Vice President, Operations

Job Requisition #: JR67178

End Date: 6/30/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Vice President, Operations - Surgical Services, Cancer Care, Heart & Vascular

ChristianaCare, the largest healthcare system in Delaware is searching for a strategic leader for the position of Vice President, Operations. As part of the Medical Group of ChristianaCare's (MGCC) executive leadership team, this position will have full operational oversight over three MG Service Lines: Surgical Services, Cancer, and Heart & Vascular. The VP will use their expertise and influence to develop and execute the operational, strategic, clinician workforce, and capital plans for their respective divisions in alignment with the goals and aspirations of the MGCC.

Delivering health, not just health care is our promise to our community. Be a part of an organization that makes a difference and impacts the lives of each other and the communities we serve through our commitment of being excellent today and even better tomorrow.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides executive leadership for key strategic priorities and system-wide initiatives across the Medical Group as assigned.
  • Partners and collaborates with system and hospital leaders to develop, secure approval, and execute annual strategic growth plan. 
  • Responsible for the operational, financial, and service outcomes for all clinics, services, and programs within their division.
  • Partners with other medical group and system leaders to drive standardization across all sites of care, grounded in evidence-based practices, in support of population health strategy.
  • Leads Service Line Corporate and Administrative Directors to drive the operational and strategic initiatives of the MGCC. 
  • Serves as a trusted partner with system leaders to identify and support effective Integration and Acquisition activities that align with the strategic growth plan.
  • Serves as the division executive on the Position Control Team, Clinician Workforce Review Team.

Position Qualifications

  • Master's degree required.
  • Minimum of seven years managing people leaders required.
  • Operational leadership experience within Surgical Services, Cancer, or Heart & Vascular Service Lines would be advantageous, Medical Group Ambulatory operations experience preferred.

Why ChristianaCare

  • President/CEO Dr. Janice Nevin named among 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives in 2022 by Modern Healthcare
  • ChristianaCare is the largest healthcare system in Delaware centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs.
  • Achieved Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals Award (2023) and rated by Forbes as the 2nd best health system for diversity and inclusion (2022)
  • The region is rich with diverse cultures and offers some of the nation's best public and private schools, colleges, and universities.

About ChristianaCare

ChristianaCare, headquartered in Wilmington, DE employs over 13,000 caregivers with three acute care hospitals (1,336 beds), extensive network of primary care and outpatient specialty services, home health care, urgent care centers and free-standing emergency department. We have locations in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Our Christiana campus offers a Level I trauma center, Level III neonatal intensive care unit, comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare is ranked by Healthgrades as one of America's 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and other national quality ratings. We're a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows.

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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.

Benefits

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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A Great Place To Live

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!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?
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For the Love of Health

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