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President & Chief Executive Officer


  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description: Hamilton Health Center is the only Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Dauphin County and continues to grow using a holistic and comprehensive approach to being patient centered. The mission of Hamilton is to improve the health of Central Pennsylvania’s residents by delivering high quality, respectful and patient-centered health and related social services that promote access, treatment, education, and prevention regardless of health, economic, or insurance status. Our vision is that every member of our community, regardless of their ability to pay or their insurance status, receives holistic, quality health care needed to create a healthy community. JOB SUMMARY The CEO is appointed by, and reports to, the Board of Directors. The CEO is responsible for administering, implementing, and directing all aspects of Hamilton Health Center’s services, programs, and sites, in accordance with the policies established by the Board of Directors, funding agencies and applicable state, local and federal laws, regulations and guidelines. It is the CEO’s responsibility to interpret the mission, operationalize the priorities set by the Board, and provide for day-to-day management of the organization. The CEO will ensure that the health center is fiscally and administratively sound, and that its programs continue to be of the highest quality and meet the changing health care needs of the community. It is of critical importance that the CEO provides the leadership, management, human and intellectual skills, and dedication necessary to coordinate the efforts of a highly qualified and dedicated professional staff. It is equally important that the CEO have the trust and confidence of the Board so that the organization – its programs, policies, service delivery, fundraising ability, and visibility – are enhanced and supported. The CEO also develops and maintains effective public relations with the community, other healthcare institutions and providers, community organizations, and national, state, and local groups/governmental entities, advocating for the needs of the underserved. Additionally, the CEO responds to opportunities to grow the organization in order to secure its future in central PA. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The President & CEO performs a wide range of duties, including, but not limited to the following: Visionary and Strategic Leadership:Lead, manage, and guide the organization to attain continued growth, success, and optimal mission impact for the health center’s programs and services.Establish goals, objectives, and operational plans in collaboration with the Board of Directors, staff, and other leaders.Apply innovative thinking and performance measurements to analyze and support strategic decision-making.Inspire a business-oriented, professional, results-driven environment across the organization.Promote a culture of transparency and fairness that supports staff and encourages a learning environment and culture of excellence. Board Relations and Support:Build a strong, transparent working relationship with the Board of Directors and provide accurate, complete, and timely information on the organization’s programs, services, and finances.Inform and advise the Board regarding current trends, challenges, problems, and opportunities that are important to the organization’s mission and operations.Work with the Board and its committees, serve as a liaison between the Board and staff, and guide Board development.Thoroughly understand the health center’s governance documents, funding and credentialling requirements.Interpret and carry out the priorities and goals set by the Board in the strategic plan and annual budget.In collaboration with the Board, maintain and strengthen the consumer-majority membership that represents the diversity of the community that the health center serves.Leverage Board members’ talents and encourage their engagement in furthering the mission.Work with Board members to explore issues around Board composition, development, and governance. General Operations and Administrative Management:Evaluate organizational structure and roles, as necessary, to determine if they best serve the longer-term needs of the organization.Develop cross-culturally informed and responsive policies and practices at all levels of the organization.Implement an effective system of clinical management and controls to ensure the provision of quality healthcare services.With Medical Director and clinic department leaders, formulate the annual healthcare and quality assurance plans, in accordance with HRSA/BPHC requirements and Board-approved policies.Improve the consistency, efficiency and effectiveness of business practices and systems.Use data to monitor, evaluate and continuously improve operations and outcomes – Be prepared to adapt; encourage openness, flexibility, and creativity in meeting programmatic and regulatory changes.Oversee the organization’s financial operations and budget development.Work closely with CFO and senior leadership to maintain current and future financial and administrative well-being.In collaboration with senior leaders, develop agreed upon metrics to monitor and measure the financial health of the organization.Ensure compliance with all Federal, state, and local legal and regulatory requirements by building in the proper controls, and providing timely, accurate and complete reporting of financial, administrative, and operational information to relevant authorities.Negotiate and manage all business, clinical, financial, and service contracts, agency memoranda of agreement, and facility leases.Maintain familiarity, knowledge and compliance of all contractual obligations and assure standards are met.Ensure patient and staff safety through the review and revision of policies and procedures.Oversee actions to achieve and remain in compliance with all associated regulatory bodies.Manage grant writing and fund development in collaboration with Senior Leadership. Human Resources DevelopmentLead, coach and develop a high-performing Senior Leadership team.Work with senior leaders to develop strategies to retain and recruit a diverse team of talented, culturally competent clinical, professional, and administrative staff.Establish an effective human resources system that includes position descriptions, performance standards, performance appraisals, and a fair compensation system.Invest in the professional and personal development of all staff to enrich their competencies, confidence, and experience in effective communications & advocacy.Serve as the primary spokesperson for the organization and is ultimately responsible for the organization’s relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including staff, Board, patients, community partners, funders, local and state government, and media.Work with the Board and designated marketing and outreach staff to ensure clear and effective communication of the Center’s mission and purpose to the broader community.Advocate for local, state, and national program and policy agendas that align with the vision and that support integrated primary care and the FQHC model.Work to strengthen partnerships and foster new ones, engage elected officials and their staff, health care and human services executives, foundation executives, government agencies, advocacy groups, and community-based organizations to collaborate strategically to continually improve and enhance access to health care services and resources.Maintain an effective relationship with HRSA and with other appropriate associations engaged in the provision of primary health care services. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrated acumen in financial management and oversight of complex budgets inclusive of a diverse payor-mix, federal, state, private grants, and fundraising revenue. Experience working with contracts management, public health policy, advocacy and community service preferred.Demonstrates strong moral ethical values exhibiting the highest level of personal and professional integrity who values diversity, different cultures, and different views/opinions. Creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives and successfully inspires and motivates teams to action; fosters culture promoting risk-taking without sacrificing quality of services or financial stability. A collaborative person who is driven by the success of the team and the company; an open, friendly individual who is perceived as credible, competent, trustworthy, and team oriented, welcoming, and appreciative of input from others. A visionary and strategic planner who provides the organizational leadership to align business and finance strategy to support long term growth of the company. Ability to analyze organizational and operational challenges and develop timely and economical solutions. Passion for serving people; demonstrates commitment to mission, value, and goals of the organization, including commitment to advocacy and minority communities. Committed to the advancing diversity, inclusion, and equality throughout the organization.Able to demonstrate behaviors that represent the Hamilton’s Workplace Values.Able to maintain and demonstrate strict confidentiality of all information.Entrepreneurial spirit, intellectual curiosity, high energy, positive attitude and diplomatic.Able to work under pressure, remain calm, prioritize, and meet deadlines.Ability to relate to diverse communities. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum Education: Master’s degree required in Public/Community Health, Health/Business Administration, Nonprofit Management, or related field. Knowledgeable in the Joint Commission regulations, preferred. Minimum Work Experience: Minimum 10 years’ experience, 7 years of which was



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