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Navicent Health - Enterprise Chief Operating Officer

Macon, GA

Job Description

Dreams of tomorrow made possible today: Navicent Health is navigating care that is centered around patients. To assist in that endeavor, Witt/Kieffer announces a newly created position, Enterprise Chief Operating Officer (COO) to integrate administrative and operational functions as well as lend additional support with major strategic growth initiatives. Located in Macon, GA, Navicent Health has a superb reputation as a community-focused health system.

This is an incredible opportunity for a seasoned operational leader to assist in the evolution of Navicent Health, protecting the essence of the System’s collaborative and respectful culture while continuing to drive innovation and excellence as embedded characteristics. There is an expectation for a performance-oriented, operationally-superb, innovative leader who will optimize quality and safety outcomes, operational and financial performance.

Serving in a dyad leadership role with the Enterprise Chief Clinical Officer, reporting directly to Dr. Ninfa Saunders, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the System, the COO will evolve along with the newly created role. In close collaboration with the Executive Leadership Team, the COO will continue transforming components of the current enterprise that external forces and advancements in care will require; he or she will operationally execute the strategies set forth by the CEO to ensure the organization’s mission is being realized.

The System is comprised of the region’s only dedicated pediatric hospital; a rural critical access hospital; a rehab hospital; palliative and hospice care; continuing care retirement community; diagnostic and home care services, and the philanthropic arm, Navicent Health Foundation. The COO will identify creative ways to further build on the strong reputation and strengthen the System’s position as a high-quality health system that is actively adapting and responding to the changes facing the industry.

Please direct all nominations and resumes to Nelson Mann, Jason Petros and Wendy Brower via e-mail to: Electronic communication preferred; written communication may be sent to Witt/Kieffer; 7733 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 725; St. Louis, MO 63105; phone: 314-754-6072.

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