Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Dubuque, IA

The Iowa Primary Care Association is actively searching for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Crescent Community Health Center in Dubuque, IA.

Practice Details:

  • The CEO is responsible for the overall operations of the Community Health Center
  • Provides Support to the Board of Directors and provides liaison between the Board and Center Staff
  • The CEO is committed to providing inspiring and effective leadership while administering, directing and coordinating all activities of the Center toward the fulfillment of the Center’s values, mission, strategy, and the achievement of its annual goals and objectives.
  • The CEO is responsible for engaging the community and building partnerships that support the Centers mission
  • Please apply by December 21, 2018.


  • Master’s degree in Health Care Administration, Master’s in Public Health or similar degree and a minimum of five years’ progressively responsible management experience in a health care operation required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to form constructive and effective relationships with patients, colleagues and partners
  • The ability to assist with the collection and interpretation of health care data
  • Strong visionary leadership and strategic planning skills; good understanding of quality metrics
  • Knowledgeable of Federally Qualified Health Centers operations
  • Knowledge of accreditation standards for managed care organizations, e.g. Joint Commission, NCQA, and Federal, State and local requirements for FQHC and managed care organizations

We Offer:

  • Compensation: Salaried position
  • Contract length: 2-3 years
  • Insurance: Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance: Short Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays: In addition to PTO
  • Retirement plan: 401K with match
  • Free use of Wellness Center

Health Center Overview:

  • Crescent Community Health Center opened in 2006
  • Located along the scenic wooded bluffs of the Mississippi River in Iowa’s oldest city
  • Will be moving to a new building in summer of 2019
  • Provides Primary and preventative medical and dental care to the members of the community, serving more than 6,400 patients last year.
  • The Mission is to provide high-quality, respectful, and affordable medial and dental care to improve the health and well-being of our community.
  • The Health Center has been recognized for quality and it’s patient focused approach year after year by the Iowa Primary Care Association, the Alliance for Integrated Medication Management, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, and received the Health Center Quality Leader Award in 2017 & 2018 from the Health Resources & Services Administration

Community Overview:

  • Dubuque’s population= 58,531
  • City lies in the junction of Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin- known as the Tri- State area
  • Serves as the main commercial, industrial, educational, and culture center in the area.
  • Lots of hills and located on the river with a beautiful river walk
  • Area has lots of trail systems and renovated parts of the community
  • Two public school systems and one private school. Colleges and Universities consist of:  Clarke, University of Dubuque, NICC, Loras College, Seminary
  • Variety of food restaurants and beautiful housing areas
  • Home to adult intramural sports, kids’ soccer, hockey, Millwork area district, River casinos, a symphony, Arboretum, Winter and Summer Farmer’s Markets, Festivals, Sundown Snow Ski, Catfish creek, Gold Courses, and more. There is always something to do in Dubuque.

Important Links: 

Dubuque Community

To Apply: 

Apply by clicking Submit Your Resume or contact Recruitment and Workforce Development Manager, Katie Kenny. 

Additional Info

  • Specialty: Administrative
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location: Dubuque

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