Job Description

Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 177-bed, all private-room acute-care hospital where technology and skilled professionals come together to provide compassionate, customer-focused care. Our key services include orthopedics, inpatient rehabilitation, cardiology, minimally invasive surgery, gastroenterology, cardiopulmonary testing, imaging and diagnostics, emergency medicine, and an adult behavioral health unit.

Oro Valley Hospital also offers post-acute care in two separate settings -- a skilled nursing facility inside of the hospital and a freestanding inpatient rehabilitation facility on the campus of Northwest Medical Center.

The CAO will assist the Market Chief Executive Officer or Hospital Chief Executive Officer over multiple facilities in meeting or exceeding the yearly profit objectives, expense control and physician relations for the Hospital.  Develop sufficient skills and knowledge in order to be promoted to a Chief Executive Officer position.


  1.  Assist the hospital CEO/Market CEO with translating annual revenue and profit goals into specific plans that will achieve desired goals.
  2.  Assist the hospital CEO/Market CEO, in developing a strategy for increasing volume by targeting specific physicians on the medical staff as well as assessing needs for new physicians.


  1.  Assist the hospital CEO/Market CEO with achieving a balance between revenue and expenses.
  2.  Periodically review hospital’s department results and advise corrective actions to department managers.


  1.  Assist the hospital CEO/Market CEO with strategies for building stronger relations with the medical staff.
  2.  Provides suggestions on how to approach difficult problems with individual physicians.
  3.  Assist the hospital CEO/Market CEO with physician recruiting as well as identifying new services/product lines and capital expenditures.


  1.  Works with individual department manages to review performance, strengths and development needs and provide coaching.
  2.  Shares best practices from experience both internally and externally.
  3.  Suggests additional training that will assist department manager’s performance development.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (preferred major in Business Administration). 
  • Master’s degree (hospital and/or health care administration preferred).            


  • Minimum of three-four years of successful leadership in a hospital management position.  
  • Understanding of how to build revenue and physician practices.  
  • Basic knowledge of hospital financial systems required.  
  • Ability to recruit, lead, coach and develop employees in order to assist them in job success.  
  • Demonstrated business acumen.  
  • Must be able to problem solve, identify real issues and formulate solutions and to teach others as well.

Application Instructions

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