Chief Operating Officer, FirstHealth of the Carolinas

Chief Operating Officer, FirstHealth of the Carolinas

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Tyler & Company is pleased to announce an outstanding opportunity for a:

Chief Operating Officer
FirstHealth of the Carolinas
Pinehurst, North Carolina


FirstHealth of the Carolinas is a private, non-governmental, not-for-profit health care network headquartered in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Its more than 5,300 employees serve 15 counties in the mid-Carolinas. FirstHealth is a profitable and growing health care system and one of the premier systems in the Southeast. With approximately $800 million in net revenues and almost 300 employed physicians (94 percent board certified), the health system is licensed for four hospitals with 610 beds.  


The Chief Operating Officer is a new role designed to support the future growth of the system, providing an exciting opportunity to enhance market value across the communities served by FirstHealth by leading Lean, quality and zero-harm initiatives, creating systemwide strategic plans for facilities and more, managing board interaction and promoting employee and community engagement. The COO will serve as the president of Moore Regional Hospital with responsibility for FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial Hospital, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital – Hoke and FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital – Richmond. Reporting to the COO is the chief operating officer of Moore Regional, the presidents of the other hospital facilities, and the system chief nursing officer.


The candidate will have 10+ years of integrated health care system experience, ideally including experience as the COO of a large multihospital system, or as a hospital CEO within a complex environment and competitive market. Experience implementing zero harm and other quality initiatives and Lean programs is desired. Success in elevating employee engagement and strategic systemwide facility planning experience is valued. Master’s degree is preferred; bachelor’s degree required. 


The Pinehurst region is halfway between the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains to the west and the beautiful beaches of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding are just as accessible as surfing, sailing or deep-sea fishing.  Pinehurst is globally recognized as a major golf resort.  Located 60 miles southwest of Raleigh, and 90 miles east of Charlotte, the area is economically diverse and noted for its high quality of life. Residents enjoy a mild climate, entrepreneurial opportunities, a nationally recognized hospital and medical community, and a quality school system.

~A highly attractive base salary, incentive plan, relocation and executive benefits package are offered~

If you know someone who may be interested, please contact:

Charlotte Tinsley, Tyler & Company

All referrals and inquiries will be handled confidentially

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