Hospital Organizational Chart Example

We’ve put together an example org chart for hospitals that illustrates the main departments and their most common roles. Try the interactive org chart below to see how best to display the essential departments, roles, and skills of your hospital employees.
Hospital Org Chart Template
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Below are some brief descriptions of common roles in hospitals and their key responsibilities.

Hospital CEO

Long-term goals are typically set by a hospital’s board of directors, and then the CEO puts those plans into action. As you probably expect, you’ll find the CEO at the top of the org chart.

A hospital CEO’s main responsibilities include:

Chief Medical Officer

The fundamental job of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is to supervise the medical, nursing, case management, pharmacy, and quality functions of Central Health departments. CMOs work with hospital team leads to plan, implement and manage clinical operations, including the development of population health management strategies and new strategic clinical initiatives.

Here are a few other things hospital CMOs are tasked with:

Director of Patient Experience

The Director of Patient (or Hospital) Experience communicates with patients, family members, visitors, physicians, and the hospital staff to constantly improve interactions between those receiving care and the hospital.

The Patient Experience Director is responsible for:

Chief Medical Information Officer

The Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) is responsible for leadership, vision, and setting a strategic direction for IT systems & electronic medical records. By identifying opportunities and implementing change, the CMIO will lead IT to deliver reliability to the organization and support the mission, vision, and goals of the hospital.

The CMIO is also responsible for:

Director of EVS

The Director of EVS (Environmental Services) is responsible for cleanliness and infection prevention protocol at a hospital.

Other responsibilities of the director of EVS include: