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Chief Operating Officer

Connecticut Baptist Homes, Inc.
Brooklyn, Connecticut, United States
7 days ago





Connecticut Baptist Homes, Inc. is an established faith based nonprofit organization that serves over 350 older adults within its continuum offering skilled nursing, residential living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, assisted living, memory support and independent living in three facility on two campus locations in Meriden and Brooklyn Connecticut. 


Working on the campus in Brooklyn CT, the COO is responsible for establishing internal organizational processes and infrastructure to provide support to the organization as it continues to grow as a continuum and work to establish the community as a premier provider of aging supports and services in Northeast Connecticut. As the COO and administrator of the newly renovated 72 bed skilled facility, Pierce Memorial Baptist Home,  (s)he will manage operations while enabling the CEO to further explore and expand growth opportunities as we operationalize the organization's strategic plan in order to create a new path for this newly merged organization. This position provides the opportunity to impact programs and services across the organization and within each community.  This will be accomplished by:

  • Providing leadership, guidance, support, operational decisions and high-performance outcomes for Pierce’s skilled facility, memory support programs, assisted living and independent living programs.
  • Designing and implementing processes, programs and services
  • Establishing consistent, uniform policies and best practice planning, processes and systems, economies of scale, effective marketing and sales, as well as the participating in the evaluation and mitigation of risk within the organization.

The ideal candidate must have demonstrated leadership skills, be an experienced professional within senior living/health and wellness with a passion for serving older adults. (S)he will be both a highly effective listener, is kind with people and has high standards.  (S)he will have the capacity and courage to evaluate and challenge the status quo, make decisions and have a passion for creating an environment of continuous learning and professional development.  Demonstrated skills as a coach and mentor and ability to create a team that’s positive, has fun and can build consensus. Should also have:

  • Excellent executive presence, influence and team building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; a persuasive negotiator able to achieve consensus amongst differing opinions. Demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit for growth of the organization. Exhibits grace under pressure.
  • Inclusive and approachable who actively seeks and values the opinions of others from diverse perspectives as decisions are made.
  • Flexible and approachable leadership style, with ability to effectively manage difficult situations or unexpected challenges.
  • Ability to think strategically and act tactically. Understands ambiguity and can work autonomously. Superior critical thinking skills, including the capacity to identify and appropriately assess and order competing interests and priorities. 
  • Ability to manage diverse team of leadership and staff, building strong and collaborative internal teams. Experience driving diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Provides opportunities for growth and development to ensure a range of diverse candidates for increasingly responsible roles.
  • Demonstrate an effective and flexible management style that encourages creativity, growth, collaboration, problem solving, open communication and accountability.
  • Strong personal creativity, strategic judgment, vision, and appreciation for diversity of opinions; ability to listen and learn from others to implement the best ideas.
  • Impeccable integrity and good judgement.



Experienced in operations within senior living/health and wellness the ideal candidate will possess a Master’s degree in Business Administration or a related field preferred. Ten+ years of healthcare experience with 5+ years of progressively responsible management experience, preferably in a service based not-for-profit organization.  Must possess a Connecticut Nursing Home Administrator license or the ability to obtain one through reciprocity.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57251493
  • Location:
    Brooklyn, Connecticut, United States
  • Position Title: Chief Operating Officer
  • Company Name: Connecticut Baptist Homes, Inc.
  • Job Function: Chief Operating Officer
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 7-10 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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