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The Role:

In strong collaboration with the Executive Medical Director of the Cancer Institute, this strategic leader is responsible for the leadership and management of the Cancer Institute through the development and implementation of management and patient care systems to assure cost effective, high quality, coordinated, patient focused care. The AVP builds relationships resulting in compassionate and committed teams within the Cancer Institute and stakeholders and with respect to Swedish Core Values. The position is an integral part of the Leadership team of the Cancer Institute and within the Swedish system. The AVP will collaborate with other leaders to achieve outcomes for the whole organization and make decisions effecting strategy, implementation and management of resources in addition to the following functions:

Transform Delivery of Clinical Care – Develop and implement program strategies that will provide an exceptional patient-centered experience by developing a seamless care delivery system and innovative care models to improve quality outcomes, reduce unnecessary clinical variation, improve coordination across the continuum, and expand clonal trials activity.

Create Enduring Alignment with Physicians, Researchers, and Clinicians – Create internal and external provider alignment strategies that strengthen seamless and innovative care delivery, in hopes of achieving the Quadruple Aim: Improved Quality, Affordability, and Customer Experience.

Thrive Under New Reimbursement Models – Collaborate with Finance and Managed Care to develop program strategies and partner with payers, purchasers and providers to develop reimbursement models that advance seamless and innovative care delivery by rewarding quality, care coordination and value.

Enhance Access By Improving Affordability – Develop and implement program strategies to enhance access to care and improve health care affordability by providing value-based care across the continuum and reducing overall administrative and care delivery expenses.

Grow to Meet Community Needs – Create and implement strategies to serve more people throughout the cancer care continuum of care via appropriate growth and development of program services in existing and new markets.



Professional experience/education for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree.
  • Ten years of progressive management experience in healthcare, preferably with in-depth knowledge specific to clinical program areas across the continuum.
  • Experience in an innovative, multi-site regionally integrated health system.
  • Physician and medical group alignment and integration experience.
  • Significant experience in leading teams, group facilitation, project management, and building management systems.
  • Demonstrated experience and success developing and implementing innovative clinical program growth strategies, physician and payer alignment, and consumer engagement models in a highly competitive and complex market environment.
  • Experience with building clinical programs across the continuum of care, including ambulatory, acute and post-acute care, medical group, home and community-based sites.
  • A proven ability to be a team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills; to track records of developing collaborative and effective working relationships with physicians, clinicians, management, colleagues and peers; All this, with the ability to motivate, lead and influence others to implement key strategies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of emerging health care, market and technology trends, including forces influencing the growth, utilization and delivery of cancer services.
  • Leadership skills including ability to prioritize and organize work; flexibility and agility to process information and adapt quickly to a changing healthcare environment; create goals and accountability; lead projects from concept to implementation in a timely manner; and achieve results.
  • Demonstrated experience with creating a culture of excellence, including quality and service improvement.
  • Strong customer focus with physicians, management, colleagues, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Financial management skills including healthcare budgeting and financing, pricing, revenue optimization, reimbursement and payment models, and cost management.
  • Familiarity with business intelligence tools including benchmarking best practices, data tracking and monitoring outcomes; experience developing and implementing balanced scorecards.
  • Skills in change management, Six Sigma, LEAN and/or other continuous performance improvement techniques.
  • An ability to understand and be comfortable in a complex matrix structured organization.
  • Strong professional ethics including a commitment to advance the Swedish Mission, Vision and Core Values.
  • Strong self-motivational skills and the ability to function independently without direct supervision while involving and requesting assistance from the CSO, Regional Leadership, Hospital Administration, and others, when appropriate.
  • Strong strategic planning, business development, physician relations, project management and business skills. Strong communications,interpersonal relations and team building skills are a requirement for internal and external purposes.


When applying online, please reference job number 304411.

Please apply online.

Swedish is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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