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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: 120,000-150,000
  • Organization Type: Health

Rural Parish Clinic

Position Title:                                     President and CEO

Salary Range                                       $120,000- 150,000

Office/Agency:                                   Rural Parish Clinic of the Archdiocese of St. Louis

Position Reports To:                         Board of Directors of the Rural Parish Clinic

Month/Year Revised:                       5/2024

FLSA (Exempt/Non-Exempt):       Exempt

Our Mission:

The Mission of the Rural Parish Clinic is exercised through a robust team of volunteer physicians, dentists, nurses, hygienists, administrators, and a small paid staff.  Inspired by the mercy and healing of Jesus Christ, the clinic seeks to encounter the whole human person by offering personal and intentional healthcare.

The Rural Parish Clinic serve people in need of primary medical and dental care in rural communities with a mobile medical and dental clinic. The patients served are uninsured, income-qualifying persons (under 200% poverty level) regardless of faith who live in rural Missouri.

Position Summary:

  • The Rural Parish Clinic’s (RPC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) provides strategic direction and oversight of all major functions and activities of the Rural Parish Clinic of the Archdiocese of St. Louis.
  • The CEO is responsible for ensuring that all services are rendered in a manner consistent with the Mission, Values, and Vision of the Rural Parish Clinic and operates in full accord and communion with all tenants of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • The CEO ensures all activities of the RPC are fiscally, legally, and operationally sound.
  • The CEO works with the RPC Board of Directors in matters supporting fund-raising and other strategic planning as necessary.

Position Duties and Functions:


  • Accountable to the Board of Directors for the overall performance of the Rural Parish Clinic including but not limited to: medical and dental service delivery, quality, finances, mission and strategy; fund-raising and ministry impact
  • Develops and maintains an approved plan of organization
  • Provides leadership and participates in the Strategic Planning process of the Rural Parish Clinic
  • Responsible for the regular reporting of RPC performance, including analysis of variance and plans for correction where appropriate to the Archbishop and RPC Board of Directors, as applicable.
  • Makes recommendations regarding the execution of major contracts, purchases, strategic initiatives, and other matters.
  • Responsible for bringing external issues to the Board of Directors, Archbishop, or other Archdiocesan offices that could potentially impact the future or structure of the RPC for purposes of education, collaboration, and advice.


  • In collaboration with RPC, the Board of Directors, and Archdiocesan Leadership, the CEO is responsible for the development of processes and policies to ensure the delivery of cost-effective care.
  • In collaboration with RPC, the Board of Directors, and Archdiocesan Leadership, prepares, attains approval for, implements, and monitors annual operating and capital budgets and Form 990 data
  • Provides oversight and direction, through appropriate RPC leadership, of all the major activities and functions of the RPC.
  • Through appropriate RPC leadership, develops and maintains sound internal practices addressing Risk Management (liability and financial) and Quality Improvement.


  • Works with RPC and other Archdiocesan and RPC leadership to maintains up to date knowledge on all Federal, State, and Local laws, regulations, and standards for any external oversight entities.
  • Ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations, and standards. And:
    • Compiles and submits necessary cost and other reports to internal and external departments and agencies as required.
    • Maintains all appropriate licensure and registration
    • Administers the RPC in a manner consistent with current Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care as published by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Community and Internal and External Client Relations

  • Develops and maintains positive relations with all clients of the Rural Parish Clinic
  • Represents the Rural Parish Clinic to various local, civic, religious and community organizations including education and fundraising
  • Assures the implementation of effective marketing efforts aiming at maximizing the utilization of the program and the image of the Rural Parish Clinic within the community and with its friends and donors.

Employee Relations

  • Ensures that a competent process exists for the selection, employment, supervision, development and separation of employees.
  • Acts to ensure that adequate staffing exists meet the need and projected growth of the Rural Parish Clinic
  • Maintains effective channels of communication with employees at all levels of the organization.
    • Though, Dental and Medical Administrators will clearly have oversight/accountability for volunteers in regards to annual training, ad hoc training (when required), and licensing due to direct liability, the President/CEO will oversee and ensure this process and procedure is accomplished.


  • 5-7 years of experience in nonprofit, mission-based outpatient health care and clinic operations
  • Familiarity with medical and dental patient care and administration
  • Familiarity with provider networks, including medical and social services.
  • Respect and experience serving the underserved.

Education requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Master’s level desired in healthcare administrator or other related disciplines

Application Information

Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to Sr. Mary Rachel Nerbun RSM ( and Molly Judd (