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Sanford Health Executive Director (Chief Executive Officer), Aberdeen in Aberdeen, South Dakota

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Aberdeen Medical Center
Location: Aberdeen, SD
Address: 2905 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Implement new or updated programs or portions of large scale initiatives. Project impact costs, quality, efficiencies and achievement of objectives across departments, often with enterprise-wide impacts. Apply advanced technical knowledge and leadership abilities to solve complex problems which may impact service lines or corporate service or regional entity.

Direct, develop, implement and coordinate operational activities at an assigned medical center. Consult with and lead the advisory board to keep the community informed about the enterprise and enterprise leaders informed of community viewpoints regarding the medical center.

Work with the medical staff to properly align resources and lead the staff to meet the medical needs of the region. Be a visible participant in the community and serve on local boards, services clubs and related organizations.

Lead and direct the facility staff in order to achieve long-range plans for the facility, and support collaboration among the staff, the medical center and the enterprise.

Establish budget parameters for the organization, monitor costs to meet budget and distribute financial reports to executive leadership.

Represent the enterprise in relationships with other health organizations, agencies, civic groups and community activities.


Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Health Administration (MHA), a master's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience with at least five years of health care management experience and at least three years of senior leadership experience required.

At least ten years of experience in a large hospital, health system or health care setting preferred.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0108599
Job Function: Leadership
Featured: No