Kidada Hawkins' Resume

Tenet Healthcare Corporation

Market Chief Operating Officer

2018 – 2022

Recruited to assist senior leadership team with fostering greater accountability throughout the organization, realigning financial performance, reposition cardiovascular services program, and improve upon declining patient experience scores.

American College of Healthcare Executives

Regent for Alabama

Mar 2021 – Present

BayCare Health System


Feb 2022 – Dec 2022

Brookwood Baptist Health

Chief Operating Officer

Sep 2018 – Feb 2022

Shoals Hospital

Chief Executive Officer

Sep 2015 – Sep 2018

Recruited to improve fiscal performance of a hospital on a financial decline, to foster improved community perceptions of the facility, to improve associate engagement index, to mend wavering physician relationships, and to improve the operations of the hospital affiliated physician practices.

St. Vincent’s Health System (Birmingham)

COO / Administrator of Rural Hospital Operations

May 2010 – Sep 2015

Recruited to improve fiscal performance of the rural hospital markets of St. Vincent’s Health System, to help lead the construction of a replacement facility in the St. Clair County market, help align culture of newly acquired facilities to system mission/vision/values and to improve community perceptions of each facility, particularly the emergency room operations.

Stringfellow Memorial Hospital

Assistant Administrator/Associate Administrator

Jan 2008 – Jun 2010

Began healthcare management career with Stringfellow Memorial Hospital as a resident; promoted to Assistant Administrator after 8 months; promoted again to Associate Administrator the subsequent year.