Full Job Description
St Luke’s Health System, based in Boise, ID, invites applications and nominations for its position of Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO). Reporting to the president and CEO, the COO will be responsible for executing operational strategies and providing overall leadership and operational direction to support the advancement of the health system’s strategic plans and objectives. This role supports and leads the following responsibilities:
Serves as a member of the Health System’s President Cabinet and is responsible for advising the President and CEO on matters of strategic and operational importance. Reports directly to the President and CEO of St. Luke’s Health System.
Responsible for chairing the Health System Strategic Performance Executive Committee which is accountable for overseeing strategy execution by delivering against organizational strategic objectives, goal metrics and targets, and transformational/brand experience initiatives for the health system.
Serves as the Chief Executive Officer of all hospital operations and departments.
Worls in close partnership with the Chief Medical Officer, ensuring that physician and administrative leaders have a strong and effective dyad partnership that supports coordination and execution of the strategy
Works in close partnership with the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Nursing Executive, ensuring organizational alignment of clinical and support functions to advance clinical practices and create systems of high reliability.
Develops and achieves annual operating and capital budgets in partnership and with finance and operational leaders, the Senior Vice President, and Chief Operating Officer.
Leads the development of the annual balanced performance measures for culture, patient experience and consumer engagement, quality and safety, and stewardship. Responsible for driving operational performance and leader accountability in achieving defined goals and outcomes. Serves as the primary executive responsible for sharing balanced performance progress at each health system board meeting.
Ensures operational leaders work in a collaborative manner and adhere to cross-functional governance principles to promote standardization, sharing and adoption of best practices, and stewardship of the organization’s resources.
Creates an environment of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect, and excellence and promotes a culture of learning and innovation.
Consistently role models the St. Luke's Values and Always Behaviors.
Develops high performing teams and fosters development, coaching, engagement, accountability, collaboration, and innovation. Responsible for building coordinated succession planning efforts within areas of responsibility.
Assures the rigorous pursuit of continuous improvement and operational excellence.
Works with boards, medical staffs, and leadership to champion philanthropic efforts support of the organization’s mission, development, and capital plans.
Serves as an organizational ambassador by being visible in the community, developing strong relationships, and supporting local organizations who have a shared mission of improving the health of the community.
Serves as the accountable senior executive fort he coordination of all health system community boards.
Education: Master's degree in business administration, health care administration, or related field
Experience: 12 years’ relevant experience
Why St. Luke's
Guided by the organization’s mission “To improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”, St Luke’s Health System is transforming healthcare in Idaho and regionally through its strategy of providing value-based care. A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. St Luke’s is the state’s largest employer with eight hospitals based in central and southern Idaho, more than 15,000 employees, a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers, and St Luke’s Health Partners a clinically integrated network of more than 3,200 providers serving more than 180,000 Idahoans. Caring people are the heart of St. Luke’s. They are the reason the organization exists, the reason the organization succeeds and the reason the organization will thrive in years to come. St. Luke’s mission is made possible by the individual contributions of thousands of people at any given time; people who are patients, St. Luke’s team members, board members and other stakeholders all committed to improving health and building St. Luke’s value as a community asset every day. St Luke’s is committed to providing high quality patient care and positively impacting the lives of those in its community. St. Luke’s enjoys an outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and a superior healthcare organization.
St. Luke’s has been named one of the “Top 15 Health Systems in the U.S.” for seven consecutive years by IBM Watson Health and recently achieved its fifth magnet designation in a row, one of less than 25 health systems in the United States to earn five or more. St. Luke’s Boise and Meridian are the top hospitals in Idaho with regard to CMS’s star ratings and are the only Idaho hospitals to receive the full five stars. The health system is accredited by The Joint Commission and holds Commission on Cancer accreditation at Treasure Valley and Magic Valley, as well as full Cycle IV Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI for St. Luke’s Boise and Meridian Medical Centers. Two of the system’s imaging centers have been designated Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, and St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital has been accredited by NACHRI since 1992. St. Luke’s Boise and Meridian have earned “Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital” recognition for 12 years from Watson (Truven) Health, and St. Luke’s Cancer Institute achieved Certification for High Quality Cancer Care from the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative program.
Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. Boise is located on the Boise river in southwestern Idaho. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails