At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care. Responsible for oversight of the integration of mission, values, and Catholic identity into the strategic plan, structures and operations of the ministry organization in accordance with Trinity Health strategic direction. Ensures for the provision of Ministry Formation to Leaders and the Community Hospital Board and mission education for new colleagues, leaders and providers. Oversees a robust and responsive Ethics function. Ensures elements of a healing environment to include interaction with the St. John's Bible, reflective and liturgical opportunities, etc. Works with the VP, Mission Integration, the Chaplaincy Manager and local chaplains to ensure spiritual care is integrated into the full clinical team. With the VP, works to ensure the existence of effective relationships with the Diocesan Bishop of Idaho, local parishes and faith communities. Serves as staff to the SARMC Mission Committee of the Local Community Hospital Board. Reports to the SAHS VP, Mission Integration and serves as a member of the SARMC Senior Leadership Team, the SAHS and Trinity Health Mission Councils. This position has key connections to leadership and management teams, patient care areas and other hospital and system departments. The position is responsible for day-to-day department operations of the Mission Integration department to include budget accountability, daily huddles, Leader Standard Work and communication to and among department members. The Director leads the organization's Schwartz Rounds program to include evaluation and improvement efforts. The Director serves in a leadership role alongside other colleagues on SLT, identifying mission and ethical issues embedded into strategy and day-to-day operations. The Director also has operational responsibility within SARMC.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduate degree in theology/religious studies, ethics, administration, education, health care or related field of study required. If graduate degree is not in Theology, willingness and ability to pursue Masters in Theology.
Must have experience in a senior leadership role and 3 to 5 years of experience in leadership role in mission, chaplaincy or the behavioral sciences.
Minimum of 2 to 3 years of experience in health care, with understanding of health care processes and systems required.
Unique competencies required include formation in the Catholic tradition and understanding of other faith traditions (or willingness to attain), commitment to the mission and values of the organization, knowledge and experience in addressing contemporary health care delivery systems and clinical and organizational ethical issues facing the field, the ability to inspire and motivate others to be committed to the organization’s mission, values, vision, and goals, adult learning skills, and knowledge of and commitment to the community benefit ministry. Additionally, must be spiritually grounded and pursuing a regular spiritual practice.
Organizational competencies, including capability in establishing mutually beneficial relationships with diverse groups of people, facilitation and team skills, change leadership, and capacity for strategic influence. Able to recognize the need and hold space for difficult conversations. Skilled at building, maintaining and repairing relationships.
Demonstrated successes in planning and execution.
Able to act independently. Track record of effective interpersonal skills including maturity, creativity and a high energy level.
Strong sense of equity and fairness in ambiguous situations. Solid skills in oral and written communications and an ability to resolve difficult interpersonal problems.
Ability to facilitate teams in seeking and asking the right question before seeking answers. Ability to lead transformational change from grounded-ness in identity.
Ability to understand and analyze data and knowledge of process improvement/Six Sigma/Lean methodologies.
Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organization's Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.
Serves as a collaborative, supportive, and effective member of the SARMC Senior Leadership Team.
Facilitates the integration of the Mission and Core Values in all entities within the SARMC.
Serves as lead in the orientation and development of local leadership and colleagues in the understanding of Catholic identity, and the Mission and Values of Trinity Health. Ensures that new hires are oriented to Mission and Core Values.
Participates in the integration of Mission and Values into local policies, procedures, objectives, and collaborates in operational areas: e.g., management development, human resources, finances, planning, advocacy/government relations, communication and marketing, community information services, etc.
Implements Service Orientation strategies in accordance with the regional plan and makes locally relevant.
Oversees local Mission capabilities that enable differentiated and sustainable competitive advantage for Trinity Health.
Makes a local business case for investing in Service Orientation capability development linked to growth and increased stakeholder confidence.
Works collaboratively with the Trinity Health Mission Executive Council, Service Orientation Leaders, Practice Leaders, Regional Mission Leader and other local Mission leaders in the development and implementation of metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of Mission Integration initiatives and programs.
Assesses baseline competencies of a local ministry's ability to build a Service Orientation initiative, identifies gaps, and how best to close them.
Measures how well local Mission efforts are delivering the capability and business results needed to meet stakeholder expectations.
Ensures appropriate standardization.
Oversees local organizational and clinical ethics and monitors the implementation of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services. Supports and coordinates the Ethics Committee and Mission Discernment Process.
Oversees local spiritual care.
Forges alliances, analyzes community assets and fosters collaborative relationships with key community stakeholders, community based organizations, businesses and other partners.
Implements system, regional, and local plans to develop workplace spirituality.
Serves as an active member of the local executive leadership team, strategic and organizational development team and other leadership groups as appropriate.
Collaborates with the System and Regional Mission leaders, and the ministry’s President in maintaining strong and effective relationships with the diocese and local Bishop.
Serves as staff to the SARMC Mission Committee of the Local Community Hospital Board and the Community Board.
Participates as an active member of the Trinity Health Mission Council.