Flora, IL -(Effingham Radio)- Chris Hunt, President, Clay County Hospital, has announced his resignation. Hunt’s last day of work will be Friday, February, 8, 2019.
Mr. Hunt joined Clay County Hospital in December 2016. He has been teaching at the graduate level since 2008, and Hunt will be expanding his career path in graduate education.
SSM Health in Southern Illinois, who manages Clay County Hospital and was Mr. Hunt’s employer, will be appointing and interim leader to ensure a smooth leadership transition during an employment search process for a new president for Clay County Hospital.
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SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. The organization’s more than 40,000 employees and 10,000 providers are committed to providing exceptional health care services and revealing God’s healing presence to everyone they serve. With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, SSM Health includes 24 hospitals, more than 300 physician offices and other outpatient and virtual care services, 10 post-acute facilities, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a pharmacy benefit company, a health insurance company and an accountable care organization. It is one of the largest employers in every community it serves.
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