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CHI Health St. Elizabeth - President

Lincoln, NE

Job Description

Witt/Kieffer is proud to represent CHI Health as they recruit for an inspirational leader to be the next President of CHI St. Elizabeth and Nebraska Heart Hospital in Lincoln, NE.  Totaling 320 beds and more than $270 million in revenues, the President will focus on building partnerships with physicians and staff to further enhance the effectiveness of care delivery and services provided to the community of Lincoln and the region.  The President will continue to build a culture of excellence by partnering closely with key hospital and system leaders to support growth initiatives while driving a performance-based culture and creating a strong sense of ‘systemness’ throughout the organization.   St. Elizabeth is part of a regional network, CHI Health, located in Omaha, Nebraska and is also a member of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) one of the nation’s largest Catholic health care systems, headquartered in Denver, CO. 

We seek a strategic thinker, a superb communicator and a strong relationship builder with deep management and leadership experience, who is skilled at navigating the critical balance between the needs of the local organization and the system.  Overall financial performance and operating efficiency of the organization will be key priority for the President.  In addition, critical to success is a leader with strong communication skills and a commitment to the population she/he serves.   The new President will understand the need to explore the best ways to balance and improve access, affordability and health care quality while building a strong culture of transparency, involvement and pride.

We would appreciate nominations of outstanding candidates or expressions of personal interest. Inquiries, applications and nominations will be held in the highest confidence and should be directed to Adriane Willig ( or Jason Petros ( or by phone: 630-575-6156.

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