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CEO position available for qualified candidates

Position Description Chief Executive Officer

Reports to: Board of Trustees
Managed by: Board Chair

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) serves as the leader of the Authority and its primary public representative, reporting to the Board of Trustees. The CEO works in partnership with the board to ensure that the organization fulfills its mission and creates strategies that ensure its future success.



Collaborates with the board to define and articulate the organization's vision and to develop strategies for achieving that vision. Creates annual operating plans that support strategic direction set by the board and correlate with annual operating budgets; submits annual plans to the board for approval. Develops and monitors strategies for implementing and executing programs designed to carry out mission and vision.


Oversees the operations of the organization and manages its compliance with legal and regulatory requirements including responsibility for compliance issues mandated by the federal government, state of Georgia, and Fulton and DeKalb Counties, as applicable.

Creates and maintains procedures for implementing plans approved by the board of directors.

Promotes a culture that reflects the organization's values, encourages good performance, and rewards productivity.

Responsible for the hiring, management, and termination of the employees of the organization according to authorized personnel policies and procedures that fully conform to current laws and regulations.

Ensures that the board has sufficient and up-to-date pertinent information relating to the Authority.

Makes recommendations and supports the board during orientation and self-evaluation.

Supervises and monitors the annual budget and the accounting and financial functions of the organization.

CEO should have excellent communication skills and have the ability to reach out to and engage with the community and articulate the needs of the community in a manner that is consistent with the Authority’s responsibilities as the hospital authority for Fulton and DeKalb Counties.

Assumes other duties as assigned by the Board.


Master’s degree preferred.


10+ years of work experience with 5+ years in health administration, government relations, public health or area related to the responsibilities of the position. Internships shall not count towards work experience. Must possess demonstrated track record of managing competing interests. Previous experience must include serving as a liaison between various entities, and managing compliance, regulatory and legal matters. Must have significant experience working as a member of an executive team.

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The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority promotes the health of the greater Atlanta community. Governed by a ten member Board of Trustees appointed by the commissioners of Fulton and DeKalb counties, the Authority is committed to working to meet the healthcare needs of the residents of Fulton and DeKalb counties through oversight of the Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation.

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