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Chief Executive Officer

Southwest Healthcare Services of Bowman, ND, is seeking a CEO to lead the day-to-day operations and management of our health system, which consists of a hospital, clinic, long-term care, assisted living, and ambulance. The successful CEO candidate will demonstrate skills in leadership, financial management, staff recruitment and development, and team building.

Southwest Healthcare Services is has been deeply rooted into the community of Bowman since 1951.  We provide regional care with our a 23-bed critical access hospital, a licensed 40 bed long-term care facility, a rural health clinic, ambulance service, 12-unit independent senior apartments, and 12-unit assisted living facility. We are the largest employer in an agriculture and oil/gas community.

Southwest Healthcare Services commitment to patients is our focus.  We are looking for a CEO that will drive and lead the patient experience through our care standards.


Welcoming - We promise to demonstrate hospitality each and every time you walk through our door.

Ethical - We promise integrity is at the heart of everything we do. We promise to build and maintain your trust.

Communication - We promise to use a team approach to healthcare. This include listening, respect, honesty, and confidentiality.

Accountability: We promise to accept responsibility and be diligent stewards of appropriate assignments and communication with patients, family members and staff.

Respectful: We promise to recognize and value the dignity and uniqueness of everyone.

Empowerment: We promise to empower our employees to provide you with the best care possible.

The CEO will need to possess the ability to communicate well with residents, patients, staff, health providers, community and regulatory agencies. 

This position will perform such activities at the direction of the Board of Trustees and in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations and guidelines.  

This position will receive full benefits including health, dental, vision and money to use in our cafeteria plan.  We have excellent pay, time off and continual education package.

Southwest Healthcare Services ( is located in Bowman, ND which is in the southwest corner of North Dakota.  Our hometown is like no other as we truly are a community that cares for one another and waves as you go down the street.  We are privileged to have an amazing school system and athletic programs. Bowman has so much to offer, if you are interested check out Bowman’s website at

Required Education & Experience:

Master’s Degree (MHA, MBA or related field) preferred.

Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a leadership position in a healthcare organization; similar size rural organization experience required.

Critical Access Hospital and Long Term Care experience preferred.  Nursing Facility Home Administrator License in applicable state is desired and may be required depending on facility needs.