Jan 10, 2019

Director, Strategy Implementation (Shared Services)

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Description** Provides leadership and senior staff support on transformational initiatives and projects that accelerate the achievement of results in priority areas for Sutter Health. Partners with Sutter Health Senior Executives and assigned Project Managers to implement system strategic initiatives. These initiatives are designed to achieve Sutter Health's goal of leading the transformation of health care to achieve the highest levels of quality, access, and affordability. Provides mentoring and oversight to assigned staff to ensure effective management of projects and achievement of intended results. Engagement deliverables result in practical, significant, and measurable improvements in quality, service and efficiency across the organization. Builds collaborative relationships with regional and system leaders, affiliate management teams, physician leaders, and project resources including consultants, contractors and other vendors. Supervises assigned staff to oversee project design, provide oversight, and ensure organizational alignment/ linkages/ execution per agreed upon expectations. Provides leadership, training and mentoring to assigned staff regarding development and use of project management methodology, processes, and tools, and management of scope, issues, risks, work plans, communications, resources and budgets across multiple simultaneous projects. Identifies and overcomes barriers to project success. Serves as a driver of and liaison to internal and external project stakeholder groups. Acts as a champion for change directly and through colleagues and direct reports, by using a comprehensive set of defined skills/methodologies and a rigorous, data driven approach to strategy implementation and the execution of work plans. Ensures alignment of assigned projects and programs with Sutter Health strategy, dashboard performance improvement and business growth goals. **Qualifications** **Experience** + Significant proven executive level healthcare management experience with demonstrated leadership in strategic and business planning, financial planning and analysis, program development and physician development required. + Highly experienced in project management, development and facilitation of planning sessions with senior executives, directors/trustees, management and consultants and proven ability in management/leadership skills. + Experience engaging and working in a team environment required. + Proven effectiveness in leading large scale change required. + Experience implementing large-scale/ complex/ political change initiatives required. + Experience supervising/ managing effective teams required. **Knowledge** + Knowledge of health care operations/ health care delivery, project management, and quality improvement is required. + Knowledge of the Northern California healthcare industry, particularly Sutter Health, preferred. **Skills** + Requires strong leadership/ management skills. + Requires the ability to effectively oversee multiple projects simultaneously as well as manage/ lead/ facilitate large and diverse teams to deliver results within specified timeframes. + High level of operational thinking/ expertise to understand and analyze healthcare operations and become a trusted advisor quickly. + Well developed conceptual, analytical and negotiation skills necessary, along with strong skills/ experience in creatively solving complex problems, developing actionable recommendations and effectively strategizing with executives. + Must be detail oriented and self directed - able to work effectively in a team environment and independently. + Results driven in order to drive quantifiable initiative success throughout SH. + Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to cultivate a network within Sutter Health to gain trust, respect and support from senior leaders toward achieving organizational goals. + Requires strong action planning skills and ability to manage multiple priorities/ projects simultaneously and meet tight, often conflicting deadlines. + Requires exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills. Tact, diplomacy, adaptability and a good sense of humor are required. + The ability to gain cooperation and support through effective use of influence and persuasion– including up to senior leaders - to achieve desired outcomes is required. Must demonstrate a strong customer service focus in all decisions and actions. + Must be able to maintain an organized approach, clarity of purpose, and goal orientation in a rapidly changing environment involving multiple stakeholders of various levels from throughout the organization. + Must be a fast learner, demonstrating the ability to quickly come up to speed with complex issues. + Must be skilled in keeping others focused on the end goal – improving quality of patient care. + Requires technical/ process skills to effectively deal with and manage complexity. + Requires the ability to analyze, frame questions and conceptualize the data and decision support tools needed to correlate/ drive to desired outcomes. + Proficiency in spreadsheet, word processing, presentation and project management applications required, preferably the Microsoft Suite. + Clinical and/ or operational skills in assigned project management areas strongly desired. **Primary Location:** California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento **Organization:** Sutter Health System Office **Employee Status:** Regular **Benefits:** Yes **Position Status:** Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Day **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday **Weekend Requirements:** Other **Schedule:** Full Time **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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