St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center | Smithtown, New York 11787

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: January 18, 2023
Opportunity Code: 32186




The President will have overall operational responsibility and oversight of St. Catherine of Siena Hospital and will lead by example, setting clear strategies and performance expectations in an environment of participation and collaboration with senior management, physicians, community stakeholders and the board of trustees. The President will be charged with integrating the mission and ministry throughout the hospital by developing practices that bring life to their mission in all hospital affairs and by designing initiatives that promote and sustain spirituality at work.


St. Catherine of Siena Hospital,part of the Catholic Health system, is a296 bed, community hospital located in Smithtown, NY. The hospital has served the residents of the Smithtown area for more than 50 years and are committed to delivering the highest level of care to their patients who trust them with their health care needs. The hospital has experts in numerous specialties, including women's health, labor and delivery, kidney care andwound care. The hospital’s services are continuously expanding to meet the needs of the community. St. Catherine of Siena Hospital is named after Saint Catherine Benincasa of Siena,Italy, who was noted for her work as a nurse, mediator and spiritual leader during the 14th century. 

Catholic Health is an integrated system encompassing some of the region’s finest health and human services agencies. The health system has nearly 16,000 employees, six acute care hospitals, three nursing homes, a home health service, hospice and a network of physician practices. Under the sponsorship of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, Catholic Health serves hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders each year, providing care that extends from the beginning of life to helping people live their final years in comfort, grace and dignity. Catholic Health will be recognized as the premier health system on Long Island.


  • Advanced degree in business administration, public health, healthcare administration or related field.
  • Minimum of ten years of progressive experience in hospital or healthcare management within a highly complex and competitive environment is required.
  • Current or prior President experience leading a hospital highly desired. 
  • Must have the ability to successfully navigate a complex, multi-hospital integrated healthcare delivery system.
  • Displays strong business acumen, a sophisticated knowledge of healthcare funding, and experience in competitive marketplaces with the ability to make complex and difficult decisions.
  • Demonstrates excellent leadership skills; has a calm, confident, visible, and empowering leadership style. 
  • An energetic leader who is able to build trusting, collaborative, and effective relationships with key stakeholders 
  • Strong reputation for effective physician relations and a demonstrated history of developing teams to achieve desired business results.
  • Ability to encourage feedback and collaboration with staff to promote a high standard of patient care, cost effective delivery of services and a team-oriented culture.
  • A positive change agent, one that is reassuring to staff during a time of significant change.
  • Visible, approachable, highly engaged leader with the ability to inspire, challenge, and motivate others to achieve common goals; the ability to gain trust, credibility, loyalty, and respect.


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