CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
The VP Oncology Clinical Service Line (VPOCSL) serves as the executive leader for the Oncology Clinical Service Line for Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center and the Texas Division of CHI St. Luke’s Health. Collaborates with the functional leaders to provide overall operational oversight and daily communication to all departments to ensure quality patient care and comprehensive health services. The VPOCSL links current actions or tactics to organizational strategies by communicating clearly, and actively broadening and developing relationships to facilitate smooth operations and standardization across campuses. The VPOCSL works to achieve strategic plan while demonstrating our values.
In addition, as Division VP of Oncology Services is responsible for the overall administration and success of Oncology Services within the Division through the implementation of strategic plans. This person is expected to meet goals in all areas of the service line, including but not limited to the quality, service, operational performance, financial management, Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies and designated accrediting bodies, leadership development, strategic planning, and market share growth of the services in alignment with the mission, vision, and values. In their Division role the VPOCSL works collaboratively with the Executive Sponsor for the Oncology CSL. Collaborates and aligns the Oncology clinical service line with support services to grow the volume, improve service, increase revenue, and control cost through process improvement and redesign. Serves as the primary liaison between the service line and physicians to align services and provide quality patient care through administrative support.
1. Identifies and explores opportunities for expanding or improving current services. Looks for ways to approach both team and organizational goals.
2. Defines and analyzes work flow and processes to improve efficiency and increase patient, physician, and associate satisfaction.
3. Routinely communicates the organizational mission, vision and goals with team members, encouraging them to take ownership and be engaged in the organization’s performance.
4. Demonstrates timely and effective communication skills in daily interaction with team members and others.
5. Seeks to proactively improve the quality of the services provided by focusing on the mission and core values of CommonSpirit Health.
6. Promotes creativity, risk taking, and synergy within the work team.
7. Incorporates the core values of CommonSpirit Health when interacting with patients, physicians, and associates.
8. Improves job performance of staff by assisting in personal and professional growth.
9. Assesses own needs in relation to the needs of the organization and develops an action plan to meet organizational and individual needs.
10. Stays current on technology, treatment modalities, market competition, industry information for assigned areas.
11. Actively builds consensus with departmental team members to achieve department and hospital-wide goals.
12. Actively builds consensus with departmental team members outside own department to achieve departmental goals.
13. Meets the compliance standards of various regulatory bodies which affect the provision of services, to include DNV/JCAHO, life safety, and other regulatory bodies.
14. Ensures that the department operates within budgetary requirements.
15. Ensures that associates and department operations comply with all hospital guidelines, policies and procedures.
16. Demonstrates understanding of issues relevant to the broader organization and health care industry.
17. Develops and justifies resource requirements and works collaboratively to fund the right priorities.
18. Allocates and manages human, financial, and material resources effectively to meet changing priorities.
19. Recognizes the interaction of variables in complex problems and anticipates the impact and consequences of decisions.
20. Makes tough decisions and builds commitment to them.
21. Delegates responsibility for problem solving and decision making to the appropriate levels and removes organizational barriers to allow others to solve problems.
22. Anticipates changing requirements for talent and formulates developmental plans accordingly.
23. Coaches, mentors and guides the development of team members.
24. Rewards and recognizes high performance of individuals and teams and creates an environment in which people thrive and accomplish their best results.
25. Achieves performance expectations that reflect his/her specific job summary, description, and responsibilities.
26. Other duties as assigned by leadership
Education and Licensure Required:
Master’s or Post Graduate degree
MInimum 5 years in responsible hospital operations at the administrative leadership level
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Well-developed planning, marketing, organizational development, and business skills.
Ability to work with physicians, staff and professionals in multiple settings and locations, and to promote diversity in the organization, negotiation and financial analysis skills
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