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Chief Executive Officer

Job Title:  Chief Executive Officer

Department:  Executive

Status:  Full-time Exempt


CANDIDATES:  E-mail your cover letter and CV to:


Kahuku Medical center is currently seeking a dynamic Chief Executive Officer who will embrace our mission, vision, and values. This individual must have a passion and connection to the community it serves and is committed to providing outstanding patient and family supported care. Created in the early 1920s to provide residents of the rural communities of Kualoa to Haleiwa, known collectively as Ko’olauloa, access to superior quality medical information, treatment and care,

Kahuku Medical Center has evolved to meet the changing medical needs of the local community. The hospital provides inpatient services for those who need IV antibiotics, complex wound care, and rehabilitative therapy (physical, occupational, and speech therapy). Kahuku

Medical center also offers an array of outpatient services, including behavioral health counseling, laboratory, imaging, outpatient rehabilitative therapy (physical, occupational, speech), primary care, dental, and 24-hour emergency room services.


The CEO has fiscal responsibility and is accountable for all administrative services of Kahuku Medical Center, including the day-to-day operation of the Acute Care Hospital and Clinics. The CEO is responsible for carrying out the goals and objectives in the provision of health care as delineated by Board of Directors for Kahuku Medical Center. The CEO develops, recommends, and implements strategic, business, marketing and operating plans for the continued development of the organization. In addition, the CEO develops an effective organizational structure and promotes an innovative and entrepreneurial climate for accomplishing the organization’s objectives.

  • Leadership. Provides visionary leadership that inspires the highest levels of performance in the delivery of health care and business and operational administration

  • Medical staff relations. Maintains effective and collaborative relationships with the medical staff that inspire loyalty, ensures the ability to meet the health needs of the community and advances quality, patient safety and patient satisfaction

  • Operational management. Maintains an organized system of management and controls that ensure smooth function of hospital/health system operations, timely accomplishment of goals, and physical, financial and human resource viability and success

  • Quality of care services. Ensures best practice, evidence-based approaches to consistently deliver exceptional, well-coordinated and integrated care that delivers high level outcomes and patient satisfaction

  • Strategic planning. Develops, implements and executes operational plans that ensure timely strategic goal achievement

  • Partnerships and negotiations. Develops strategic partnerships and ensures skillful negotiations that help to position the organization for success

  • Financial performance. Utilizes financial and analytical skills to lead, monitor and take actions that ensure the hospital/health system’s financial stability and long term success

  • Community relations. Fosters strong community relations and develops collaborative partnerships that advance the interests of the organization and contribute to the health and well-being of the community/communities served

  • Board relations. Manages the functions of the hospital/health system in accordance with the direction set by the board of directors/trustees. Informs and advises the board of directors on matters that influence and impact hospital/health system performance



  • A degree from a four-year college or university. Master’s degree in Health Administration, Business Administration or related field recommended.

  • Minimum of seven years of working experience pertinent to an acute care hospital and seven years of managerial, financial, and operational responsibilities with at least five years in a senior management level position. Prior experience as a CEO of an acute care hospital in excess of three years is preferred.

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of hospital financial obligations and performance management principles.

  • The CEO directs all the operations of the Hospital with the lawful responsibilities, rights, authority, and duties customarily pertaining to its office and as may be established from time to time by or under the direction of the Board of Directors of Kahuku Medical Center or its designees.

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