Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. (HHS), doing business as Hennepin County Medical Center, is a public corporation operated as a subsidiary of Hennepin County. Its purpose is to engage in the organization and delivery of health care and related services to the general public, including the indigent as defined by state and federal law as determined by the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners, and to conduct related programs of education and research.
A process is now under way to appoint up to five candidates to fill terms of between one and three years on the HHS Board of Directors, beginning in January 2013.
Members of the board shall possess a high degree of experience and knowledge in relevant fields and possess a high degree of interest in the corporation and support for its mission. Members shall be appointed based in part on the objective of ensuring that the corporation includes diverse and beneficial perspectives and experience including, but not limited to, those of medical or other health professionals, urban, cultural and ethnic perspectives of the population served by the corporation, business management, law, finance, health sector employees, public health, serving the uninsured, health professional training, and the patient or consumer perspective.
Interested persons should send a letter and their resume to Sharon Sayles Belton, Chair of the Board, c/o Craig Caldwell, P1, Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc., 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1676, by September 30, 2012.
More information about HHS can be found at www.hcmc.org.