As a key leader in business and operational planning, the Director of Planning and Business Development is a highly-engaged and visible leader who is focused on supporting the organization’s success and growth across the continuum of care and throughout Valley Health’s service area. The Director maintains primary “ownership” for assigned large scale or high profile projects and supervises subordinate Planning and Business Development Managers with responsibility for a portfolio of work which includes planning, market research, market share and demographic reporting, business development and business planning, community health/ community benefit analysis and reporting, and certificate of public need analysis, application and monitoring.
Ensuring that opportunities for growth have leadership “buy-in” and are well aligned with the System’s strategic plan, the Director communicates regularly with clinical and executive leadership, including spending considerable time in the field, to conduct assessments, determine market needs, develop plans, and promote physician alignment.
Reporting to the VHS Vice President, Strategic Services, the incumbent is responsible for collaborating with health system leaders in the development, analysis, and implementation of strategic initiatives and coordinating a comprehensive growth strategy for Valley Health System. She/he identifies national, regional, and local growth opportunities with outside provider groups, health systems, and other potential partners. She/he will work collaboratively with other stakeholders to collect and analyze data and create business development plans.
The Director, and the business development team, makes the “business case” for new and expanded initiatives, not only through providing market research, predictive models, value added analytics and data analysis, but also by being a proactive partner -- having a stake in the ultimate return on investment and operational excellence of each entity or service.
The Director supports the development of entity and system-wide business development and strategic plans, as well as ongoing market analysis and planning activities. Planning activities include facilitating the development of the annual operating plan, conducting and analyzing market research to develop strategy in collaboration with organizational management. Additionally, the Director coordinates COPN applications to ensure consistency and timeliness in responses to regulatory agencies and monitors COPN activity in tri-state area.
The Director, Planning and Business Development supervises the physician relations representatives and is responsible for implementation of strategies to improve physician relations and enhance service offerings to the communities we serve.
The ideal candidate will have earned a master’s degree in Business Administration or related field. The candidate will have seven years’ experience in hospital and/or ambulatory operations, with at least three years of management experience in business development. Candidates with experience in community and/or academic health systems, where demonstrated relationships with physicians and the community are paramount, will be highly valued.
Seven years’ experience in hospital and/or ambulatory operations. At least three years of management experience in business development. Candidates with experience in community and/or academic health systems where demonstrated relationships with physicians and the community are paramount will be highly valued
Able to navigate in a complex work environment. Excellent project management skills with demonstrated record of accomplishment. Able to leverage internal and external data resources. Computer proficiency to include MS Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Ability to prioritize, to work on projects concurrently and to meet deadlines. Must be a dynamic leader and self-starter with exceptional organizational and written and oral communication skills. Must be able to communicate with all levels of Valley Health; able to work on projects concurrently and meet deadlines; able to prioritize projects and related steps; able to work independently.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 57964
About Valley Health
Committed to Making Our Communities HealthierAs a non-profit organization, Valley Health began its journey to bring better quality health to local communities in 1994. When Winchester Medical Center and Warren Memorial Hospital partnered to better serve their region, a vision was realized. That vision was to bring communities together with better quality health care and to meet their unique needs by providing access to the latest advancements, technology, and developments in medical services.With hospitals and medical facilities throughout West Virginia and the Top of Virginia region, Valley Health is a community partner. Based in Winchester, Virginia, Valley Health is composed of six core hospitals.Valley Health brings together 604 licensed inpatient beds, 166 long-term care beds, 5,300 employees, and a medical staff exceeding 500 professionals.A History of Faithful Service to Our RegionWhen Winchester Medical Center first opened its doors in 1903, they made a commitment to bring superior quality healthcare services to residents throughout the region. More than a century later, Valley Health continues to uphold and expand this vision throughout West Virginia, Virginia, and even pa...rts of Maryland.We are proud to serve our community by improving health. We do much more than simply caring for individuals once they walk into our hospital doors. Valley Health contributes to health education, prevention, and accessible healthcare for those with limited resources.We inspire hope and promote health as the community’s first – and best – choice for high quality, safe, and affordable care. Our focus always remains on patients first, rooted in our commitment to maintain compassion, integrity, collaboration, courage, innovation and excellence.Healthier, together.This stance reflects what Valley Health stands for—our focus on wellness and preventative care, our collaborative efforts in the community, and our compassion for those without the financial means to gain access to quality care.We believe we are able to make the community healthier because of Valley Health. We bring exceptional services to the region, allowing people to stay close to home for excellent medical care. More than that, we contribute to community organizations every year, boosting health departments, clinical educational programs, and much more.Valley Health is also proud to help make the regional economy healthier, providing job opportunities as a major employer in the region. As a non-profit health system, we are always reinvesting money back into people, programs, and facilities.Truly, we are making our communities healthier, together.