Alleghany Memorial Hospital


Allegheny Memorial Hospital

Alliant Management Services, a Louisville, KY. based company that manages 18 hospitals within a five state area is searching for a Chief Executive Officer for Alleghany Memorial Hospital, Sparta, North Carolina. The hospital is a Critical Access Hospital located in the northwest mountains of North Carolina.

Work experience should include progressive job advancement in a CEO position. Candidates should be able to present a career history that has either placed them in the CEO position or experience that has given them exposure to this organizational position.

Experience in dealing with Boards' of Directors, Medical Staff organizations, physician recruiting and financial operations would be highly desirable for this position. Base salary and benefits will be determined based on experience and overall career sucess. Please send your resume to ams@alliantmanagement.com

Alleghany Memorial Hospital is a small community hospital establshed by a group of concerned citizens in 1948 to maintain and promote the welfare of the citizens and visitors to the communities in the county. Today, it continues the will of its founders.

Alleghany Memorial Hospital takes pride in its quality of patient care and customer service to all patients and family members. The hospital's greatest resouce is the dedicated staff that cares with a personal touch. The hospital's recent collaboration with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in offering specialty clinics, Cardiology, Urology, and Hematology/Oncology has been very successful in efforts to help fulfill the needs of the communities. An established Orthopedic Clinic serves the communities two days a week.

Alleghany Health Services, a local practice employed by the hospital offers Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and Womens Services. The 24-7 Emergency Room (staffed fully with Board Certified physicians), along with Acute Care, a Swing Bed Program (intermediate skilled care), Imaging Services, Surgery, Out Patient Procedures, Laboratory, Respiratory, Rehab, are just a few of the many services offered. AMH is located in a rural community, however its care is much more, it's People You Know, Care You Trust, Here When You Need Us.


Avatar Solutions, a leading provider of Patient, HCAHPS, Employee, and Physician Surveys based in Lake Mary, Florida awards significant accomplishments in patient satisfaction and innovation in healthcare settings. Acknowledging consistently high standards of patient care, Alleghany Memorial Hospital was awarded the following honors.

2011 - Exceeding Patient Expectations

2010 - Exceeding Patient Expectations

2009 - Exceeding patient Expectations

2008 - Exceeding Patient Expections

2007 - Five Star Service; Ambulatory Surgery; Exceeding Patient Expectations

2006 - Exceeding Patient Expectations

2005 - Most Improved; Five Star Service; Ambulatory Surgery; Exceeding Patient Expectations

2004 - Most Improved; Exceeding Patient Expectations

2003 - Exceeding Patient Expectations

Avatar award winners are leading their peers in their dedication to service excellence and performance in healthcare. The awards signify organizations used information gathered from their patients to improve the quality of care available.

Alleghany Memorial takes pride in Avatar's recognition of the hospital and its healthcare team of employees and physicians, for their diligent work in ensuring that the patient care experience is top notch and exceeding expectations. AMH recognizes that every patient, family, or visitor experience counts and committed in it's strive for continued excellence for the people we serve.

Area Attractions

Alleghany County has the distinction of being location where construction first began on the monumental scenic byway, the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway within Alleghany County can enjoy its many hiking trails and outdoor amenities such as paved roads for cycling, miles and miles of fishing streams, and numerous pulloffs for picture taking and awe-inspiring moments spent looking out at the horizon.

Alleghany County is also home to two state parks, Stone Mountain State Park, which is located near Roaring Gap, and New River State Park offering great outdoor activities providing opportunities to see native wildlife. Rock Climbing spots are found at Stone Mountain Park, which is a massive recreation area that surrounds a 600 foot dome rock.

Horseback Riding is also offered with a 5-mile riding trail. The New River flowing through portions of Alleghany County is believed to be one of the oldest rivers in the world. It has an unusual flow and is the only river in the eastern United States that flows nothward to the mid-west instead of towards the Atlantic Ocean as others do. In 1998 the New River was named the American Heritage River by the President of the United States and is well known by trout and bass fisherman.

The residents of the area spend lots of time on the river enjoying an extremely calm and slow flowing river creating many areas to tube, float and lazily canoe; an amazing lifestyle along this gorgeous New River. The breath taking Appalachian Mountains that stretch out across the lands and townships within Alleghany County, NC have created a unique atmosphere for those blessed enough to call this mountain paradise, Home.

Benefits of living in Alleghany County are unique; the quality of life is priceless. If you desire to live a slower pace, in a country living community that is warm, loving and located in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina, Alleghany County could be the place for you.


The breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable small towns like Sparta and Roaring Gap are riverside communities that pride themselves on Southern hospitality and maintaining their unique cultural characteristics that are found in what is called the "Unspoiled Province". The small, pristine community of Roaring Gap is one of the more affluent areas in Alleghany County.

Roaring Gap has long been a resort area summer retreat as well as permanent resident living. It is the home of three well established golf courses; Roaring Gap, Olde Beau, and High Meadows and numerous elite country clubs offering upscale living tucked far away from it all, yet still convenient to commercial areas off the mountain. Roaring Gap and Sparta are near I-77, and I-40, less than an hour from Winston Salem and 90 minutes from Charlotte and Greensboro.

There is really nothing like getting out and enjoying the outdoors in Alleghany County. Whether it's driving 60 minutes to a shopping mall, or attending the Friday night football games, golfing, fishing, hunting, hiking, bike riding, canoeing, rock climbing, horseback riding, or watching the early morning sunrise or late evening sun set, the gorgeous mountainous region is a quality of life that is priceless.