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CEO - Clay County Hospital
Leadership | SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital - Mt. Vernon | Mount Vernon, IL | Req #: 19000946

The CEO in the health care institution within SSM Health is responsible for the establishment, maintenance and enhancement of quality health services in accordance with the Philosophy and Mission of SSM Health. This person acts within the parameters established by the Board of Directors and System Management. Interacts with regional and system personnel; other system local entity Presidents; local facility board and other local groups; local facility medical staff members; employees; and a variety of other publics.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • 4 years hospital finance experience
  • Ability and desire to integrate CQI principles and tools into work processes.
  • Possesses knowledge of the philosophy and mission of SSM Health and the philosophy of the sponsoring organization, Franciscan Sisters of Mary and the ability to support the belief and values contained therein.
  • Possesses a very high degree of analytical ability and problem solving skills to evaluate information; to plan, organize and direct the work of the facility; to develop short and long range goals, and to ensure the sound managerial practices within the facility.
  • Possesses an in-depth knowledge of the administrative facets of the health care industry encompassing patient care, medical staff relationships, finance, planning, marketing and human resources.
  • Exhibits leadership ability which engenders support and confident of subordinates.
  • Exhibits well developed interpersonal skills to interact effectively in sensitive or complex situations with a variety of publics and able to make presentations before groups.
  • Understand the legal and regulatory environment of health care.

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Hope Valvero
Hope Valvero
Senior Leader of Physician and Provider Recruitment
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Hope Valvero
Hope Valvero
Senior Leader of Physician and Provider Recruitment

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At SSM Health, we are driven by a singular Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God. It's a higher calling that binds us. Here, we work together, system and providers alike, to heal the body, mind and spirit of our patients. We are united by a shared commitment to serve through faith, humanity, compassionate care and exceptional medicine.

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  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement savings plan
  • CME stipends and time
  • Adoption reimbursement
  • And more!

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Southern Illinois is one of the hidden gems of the Midwest. With astonishing natural beauty, local and natural history, and communities with their own unique identities, there is so much to do and discover here. Experience ancient history at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, the nation’s largest archaeological site, in Collinsville, IL or the explore the historical hideout of notorious outlaws, such as Jesse James, at Cave-In-Rock, nestled in the Shawnee National Forest. Take in a day of the arts, dining or entertainment during one of Mt. Vernon’s many festivals or a day of relaxation on the Southern Illinois Wine Trail. There are abundant hospitality and opportunities for those who call this unique region their home.

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