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Vice President Operations- Ascension Medical Group

We Are Hiring

VP-Operations - AMG Admin  - Full-Time,Day - AW Glendale Office - Glendale,WI

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Wisconsin operates 24 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Ascension Wisconsin employs more than 1,300 primary and specialty care clinicians. Ascension Wisconsin is a faith-based healthcare organization that has been serving the state since 1848. In FY2018, Ascension Wisconsin provided more than $292 million in community benefit, including care of persons living in poverty.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided d other commnearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty anunity benefit programs.

What You Will Do

Formulates and oversees the organization's planning, policies and practices in collaboration with executive leadership.
  • Participates in development of the organization's vision, policies and short- and long-term objectives.
  • Develops, implements and monitors operating budgets for areas of responsibility.
  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and recommends cost effective and efficient solutions.
  • Serves as liaison between Board of Directors, executive leadership, management, stakeholders, financial institutions, and regulatory agencies.
  • Negotiates terms and conditions and manages contractual services for third party vendors for clinical, support or professional services in the medical group.
  • Resource for third party vendors in managing the request for proposal process, inventory management, audit resolution, equipment servicing, information technology/clinical engineering project management and invoicing reconciliation in the medical group.
  • Resource for capital planning, evaluation and analysis of capital requests, prioritization, budget justifications, and proformas in the regional medical group.
  • Position is a dyad leadership function with the Regional VP of Clinical of the medical group.
  • Responsible for executing strategies for Ascension Medical Group including the development and implementation of organizational goals and action plans in coordination with the strategic planning process.
  • Collaborates in management of clinical, support and professional functions.
  • Works in partnership with management leaders and physicians and others in ensuring that areas of responsibility are aligned with the Mission, Vision and Values.
  • Ensures that policies, procedures, and practices result in clinical, service and operational excellence.
  • Functions as a key liaison between the leadership, physician partners and staff.
  • Establishes and improves systems and processes to support continuous learning and improvement based on quantitative and qualitative information regarding patient outcomes and experiences.
  • In coordination with the appropriate leadership, clinical staff and the information services function, participates in preparation of technology plans and evaluates clinical and management technology in the medical group.
  • Reviews and advises on the needs for clinical and management information and works in conjunction witappropriate leadership and the information services function to meet technology needs.
  • Ensures that technology and work processes are aligned so maximum benefit is derived for physicians, leadership and staff.
  • In accord with the overall financial planning process and guidelines of the medical group, ensures the preparation of budgets.
  • Reviews periodic financial statements and reports, and makes changes in resource allocation, spending, and other relevant business activity, to ensure the financial viability and budget compliance of the medical group.
  • Supports and adheres to the financial controls and related policies and procedures of the medical group,
Complexity of Work:
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
Personal Protective Equipment:
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:
  • Master’s Degree: Business, Healthcare, Hospital Administration, or related field required
Work Experience:
  • Seven to ten years of progressively responsible leadership in a related field required.
Populations Served:
No Responsibility to treat or care for patients

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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Job ID: 371253
Category: Business Administration
Facility: WIMIL CSM Milwaukee Comm Phys
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Glendale, WI

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