2021 Hawaii Revised Statutes
Title 19. Health
323F. Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
323F-8.5 Regional chief executive officer; exempt position.

Universal Citation: HI Rev Stat § 323F-8.5 (2021)

§323F-8.5 Regional chief executive officer; exempt position. (a) Upon establishment, a regional system board may appoint a regional chief executive officer whose salary shall be set by the corresponding regional system board and may discharge a regional chief executive officer; provided that the position shall be exempt from chapter 76 and section 26-35(a)(4). Each regional chief executive officer may also appoint, as necessary, other personnel, exempt from chapters 76 and 89, to work directly for the regional chief executive officer for the regional system and for the corresponding regional system board.

(b) Any regional system board or its designee may discharge its exempt personnel with or without cause; provided that removal without cause shall not prejudice any contract rights of personnel.

(c) Each regional chief executive officer or their designees may appoint, exempt from chapters 76 and 89, hospital administrators, assistant administrators, directors of nursing, medical directors, and staff physicians, to facilitate the management of facilities within the regional system.

(d) Hiring, firing, compensation packages, and other personnel actions with respect to employees not covered by chapters 76 and 89 shall be governed by policies adopted by each regional system board. These policies and guidelines shall be consistent with policies and guidelines adopted by the corporation board after consultation with the regional system boards. [L 2007, c 290, pt of §2; am L 2009, c 182, §14]

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