Chief Executive Officer, Carteret Health Care

Chief Executive Officer, Carteret Health Care

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Tyler & Company is pleased to announce they have been retained for an exciting search for a Chief Executive Officer for Carteret Health Care in Morehead City, southern Outer Banks, North Carolina.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a dedicated and growing organization located in a gorgeous costal community, partner with talented providers and an engaged board, to lead the hospital into the future.  An agile and visionary leader who understands the financial aspects of community healthcare is needed to continue successfully navigating a changing healthcare environment, and to continue the development of innovative ideas and programs around population health, expansion, safety, quality and satisfaction

Carteret Health Care (CHC), is an independent community hospital and health network serving eastern North Carolina. Financially strong and highly profitable, the system has 100+ full time physicians, more than 1,000 employees and $168M in net revenues.  Currently with 135-beds, the hospital continues to expand to meet the needs of the growing population, offers an impressive range of acute care, diagnostic and outpatient services, and offers pharmacy and medical residency programs.  The hospital recently added a new cancer center, women’s center, progressive care and critical care areas, along with a 3-story lobby and entrance.  An ACO began in January 2018 and the hospital has participated in a voluntary pilot with CMS for Bundled Payments.  Accolades include: only NC Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital four years running by iVantage; America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics, Women’s Choice Award, 2019; only hospital in the region to earn Top 5% for Outstanding Patient Experience nationwide by Healthgrades, 2018.

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the CEO will provide visible and effective strategic and administrative direction, providing leadership, vision, and hands-on, day-to-day operations management for the system, including the administration of hospital activities and other corporate entities to ensure compliance with established objectives and the realization of quality, economical healthcare services.  The CEO will represent the hospital to the community and other health agencies and work to further progress the mission of Carteret Health Care, ensuring a priority focus on patient care and customer satisfaction, while cultivating a positive and supportive environment for patients, staff, physicians and volunteers.

The successful candidate will have more than 5 years of senior level healthcare leadership experience as a CEO for a hospital of similar or larger size, or as a COO for a larger organization.  This executive should have an advanced degree and have a history of community involvement.  Experience working with a Board is preferred, as is experience within an independent, rural or community hospital environment.

Morehead City is the premier year-round waterfront community in eastern North Carolina, located on the Crystal Coast (southern Outer Banks).  The growing community offers stunning waterfront for boaters, beach lovers and coastal living.  New roadways under construction offer shorter and additional routes to nearby major cities.

An outstanding base salary, incentive plan, relocation and executive benefits package is offered.

If you know someone who may be interested, please contact:

Charlotte Tinsley, Tyler & Company

All inquiries will be handled confidentially.

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