Vice President of Operations Opportunities UPMC Northwestern, PA
UPMC health care system is actively recruiting for Vice Presidents of Operations for two of their seven facilities that are a part of the Northwest, PA and Western New York region. The opportunities are with UPMC Northwest Hospital in Seneca, PA and UPMC Jameson & Horizon in New Castle, PA.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is a $23 billion health care provider and the largest non-governmental employer in Pennsylvania with over 92,000 employees, 40 hospitals, 800 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, 4,900 employed doctors, and a 3.9 million-member Insurance Services Division.
UPMC Northwest Hospital is a 96-bed, full-service community hospital offering inpatient care, emergency services, inpatient and outpatient surgery, and a range of specialty services. UPMC Northwest recently was designated a five-star hospital, the highest ranking possible, by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
UPMC Jameson & Horizon includes two hospitals on three campuses. UPMC Jameson is a 90-bed full-service community hospital providing inpatient hospital care, surgical services, diagnostic imaging, emergency medicine, senior care, rehabilitation, and a variety of specialized health care services. UPMC Jameson is the acute care hub for the Lawrence and Mercer County region.
UPMC Horizon offers a range of services and medical specialties at two campuses in the Shenango Valley and Greenville. Shenango Valley is a 54-bed hospital serving as the regional women's health hub and provides inpatient and outpatient services, including surgery and cancer care through UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. Greenville campus functions as a 15-bed micro hospital offering a medical specialty suite, inpatient and outpatient services, and an active ED.
Role Overview Both positions report directly to their respective hospital presidents and serve as members of the senior leadership team. The Vice President of Operations functions as the "go-to" operations executive with the authority and responsibility for establishing standards of operations practices and is responsible for developing and approving operational policies and procedures, standards of patient care and standards of practice of the hospitals that result in the delivery of "best in class" care. This VP has responsibility for the planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing of all ancillary and support service functions, as well as other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in business, healthcare administration or a related field.
A minimum of 5+ years of progressive operations and management experience in a hospital or health system.
Superb communications skills, both written and verbal, and organization and human relations skills.
Action and results-oriented combined with the ability to establish key goals, and drive and track results among multiple decision-makers and stakeholders and meet deadlines in a fast-moving environment.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and foster relationships through integrity and trust.
Ability to use influence and lead/drive results in a complex organization, achieving alignment between often conflicting priorities, initiatives, and people.
A collaborative, team-oriented servant leadership mentality.