Senior Director Strategy and Communication Tucson

Banner Health - Tucson, AZ3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $170,000 a year
Health care is changing, and it’s our goal to create a new model to answer America's health care challenges today and in the future. Our passionate and talented teams are leading the change of the health care landscape in our communities big and small. Banner values and celebrates diversity and inclusion, we promote and cultivate a culturally-rich workforce that is honored to serve, support and provide services to our diverse communities. We believe leveraging these unique perspectives, experiences and talents not only enhances our Banner family, but supports our effectiveness and success as an organization. Join us to achieve our mission “making healthcare easier so life can be better”.

The Senior Director Strategy and Communication will support the Banner University Medicine Division - Tucson market partnering with the Senior Leadership Team, Physicians, Academic Medical Committee team to focus on developing the market strategies in Tucson. You will be a key influential partner, advocate on the planning and strategy initiatives align, drive and increase the branding and strategic growth in partnership with Corporate System vision, mission and strategies. Important to have Healthcare experience large similar type organization with Academic Medicine expertise.

Your pay and benefits are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. This opportunity is also eligible for our Management Incentive Program (MIP) as part of your Total Rewards package. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

Banner – University Phoenix (BUMCP) and Banner – University Tucson & South (BUMCT/S) have been recognized as Best Hospitals for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report.

About Banner Health Corporate
Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.

About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

Job Summary

This position oversees Strategic Growth and helps coordinate the execution of the Marketing and Communications plans set by Corporate Marketing. Communicates and coordinates strategic goals, recommendations and results in support of market and system initiatives and business strategies. Represents and coordinates the market strategies and business plans, capital plans, market and consumer opportunities with system planning initiatives, including the systems strategic, market and operational plans. Identifies and prioritizes strategic opportunities in the market using data from various quantitative and qualitative resources ensuring alignment with organizational strategic goals and objectives. Makes recommendations on strategic initiatives, marketing, business development, outreach and retention to achieve growth and financial sustainability in BUMD-Tucson. Works with appropriate leads to assist in the implementation and communication plans for approved strategies, including start-up, initial operations, performance tracking and evaluation of existing programs and services and business improvement initiatives. Recommends strategies, programs and projects for action based on market research and needs assessment and continually monitors and updates strategic plans and deliverables. This role coordinates with enterprise marketing to help execute the advertising, branding and PR strategies that lead to the growth of BUMD-Tucson. Develops strategies, as well as develops and monitors reporting mechanisms to ensure successful implementation and communication with appropriate leadership and team members. Works closely with corporate leadership to ensure strategies and recommendations meet the goals and objectives of the organization and have appropriate support and resources for successful implementation. Responsible for coordinating the centrally developed marketing, branding, outreach and communication strategies for all lines of business.

Essential Functions

Serves as the primary advisor to the organizations senior management; Leads leaders or high-level individual contributors

Develops and oversees the department budget to meet corporate goals and objectives. Meets annual budgetary goals. Translates organizational plans, goals, and initiatives into assumptions for annual operating and/or capital budgets. Negotiates contracts with external vendors for products and/or services and monitors/evaluates quality and/or performance.

Influences the development, implementation, and consistent application of effective organizational policies, procedures, and practices. Influences internal controls to ensure that assets are safeguarded, policies and operating procedures are followed, necessary controls are effective and efficient, and compliance with current laws and regulations is achieved.

Actively participates in setting the strategic direction for functional area(s) and provides direction and support to ensure execution of operations, programs, services, and/or other applicable areas

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in applicable field

Depending upon assigned area of responsibility, position may require applicable certifications and/or licensures, including but not limited to: RN; MD or DO; Drivers License; Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA); Certified Protection Professional (CPP); Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU); Associate in Risk Management (ARM); CPA; SPHR; Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT); Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM); Certified Facility Manager (CFM); Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); Certified Professional Coder (CPC); JD from an American Bar Association accredited school; admission to a State Bar Association.

Significant technical and managerial, typically gained through 7+ years relevant experience.Minimum of two years management level experience within a major health care organization, health system setting, or large multi-operational corporate environment in complex industries similar to healthcare.Must demonstrate expert-level knowledge and awareness of area of expertise in designated facility, business entity or area and/or experience in which the knowledge, skills, and abilities are directly transferrable. Proven track record of driving successful performance outcomes and accomplishing organizational goals. Must demonstrate skills and business acumen through direct leadership experiences such as: Anticipating and responding to the needs of internal and external customers; managing a budget and financial plans; building partnerships with management, staff, and stakeholders to achieve department goals and objectives; managing problems and situations where uncertainty is inherent; persuading others to adopt a particular stance on an issue; developing and evaluating best practices and emerging trends for organizational applicability and appropriateness; constructing new and innovative solutions for complex and varying problems and situations while considering the larger perspective or context; mentoring and coaching staff by providing open and honest feedback to enhance performance; developing and implementing strategic goals and initiatives that support organizational success; demonstrating excellent human relations, organizational and communication skills; demonstrating a passion about continuously improving and providing high quality care and service excellence to customers, patients, families, employees and/or physicians.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.