Chief Executive Officer – Behavioral Health

Requisition Number: 2023-4523

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: Kingston, PA




Signet Health is currently assisting our client in seeking a seasoned Chief Executive Officer, CEO for a free-standing psychiatric hospital located in Kingston, PA.

The CEO is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the facility to include quality of care, staff development, financial performance, business development and continuous performance improvement.  Ideal candidate will possess executive leadership experience managing a freestanding psychiatric hospital within a for-profit setting. 

 Essential Functions:

  • Accountable for creating an environment and culture that focuses on fulfilling the organizations mission, vision, and values.
  • Provides inspirational leadership and direction to all staff.
  • In depth understanding of financial, operational management and local strategic needs.
  • Assures compliance, ethical standards, quality care, and performance excellence with effective patient outcomes is maintained.
  • Medical staff compliance with regulatory and accreditation guidelines.
  • Develops positive relationships with key health care providers, referral sources and community leaders.
  • Oversee business development and marketing efforts.
  • Achieve budgeted financial objectives and deliverables.
  • Effective recruitment of health care professionals.
  • Develop and implement a continuous improvement culture with systems that sustain an environment of best practices, quality, and cost improvement. 
  • Review/approve all financial reports, budgets, managed care contracts and major expenditures.
  • Maintain accreditation and licensure standards. 



Education/Experience/Skill Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in business administration, healthcare administration or related field.
  • 5+ years in executive leadership managing a freestanding psychiatric hospital or hospital-based facility.