CEO Opportunity

A client of Alliance Search Management, Inc. is seeking a Chief Executive Officer to lead a dynamic regional medical center.  The organization consists of a 194 bed acute care medical center, a state-of-the-art regional cancer center, outpatient services including diagnostics, urgent care, wound care, free standing clinics, a 12 bed rehabilitation hospital, outpatient rehabilitation and a 88 member multi-specialty group practice.  The facility is a Level III trauma center and offers neurodiagnostics and neurosurgery.

The medical center enjoys a strong reputation among its physicians, patients, employees and community.  It is a leader in community support and relations and is the largest employer in the county.  The most recent DNV survey was completed in 2015; the medical center received total compliance recognition.  Thompson-Reuters has recognized the hospital as a performance improvement leader.  The hospital is fiscally sound with low debt and cost structure.

Chief Executive Officer candidates must bring excellent communication and relationship building skills with all levels of community, physicians and staff.  Commitment to the medical center’s values of Sacred Trust, Personal Reverence, Thoughtful Anticipation, Creative Vitality and Team Accountability and the Service Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Efficiency, and Stewardship are obligatory.  Preferred candidates will bring a minimum of 10 years of experience as a successful Chief Executive Officer in an acute care medical/surgical hospital of comparable size and complexity.  Candidates must also demonstrate substantial success creating collaborative efforts toward clinical integration between employed and independent medical staff members, to the benefit of the community.  Experience in a stand-alone hospital is a plus.  Experience implementing a contemporary quality management program and an EMR are preferred.

The medical center serves a county with a population of 137,000.  A rich Native American heritage and pioneer spirit abound.  Some of the best four seasons recreation is available in the area including the nation’s top rated municipal golf course, a state-of-the-art aquatics center and ski resorts.  Annual events garner national attention.  A two year community college partners with the medical center on a variety of health related careers programs.

 Interested candidates may submit their credentials, in confidence to

Kathy Powell-Florip, President

Alliance Search Management, Inc.

The Woodlands, Texas

800.208.6089 / 281.419.5123  /

New Mexico Orthopaedics - Seeking and an Accountant

NMOA is seeking an accountant who will be responsible for applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  •  Knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Exceptional problem solving abilities and good organization skills.
  • Ability to understand, read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret medical information.
  • Ability to successfully write reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information, respond to questions and professionally interact with managers, employees, patients, vendors and the general public.
  • Ability to recognize and define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and correct errors.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in a variety of forms and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
  • Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance policy (e.g., HIPAA).
  • Knowledge of New Mexico Orthopaedics policies and procedures.
  • Ability to identify and implement opportunities for improvement.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and efficiently while maintaining a professional, courteous manner.
  • High integrity, including maintenance of confidential information.
  • Must be able to exercise good judgment and independent discretion and positively influence and lead others, including handling confrontations with poise and efficiency.
  • Advanced computer skills (including, but not limited to spreadsheets, word documents, Internet and email) required.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required.  Three years of accounting experience is required.  One year experience in a medical setting such as a physician office, hospital, ambulatory care or long-term nursing facility preferred.

Please contact Steven Kmatz, NMOA Director of Finance, at


Project ECHO Seeks Director of Grants Management

Project ECHO seeks qualified candidates for its Director of Grants Management position. Project ECHO  has expanded—across diseases and specialties, across urban and rural locales, across different types of delivery services, and even across the globe. Today, Project ECHO operates 39 hubs for nearly 30 diseases and conditions in 22 states and five countries outside the U.S., including sites within the Department of Defense healthcare systems. 

For more information, please see the position posting at: .