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Legacy Health - Chief Executive Officer

Portland, OR

Job Description

Legacy Health, a not-for-profit $2 billion health system, seeks an exceptional leader to serve as its next Chief Executive Officer.   The Board is seeking a proven executive to lead this fast growing regional health system, strategically optimizing the vertical integration of all its entities, including seven hospitals, medical groups and a health plan.
The Chief Executive Officer reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for leading the entire organization and its business entities to optimize their ownership interest in their health plan, PacificSource, motivate and inspire the leadership team and staff, improve Legacy Health’s competitive position, and ensure the organization’s operational alignment.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a new CEO to continue to grow and strengthen this high-quality health system. Legacy Health seeks a visionary, collaborative, entrepreneurial, accomplished and courageous leader with experience in a complex and successful multi-site healthcare delivery system to build upon the already strong and established foundation. In addition, he or she will collaborate with an outstanding corps of physicians and leaders to drive the enterprise to the highest levels of achievement.

The ideal candidate will be a diplomat and a collaborator with a proven track record of successfully leading a changing, broad, and diverse healthcare enterprise with a strong business and cultural focus. The new CEO will be comfortable heading up a mission-driven organization in a time of transformational change in the delivery and financing of healthcare.  A minimum of ten years in a large, multi-faceted healthcare delivery system is required, as is extensive knowledge of health care delivery systems and issues related to the delivery of quality of health care services.

To find out more, contact Elaina Genser or Jim Gauss through the office of Jason Petros at Witt/Kieffer, preferably via email to  All nominations or expressions of interest will be treated as confidential.

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