WittKieffer has been retained by UNC Health Care, located in Chapel Hill, NC, to aid in the recruitment of the System's next Chief Operating Officer (COO) for UNC Hospitals Triangle West.
Founded in 1998, UNC Health Care is an integrated not-for-profit health system serving residents across North Carolina with more than $5 billion in net patient revenues. The system is comprised of UNC Hospitals and its provider network, clinical programs of the UNC School of Medicine, and eleven affiliate hospitals and hospital systems across the state. The Triangle West region of UNC Health Care comprises more than three quarters of the system's revenue. Triangle West includes UNC Hospitals, the flagship academic medical center with 840 beds; Hillsborough Hospital, an 86-bed acute care hospital; Wakebrook Hospital, a behavioral health facility with 28 inpatient psychiatric beds; and Chatham Hospital, a critical access hospital.
Reporting directly to the President of UNC Hospitals, the COO will be responsible for the planning, development and oversight of the operations for the region. The COO will promote a culture of high-quality, patient-centered care by collaborating with the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, and physician leadership to address key areas such as length of stay, capacity management, and access. S/he will be heavily involved in capital projects as well as partnering with leadership across the system on operational improvements and integration initiatives.
The ideal candidate will be a highly engaged and relationship driven executive with progressive operational leadership experience within a hospital or health system. Candidates should have a strong track record of success leading operational and strategic initiatives, partnering with physician leaders, and improving quality of care.
Interested parties should direct all resumes to the WittKieffer Candidate Portal by clicking here. For additional questions or nominations, please contact the consultants for this search, Jason Petros and Dan Young, through the office of Keshia Harris via email at email@example.com or 678.302.1555.