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CEO Job Description

Job Title:  Chief Executive Officer                                Supervised by:  Board of Directors


Job Summary: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) functions with authority from and serves at the 
pleasure of the Board of Directors for Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District (TVHD). CEO will 
provide leadership, management, and assume responsibility and accountability for the overall 
strategic and operational planning
of TVHD.
Chief Executive Officer duties and responsibilities

• Oversees financial performance while ensuring that all of regulatory obligations are met; manages 
the design and implementation of any new programs and services
•    Develops and implements financial procedures and organizational policies and programs

•    Assists with financial duties, Board responsibilities and agenda planning

• Increase revenues and income; implements operating cost controls in the areas of staffing, 
supplies, purchased services, etc.
•    Ensure timely submission of fiscal budget, financial plans, and capital expenditures in 
accordance with
Board directives and guidance

• Develop and maintain a detailed 1-3 and 5 year strategic plan in coordination with the Board of 
•    Develops measurable goals and objectives and reports at least quarterly to the Board Directors

•    Maintain regulatory requirements to assure District is in compliance at all times

•    Maintains District current and inactive records in appropriate order

• Prepares Request for Proposals/Request for Quotes and effectively manages contract negotiations 
under Board direction
•  Ensures the company is staffed with well-trained, quality, and engaged employees/volunteers at 
all times; works closely with the Board of Directors to develop effective hiring, training, and 
compensation plans to retain our quality talent; and leads and mentors staff, engaging and 
empowering them to be successful in serving customers/community

• Represents company at important business functions, community events, industry training and 
events, and networking opportunities
• Updates job knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations, participating in educational 
opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating 
in professional organizations.
Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements

•    Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or a related field

•    Minimum of 5 years of management experience in organization of similar size and complexity

•    Familiarity with administration and operation of a Special District
•    Comprehensive understanding of the industry including risk management, compliance, and 
•    In-depth understanding of accounting principles including budgeting, balance sheets, income
statements, cash flow, and capital planning management

•    Thorough knowledge of California public works projects, including bidding and contract 

•    Demonstrate ability in public speaking, written and oral communication, and interpersonal
•    Board certification by a recognized professional organization, such as the American College of
Healthcare Executives is strongly preferred and will be considered in setting compensation.