Nominations are being sought for Chief Physician Executive (CPE) at St. Joseph’s Health. Your confidential recommendation of a colleague/associate who is interested/qualified is welcome.
St. Joseph’s Health is seeking an innovative clinical leader to assume this newly created position. The CPE will lead St. Joseph’s Health’s transformation into an organization that succeeds in the new value-driven health care environment where culture, quality, outcome and cost-effectiveness define performance.
St. Joseph’s Health, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is a complex health system that has grown and evolved since its development. St. Joseph’s Hospital is a 451-bed, Magnet recognized comprehensive medical care institution that is dedicated to providing quality health care to the residents of 16 counties in Central New York. St. Joseph’s Health has an affiliation with Franciscan Companies, a group that provides medical supplies, equipment, and more throughout the same region and into northern Pennsylvania. As an integral part of the Syracuse and Central New York community for nearly 150 years, St. Joseph’s Health provides quality care compassionately to the sick and injured. St. Joseph’s Health is financially and philosophically committed to providing the best possible healthcare services at a reasonable cost and to those persons unable to afford them. In addition, St. Joseph’s Health is a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the largest multi-institutional, Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation with annual operating revenues of approximately $17 billion and assets of about $20.4 billion.
The CPE will be a member of the St. Joseph’s Health Senior Leadership Team, reporting directly to the CEO. She/he will direct the System’s transformation to a fully integrated service delivery organization that is optimally aligned with the requirements to succeed in the 21st century health care industry. Specifically, the CPE will lead the organization’s drive to ensure that all services provided across the continuum of care are of high quality and value, improve clinician alignment and satisfaction, and lead evidence-based programs, practices and activities. The CPE will develop the employed practices into a single physician-led, accountable multispecialty group practice that is an organized, effective and professionally managed network capable of excelling in population health reimbursement programs.
The successful candidate will have an intimate knowledge of clinical health care delivery and population health, with an appreciation of the unique challenges that occur in the acute care setting and an understanding of the business of health care. Substantive clinical practice experience and significant senior executive experience in a large, complex, clinically integrated health system is required. A demonstrated ability to connect with others in a meaningful way at all levels of the organization is essential.
Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications (including a cover letter and CV/resume) should be submitted via email to Jim King or Beth Frye, M.D. at Witt/Kieffer, in care of Megan Welch at MWelch@wittkieffer.com or (630) 575-6904. Thank you for your consideration of this matter; all replies will be treated with confidentiality.
St. Joseph’s Health is an equal opportunity employer.