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Chief Executive Officer

North Country Health Consortium

The North Country Health Consortium (NCHC) is a dynamic and innovative non-profit organization created in 1997 as a vehicle for addressing common issues through collaboration among health and human service providers serving Northern New Hampshire. NCHC is engaged in activities for:

  • solving common problems and facilitating regional solutions
  • creating and facilitating services and programs to improve population health status
  • health professional training, continuing education and management services to encourage sustainability of the health care infrastructure
  • increasing capacity for local public health essential services
  • increasing access to health care for underserved and uninsured residents of Northern New Hampshire

The North Country Health Consortium (NCHC) is an independent, non-profit, public health organization and rural health network, which is dedicated to improving the health status of residents of Northern New Hampshire for more than 20 years. The NCHC service area is composed of Coos County and Northern Grafton County, located in the beautiful White Mountains.  People in New Hampshire call this region the North Country. Like many rural areas, the North Country is underserved, but the quality of life here is among the best.

NCHC initiatives focus on the creation and sustainability of a cohesive regional health care delivery network. NCHC’s systems improve the infrastructure capacity and delivery of public health services; increase access to services for underserved and uninsured North Country residents; offers training and development to attract and retain qualified health professionals; and provide direct care services related to substance use disorder. NCHC manages CARF-accredited programs including a 28-bed Substance Use Disorder residential treatment facility, intensive-outpatient, and outpatient treatment programming.

We are recruiting for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the organization in meeting our mission through innovative collaboration. This is a rewarding opportunity for an experienced, thoughtful, and creative leader who values a dedicated staff and who strives to leverage NCHC’s breadth of community presence, relationships, and strategy while building and maintaining trust. 

The CEO is responsible for the vision, leadership, grant funding/development, human resources’ integrity and fiscal health for the entire organization. The CEO reports to the Board of Directors.

  • Advanced degree from an accredited college or university, ideally an MPH with business experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of senior management experience; with experience in healthcare, track record of effectively leading a regional and/or national non-profit organization and staff preferred.
  • Working knowledge of current issues in rural health care, rural culture, rural geography, and experience in program and grant management.  Experience in CARF Accreditation a plus.
  • General Knowledge of a Board of Director’s role and relationship to the organization and staff. Experience working under the direction of a Board of Directors.
  • A proven track record in executive leadership, management, operations, budgeting, financial administration, and relevant technology.
  • Experience in grant writing/management, business plan development/management, and/or strategic planning/implementation and fundraising.
  • Demonstrated skills in being an articulate spokesperson for an organization, with strong interpersonal skills and effective communication skills.

•  Set and implement organizational vision, strategies and direction •  Ensure the fiscal responsibility for the entire organization • Demonstrate dynamic leadership and oversee the leadership development of staff • Implement funding and revenue development and leading strategies for sustainability • Develop other revenue streams to fund the mission •  Actively participate at the State and Federal levels as they pertain to our organization and the public health of our rural population •  Build positive relationships with our client, community partners, partner agencies, funders and staff

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to:

Karen Hoyt, NCHC Office Manager
North Country Health Consortium
262 Cottage Street, Suite 230 Littleton, NH 03561

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Date Added: February 12, 2020

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