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Job posting: CEO of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care

The National Commission on Correctional Health Care is currently searching for its next president and CEO.

The National Commission on Correctional Health Care is currently searching for its next president and CEO. The NCCHC invites individuals with advanced education and executive experience to apply, and is particularly interested in candidates with health care and nonprofit management experience.

Learn more about the position, including how to apply, here.

Here are some more details about the role, provided by the NCCHC:

“This individual will lead and expand NCCHC’s position as the preeminent body providing standards, certifications and educational programs for health services in the nation’s 5,000+ correctional systems housing more than 2 million potential patients.

“Numerous U.S. Supreme Court decisions have affirmed that correctional systems are obligated to provide necessary health care to those they incarcerate. NCCHC, a not-for-profit accreditation and certification organization, is the leader in providing standards that advance the delivery of medical and mental health care in these systems. Its accreditation and other programs guide the field to more effective and efficient patient care, greater organizational effectiveness and responsible use of public resources.

“The President & CEO reports to the board of directors. The board includes liaisons from 33 supporting organizations representing the fields of health care, corrections and the law. Its constituents include a wide variety of health professionals as well as the leadership of adult and juvenile correctional systems at county, state and federal levels.”

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