Job Description

Job Title: President, UPMC Cole (Coudersport, PA)
Job ID: 180000N0
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Management
Hours: Daylight, Monday thru Friday
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Location: , Wellsboro PA


Are you a seasoned hospital leader who is ready to take the next step in your career? Are you passionate about serving your community? Do you thrive on leading a diverse array of teams who are obsessed with the patient experience? We are looking for you!

UPMC Cole, located about an hour west of Wellsboro in Coudersport, PA, is seeking a high-energy, motivated health services executive to serve as our hospital President.

The President of UPMC Cole is responsible for implementing the strategic direction of the assigned hospital and related business entities. As President, you will work in conjunction with the President of UPMC Susquehanna, and the local hospital executive team, to set policy and monitor status of the institution focusing on operations and strategic relationships with the Board, Medical Staff, community, and other stakeholders.

You will partner with essential service teams such as Finance, Information Services and Human Resources to ensure effective hospital operations. You will actively participate in local and regional efforts to exchange information and services and to develop cooperative relationships with other organizations, including healthcare providers, both within and outside UPMC.

Are you interested? Apply today!


Community and Industry Relations/Social Responsibility

  • Represent the organization in regional, state and local associations and planning agencies; develop cooperative relationships with other hospitals and health agencies for the exchange of information and services.
  • Develop cooperative relationships with community agencies to increase acceptance and understanding of the organization's programs and services; enhance the organization's public image; and foster the organization's social responsibility and goodwill. 
  • Compliance/Industry Issues/Advocacy
  • Assure all operations of the organization, including applicable physician practices, function efficiently and effectively in compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and legal/regulatory standards; maintain updated credentials, including licensure, for the organization. 

Customer/Patient Satisfaction

  • Develop, execute, and sustain an approach that fosters strong patient/customer experience and responsiveness to their needs with fiscal accountability. 
  • Fiscal Management
  • Demonstrate fiscal accountability by establishing a comprehensive budgeting process, sound financial practices, and achievable strategies for revenue enhancement; champion ethics, integrity, and legal/regulatory compliance when executing fiduciary responsibilities. 

Medical/Board Affairs

  • Serve as a liaison, counselor, and advisor to the medical staff and Board of Directors; establish and sustain effective communications with the Board, its committees, and the medical staff; demonstrate strong, effective leadership when addressing organizational, administrative, and relational challenges that may arise with these stakeholders.
  • Participate with the Board of Directors in charting the organization's strategic direction in response to the changing needs of the industry, region, and stakeholders, including patients and community members. 
  • Coordinate efforts of medical staff and related administrative staff in the recruitment and retention of medical personnel. 

Operations/Resource Management

  • Ensure the provision of affordable health care services by overseeing the acquisition, utilization and organization of available resources (human, financial and physical) and the development of quality, safe, cost-effective techniques and practices.
  • Provide clear lines of responsibility and accountability both for leaders and staff within and between departments; maintain open, transparent communications with all staff; champion dignity and respect in all interactions; resolve conflict in a fair and consistent manner; fully engage staff in the organization's mission, vision, and values. 

Organizational Mission/Vision/Values

  • Act in a manner that role models and supports the organization's mission, vision, and core values.  Manage and mentor others accordingly to meet or exceed these core values. 
Personal Development

  • Complete applicable, required training-and-development courses.  Maintain professional affiliations and relationships; knowledge of important legal, regulatory, and industry trends; and understanding of critical processes and procedures within the organization. 

Strategic Management

  • Recommend and update short- and long-term strategic plans that support the organization's philosophy, mission, vision, values, and objectives; integrate, align, and balance both local and system-wide needs, expectations, and initiatives through collaboration with a variety of leaders, including the President, UPMC Susquehanna; leaders from other hospitals and business units; etc. 
  • Demonstrates an active commitment to a culture of safety through activities such as actively encouraging participation in measurement surveys and developing action plans to continuously improve the culture.


  • Masters degree in business, health administration, or related area.
  • 10 years of related experience, preferably in healthcare
  • 5 years in senior leadership 

  • Certified by the American College for Health Care Executives with reference for fellowship preferred.  

UPMC Is an equal opportunity employer.   Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: NA

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