Reporting to Gary Herbst, Chief Executive Officer of Kaweah Delta Health Care District, the Chief Executive Officer of the Kaweah Delta Medical Foundation is responsible for the strategic direction and development of the Medical Foundation, including planning, coordinating, and directing the business operations. This individual is responsible for leading and managing the Foundation within the guidelines and policies established by the Kaweah Delta Board of Directors, consistent with the tax-exempt status of the Foundation and its mission, and within the policies and processes of Kaweah Delta Health Care District, where applicable.
Kaweah Delta Medical Foundation (KDMF) was formed by Kaweah Delta Health Care District (KDHCD) and Visalia Medical Clinic (VMC), a 75-year-old practice which offers primary care and a wide range of specialties, and is owned by approximately 50 physicians. Kaweah Delta Medical Foundation is the only integrated medical network in the Tulare Kings County area.
The physicians of VMC are the first to affiliate with Kaweah Delta Medical Foundation, setting the stage for additional practices to join. Additional physician groups are expected to affiliate with the foundation because of the benefits the foundation affords their practice.
The Kaweah Delta Medical Foundation gives physicians the opportunity to focus on practicing medicine, strengthens the region's ability to recruit quality physicians, and streamlines access to care, communications and medical technologies.
Kaweah Delta was founded in 1963 as a district hospital. It is currently the largest hospital in Tulare County and a certified level III Trauma Center. The eight-campus healthcare district contains over 581 beds and offers comprehensive health services including cardiac surgery, general surgery, cancer treatment, mental health services, orthopedic surgery, a renowned NICU and pediatric center, and more. The organization works with more than 4,400 medical professionals and is a fully accredited teaching hospital with six residency programs.
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Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related discipline.
Master's degree in Health or Business Administration or equivalent experience.
Leadership experience of a large multi-specialty medical group or a California medical foundation or related experience required.
Board certification through the American College of Medical Practice Executives within 24 months of employment required.
District approved crisis intervention training within 60 days of hire/transfer preferred.
Internal Number: KDMF CEO#224
About Kaweah Delta Medical Foundation
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