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Executive Director of Health Services

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B.E. Smith


Catoosa, Oklahoma

Skills And Qualifications:

  • Requires relevant senior-level leadership experience in healthcare, prefer

Required Education:

  • Licensed physician highly preferred; minimum Master's degree required

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • The Executive Director of Health Services serves as the senior executive leader of the nation's largest tribal healthcare system, overseeing eight health centers, an acute care hospital, residency program and 650 health providers
  • Drives rural health development, business strategy, operations improvement and overall growth
  • Top goals include physician recruitment, partnership with medical school residency program, community health outreach, leveraging joint ventures and implementing processes to accomodate high volumes
  • Reporting to the Principle Chief, the Executive Director must demonstrate the ability to deliver financial acumen, administrative leadership, professional mentorship and attain short and long-term organiational goals

Additional Info:

  • Cherokee Nation Health Services is the nation's largest tribal healthcare system, servicing nearly 25,000 patients in Oklahom and surrounding areas
  • Cherokee nation maintains a mission to ensure health services are accessible within 30 minutes for any native person needing healthcare; with this in mind, the organization has eight health centers and recently added a 469,000 square foot ambulatory care facility

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