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CEO - Interim for Acute Care Hospital

Texas or Mainly Southern States
Organization:Community Hospital Corporation
Career Type:Interim
Reports To:CHC SVP, Hospital Operations
Role Description:

The Interim CEO provides leadership, strategic guidance and management direction to all aspects of the hospital’s operations while ensuring compliance with the hospital’s mission, vision, values, goals, strategic direction, and applicable laws and regulations.

The Interim CEO is accountable for safe and quality patient care, developing and managing to a financially sound annual operating budget and long-term capital expenditure plan, hiring and retaining qualified and productive staff, managing risk, leading performance improvement, and maintaining effective relationships with Boards, medical staff, patients, employees, the community and the CHC corporate office.

Community Hospital Corporation is a drug and tobacco-free employer.


Masters Degree in a health care related field such as MHA/MBA/MPH/MS, or a BS in a health care related field with a business related masters, or the equivalent in education and experience.

Prior Experience:

7 -10 years progressively more responsible experience at the senior administrative level. CEO experience generally required. COO experience is desirable.  Must have a track record of effective operational, financial, business development, and strategic skills.

Must have a track record of proactively developing positive relationships with physicians, employees, Board members and community leaders.

Previous experience in an interim role is desirable.

Must have valid driver’s license and safe driving record


Ability to enhance a quality of care environment, positive clinical outcomes and a high level of patient, physician and employee satisfaction

Ability to lead a high performing team and achieve results through others

Ability to work with all levels of management and respecting all differences.

Ability to create and maintain a positive community image

Ability to define goals and develop strategic opportunities for the betterment of the hospital.

Ability to define realistic, specific goals and objectives and to prioritize effectively

Ability to communicate openly, effectively and frequently with multiple audiences

Ability to be diplomatic

Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities

Ability to work independently.

Ability to identify and resolve operational and administrative problems at both a strategic and functional level

Ability to produce quality results

Ability to be trustworthy

Proficient knowledge to understand and apply the concepts, terminology, programs and processes unique to the healthcare industry

Proficient knowledge of all related acute care legal, regulatory and financial requirements

Proficient interpersonal and communication skills

Proficient PC skills

Possess and utilize a core set of ethical values

Possess a high degree of political savvy

Possess a strong customer and service to others orientation

Possess sound and accurate judgment and timely decision making

Ability to temporarily live away from home for periods of time


From $3500 weekly plus travel and business expenses.

CHC pays employer portion of social security taxes and withholds income tax.


Community Hospital Corporation (CHC), a not-for-profit corporation, was created in 1996 to preserve the not-for-profit status of community-based health care organizations. Our mission is to guide, support and enhance the mission of community hospitals and healthcare providers.     

CHC strives to help community-based health care organizations deliver on their mission, remain a community asset, and improve operations and quality of care through partnership and shared vision.

CHC owns, leases or manages acute care hospitals in Texas, New Mexico, Nebraska, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, and Louisiana.  We have consulted with, or are currently consulting with hospitals and LTACHs in 26 states.

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