Divisional Senior Vice President, Cardiovascular Services

Norfolk, VA
Jun 06, 2019
Oct 26, 2019
Full Time
The Divisional Senior Vice President of Cardiovascular Services is responsible for developing and aligning the strategic vision and infrastructure to successfully build and execute clinical programs of extraordinary quality that will drive growth, operational efficiency and financial performance, ensuring that Sentara is the premier destination for cardiac services in all the communities Sentara serves.

The Divisional Senior Vice President will need to be able to work in highly matrixed organization. A successful candidate must feel comfortable working in that environment. In collaboration with the Divisional Presidents, this position will have shared responsibility for strategic planning and development of cardiovascular services across the system. In collaboration with the Divisional Presidents, he/she will have shared responsibility for volume growth in each Division as well as market share growth. He/she will work closely with the other executives to develop and execute well defined business strategies and operating plans to support the Divisions. This executive will have a focus on improving the financial performance of the cardiac business units, assisting Divisional Presidents in meeting their budgets, and aggressively developing new business opportunities.


Education Level
Master's degree health administration or business administration is required.

5 years of relevant for-profit and/or not-for-profit health care experience. Demonstrated success as an executive of a mature health care business who has attained superior results in competitive and/or difficult reimbursement markets; Proven experience in building and managing profitable multi-site and multi-service businesses; Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic plans in a clearly articulated manner; Strong orientation toward client service, quality improvement, team building and profitability; Demonstrated strength in physician communication/leadership and ability to integrate physicians into an emerging, ongoing or traditional business; Demonstrated ability to excel in a business development capacity; Strong communication skills, both verbal and written; Proven ability to select, develop and mentor top talent, and create a productive environment that promotes initiative, innovation and continual learning; The proven ability to build and maintain a strong operating organization reinforcing the mission and culture of the enterprise exemplified by uniform standards and consistent performance; A high energy level and ability to respond to the challenges of managing an operation in a highly competitive and fast-growth market.

None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Leadership Style Flexibility
-Use appropriate leadership style as required by the situation (Situational Leadership).

Emotional Intelligence
-Self-aware. Uses appropriate self-expression and effective interpersonal skills. Builds trust and influences action. Serves as a positive role model.

Conflict Management
-Understands the appropriate conflict style to address situation.

Demonstrates Work/Life Balance
-Ensures self and team maintains balance between professional and personal lives.

Communicates Effectively
-Adapts communication style and delivery method effectively, listens to understand and facilitates open exchange of ideas.

Critical Thinking and Decision Making
-Seeks advice to clarify and understand issues, makes decisions based upon data, presents conclusions appropriately, makes decisions while considering long term impact and self corrects ineffective solutions.

Organizational Awareness and Alignment
-Participates in organization wide goal setting and communicates organization wide objectives to division.

Keeps the division focused on organizational objectives
Breakthrough thinking
-Creates a new understanding of what organization can accomplish.

Strategic Agility
-Enable the organization to transform strategy depending on the changes as it relates to healthcare economics.
Business Negotiation
-Establish strong business relationships with physicians and other organizations.

Financial Management
-Applies financial planning methodologies, aligns project and capital budgeting with strategic objectives and provides stewardship of financial resources.

Champion and Architect of Change
-Creates a vision and manages large scale/complex change.
-Establishes executive and community presence.
-Assures resources are allocated according to organizational goals.

Building ownership
-Engages and energizes members of the team to create organizational value.
Leader Maturity
-Possesses a balanced view of self. Serves as a mentor to others.

Identify and Monitor System Success
-Communicate and align divisional goals with strategic imperatives.

Building Capability
-Builds long-term ability to produce and sustain results by successfully acquiring and aligning the right talent.
Drive for Sustainable Value
-Ensures that high standards of performance and safety are met or surpassed.

Problem Solving
-Demonstrates effective problem solving skills. Assess and research preventable errors/incidents.

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