• Dimock Center
  • Roxbury, MA
  • Aug 03, 2020
Healthcare Organizations Executive

Job Description

Founded in 1862 as the New England Hospital for Women and Children, what is now The Dimock Center was the first hospital in New England opened and operated by women for women and only the second of its kind in the country. Noted prominently for its role in the history of women in medicine, Dimock strives to continue in the innovative spirit of trailblazers like Dr. Marie Zakrzewska, who established the hospital, and Mary Eliza Mahoney, the country’s first black nurse who studied there in 1879. Today the organization delivers comprehensive health for adults and children including Women’s Health, OB/GYN, HIV/AIDs, eye care, dental care, children and family services, as well as behavioral health.

The organization seeks a dynamic, innovative, and accomplished CEO to ensure a healthy organization to lead them into the future. The CEO will provide leadership and management to ensure that the mission and core values of The Dimock Center are put into practice. This individual will also be responsible for and has overall accountability for the operations of the organization, including programs, services, finances, facilities, staff, and external partnerships. This executive will provide support to the Board of Directors and act as a liaison between the Board and staff.

The successful candidate will be a visionary, collaborative leader with a strong mission orientation balanced with a business, growth, “get it done” style. Strong finance and operations skills are critical, as is the ability to anticipate the future, diversify and solidify revenue sources, and position the organization for the on-going changes in healthcare. This individual must be able to build long-term relationships, both internally and externally, with a wide range of local, regional, state, and national partners. They should have a minimum of ten years in a senior management position with experience overseeing a large staff in a healthcare or human services nonprofit organization such as a community clinic, hospital, or managed care organization. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated track record in building and managing organizations based on the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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