CEO | Baker County Medical Services



Category:  Hospital Administration
Department:  Administration
Status:  FT


CEO-Rural Hospital


CEO-Rural Hospital, (Not for Profit) Open Position, due to 23 year+ retirement (current CEO) in a rapidly growing location of North Florida, located right off Hwy I-10 centrally located to Jacksonville & Lake City!  Baker County Medical Services Inc./Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital is in Macclenny, FL-We are a 25 bed Licensed acute care Hospital, 68 bed skilled LTC Facility, 10 bed 24 hour ER, Family/Specialty Practice & Rural Health Clinic including State of the Art Ancillary Services with active community Board Members.


BCMS, Inc. and the Baker County Community is seeking  to find a well experienced, ethical  and innovative CEO to build upon the foundation currently standing along with our strong management team, highly skilled staff, dedicated Board and numerous community partners.  This is an excellent opportunity for a new leader to be a part of the growth in our community and healthcare environment, where “we treat you like family”.


The CEO should be able to be:

·         Patient Focused-Embraces the standard of the patient being the center of all decisions.

·         Collaborative-Committed to inviting participation in the evaluation and planning of all major initiatives; works to build consensus and alignment

·         An Achiever- The CEO must seek achievement beyond standard expectations, innately driven to improvement and not satisfied with just compliance.

·         Strong Character-Honest, Straight forward, given to transparency and full disclosure, able to maintain the highest level of integrity-regardless of situation, can easily address any question of moral’s or ethics to guide decision making. The CEO is an Advocate for BCMS, both internally and externally, a model of responsiveness from the administrative suite that is flexible, yet predictable and reliable that will reinforce trust even in times of divergent opinion.

·         Courageous-The CEO must be able to remain fearless in “Doing the Right Thing”, comfortable in presenting a full and accurate picture in any situation.

·         Superior Communicator-The CEO must be a master of communication, both verbal and written and have the ability to have courageous conversations, must be a good listener with innate empathy for differing views. Ability to use cross communication skills.

·         Decisive-Have conviction based on well thought out analysis and personal strength based upon diverse past experiences.

·         Visionary-The CEO can take the Organization to the next level in its structure, scope, performance and QI; has the ability to “stay ahead of the game” by anticipating demands and constraints within the evolving healthcare industry and be able to ensure BCMS is positioned for continued success.

·         Persuasive-The CEO must be astute, analyze situations and be consistent in the delivery of the message of BCMS’s mission, vision and values.







·         Master’s Degree (e.g., Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration) graduate of an accredited University with a degree in Management or related field; 5 yrs.+ current directly related experience with community healthcare facilities of similar size and structure (Rural, Critical Access, Independent Hospital)

·         Possess multiple years of senior management experience

·         Must be technology adept

·         Must pass Level 2 AHCA Background Screening

·         Residency/Relocation to Baker County, FL  is required


Please see our website and apply at

Baker County Medical Services, Inc.

159 N Third Street Macclenny FL, 32063        Fax 904-653-4649

Stacey Conner, HR Director

904-259-3151, ext. 2210



Posted:  04/13/18