Covington, GA (Atlanta area): Diversified Search is conducting a national search for the role of CEO, Piedmont Newton Hospital, Covington, GA, part of Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta, GA). Piedmont Newton Hospital is part of Piedmont Healthcare, a $2.2B, 7-hospital, not-for-profit community health system serving the greater Atlanta area for more than 100 years. Piedmont Healthcare has been a recognized, progressive leader in delivering expert care, serving nearly two million patients annually. Piedmont Newton Hospital (97 Beds, $80M net revenue) is a full-service community hospital with (750 FTEs and 250 affiliated physicians) located 40 minutes from downtown Atlanta in the highly desirable community of Covington- a picturesque area with a strong economy, thriving downtown and highly ranked schools. Covington is also referred to as the “Hollywood of the South” for the large base of film/television production companies located there. The CEO reports to the COO for Piedmont Healthcare. Requisites for the role include: strong business acumen with full P&L experience in hospital operations; strong track record in developing physician relationships and leading physician alignment strategies; excellent skills in leading change management and performance improvement initiatives; prior involvement in driving clinical integration strategies; strategic business orientation and knowledge of future direction of healthcare delivery, contracting and reimbursement strategies; prior experience within a complex, integrated delivery system is a plus. Graduate degree in business, healthcare administration, accounting or finance or equivalent discipline required. For confidential inquiries and submission of interest, reply by e-mail only, to: PiedmontNewtonCEO@divsearch.com, care of Barry Vines, Managing Director and Martha Hauser, Managing Director and National Healthcare Practice Leader, Diversified Search.