VP of Operations

Catholic Health Initiatives   •  

Lakewood, WA

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 31 days ago

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Organization Overview:

St. Clare Hospital is a 106-bed community hospital that offers leading-edge care and the latest medical technology provided by expert, compassionate staff. Services include 24/7 emergency services, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy and sophisticated in- and out-patient surgeries. The orthopedic surgeons that practice at St. Clare Hospital are among the best in the nation. Our Joint Camp program offers comprehensive, planned course of joint replacement treatment to restore patients to a higher quality of living with new prosthetic replacement joints. St. Clare was recently recognized for orthopedic and joint camp excellence with patients by a third party healthcare monitor.

What We Have To Offer:

  • Faith-based culture with commitment to our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence where we value positive team players
  • Hospital with a spirit of innovation that has proven to be a successful pilot facility for new ideas that validate best practices that can be replicated throughout the health system
  • High level of community support
  • Highly engaged physicians
  • Solid, high performing management team
  • Opportunities for career growth within a growing & highly successful system
  • Competitive salary, incentives and a generous employee benefits program

Position Summary:

As our VP of Operations, you will report to the Pierce County Market President and be responsible for providing administrative and operational leadership for the St. Clare Hospital campus, ensuring that operations are conducted in alignment with strategic business plans, professional and clinical standards and regulatory requirements, and that they produce fully integrated, high quality and cost-effective health care outcomes. Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of financial management of St. Clare Hospital, including monitoring budgets, productivity measures and other internal controls to assure defined goals and maximum performance are attained
  • Recommending and overseeing capital improvements
  • Leading and implementing a variety of initiatives, programs and projects to monitor, evaluate, integrate and improve overall hospital operations and quality of care
  • Working and serving in a highly collaborative manner with the Market President, Nursing leaders, physicians, local and system-level leaders and frontline staff on daily operations as well as short- and long-term planning

Your day-to-day essential job functions will include:

  • Assure coordination and integration of efforts within the service area Budget and Resource Administration
  • Develop and coordinate a service area-wide integrated system of hospitals to ensure the development of comprehensive service lines that can cost-effectively service the total health needs of the community
  • Administer, direct and coordinate all operational activities and programs based on a strategic vision, which will enhance current and future performance; create a common vision of the future of the CHI-FH service area and enhance the sense of unity and commitment to that strategic vision
  • Identify opportunities, market needs, and industry developments while maintaining flexibility and preparedness to proactively respond to shifting threats, priorities and opportunities, with a focus on both inpatient and outpatient services and physician strategy
  • Achieve cost-effectiveness goals through implementation of sound strategies that maximize the synergies of the service areas multiple facilities and focus resources at the appropriate locations (i.e. ancillary and service lines)
  • Work with the CHI-FH strategy and business development and care management teams to develop and implement strategies for partnering with medical group(s), payors and CIN to develop a delivery system that, on a unified basis, optimally serves the payer/beneficiary markets

Position Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or a related field
  • A minimum of seven years in upper management-level capacity relevant to this position