Vice President Business Development

Job Requisition #: JR60072

End Date: 5/31/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive, Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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At ChristianaCare, we serve as our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value.  Supporting this mission we are adding an innovative Vice President Business Development leader to our team.  This individual will lead a team who are focused on developing partnerships and seek out new ventures with organization to transform care delivery or to build upon existing care structures and to pursue enhanced models of care and service. 

If you are seeking a role where innovation and thinking outside of the box are valued this is the career you have been searching for!


  • Identify potential joint ventures or other partnerships to deliver new or enhanced healthcare services to the community and/or to establish ChristianaCare as a viable care option to employers and their employees/dependents outside of the “normal” service area
  • Develop relationships with potential partners and facilitate the contractual process with the many internal stakeholders
  • Efficiently and effectively execute the implementation cycle
  • Establish, maintain, and nurture relationships with local and regional employer community
  • Develop new business relationships with employers resulting in value to employer, to their employees/covered dependents, and to ChristianaCare
  • Stay up to date on innovative models of care delivery and new market entrants and proactively seek out appropriate partnerships


  • Bachelor's degree required; master's preferred
  • Minimum 7 years of progressive leadership experience with an emphasis in business development
  • Experience in financial analysis


  • Annual Incentive Plan (bonus)
  • Variety of work sites, including some remote work
  • Collaborative environment where innovation is valued
  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, generous paid time off, etc.
  • 403 (b) with an employer match

ChristianaCare maintains hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, a robust medical group of primary and specialty care physician practices, and a home health care division is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Named one of “America's Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,200 beds among our hospitals and are dedicated to delivering the best patient care in the region. We are proud that Forbes ranks ChristianaCare as 5th Best Health System to Work for in U.S.!

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

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