Vice President Operations

Washington, DC
Aug 17, 2021
Oct 06, 2021
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a VP Operations who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

The VP Operations reports to, the President of Howard University Hospital (HUH) The VP Operations is a member of the Executive Committee and has direct responsibility for HUH ancillary and support services departments, including the laboratory, pharmacy, nutrition services, environmental services, facilities and plant operations, rehabilitation services, pulmonary and sleep services. In addition to direct line operational responsibility, the VP Ops will provide leadership support for strategic planning activities, and business development initiatives to foster growth of inpatient and outpatient services and programs. Developing programs and services, driving profitable services and ambulatory growth, and improving operations in terms of quality and processes.

The VP Ops will also take a leadership role to support system-wide projects and community collaborative. When needed, the VP Ops will partner with the designated staff to complete Certificates of Need (CONs) and business development congruent with the hospital and HUH's strategic plans. The VP Ops will work to ensure that the critical success factors are achieved (i.e. Best place to work, Most extraordinary experience, Superior outcomes, Financial success for reinvestment and a growing organization vital to the community.

Required Qualifications: Education and Experience

•Minimum formal education required, including degree level (e.g. Bachelor's) and
type/field (e.g. business, health care, etc.)
•10 years of healthcare experience, hospital experience preferred


•Ensures excellence in hospital operations by providing technical expertise,
results-oriented leadership and a working style that promotes a spirit of
collaboration to ensure integration of effort and teamwork among support and
ancillary department/services and clinical service areas.

•Ensures departments operate safety and cost-effectively and achieve quality,
safety, satisfaction and financial performance measures.

•Recruits, develops and retains leadership and talented staff in assigned areas.
Coaches and supports team and individual staff development. Understanding
the importance of holding staff accountable for performance, as well as,
comfortably and sincerely recognizes and celebrates staff and team successes

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability,
PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

VP Operations

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.