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VNA Care Network and Hospice - President and Chief Executive Officer

Worcester, MA

Job Description

The next President and Chief Executive Officer of VNA Care will have an exciting and unparalleled opportunity to lead an organization at the forefront of transforming health care delivery. S/He will lead a highly successful and established organization, and will serve as a strategic partner to one the largest physician organizations in Eastern Massachusetts. We seek an innovative, transformative, strategic, and operationally savvy executive to lead this dynamic organization with a collaborative culture that is highly invested in patient care.

As the Commonwealth’s largest non-hospital based home health and hospice provider, VNA Care serves 200 communities, with a daily census of 7,500, throughout Eastern and Central Massachusetts, cares for 50,000 patients a year and has revenues of approximately $150 million. Located in one of the most advanced health care markets in the country, the VNA Care was founded in 1886 and has a long and storied history as the first organized home care provider. Today, the VNA Care is nationally recognized for excellence, and has been at the forefront of innovation and transformation of care delivery for over 130 years. The agency is affiliated with Atrius Health, a Next Generation ACO, which offers the new CEO a unique opportunity to partner with a physician organization to transform health care delivery and optimize value. This partnership provides an opportunity to develop and expand upon innovative models of care for individuals over the life course, from maintaining optimum health through every stage of life to preserving quality of life under hospice care.

We seek a CEO to provide inspirational leadership at VNA Care and to serve as a collaborative member of Atrius Health's senior management team. The CEO will advance the creation of a common culture, which reflects and mirrors the best cultural attributes of legacy organizations. The CEO will work collaboratively with the Board of VNA Care and the senior management team of Atrius Health to create a vision for the future, including growth through service line and geographic expansion. The new CEO will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact on the continued development and execution of mission-critical strategies for this progressive health care organization.

VNA Care seeks outstanding candidates who have a demonstrated track record of success as a visionary and innovative leader. The CEO will have exhibited success in creating and implementing new patient-centered delivery models, including technology enabled care, and will be well-versed in dramatically changing reimbursement models. This position requires an innovative leader with strategic thinking and highly developed business development and relationship skills. The CEO will need to have the ability to drive exemplary clinical excellence by transforming culture, redesigning care delivery models, and enhancing clinical integration and alignment.

Witt/Kieffer, a national leader in executive healthcare recruitment, is pleased to be supporting VNA Care in this search.  Interested and qualified candidates should contact us below for more information. Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials should be sent via e-mail to the search consultants: Diane Tanking, Jennifer G. Bauer and Lisa DeSimone Arthur at  The consultants can be reached by phone through the office of Angela Bettis at (301) 654-5070.

VNA Care is an equal opportunity employer



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