Chief Executive Officer

HealthWorks for Northern Virginia
Leesburg, VA

HealthWorks for Northern Virginia (HW) is a 501c (3) nonprofit community health center, also known as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). There are nearly 1,500 community health centers around the country, all sharing a mission to provide comprehensive and high-quality health care services to communities that are underserved, have significant health care disparities and struggle with barriers to care including poverty, language, and a lack of health insurance.

Through our integrated care model, HealthWorks ensures that patient care is coordinated among the various HW providers and services. A key goal is to support our patients in becoming active and engaged health care consumers and advocates for their health and we are proud of the work they do to achieve good health outcomes.

HealthWorks seeks an engaging CEO possessing unquestioned integrity to lead the overall operations of HealthWorks, including all administrative, clinical, financial, and developmental aspects of the health centers operations. The successful candidate will provide leadership for the organization and have experience working with community leaders. A deep understanding of and commitment to HealthWorks’ mission is required. Specific requirements include:

  • Minimum of five years of experience in senior leadership capacities with nonprofit and/or for-profit organizations or other institutions, including interacting with volunteers and diverse boards.
  • Two years of experience in a nonprofit community healthcare entity is preferred.
  • Graduate degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited college or university with courses in macro social work public administration, public health administration, and/or business administration.
  • Significant experience serving as a public representative of an organization to a wide range of stakeholders, including donors, community groups and organizations, and news media.
  • Excellent communication skills, including formal writing and public speaking.
  • Experience in identifying and preparing grant applications.
  • Experience in compliance management and familiarity with governance risk.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for HealthWorks for Northern Virginia. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].