Job Title: Chief Executive Officer
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, 37208-2918
Opportunity Code: 6979
Category: Executive
Position Type: Permanent
Point of Contact
Name: Michelle Harris
Phone: 913-708-8928

Chief Executive Officer

Join Nashville General Hospital at Meharry as their next Chief Executive Officer.

Position Overview

  • Nashville General Hospital at Meharry is looking for a dynamic, transformational leader who will collaborate with Meharry Medical College to provide an accessible, high quality, integrated system of care for the community.
  • The Chief Executive Officer will bring strong leadership qualities, political acumen and a commitment to foster strong working relationships within the hospital, medical college and city leaders
  • The Chief Executive Officer will also be a quality outcomes driven leader, furthering a culture of continual learning and improvement throughout the institution
  • The Chief Executive Officer will leverage extensive business knowledge and experience to provide a long term strategy for financial sustainability

Position Focus

  • Establish and attain challenging/achievable patient care, safety, education, and community service goals while ensuring financial viability
  • Participate with the Board, Medical Staff, and senior management in the development and implementation of strategic plans
  • Ensure the attainment of hospital objectives through the selection, development, organization, motivation, management, evaluation, and promotion of human resources and through the establishment and maintenance of facilities, equipment, supplies and other required sources
  • Foster a smoothly functioning, efficient organization through anticipating problems and the timely and effective resolution of disruptions


  • Nashville General Hospital at Meharry is a publicly supported, academically affiliated community-based hospital
  • Nashville General Hospital at Meharry is city-owned and provides the residents of Davidson County with an array of sophisticated healthcare services, state-of-the-art technology and a compassionate, caring staff
  • Our 125-bed, JCAHO accredited facility readily accommodates a wide range of acute care needs, including a post-operative surgical floor, medical floor, adult and neonatal intensive care units and full OB/Gyn services
  • With the alliance of Meharry Medical College the Medical Staff and our employees will provide an educational and research environment based on the provision of comprehensive, compassionate, acute care services to those in need


  • Nashville, one of the finest cities of the South, offers world class entertainment including incomparable live music, great food and shopping
  • Nashville is also home to Vanderbilt University and offers year-round cultural and music festivals and annual celebrations
  • The city is also home to the Tennessee Titans professional football team, and several prominent Civil War battleground sites are within close proximity to the city


  • Master’s degree required
  • Minimum of five years experience as CEO, COO or Senior Level Executive with an acute-care hospital, public health experience highly desired