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Adena Health System - President and CEO

Chillicothe, OH

Job Description

Adena Health System (AHS), an integrated community health system headquartered in Chillicothe, Ohio, has partnered with Witt/Kieffer on the recruitment of its next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). 

AHS has been serving south central and southern Ohio for more than 120 years, focusing on its commitment to provide patients with the best healthcare and personal service since 1895.  Today, AHS includes three hospitals (Chillicothe, Waverly and Greenfield) and six regional clinics, with a total of 311 beds.

Reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, the CEO will have responsibility for providing strategic and operational leadership for the system in concert with the Board of Trustees and the executive leadership team.   He/she will establish clear goals that align quality and efficiency with the organization’s objectives, and ensure alignment and synergies between people, processes and strategies to achieve business objectives.

AHS is seeking candidates with ten or more years of progressive executive healthcare experience and a successful track record C-Suite leadership in a hospital or healthcare system. A graduate degree (e.g. MBA, MHA or comparable degree) and/or M.D/D.O. is required.  Experience in developing and implementing a proactive strategy that balances the shifting realities of health care reform with the needs of the institution and the community for stability is essential. 

Interested parties should direct all nominations and resumes to the consultants supporting this search, Donna Padilla, Jason Petros and John McFarland preferably via e-mail to:

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