Chief Executive Officer - Cabinet Peaks Medical Center - Libby, MT

Job Locations US-MT-Libby
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Pay Period Status
This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position.
Position Type
Full Time (Benefits Eligible)


Cabinet Peaks Medical Center, in Libby Montana, has an opportunity for a Chief Executive Officer.  Cabinet Peaks Medical Center is a 25-bed, state-of-the-art critical access, non-profit community hospital. It serves over 12,000 residents within South Lincoln County. Libby is centrally located within the Kootenai National forest with numerous outdoor recreational opportunities.  We offer a competitive salary, full benefits, and a chance to enjoy your time off pursuing fishing, hiking, skiing, bicycling and many more recreational activities. 


The Chief Executive Officer provides vision, leadership and administration to Cabinet Peaks Medical Center. This position will assure that hospital programs, products and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders. The CEO ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations as well as policies set forth by the Governing Board.  The right candidate shows a strong ability to lead diverse groups and demonstrates solid interpersonal skills.


The CEO ensures an environment and culture that is in concert with the mission, vision and values of CPMC as well as provides quality and compassionate patient care and financial integrity.





Strategic Leadership:


  • Works with the Board, employees and physicians to maintain a relevant and compelling written Vision and Mission for the institution.
  • In collaboration with management staff, Board and physicians, creates and coordinates Strategic Plan and annual Team Action Plans and implements it accordingly, providing regular feedback to the Board on progress being made.
  • Provides proactive, sound guidance to maneuver the institution into the most advantageous position.
  • Evokes respect by Board, peers, medical staff, employees and community.
  • Always seeks win/win solutions.
  • Is persuasive and convincing, is fair and impartial, sets high standards, establishes a clear focus and direction, implements company policies,  tackles tough issues.
  • Thinks strategically, possesses vision, has the ability to adjust to change, build advantageous coalitions and foster team spirit in the institution.

Quality Improvement and Compliance


  • Ensures overall hospital–wide quality and compliance programs are actively in place for all services and facilities.
  • Develops and coordinates systems to monitor and improve clinical quality of care and satisfaction of services rendered.
  • Actively engaged in assuring all legal and regulatory mandates are met. Personally involved with and appropriately delegates patient/family complaints to resolution.
  • Maintains adequate first-hand knowledge of patient and family opinions of their care experience.


Financial Responsibility:


  • Displays leadership in financial management from conceptual strategies through recommending policy, executing fiscal procedures for control and effective utilization of physical and financial resources of the hospital.
  • Employs a system of responsible accounting, including budget and internal controls with assistance from the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Creates value by recommending appropriate actions and strategies to respond to projected economic and utilization trends within the organization.


People Management: 


  • Defines roles and responsibilities, motivates and challenges employees, delegates effectively, rewards contributions, manages collaboratively.
  • Regularly schedules and facilitates staff, employee and departmental meetings.
  • Names appropriate departmental representatives to multi-disciplinary committees of the hospital.
  • Applies clear, consistent performance standards, handles performance problems decisively and objectively, is direct but tactful and provides guidance and assistance to improve performance.
  • Establishes formal means of accountability for assigned duties. Promotes a work environment that reflects a positive atmosphere, high employee satisfaction and competence, and strong evidence of teamwork.


Board Relations:  


  • Prepares reports for and attends meetings with governing body, realizing the focal point of policy -making is the Board of Directors.
  • Achieves cooperation with the Board by mailing clear cut and precise meeting agendas in advance with appropriate background information and recommendations to Board members.
  • Prepares management recommendations in advance so they can be acted upon by the policy-making body, guarding against “surprises” occurring during the Board meeting, anticipating key questions and achieving a smooth working relationship with the Board Chair.

 Physician Relations:  


  • Strives to develop an effective, collaborative partnership with the medical staff to maintain communications and positive momentum.
  • Meets routinely with physicians individually and at appropriate committee meetings.
  • Develops an understanding of the physician needs, attitudes, and objectives to blend those with the functions and strategic objectives of the hospital.
  • Seeks input on matters that impact the care processes.




  • Establishes and communicates clear expectations. Models open, clear, consistent communication.
  • Demonstrates effective listening.


Personal development and professionalism: 

  • Models mission, vision, values. 
  • Demonstrates life-long learning” through professional development, continuing education and promotes same for staff. 
  • Is compliant with universal competencies as defined in staff performance standards.


  • Masters or Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Hospital Administration, Business Administration or a related field
  • Five years of senior level management/leadership experience
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to the above tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered
  • Experience with construction/project management a plus
  • Strong physician relations and understanding of physician practice management


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