WittKieffer is assisting Rogers Behavioral Health System, a nationally recognized, not-for-profit provider of evidence-based mental health and addiction services, recruit an exceptional leader to serve as Chief Executive Officer, Hospital Division (Milwaukee, WI). Founded in 1907, Rogers is proud of their success helping people find a path to recovery, providing effective treatment and compassionate care through a growing network of communities, with 3 inpatient hospitals, 20 outpatient centers, 14 residential programs and 40+ unique partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. Patients come from all 50 states and 4 Canadian provinces.
Rogers has launched a national search and seeks a leader who will administer, direct and coordinate all administrative, clinical, medical and regulatory activities of their flagship, Rogers Memorial Hospital (RMH). This CEO is also responsible for two additional hospitals in the greater Milwaukee area, Brown Deer and West Allis, as well as a comprehensive network of 20 regional outpatient clinics. The overall enterprise consists of 200 inpatient beds, 288 residential treatment beds, 14 residential treatment programs and over 40 unique partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.
The growth plan for Rogers' established operations is based upon the goal of creating additional capacity so that they can better serve a growing patient base. The regional and national growth plan is two-fold, focusing on the expansion of services in their existing markets as well as de novo growth with the development of services and facilities in new markets. The new CEO will undertake a development plan that includes the build-out of new services to be provided by Rogers, including Supportive Living for patients transitioning from one level of care to the next. Plans include developing a new Residential Treatment Center to be located in one of their regional markets. This significant growth in patient days will continue to drive revenues from $325 million to more than $400 million, and they forecast that $150 million is needed for capital expenditures to fund new projects and maintain existing facilities. Net Revenue for the new fiscal year is approximately $350 million. A wonderful benefit of their growth and development is the opportunity to fund their Charitable Giving Fund and move closer to a goal of contributing $100 million.
The CEO's responsibilities will include formulating Hospital policy by preparing, presenting and reviewing strategic plans, short and long term goals and objectives, financial operations and clinical effectiveness and overall performance against goals. She/he will need to develop progressive Hospital systems of operation and accountability, integrating best practice operational excellence and Lean healthcare methodology to ensure the effective and efficient operations of the system. This leader will represent the Hospital Division and Rogers to both external and internal regulatory agencies, community groups and internal departments and committees.
Prospective candidates should have ten or more years of senior leadership experience in healthcare, ideally in behavioral health and/or addiction treatment. Leadership in a large, sophisticated and complex organization with a regional and/or national reputation for excellence is desired, along with a commitment to diversity and culturally inclusive health care. Strong strategic skills and experience in effectively integrating, rationalizing and creating change in a complex healthcare environment is also key. The CEO must have a history of building positive community/stakeholder relations and outreach that builds stakeholder respect, moral and financial support and enthusiasm for their organization.
Interested parties can apply directly through the WittKieffer Candidate Portal by using this candidate portal link, or by sending resumes, nominations and inquiries to Jim King, Sarah Zielke and John Fazekas via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (781) 564-2633.
Rogers Behavioral Health System values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.