• Director of Strategy Implementation

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/20/2018 10:09 AM)
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    Director of Strategy Implementation, the University of Chicago Medicine in Harvey, IL 


    We're hiring a Director of Strategy Implementation for our Strategic Planning department with the University of Chicago Medicine in Harvey, IL. Note: This position will be supporting our Ingalls campus location in Harvey, IL.


    Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive leading academic medical centers UChicago Medicine in a newly crafted and influential role as the Director of Strategy Implementation for our campus in Harvey, IL. Here you will have the opportunity to partner alongside leaders across the UChicago enterprise and build out new strategic initiatives at our Ingalls campus.


    Read the About Us below to learn more about our award-winning team of patient focused professionals. This role can make a difference in the lives of the individuals who make it all possible.


    The Director, Strategy Implementation reports to the VP of Strategic Planning and is responsible for managing a multi-year business cycle and key strategic projects, including margin management. Projects are often multi-year, transformational, and span multiple functions in the health system.  In addition, the Director will:

    • Partner with senior leadership and consultants, as applicable, to plan and execute high impact strategic projects.
    • Clearly define project scope, develop project plans, and set priorities for working teams.
    • Ensure implementation stays on track by setting and measuring key metrics, facilitating working team meetings, identifying and helping to mitigate risks and issues and developing content.
    • Support due diligence efforts and manage integration with key partners, as needed.


    The Director will ensure alignment of the strategic plan with budgets and other key functions (e.g. Biological Sciences Division departments, major facilities projects etc.).  Additionally, the Director will ensure strategic plans are translated into actionable, quantitative and measurable plans, and will help to drive complex, project-based initiatives across the health system.  The Director will work with senior hospital and physician leadership to ensure successful execution of the strategic plan and its key initiatives.


    Director of Strategy Implementation Education and Experience Requirements: 

    • Must hold a completed Master’s degree (MBA, MPH, or MHA specifically) from an accredited academic body.
    • Must have a minimum of 5 years consulting firm experience focused on healthcare OR a minimum of 8 years of experience in a strategic planning or program management function within a large healthcare system.
    • Strong program management skills and program management office experience is necessary.
    • Strong communication & client management skills needed.
    • Must have the ability to build strong relationships with senior leadership and lead through influence.
    • Must have the ability to manage details while helping to set strategic direction.
    • Needs to have strong story boarding and slide writing skills (strong PowerPoint skills).
    • Needs to have strong analytical skills.
    • Needs to have strong people management skills.
    • Must be able to function well in an ambiguous environment.
    • A PMP certification is preferred.00 physicians on staff.

    About Us:


    Located in historic Hyde Park, UChicago Medicine is an anchor institution in the Southside of Chicago and has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927, when it first opened to patients. Since then, our growing footprint has allowed us to expand exponentially, providing access to world-class, ground-breaking care to communities all over Illinois and northwest Indiana.


    This past December, we opened our doors to the newest, most state-of-the-art adult emergency department in the state of Illinois, followed by the launch of a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center in May. As of this spring, UChicago Medicine received Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Our team of nurses and interdisciplinary professionals are the best in class and provide the highest level of excellence in patient care. In addition, this year we received our 13th consecutive “A” rating from the Leapfrog Group for hospital safety. We are proud to be recognized amongst an pool of elite hospitals in the nation that consistently receive top ratings by U.S. News & World Report, including three UChicago Medicine specialties -- cancer (#31), gastroenterology & GI surgery (#42) and gynecology (#46) . Twelve Nobel Prize winners in physiology or medicine have been affiliated with the University of Chicago Medicine.


    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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