• System Vice President - Women’s and Infants Clinical Institute

    Requisition ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Women's Center
    Hours Per Pay Period
    Dignity Health System Office
    Posting Location : City
    Rancho Cordova
    Location : Location
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Location : Location
    Location : Location
    Location : Location
    Posting Location : State/Province
    Standard Hours ex: Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
    Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Two legacies of caring. 

    One ministry of change. 


    CommonSpirit was created by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health as a single ministry in early 2019.  More than 150,000 physicians, nurses, caregivers, and other staff are employed by CommonSpirit  Our hospitals and care centers cover 21 states.  CommonSpirit has the size and ability to scale best-in-class clinical service lines; recruit and retain top talent; standardize operations to improve quality and reduce the cost of care; and advocate more effectively for all people, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. For more information, please visit our website at www.commonspirithealth.org. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


    Job Summary / Purpose:

    The System VP Women’s and Infants Clinical Institute is responsible for leading and developing strategies for the Women’s and Infants Clinical Institute and service line and serves in a dyad with a physician leader. This position provides clinical and administrative leadership across the multidisciplinary care continuum for this specialty, leads the adoption of clinical quality standards and performance improvement initiatives to reduce harm to patients, improve measurable outcomes, eliminate unnecessary variation in cost and quality while enhancing care coordination. This position identifies strategic opportunities for growth, caregiver engagement and patient experience.


    The System VP Women’s and Infants Clinical Institute is a key member of the CommonSpirit Health clinical leadership team, directly interacting with executive leaders across the organization and contributing to the ministry becoming a system of choice through an integrated operating organization with health culture built on relationships, trust and teamwork. This role will make significant contributions to the development and implementation of system and local strategy, transformation to a clinical enterprise, successful physician alignment strategies, achievement of patient experience and employee engagement goals, and achieving budgets. This position is responsible for organizing service line approaches that impact nearly 100,000 births a year.

    Essential Key Job Responsibilities

    1. Collaborates closely on all topics with the physician executive dyad leader for the Women’s and Infants Clinical Institute.
    2. Provides direction, expertise, leadership, education, vision, and strategic resources to CommonSpirit Health ministries.
    3. Leads the organization in the identification of goals, development of strategies for implementation and adoption to ensure organizational improvements and outcomes are achieved.
    4. Develops strategic objectives and priorities for system initiatives, engaging senior leadership, women’s and infants’ leaders, practicing clinicians and patients to identify program strategies, goals, and metrics to enhance care across the care continuum, utilizing identified best practices.
    5. Oversees the development and expansion of clinical quality initiatives, to include implementation and adoption of care standards and pathways for the clinical institute.
    6. Leads the development and deployment of systematic dashboards and scorecards.
    7. Develops infrastructure and foundation at the local and system level to utilize and assess data analytics to drive quality and performance outcomes, strategic decision making, and enhanced value.
    8. Leads the development of innovative models of care delivery.
    9. Strategizes to find cost savings opportunities.
    10. Provides leadership for new program development related to the advent of new technology and identifies centers of excellence across CommonSpirit divisions.
    11. Provides leadership and support, collaborating with Payer Strategy Innovation and others on the development of risk-based payment models, such as bundled payment.
    12. Develops division clinical research opportunities, in conjunction with community research services, which promote expanded division and local involvement in research activities.
    13. Serves as a liaison to all system groups and coordinates directly with other system groups to ensure alignment and synergies.
    14. Stays current on women’s and infants industry perspectives.
    15. Leads, manages and mentors system Women’s and Infants Clinical Institute team members.


    Managing Multiple Priorities: Ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.


    Conflict management: Anticipate, recognize, and deal effectively with existing or potential conflicts at the individual, group, or situation level.


    Patient/Customer Focus: Demonstrate patient and consumer perspective is a driving force behind actions and business decisions.


    Accountability: Holds self and others accountable to achievement of goals.


    Technical Competence: Demonstrates breadth and/or depth of professional/technical skills and capabilities required for executive leadership.


    Building Partnerships & Teamwork: Takes initiative to build strategic relationships to help achieve desired outcomes.


    Building Trust: Interacts with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.


    Leading Through Mission, Vision & Values: Keeps the organization’s mission, vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action.


    Judgement and Decision Making: Understands of the need to carefully evaluate the impact of emerging business situations and ability to select and assertively communicate actions and activities that maximize organizational performance.


    Systemic Perspective: Able to utilize various methods and techniques to frame problems and situations from the perspective of their impact on the entire system and to make appropriate action plans and take the right risks.


    The job summary and responsibilities listed above are designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed within this job. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications: 

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelors’ Degree in nursing required
    • Master’s Degree or higher in healthcare discipline required
    • Minimum of 15 years of healthcare experience
    • Minimum 7 years women’s and/or children’s leadership experience
    • Leadership experience in a multi-state organization
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix organization
    • Demonstrated ability to drive strategic healthcare organizational improvements

    Licensure and Certifications:

    • Current RN License

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training:

    • Expert proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Must be able to quickly learn new software programs
    • Must be goal-oriented and able to drive multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams to consensus in a matrix organization.
    • Must show a demonstrated ability to work across multiple geographies and develop relationships while working in a digital environment

    Summary of Essential Cognitive Functions:

    Ability to comprehend and follow instructions; maintain attention and concentration for necessary periods; synthesize, coordinate, and analyze data, perform simple and repetitive tasks; maintain a work pace appropriate to given work load; perform complex and varied tasks; relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions; get along with co-workers and peers; understand the meaning of words and how to use them appropriately and effectively; understand and remember detailed instructions; make independent decisions or exercise judgment based on appropriate information; accept and carry out responsibility for direction, control and planning. 



    Compliance Statement:

    Incumbent will promote and protect CommonSpirit Health’s integrity, and understand and accept any consequences for failure to comply with the following:


    Incumbent will know and comply with applicable rules and regulations including applicable Federal health care program requirements, the CommonSpirit Health Standards of Conduct: Our Values in Action Reference Guide, and CommonSpirit Health policies and procedures.  Incumbent will also comply with CommonSpirit Health’s Conflicts of Interest policy, completing the annual conflicts of interest disclosure as necessary, and promptly notify management and fully disclose at any time in which there is a potential for a conflict of interest.


    Incumbent will take responsibility for his/her actions, seek guidance for, and promptly report any suspected violation as provided in the Standards of Conduct and CommonSpirit Health policies and procedures. Incumbent will maintain the highest standards of business ethics and integrity, including representing CommonSpirit Health in a positive way, display honesty in all dealings, and ensure confidentiality of all proprietary and operational information in accordance with laws, regulations and policies. Incumbent will maintain the confidentiality and integrity of all patients’ Protected Health Information in accordance with HIPAA and HITECH regulations and CommonSpirit Health policies and procedures. Incumbent will maintain appropriate records and documentation pertinent to the client/patient/staff and department operation applicable to his/her role.  Incumbent will complete all mandatory education on time, and will cooperate in investigation matters as requested.



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