Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer – Hospital Operations

SCL Health
June 29, 2018
Broomfield, Colorado
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SCL Health, a $2.6 billion network with more than 16,000 full-time associates serving hospitals and clinics across Colorado, Montana and Kansas, has partnered with Witt/Kieffer on the recruitment of its Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer – Hospital Operations (EVP, COO).  This is an outstanding opportunity for a proven executive to help lead one of the most prominent and successful Catholic healthcare systems in the U.S.  This is a career-defining role at an organization that has a strong legacy of mission, quality and service as well as an innovative vision for the future.

The courageous work of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in this region can be traced back to the mid-1800s, while the modern organization has been incorporated since the early 1970s. Throughout its history, the System has pursued consistently exceptional quality and financial stability, enabling it to fulfill its essential mission of improving the health of the individuals and communities it serves, especially the poor or vulnerable.

The new EVP, COO will provide sound operational and strategic leadership while helping to continue to shape the future of SCL Health. The EVP, COO will be an outspoken advocate in a time of transformation regarding how healthcare is delivered and financed. The successful leader will embrace the new landscape and work with the executive team to write the next chapter in the SCL Health story.  The ideal candidate will be experienced, results-driven and focused on continuous improvement.  She/he will have strong emotional and social intelligence in order to develop a meaningful connection to peers and individuals at all levels of the System. The EVP, COO will inspire others and represent the excellence of the organization on a local, regional and national level – and carry on the inspirational work of SCL Health’s founding sisters.

Please direct all nominations and resumes to Donna M. Padilla and Michael R. Raddatz, Jr. through the office of Melaney Arruda, marruda@wittkieffer.com. All inquiries and nominations will be held in the highest confidence.

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