Eastern Connecticut Health Network Chief Operating Officer in United States


ECHN is a multi - hospital system located in Eastern Connecticut. Both hospitals (Manchester Memorial and Rockville General are full service Med/Surg hospitals with 24 hour Emergency departments. Other Hospital services include OB/GYN, Inpatient Adult and Adolescent Psychiatry, Inpatient Eating Disorders, and a full array of Outpatient Services.

Under the direction of the ECHN CEO, the COO is responsible for the administrative, operational and assigned ancillary departments of the hospitals. The ideal candidate will possess both administrative experience, sense of urgency, and the financial acumen to accomplish the requirements below:

  • Responsible for insuring the efficient financial and clinical operations of their assigned areas.
  • Expected to actively participate and lead hospital wide expense initiatives, operational improvements and quality initiatives in a collaborative manner.
  • Meeting or exceeding Quality metrics within assigned areas.
  • Development of successful operational, capital and strategic plans for their assigned areas.
  • Work collaboratively with Management team, Medical staff and Physician leadership to achieve financial and operating goals.


Bachelor's degree, Master's degree (MBA, MPA, or MPH) preferred.


  • 5-7 years relevant experience at a Senior Managerial Level with emphasis in clinical operations and finance. Familiarity with administration of academic clinical programs preferred.


? Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis with previous experience overseeing human resources, information technology, and legal.

? Skilled in organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning.

? Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.

? Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to corporate mission.

? Flexible and able to multitask; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems.

? Strong English verbal and writing communication skills are also required


Disclaimer: Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and responsibilities of this position. These responsibilities and competencies listed below may change from time to time.

Job-Specific Competency

  1. Provide day-to-day leadership and management to a service organization that mirrors the adopted mission and core values of the company.

  2. Responsible for driving the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and business goals and objectives.

  3. Responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all processes internal and external. Provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the company.

  4. Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes.

  5. Collaborate with the management team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the rapid growth objectives of our organization.

  6. Motivate and lead a high performance management team; attract, recruit and retain required members of the executive team not currently in place; provide mentoring as a cornerstone to the management career development program.

  7. Act as lead "client-care officer" through direct contact with every client and partner.

  8. Assist, as required, in raising additional capital at appropriate valuations to enable ECHN to meet sales, growth, and market share objectives.

  9. Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment within ECHN.

  10. Represent the firm with clients, investors, and business partners.