Chief Executive Officer

Swope Health Services | Kansas City, Missouri 64130

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: January 19, 2019
Opportunity Code: 16603


Join Swope Health Services, an FQHC facility in Kansas City, as it celebrates its 50th anniversary with the recruitment of a new Chief Executive Officer to drive culture and diversity

The Position
  • The Chief Executive Officer pursues operational, financial and cultural excellence as the dynamic leader behind Swope Health Services (SHS)
  • The Chief Executive Officer works with senior leadership to develop and execute Board-approved strategies, business initiatives and objectives focused on long-term advancement of the organization
  • Represent SHS while fostering positive relationships with potential partner organizations, the Board of Directors, local and regional communities, provider groups and other healthcare organizations
  • The CEO drives wellness, accessibility and quality care while serving as a role model for accountability, transparency, creativity, efficiency and forward-thinking
  • Deliver cultural enhancements through increased training, visibility of all roles and a thorough understanding of the needs of Swope’s 40,000+ patients
  • The ideal candidate has prior experience leading a healthcare organization at the senior executive level

The Organization
  • Swope Health Services is a Federally Qualified Health Center that provides primary health care, outreach and behavioral health services to 45,000 patients across western Missouri and Eastern Kansas
  • Started in 1969, Swope Health Services is proud to ring in its 50th anniversary with five quality awards granted by the Health Resources & Services Administration, as well as a three-year renewal as a Joint Commission accredited facility
  • Swope Health Services delivers care to patients from all walks of life, offering its services on a sliding pay scale to ensure accessible healthcare to the homeless, the uninsured and low income households
  • Swope Mobile is a mobile medical clinic to assist those with inadequate transportation – patients can receive blood tests, urgent care, immunizations and pregnancy testing from a team of skilled health professionals

The Community 
  • Kansas City sits on Missouri’s western edge, straddling the border with Kansas
  • The metropolitan area is known for its barbeque, jazz, heritage, and fountains
  • The city has several distinguished neighborhoods, each with its own rich history, such as: one of America’s largest public farmers’ markets located in the River Market District, the cradle of a distinctive form of jazz in the 18th and Vine District, and the Spanish-styled architecture and upscale shops of the Country Club Plaza
  • Kansas City is also home to Royals baseball, Chiefs football, and Sporting KC soccer


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