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Catholic Health Association of the United States - President and Chief Executive Officer

Washington, DC

Job Description

The Catholic health ministry is the largest group of non-profit healthcare providers in the nation comprised of more than 600 hospitals and 1,600 long-term care and other health facilities.  To ensure vital sponsorship and a vibrant future for the Catholic health ministry, the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) advocates with Congress, the Administration, federal agencies, and influential policy organizations to ensure that the nation's health systems provide quality and affordable care across the continuum of health care delivery.

CHA is seeking an innovative, bold and mission driven executive to serve as the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As CHA represents the people and organizations that carry out the Church's health ministry in the United States, the CEO will be responsible for leading the organization and its efforts to promote the future of the Catholic healthcare ministry in the United States.

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the CEO, based in Washington, D.C., will lead through strategic and operating plans that are shaped to help members carry out their health ministries with optimum outcomes. She/he will be visible and serve as the face of CHA and must demonstrate behaviors that elicit credibility in the highest policy circles and lead by example.

Successful candidates will have a demonstrated track record of leading a substantial like organization, where mission, clinical, legislative, ethical and business considerations had to be balanced.  She/he should also have experience advocating at the highest levels.  A bachelor's degree is required and a master's degree or relevant experience is preferred.

Any interest and/or recommendations should be directed to the consultants supporting this search, Donna Padilla, Jim King, and John McFarland via email:

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