We Are Hiring:
Responsible for the ongoing development, management and progression
of the local and/or business unit roadmap for the Ascension
National Strategy. Develops a clear understanding of internal
dynamics and levers while focusing on external demands,
opportunities and relationships positioning for growth.
Drives the organization to understand gaps and move to building
strategic partnerships and/or internal capabilities. Develops and
shepherds the processes to determine the need to grow and compete
through buying, building or partnering.
What You Will Do:
Leads the development and implementation of the overall strategy
and strategic plan, working in partnership with the Market and/or
business unit leadership, boards, and Ascension leadership
Leads the strategic aspects of the annual Dynamic Planning
development process, including accountability for identifying high
priority strategic opportunities, risks, key capital projects and
potential acquisitions and partnerships.
Responsible for the identification, development, growth strategies,
and targets for Ascension and leads Ascension’s business
development function as well as Regional Growth Councils in close
partnership with the Ministry Market or Business Unit
Leads the process of developing the building blocks of the
strategic plan, including the projected financial impact of each
Co-leads the development of the three-year capital plan with the
Chief Financial Officer and ensures alignment with Ascension
Co-leads the development of service line strategic plans and
clinical programs with the MME and Senior Leadership
Partners with the Clinical Integration Network (CIN)/ACO to lead
the market population health strategy and alignment including the
identification of high priority gaps/opportunities.
Leads the development of the overall ambulatory strategy, including
the services to be offered and the partnerships that will be
required, and ensures alignment with sponsors.
Leads the provider development plan process to identify Ascension’s
provider needs and which specialities/practices/provider-types
should be pursued and optimized to implement the market Clinical
Programs in collaboration with the MME and Senior Leadership
Champions Ascension’s transition to value-based care and population
health and ensures alignment to Ascension’s strategy; partners with
Finance and Ascension CIN/ACO leaders to pursue payer and employer
Spearheads efforts to identify and develop merger or acquisition
targets, partnerships, joint ventures and other strategic
Ensures the Master Facilities Plan process is conducted in a manner
that aligns with the Ascension strategic plan.
Supports the development of national strategies and business
development opportunities as requested by Ascension.
Educates Ascension leaders and Board of Directors on critical
external trends, disruptions and innovations by facilitating
dialogue among key stakeholders.
Leads implementation in collaborative partnership with other
executives including but not limited to COO, CFO, CCO, MME and
ensures full delivery of projected results.
What You Will Need:
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Master's degree preferred.
- 10 years of experience required.
- 15 years of experience preferred.
- 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred.
Education and Experience Requirements
Master's Degree in Business Administration, Health Administration
or a related field is required.
A minimum of 10 years of demonstrated leadership in strategic
planning and business development in a complex healthcare
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ascension’s mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus and
is guided by our Catholic Ministry. Ascension is committed to
servant leadership as an essential enabler of our Integrated
Ministry and provides opportunities for leaders to grow.
These behaviors are enabled by trust between and among community
members. These servant leadership capacities are demonstrated
in our values of God Honoring, Justice, Compassion, Integrity, and
A strong commitment to the mission of Ascension and a personal and
professional presence to provide leadership on behalf of Ascension
Health and AdventHealth and the Strategy; a values driven,
authentic leadership style which is guided in thinking, and in
acting, by a sensitivity to the Mission and core Values of
Highly strategic: demonstrated track record in assessing complex,
competitive markets and in developing related growth initiatives in
partnership with physicians, payers, and/or other
Ability to set the strategic vision, with an understanding of the
future direction of healthcare and the ability to motivate and
engage others in a common vision.
Demonstrated ability to collaboratively influence gaining broad
stakeholder support when developing, implementing, and promoting
strategies, initiatives, projects and new ventures in a shared
A systems-oriented thinker with the ability to analyze complex
relationships and situations, think outside the box, act, and
promote entrepreneurial and innovative approaches at the system
level and across the Ministry Market.
A history of seeking out and developing collaborative relationships
with internal and external constituencies in order to accomplish a
Superb communication, facilitation, negotiation, and listening
skills, accompanied by the ability to know how and when to
influence, persuade, direct, challenge, and relinquish
Why Join Our Team:
When you join Ascension, you join a team of
over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission
of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to
all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career
coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and
tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path.
In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance
alone to support associate growth and development. If you are
looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in
your community, we invite you to join our team today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
Ascension is an equal opportunity
employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or
mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally
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