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Chief Executive Officer

HCA Healthcare
United States, Missouri, Kansas City
February 17, 2023


This position is incentive eligible.


Managers thrive with us! HCA Healthcare is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, comprising of over 180 hospitals and about 2,000 sites of care in 21 states and the United Kingdom. We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer for our Research Medical Center team where excellence creates excellence.


Research Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

HCA Healthcare has expanded our influence across the healthcare industry by investing $3.5 billion in capital improvements in recent years. Do you want to be an influencer in healthcare? Apply for our Chief Executive Officer role today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

The role of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) combines administrative and executive direction, provides leadership, and directs the overall operation of the hospital consistent with policies and priorities of the hospital and its advisory or governing Board. The CEO will plan, organize, apply, direct, control and evaluates all resources (human resources, facilities, equipment, capital and similar resources) invested in the facility.

What you will do in this role:

  • You will function as an executive for the organization and must be skilled in building relationships with medical staff, community members and hospital staff
  • You will use all resources to generate measurable returns to benefit the company, the Community, the Physician and most of all, the Patient
  • You will develop a long range course of action or set of goals to ensure successful realization of the organization's vision
  • You will ensure the development of clear goals that align a unit's efforts with the organization's vision and strategic plan
  • You will ensure synergies between people, processes, and strategies to drive execution of business priorities
  • You will build and drive sustained revenue growth
  • You will build a competitively advanced organization through attracting, developing, and retaining talent to ensure that people with the right skills and motivations are in the right place at the right time to meet business needs
  • You will develop an organizational culture that leads to ongoing excellence and effective growth of the business while maintaining the highest integrity
  • You will create a physician-friendly culture that attracts leading physicians
  • You will promote an environment where employees are engaged and perform at a high level
  • You will provide the highest level of patient experience and ensures senior team alignment around patient experience
  • You will model and drive a culture of accountability to attain and sustain outperformance in clinical quality, service excellence, and earnings
  • You will promote consistent positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service

What qualifications you will need:
  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or a related field required

  • 2+ years of experience in a COO or CEO role required
  • ACHE Fellow or Member of ACHE preferred

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Research Medical Center is a 590 bed acute care hospital campus providing 25 service lines of care. Our mission is to touch lives with hope, healing, comfort and care. Located in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, our hospital system is comprised of three health clinics that embody the heart of the HCA Midwest Health system.

HCA Healthcare (Corporate), based in Nashville, Tennessee, supports a variety of corporate roles from business operations to administrative positions. Like our colleagues in any HCA Healthcare hospital, our corporate campus employees enjoy unparalleled resources and opportunities to reach their potential as healthcare leaders and innovators. From market rate compensation to continuing education and career advancement opportunities, every person has a solid foundation for success. Nashville is also home to our Executive Development Program, where exceptional employees are groomed to take on CNO- and COO-level roles in our hospitals. This selective program focuses on ethics, leadership and the financial and clinical knowledge required of professionals at this level of the industry.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you're looking for a leadership opportunity that provides both personal satisfaction and professional growth, apply to join HCA Healthcare as a Chief Executive Officer. Unlock your leadership potential with HCA Healthcare.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.