Generations Family Health Center | Willimantic, Norwich, Putnam and Danielson CT

Chief Executive Officer Position


Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


Generations Family Health Center, Inc. is a regional community health center covering a thirty seven town rural region in eastern Connecticut with sites located in Willimantic, Danielson, Norwich and Putnam.  Our dedicated staff provides a full range of primary care services to all ages including medical, dental and behavioral health care, as well as care coordination and community outreach. In addition to our main facilities, we offer mobile programs and School Based Health Centers.


LOCATION: Willimantic, CT (Full-time)


Job Summary:  Generations Family Health Center seeks a business-minded Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) to manage the end-to-end success of this highly impactful, patient-focused organization. The CEO administers, implements, and directs all aspects of the roughly $30M non-profit organization in accordance with the policies of the Board of Directors and funding agencies. The candidate will provide vision, leadership, and direction to guide the organization towards its goals while maintaining an effective working relationship with senior management and the Board of Directors.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Implements, directs and evaluates the effectiveness of administrative management necessary to carry out the agency's program(s) as described in the corporate health care plan.
  • Organizes and coordinates the functions of all sites through appropriate departmentalization and delegation of duties.
  • Coordinates and integrates administrative management with the clinical aspects of the agency's overall programs and presents information to the governing Board as basis for sound decisions when rendering policy and program directives.
  • Develops and maintains effective public relations with the community, other health care institutions, providers, civic organizations, national, state and local groups.
  • Develops and formalizes project program plans and policy changes in accordance with the governance decisions of the Board of Directors and funding agencies.
  • Interprets corporate policy and makes administrative decisions soliciting the input of each department and the Board; makes necessary changes and improvements in the existing administrative procedures and practices.
  • Prepares job descriptions in conjunction with the senior management staff, recruits potential staff, orients new employees, hires, supervises, discharges employees.
  • Develops/maintains agency personnel policies and procedures subject to the approval of the Board of Directors.
  • Ensures that personnel management contributes to the maximum utilization of person power toward efficient implementation of the agency's programs.
  • Directs the development of standards and methods used to assess the activities of the agency with respect to the feasibility, quality, productivity, costs, and other aspects of the agency's administration.
  • Implements an effective system of financial management and control to ensure that quality health care services are being rendered in a cost-effective manner, ensures that funds, personnel, equipment and supplies are utilized effectively in carrying out corporate policies and program plans.
  • Formulates, justifies and monitors the fiscal budget in accordance with limitations prescribed by the Board of Directors and funding agencies.
  • Submits timely and accurate reports and data to funding and regulatory agencies and other as required.
  • Serves as a liaison between the Board of Directors, its committees, clinical staff and community.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with other health care institutions and providers, national/ state/ local organizations and disseminates pertinent information concerning the agency's program in conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer.
  • Keeps abreast of current trends and innovative programs related to health care administration and clinical management.
  • Ensures organization's adherence to HRSA standards.

Qualifications: Master's degree from an accredited college or university in the field of health care/business administration or clinical management required. 5+ years’ demonstrated experience in a C-Level position acceptable in lieu of a Master’s degree.


Functional Competencies

  • 10+ years progressively responsible administrative and management experience.
  • 3+ years of executive management experience in a healthcare related organization.
  • Relevant experience within the framework of a non-profit or multi-service health care facility.
  • High degree of health administration knowledge, initiative, creativity, diplomacy, visibility and the exercise of sound and responsible judgment.
  • Excellent business acumen with strong financial management skills.
  • Ability to present clear, concise and comprehensive oral and written reports.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with federal, state and local organizations and officials.
  • Ability to work within the community to build consensus and coalitions.


Leadership & Management/ Behavioral Competencies

  • Flexible, strategic team player with uncompromising integrity and ethical standards.
  • Effective written and oral communication with the senior management team, Company Board, etc.
  • Experience developing, training and mentoring staff within a decentralized environment.
  • Driving team results with key performance indicators and metrics.
  • Ability to make decisions, exercise judgment, and interface effectively with all levels of staff, patients, and vendors.
  • Passion for managing and developing an organized and structured operation.
  • Outstanding conflict-resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • Mind-set for continuous improvement accompanied by problem sensitivity and critical thinking skills.

Personal Characteristics

  • Patient focused.
  • Mission-driven.
  • A person of unquestionable integrity and moral character; an individual that others can trust without reservation.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a strong work ethic and a “roll-up-your-sleeves” mentality.
  • Self-starter, self-motivating leader who requires little to no supervision and who can operate successfully in a fast-paced culture.
  • Passionate and energetic with the ability to motivate and inspire.
  • A bright businessperson with strong analytical and process skills.
  • A creative, strategic thinker.
  • Good listener.

Generations offers an attractive and competitive salary along with an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, & Disability insurance, 403b Savings Plan, 5 weeks Paid time Off, 9 Paid holidays, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account, (for qualified medical and dependent care expenses), discount on Verizon Wireless phone plans, local gym and BJ’s membership discount.


Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to:


Robert Half Executive Search

Matt McSweeney

Senior Principal

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C: 781.308.3117


CLOSING DATE:  Candidate screening will begin immediately until filled.          


Generations Family Health Center is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.   


Posted: May 23, 2022                                AA/EOE






Generations will be holding a vaccine clinic for children ages 5-18 years old on Thursday, December 16.

• Morning, afternoon, and evening appointments are available.

Who is eligible?

Children between the ages of 5 years and 18 years (as of 12/16/21).

Children must have been seen for care in any discipline at Generations or received a COVID -19 test at Generations at any site in 2021.

For this clinic, any Windham Public School Student - Note: We are making a one-time exception for Windham Public School students for this all-day clinic and accepting appointments for any children regardless of whether they’ve been to Generations or not prior to this appointment

How can I register?

Please call (860) 450-7471 to schedule an appointment for your child today.



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Additional Testing Sites in NE CT


COVID-19 test sites are available during the month of May in:
QVCC in Danielson– Saturdays from 8 to noon at Putnam Farmers Market Pavilion– Mondays from 9 am to 2pm, Wednesdays & Fridays from 10 am to 5pm.

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April 30 from 10-7 or May 1 from 9-5 at Killingly Commons in Dayville. Everyone is eligible ages 16+. Minors must be with parent/guardian. Call 860-679-6547 to schedule. Let wipe out COVID-19!

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- Quinebaug Valley Community College, 742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson, on Saturdays, 8 am – 12noon

- Putnam Riverview Market Pavilion, 18 Kennedy Drive, Putnam, on Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10 am – 5 pm

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Contact Us
Willimantic (860) 450-7471
Behavioral Health Services/Willimantic (860) 450-0585
Danielson (860) 774-7501
Norwich (860) 885-1308
Putnam (860) 963-7917

This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims,
including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals. For more information see