As the Chief Operating Officer you bring strong leadership talents to inspire, guide, and engage St. Vincent Healthcare and the regional leadership and staff as we provide the highest quality of medical care to our patients. Working as a key senior leader at SCL Health, St. Vincent Healthcare (SVH) and the Montana Region, you will strive to ensure that the organization meets the mission and strategic objectives set forth by the Board and executive leadership while promoting a positive and engaging work environment. As a servant leader you embody the SCL Health leadership behaviors:
Accountability for results
Engagement and enthusiasm for change
Adaptability and continuous learning
Trust, respect and collaboration
Transparency and candor
Efficient, data-driven decision-making
Drive for execution demonstrated by a sense of urgency and commitment to follow-through
St. Vincent Healthcare is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 286-bed level II trauma center has provided care in Montana and the surrounding area since 1898, and our 30-clinic network ensures community needs are met. We offer comprehensive, specialty care, including a âœhospital within a hospitalâ specifically for children, and are proud to extend SCL Healthâ™s mission by treating the poor, the vulnerable, our community and each other. Our Montana region is comprised of three acute care sites: St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, St. James Healthcare in Butte, and Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Additionally we have a Residential Living facility and 50+ ambulatory care clinics.
As COO, you would report to the Regional President. Direct reports include Sr. Director, Oncology/Palliative Care; Sr. Director, Clinical & Support Services; Sr. Director, Service Lines; Director, Surgery & Procedural Services; Director, Heart & Vascular; Director, Health Access & Performance Improvement and with dotted line reporting of the SVH CNO, SVH CMO, Reg. Director, Virtual Health and Director of Supply Chain. SCL Health strives to leverage the benefits of a highly efficient operating model company. As a member of the system executive leadership team you will participate in planning, organizing and implementing programs and activities across the system and its hospitals in accordance with the mission and values of SCL Health.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health as well. The executive package also includes a 401(k) with matching program, Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan (SERP), and annual incentive compensation plan. To model a balanced life, our executives are encouraged to take time off and receive a front-loaded Paid Time Off allocation each year.
Working as a senior leader at SVH and in the MT Region, the COO will provide leadership in planning and executing the strategic plan, assure rigorous stewardship, and maintain accreditation / regulatory compliance while coordinating with operational leaders in the SCL Health MT Region. Critical to success in this role is the ability of the incumbent to: translate strategy into action plans; form good working relationships with physicians and the clinical and operations leaders within SVH; encourage benchmarking, sharing of best practices and collaboration among care sites and departments while building momentum and excitement around associate and physician engagement. The COO additionally assures implementation of system-wide and local initiatives and policies, including support of clinical integration and growth objectives in alignment with SCL Healthâ™s 2025 vision and strategies. The preferred candidate will be a highly qualified executive whose experience includes accomplishing strategic and operational change in a complex environment while maintaining integrity, being flexible, approachable and goal oriented.
Primary responsibilities of this position will include:
Assumes accountability for daily operations of SVH and delegates appropriate authority to direct reports for programs and services to assure high quality, low cost access to care for all in an atmosphere of collegiality, collaboration, and accountability.
Partners with colleagues to ensure consistency and standardization, where appropriate, to hospital operations and the operations across the Region.
Engages providers as partners to bring about operational transformation and clinical excellence.
Ensures growth through service line leadership and execution.
Approves implementation of methods that could enhance productivity and effectively control and reduce overtime or use of outside personnel.
Provides leadership in the development and execution of key strategies which differentiate SCL Health from its competitors in the areas of service and clinical excellence.
Assumes the integration of quality, service and efficiency implementation into day-to-day operations.
Assures that the Hospital achieves financial and operating targets defined in the Budget and Strategic Plan.
Works effectively with the VP Finance, MT Region, in support of initiatives focusing on consistent financial reporting and cost saving.
Oversees major workforce and resource decisions for the hospital.
Works through the management team and medical leadership of the hospital, serving as a resource to help reduce costs, enhance revenues, achieve effective utilization and quality goals and objectives, analyze and utilize information to develop and support management decisions.
Ensures a culture of recognition and accountability.
We expect excellence, which is why we require:
At least five (5) years in a senior leadership role within a complex hospital or health system setting.
Knowledge of current healthcare trends in quality, safety, information technology, healthcare reform, finance/economics, physician alliance, regulatory compliance, service line development and process improvement.
Experience, enthusiasm, and energy to work within a large, complex health care system.
Your next move
Now that you know more about being the Chief Operating Officer of St Vincent Healthcare we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Internal Number: 20007062
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.