Chief Executive Officer

Bartlett Regional Hospital | Juneau, Alaska 99801

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: February 21, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30080


Chief Executive Officer


Reporting to the Bartlett Regional Hospital board of directors, the CEO will provide the vision, leadership, direction, and administration of all aspects of the organization’s activities to ensure compliance with established laws, objectives, and with the realization of high quality, economical healthcare services. The CEO will focus his or her attention on the operations of the hospital directly, having in-depth knowledge of all aspects, including quality and process improvement, physician relations, and financial performance. Additional important responsibilities include working collaboratively, efficiently, and creatively with the medical staff. The CEO will also importantly serve as a community figure and a symbol of stability and strength, both within and outside of the hospital.

The successful candidate for Chief Executive Officer will be visible and accessible, visionary and creative, and a strategic problem solver with a demonstrated track record of outstanding hospital operations. The ideal candidate will possess superior business and political acumen and a high degree of emotional intelligence. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess a history of successes in transparently collaborating with physicians to create winning situations for patients, physicians, and the hospital. We are looking for an excellent leader who will have a strong understanding of healthcare and hospital financial dynamics, along with analytical, organizational, and team-building skills. He/she will possess the skills to organize board, staff, Assembly and community support with all stakeholders necessary to make the vision a reality. It is essential that the new CEO be a person who is committed to high quality care and someone who is willing to be involved in the leadership of operations and can think creatively. He/she must possess excellent interpersonal skills and a transparent communication style, including experience with and the ability to work well with the medical staff and all department within the hospital. 


Bartlett Regional Hospital is a municipally owned and operated, community-based hospital with the mission of providing quality, patient centered, sustainable health care and health promotion for the people of Juneau and communities of northern southeast Alaska. As the largest provider of hospital services in southeast Alaska, Bartlett serves approximately 55,000 people in the region, many in communities inaccessible by road. Tourism expands the daytime population by up to 15,000, totaling over 1,000,000 people per season, primarily between from May to September. Bartlett Regional Hospital currently operates 73 beds with a staffing of 485 FTEs, including over 118 licensed nursing staff. Medical staff, which includes both employed and private practitioners, have specialties that include orthopedics, general surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, pediatrics, psychiatry, urology, obstetrics and gynecology, and ENT. 


The appropriate candidate for this position will possess a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, along with an appropriate advanced degree such as MHA, MBA or appropriate medical or nursing degree. He or she will have at least five years of experience in upper management, at the level of chief executive officer/administrator or chief operating officer/assistant administrator, or other senior leadership hospital experience, in relevantly-sized successful organizations that have faced similar challenges and excelled.


Juneau is many things: a mountain town, a coastal community and the most scenic capital city in the U.S. A natural wonder, wildlife hotspot and cultural jewel, Juneau is rich in history, art, music and Native heritage. It’s an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, a shopper’s trove and a food lover’s dream - not just the state capital, but the beating heart of Southeast Alaska. Named in 1881, after gold prospector Joe Juneau, the city was incorporated in 1900 and designated the capital of Alaska in 1906.

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