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Fetal Center Service Line Director

We Are Hiring

Fetal Center Service Line Director- Administration 001 - Full-Time,Day - Dell Children's Medical Ctr - Austin,TX

Location: Dell Children's Medical Center

FTEs: 5-10 will need to hire on staff

50 deliveries in year 1

Specialty: Maternal Fetal Medicine

 

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, is a faith-based non-profit healthcare system founded in 1902 by the Daughters of Charity. Called to be a sign of God’s unconditional love for all, Ascension Seton strives to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services. Ascension Seton operates more than 100 clinical locations, including four teaching hospitals which serve as training sites for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas.

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 nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

 

What You Will Do

Dell Children’s Medical Center is in search of a Service Line Director to plan, develop, implement, and manage the hospital-based Fetal Center which will include an inpatient delivery unit and outpatient clinic. The Service Line Director will collaborate with Ascension Seton and Dell Medical School Programs including Women’s Health, Neonatology and Maternal Fetal Medicine to oversee the implementation of the Fetal Center. The work will focus on the establishment of quality and performance improvement programs, development of outcome measures, establishment of a referral network, communication and data systems development, and overall planning for maternal and fetal medicine programs. 

 

The Fetal Center at Dell Children's is a new program and the director will have an opportunity to build it from the ground up. They will need to hire staff, develop processes and protocols, work with leadership across the Ascension network and Dell Medical School to align on Women's Health initiatives. The maternal fetal medicine physicians are great partners and the fetal

Responsibilities:

  • Establishes market strategy, service offerings and clinical program.
  • Evaluates, develops, and adapts the business processes of the clinical service line(s) to meet the ever changing healthcare environment and needs of patients and families.
  • Responsible for programmatic growth, physician recruitment, alignment or acquisitions; the evaluation, development and adaptation of clinical/business processes for the service line.
  • Facilitates a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and accountability across disciplines within the service line.
  • Coordinates with physician leadership to identify clinical and non-clinical technology, software, and equipment needs in support of the service line.
  • Partners with physician lead to implement clinical standards and programs; new programs and services, in an efficient/cost effective manner to provide a unified approach to care delivery.
  • Develops and implements cost, Clinical Process Reliability (CPR), and efficiency plans. Identifies necessary resources for patient care and programmatic development.
  • Collaborates with Population Health leaders to improve health outcomes within the community.
  • Develops and markets expanded and/or new services in response to innovation, technology, strategic developments or compensation consistent with the goals of the clinical service.
  • Partners with other key departments to develop short and long range strategic plans for the service, operating and capital budgets, and an integrated strategic and financial plan.
  • Keeps abreast of regulatory, legal, reimbursement changes, and industry trends. Establishes appropriate database registries, certifications, and external benchmark reasons to deliver outstanding clinical care.

What You Will Need

Requirements

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience and Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree required
    • Master's degree in Nursing strongly preferred

Work Experience:

  • 5 years of experience required. 10 years of experience preferred. 2 years of leadership or management experience required.
  • 5 years of leadership or management specific to Women's Health, Neonatology, Maternal Fetal Medicine or related healthcare field experience Strongly preferred.
  • Strong strategic/business planning, financial and operational experience a plus.
  • Ability to demonstrate a results-oriented, hands-on approach to program development a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment opportunity. Affirmative Action policies and programs are required to overcome the present effects of past discrimination and to achieve equal employment opportunity for members of groups that are or have been formerly under-represented. Affirmative Action policies and programs are tools whereby additional efforts are made to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of formerly excluded groups, even if that exclusion cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions. Through specific and result-oriented activities, Seton Healthcare Family’s goals are to ensure that every person is given full consideration through equal employment opportunity policies and practices and to achieve a representative workforce through its affirmative action efforts.
 
It is further the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to encourage vendors, contractors, affiliate institutions and others doing business with the Seton Healthcare Family to observe the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.
 

Seton Healthcare Family is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 384644
Category: Business Administration
Ministry: Ascension Seton, TX
Location: Austin, TX

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