At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful and such an integral part of our communities.
We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Vice President, Oncology and Digestive Health Service Lines will assist in the further development and market differentiation of WellStar's oncology and digestive health service lines in the greater Atlanta market, with the goal of becoming the premier provider of services within the Southeast. The Vice President will develop and formalize an integrated service line approach to oncology and digestive health throughout the WellStar Health System, creating a WellStar Cancer Network Cabinet to service the oncological needs of the patients in WellStar's service area. The Vice President, Oncology and Digestive Health Service Lines works collaboratively with physicians, system leadership, hospital leadership teams and staff to ensure the service lines meets goals and objectives.
Radiation Oncology including Cyberknife
He/she will identify opportunities to grow the service lines by providing the highest quality outcomes and cancer treatment success rates as well as digestive health improvements. The ideal candidate will have both an entrepreneurial spirit and track record of developing and oncology growing service lines. He/she will also possess a strong operational foundation and an orientation to detail.
This leader will work to provide effective leadership with regard to finances, relationship development and management with key stakeholders and practicing physicians, strategic growth in a competitive market, and the ability to create and align a vision for the oncology and digestive health practices with larger organizational goals. Working in collaboration with the hospital presidents, operational leaders at all sites, and the leaders of the WellStar Medical Group, the VP will ensure that the service lines meet all of their goals. This position will actively participate in the developing of strategies, goals and tactics to enhance the offerings of WellStar Health System to providers and community partners.
The VP will assist in the further development and formalization of an integrated service line approach to oncology and digestive health throughout WellStar. This individual will transcend organizational silos to identify opportunities to grow and further integrate the oncology digestive health service lines with other areas.
Required Minimum Education: A masters degree in business administration, health administration or a related field is required.
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: N/A
Required Minimum Experience: Ten (10) to fifteen (15) years of experience in healthcare operations with progressive experience leading multiple departments with at least 5 years in experience in oncology within an acute care hospital or physician group.
Knowledge of digestive health services is valued. Significant exposure to matrix operating structures and extensive experience with strategy development, program implementation, ambulatory services and/or hospital operations. Demonstrated ability to lead people through change processes and to execute on an organizational strategic plan.
Significant background in improving patient, employee, and physician satisfaction. A track record of effectively partnering and communicating with physicians to achieve objectives and results. A leader who enjoys collaborating with physicians and is viewed as a balanced leader and a champion for patient quality and clinical excellence.
A systems thinker who brings an ability to see the larger picture and fit primary into the framework of overall system design and success. A strength in financial and business operations and a strong analytical orientation
Required Minimum Skills:
Excellent physician relations skills and previous experience in growing volume.
Skills in relationship development and collaboration across a matrix environment to establish coordinated plans for growth and delivery of oncology for WellStar Health System. Proven, effective, and innovative business development expertise, experience, and skills gained within organizations known for leading edge program development and a commitment to excellence. Proven ability to manage the financial and capital resources of service groupings.
A strong customer focus while operating with a positive "can-do" philosophy and be a person of highest level of integrity. The ability to develop and implement long and short-range goals and plans. Skills including strategy development, program evaluation, budget preparation, and execution of programs and services to achieve quality standards.
Excellent understanding of clinical and technology trends related to the delivery of healthcare services. Excellent communication skills verbal, written, listening, and presentation along with the confidence to favorably represent the organization in both formal and informal settings. A leadership style, which emphasizes personal accountability and visibility within the system and within the community.
A take-charge person. A firm commitment to delivering high quality healthcare services with an unparalleled commitment to customer service as a necessary component for success. The ability to build an organizational culture, which embraces compassion, accountability, respect and excellence to support achieving the goals of the organization.
Wellstar Health System, Inc.