ChristianaCare is seeking a transformational leader for the position of Medical Group Operations Officer to join The Medical Group of ChristianaCare's (MGCC) executive leadership team with operational oversight of 50+ specialty and primary care practices located in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. This is an excellent career opportunity for a highly experienced healthcare operations leader who has successfully managed multiple medical practices for a minimum of ten years, including five years overseeing ambulatory practices. This executive reports to the President of the MGCC and will be based out of our corporate offices at Ave North in Wilmington, DE.
Oversee practice operations across the MGCC; participate with other senior leaders in developing short and long-term goals and strategies as well as tactics to execute the strategies.
Provide leadership and guidance to achieve all strategic, operational, caregiver and financial performance results of MGCC, including new business development.
Collaborate with system practice acquisition processes to lead business planning and implementation strategies to expand the MGCC.
Collaborate with System Chief Operations Officer, hospital Operations Officers, and SVP Clinical Essential Services to ensure cohesion and alignment with hospital and system operations.
Partner with physician leaders to transform care delivery and implement policies, procedures, and practices to execute a population health strategy.
Lead, develop and engage the MGCC leadership team. Mentor leaders, develop and implement workforce succession plans and lead MGCC strategies related to caregiver recruitment, onboarding, training, and retention.
Guide the evaluation, selection, and integration of health care technology and information management systems that support Medical Group needs and the efficient utilization of resources.
Master's degree required.
Minimum of ten years progressive healthcare leadership experience, 7 years managing people leaders required.
Five years ambulatory operations experience preferred.
Previous experience implementing value-based contracts and population health strategies preferred.
Experience with practice integration, business plan development, strategy and marketing involving large group medical practice management and demonstrated change leadership success would be especially advantageous.
Membership in the Medical Group Management Association and American College of Healthcare Executives is desirable.
About ChristianaCare Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcome, making high quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers , three hospitals (1,299 beds) , a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We are continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a best Hospital. With the unique CareVio data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
Living in the Delaware Valley Area Due to its central location working for ChristianaCare offers opportunities to live in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey offering excellent private and public schools while still making for a reasonable commute. Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues with easy drives or train rides to Philadelphia, New York City, Washington DC and the beautiful beach resorts of Delaware, Maryland, and New Jersey. If you love the outdoors, you'll find ample opportunities for water sports, hiking, biking, and running and within two hours, skiing, and winter sports in the beautiful Pocono Mountains.
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.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve 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."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.