Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Catholic Community Health (CCH) of Northeast Kansas
Description

Catholic Community Health (CCH) of Northeast Kansas is looking for a proven healthcare executive to join and lead our management team as the Chief Executive Officer. CCH owns and operates a skilled nursing facility, hospice company and in-home care service company. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) provides strategic leadership for the organization by working with the Executive Leadership Team to establish and execute both short and long range goals, strategies, plans, and policies. The CEO will ensure the provision of healthcare services in keeping with our Catholic faith and mission. The CEO will guide operational decision-making processes necessary for the successful attainment of goals and objectives, in addition to maintaining an awareness of changes in healthcare and both internal and external environmental matters that could have an impact on the success of the individual companies. The CEO will ensure success of the organization through quality enhancement, cost containment, revenue growth and development of strong relationships with staff, board members, and community partners. Driven by the core values of the organization, the CEO is the primary face and voice of the organization to a wide variety of

stakeholders.


Essential Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the strategic planning, managing, directing, coordinating, and controlling the overall operations of all individual companies that comprise Catholic Community Health.
  • Provides leadership to ensure attainment of strategic objectives and the delivery of quality, economical health care services. 
  • Ensures that the delivery of care is in keeping with the mission and tenants of the Catholic faith ethical and religious directives and Catholic social teaching.
  • Initiates and enforces organization-wide policies and procedures that support the accomplishment of the individual companies’ goals, objectives, and programs. 
  • Coordinates the development and management to the budget for the individual companies, allocates funds within the budget and ensures that the companies operate within the budget.
  • Keeps the governing body fully informed regarding pertinent activities of the individual companies which includes quality of patient care, management and financial status, survey results, and the adequacy of physical plant, equipment, and personnel by providing regular reports to the governing body. 
  • Ensures that the individual entities adhere to State and Federal laws, regulations, and accreditation standards; submits financial records and cost reports to authorized government agencies as required.
  • Reviews quality outcomes, patient/family and employee satisfaction and oversees process improvement initiatives to improve overall results.
  • Anticipates trends and opportunities affecting individual company operations to formulate strategies and creates new approaches in adverse situations.
  • Creates an environment that will encourage the recruiting and retention of qualified employees.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Catholic Community Health (including its individual companies) and the community, building relationships with fellow healthcare organizations, legislators and regulators, referral sources, community leaders and potential donors.
  • Ensures development of programs promoting a positive image of the individual and collective companies and creates awareness of available services to the communities we serve.
Requirements
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Goal oriented/focused, demonstrated ability to lead strategically and achieve goals
  • Strong strategic thinking and planning ability
  • Financial acumen and financial management expertise
  • Working knowledge of, or ability to interpret, Medicare and Medicaid regulations, as well as other laws and guidelines pertaining to nursing home, hospice, and home care administration.  
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of management and operations of nursing facility, hospice, and homecare lines of business.
  • Demonstrates capacity for mature leadership and management in a complex and changing healthcare setting.
  • Undergraduate Degree in related discipline required; Advanced degree preferred (MBA, MHA, or similar).
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in healthcare management or equivalent with five (5) years of experience in a senior management position, both are required.
  • Must embrace in word and deed the Catholic Church’s teachings on faith and morals as articulated by the Church’s magisterium.
  • Practicing Catholic, registered in a Catholic parish or faith community (preferred).
  • Active Nursing Home Administrator License (preferred).