etc.

  • Consistent with the strategic plan, seeks and capitalizes on new business development opportunities for improving or expanding the hospital’s services in response to the needs of the community and the patients served.

  • Leads and participates in the development of objectives, policies and operating plans that address organization operations, human resources, financial performance and growth.

  • Directs hospital operations to achieve expected results within established budgetary constraints.

  • Appraises and evaluates business and operations results regularly and systematically, and reports these results to the Administrator.

  • Analyzes the operating results of the hospital relative to established objectives and ensures that appropriate steps are taken to correct deviations.

  • Ensures hospital compliance with all regulations governing health care delivery and rules of accrediting bodies by continually monitoring the operations of the hospital and proposing changes when required.

  • Ensures the availability of trained and competent personnel for the operation of the hospital.

  • Pursues a continuous self-development program by keeping informed of changes to health-related legislation, developments in leadership theory and practices, improvements in health care delivery systems, and so forth.

  • Passionately participates in, supports and utilizes service excellence and process improvement principles in leadership activities.




  • Master’s degree in Hospital Administration, Healthcare Administration or related field is required.

  • A minimum of 5 years progressively more responsible experience in health care.

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse constituents



       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness

       and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

       benefits and services.

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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