Southern Tier Community Health Center Network, Inc. (STCHCN) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer to assume responsibility of its operations in the two-county region of Cattaraugus County and Allegany County, in New York State. The principal office is located in Olean, N.Y. STCHCN is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a mission to provide excellent health care to all who seek our services. There are four (4) clinic sites spanning the two counties tht provide primary medical care, integrated behavioral health services, care management services and dental services to over 10,000 patients annually,
STCHCN is proud to have been the recipient of the Health Resource and Services Administration's (HRSA) National Quality Award each year of the award’s existence. In addition, STCHCN has expanded steadily since becoming a Federal grantee in 2012 to just shy of $10 million in annual operating revenue in 2017.
The CEO must be knowledgeable of New York State's healthcare transformation initiative and understand environmental factors that will impact the delivery of care.
The CEO must be able to guide the Board and staff through the anticipated healthcare transformations and planned growth.
The CEO is responsible for the administration and operational oversight of the organization, including the responsibility of a staff of over 80 employees.
The CEO is responsible for providing strategic oversight of the clinical operations, ensuring adherence with the federal grant awards, preparing the organization for transition into a "value-based" reimbursement model, and overseeing all other regulatory responsibilities.
The CEO is responsible for cultivating relationships throughout Western New York (and New York State), including (but not limited to) other health care entities, community organizations, community leaders, government entities and hospitals.
The CEO is responsible for developing and managing Strategic Alliances.
Passion for STCHCN mission and unquestionable personal and professional integrity.
Passion for serving the needs of our customers.
Is an independent thinker who understands the emerging healthcare market.
Is ready to lead change.
Knowledge of "practice transformation" model and "value-based" payment model is strongly preferred.
Strong communication skills and an understanding of how to apply them internally and externally.
Credibility and confidence.
Experience in working with boards of directors.
Strong health care financial background.
Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire.
Strong public speaking and presentation skills.
Experience in developing, updating and implementing strategic plans.
5-10 years experience working in a leadership role at a primary care clinic of similar or larger size.
2-5 years experience with a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) is strongly preferred.
Master’s degree in a health related field is preferred, or a combination of a bachelor’s degree in a health related field with demonstrated primary health care management experience, or a combination of business and/or finance degree with demonstrated primary health care management experience.
STCHCN is located in beautiful Cattaraugus County, which offers many natural amenities including the availability of Allegany State Park for year-round outdoor activities as well as nearby Chautauqua and Cuba Lakes for summer activities. In winter, the quaint town of Ellicottville, NY, boasts two ski resorts and has been nicknamed the “Aspen of the East” for its quality skiing and excellent amenities. Olean, NY is nestled in the beautiful Enchanted Mountains with a high quality hospital and many specialty physician offices in the area. In addition, it is the home of St. Bonaventure University and Jamestown Community College which offer an array of educational, cultural and artistic opportunities.
Competitive salary and benefits, including a 403B retirement program and match and vacation and health insurance packages.
STCHCN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Interested applicants must submit a CV and cover letter to:
Michael A. DeRose, Board of Directors Chairman, STCHCN, 135 N. Union Street, Olean, N.Y., 14760.
Rolling reviews of applicants will begin as soon as enough qualified applications are received and will continue until the appropriate candidate is selected