Ballad Health in East Tennessee in partnership with WittKieffer is seeking a President for the Northeast Market. The President will be a disciplined, results-oriented and relationship-focused executive leader who can carry continue the traditions of quality care delivery across the Northeast Market. Anchored by Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, TN, the President also has operational responsibility for Johnston Memorial Hospital, Russell County Medical Center, and Smyth County Community Hospital. Serving as a healthcare destination for the region, Bristol Regional Medical Center is a busy, 312 bed, level II trauma center offering a broad array of specialty services. The President will work closely with the primarily independent physician base to achieve excellence across all critical metrics.
Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Ballad Health, the new President will bring operational strength, strategic prowess, and political acumen to bear on the position. This leader will bring depth of experience within a high-performing, high-volume complex delivery system, who appreciates the matrix working relationships to delivery best care. The successful candidate will bring broad executive leadership experience within a high performing regional referral center and will have well-established strategic, operational, management, communication and interpersonal skills along with a genuine passion for patient care. Ideally the candidate would have experience leading multiple sites and working closely with rural communities in a system setting.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of ten years of substantive leadership in a complex and high performing health system; a Master's degree is required. The President must have experience successfully developing a culture of performance excellence and possess an open and collaborative leadership style. The President who will best succeed is one who gets personal fulfillment from the visible achievement of clear objectives – and maintains those objectives over time.
For confidential inquires and/or candidate recommendations please contact Andrew Chastain, Chris Neumann and Dan Young through the office of Chris Neumann at Cneumann@wittkieffer.com or visit the WittKieffer Candidate Portal, here.