Chief Executive Office (CEO)

  • Buchanan County Health Center
  • 1600 1st Street East, Independence, Iowa, USA
  • Mar 29, 2021
Full Time Administration/Operations

Job Description

Buchanan County Health Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC) is looking for a dynamic and strategic individual to serve as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who will be empowered by the Board of Trustees to lead a high performing team of 340+ associates. This individual should be dedicated to providing the best care, while leading the advancement of healthier communities. Must be committed to using experience in healthcare administration to strategically optimize operations or advance the organization while nimbly responding to a changing healthcare environment. The CEO is directly responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the general direction and supervision of hospital and clinic operations, financial affairs and patient care services with the help of the directors and department managers. The CEO is also directly responsible for maintaining compliance with Federal, State and Local codes, regulations and ordinances as applicable.

BCHC is a 25-bed critical access hospital with a 39-bed long-term care facility operating in a rural market in Independence, Iowa with an operating budget of $40 million. BCHC provides high quality, full-spectrum care close to home. Offering an extremely wide variety of innovative services combined with the implementation of the latest technology and equipment makes BCHC stand out.


Applicants should have a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in health management, business, healthcare, or a related field with Master’s Degree preferred and 3-5 years of CEO, senior leadership or assistant administrative experience in a hospital or healthcare organization, preferably in rural healthcare.

Must demonstrate strong leadership and interpersonal skills. For additional information about BCHC, please visit

This position boasts an attractive and comprehensive compensation package. Applications will be accepted through April 23, 2021. Please send a resume/CV and cover letter to For additional information about this position, please contact:

Lori Hoffmann, Exec Director of Human Resources, or 319-332-0882.


Monday-Friday, business hours, but will have additional hours to cover CEO responsibilities



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