Chief Executive Officer

Willapa Harbor Hospital | South Bend, Washington 98586

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: July 19, 2019
Opportunity Code: 21085


Deliver progress and discover opportunity as the Chief Executive Officer for a critical access hospital near mountains and the Pacific shoreline

The Position

  • The Chief Executive Officer drives operational, financial and cultural excellence as the executive leader for Willapa Harbor Hospital
  • The Chief Executive Officer provides leadership and works with other hospital leaders to identify resources needed to progress the organization forward
  • Explore opportunities for growth such as a local urgent care facility, changes to electronic medical records, a swing bed program or the addition of new service lines; demonstrate prior achievements in these areas
  • Focus on improving communications with the Board, staff satisfaction, physician recruitment and community engagement
  • Master’s degree and leadership experience in a critical access hospital are required

The Organization

  • Willapa Harbor Hospital is a 26-bed critical access hospital dedicated to providing “small town caring” to the Greater Willapa Bay Area in Southwest Washington
  • The hospital provides a dozen services to patients and visitors in an effort to achieve a healthier overall community and an optimal hospital experience
  • The Willapa Harbor Health Foundation is run by a Board made up of local volunteers who dedicate themselves to supporting the community, citizen’s health and the Willapa Harbor Hospital

The Community

  • South Bend is a small, close-knit community in the southwest corridor of Washington
  • In addition to the mountains and beaches nearby. South Bend is also ideal for recreational activities like fishing, hunting, biking or hiking
  • While South Bend is conveniently located only two hours from both Seattle and Portland, it does not hold the same price tag as these high cost of living metros
  • Retirees often retreat to South Bend due to affordability of real estate and its central location to all the region has to offer



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