Chief Operating Officer - Ascension Medical Group We Are
Why Join Ascension?
Committed to open and honest communication, our associates use
their nationwide connections to further patient care. With access
to a collaboration of experts, innovators, best practices, and
knowledge, they are called to provide compassionate, personalized
care for all, especially those most in need. Across Wisconsin and
across the country, Ascension physicians engage patients and the
rest of the care team in collaborative decision-making. The Chief
Operating Officer, AMG Wisconsin formulates and oversees the
organization's planning, policies and practices in collaboration
with executive leadership.
Since 1848, our Ascension Wisconsin physicians and associates
have embraced changing times and growing communities to provide
quality healthcare for our patients. Our system is comprised of 23
hospitals, 100+ clinics and 1100 full-time providers. You might
recognize Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Ministry Healthcare,
Columbia St. Mary’s, or Affinity Healthcare. These 4 healthcare
entities make up Ascension Wisconsin.
At Ascension, our physicians and caregivers work in
collaboration to provide compassionate, personalized care for all,
especially those who need it most. We are the largest healthcare
non-profit in the country, and we are faith based - called to be
the expression of God’s healing love in the world.
ASCENSION MEDICAL GROUP
Ascension Medical Group (AMG) was officially launched in July
2015 and includes nearly 7,000 full- time providers, and spans 16
states including the District of Columbia, making AMG one of the
largest healthcare provider networks in the United States.
AMG was created with the central principle of developing a high
performing medical group which unites a community of providers
through a common culture that advances the Quadruple Aim of
delivering exceptional health outcomes, an exceptional experience
for the people we serve, and an exceptional experience for
providers, at an affordable cost. AMG commits to a provider-led
platform for national and local decision-making. With a commitment
to those who are poor and vulnerable, we are dedicated to
spiritually-centered, holistic care, which sustains and improves
the health of individuals and communities.
AMG is driven by the passion to restore the joy of practice to
all providers. We will work closely with our partners in pursuit of
our shared goals and do this in a way that supports clinically
integrated systems of care and sustains our ministry now and in the
What You Will Do
As the Chief Operating Officer for the Ascension Medical Group
Wisconsin, you will have the opportunity to work closely in a dyad
partnership with the President, Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin
in the successful implementation and execution of strategic goals,
oversee clinical activities and improve quality across the
Participates in the development of the organization's vision,
policies and short- and long-term objectives.
Develops, implements and monitors operating budgets for areas of
Maintains knowledge of industry trends and recommends cost
effective and efficient solutions.
Serves as liaison between Board of Directors, executive
leadership, management, stakeholders, financial institutions, and
Contributes to the development of an integrated system of care
and successfully performs the requirements of the position within a
matrixed work environment.
Creates a sustainable person-centered culture that assures
patients can access the care needed and when they want it.
Develops provider leadership structure aligned with the national
Ascension Medical Group structure that brings physician leaders to
discuss issues that impact physician practices and barriers to
greater alignment of physicians across the care continuum.
Supports multidisciplinary, outcome-driven and accountable
approach to providing optimal patient experience and clinical
Develops coordinated programs and improved communication
vehicles that encourage front-line physician participation,
engagement, empowerment and ownership in charting the clinical
course and enhancing the reputation and visibility of the local
market Health Ministry.
Leads transformation of practices including adoption of
information systems and electronic health records that result in
efficient workflows while enhancing provider satisfaction and
Leads efforts to create a culture of quality and safety
consistent with a highly reliable organization.
Leads performance management; cascading performance expectations
throughout the medical group in accordance with Ascension’s AIM for
Enhance the ability of the medical group to better manage care
in an increasingly constrained resource environment to ensure
exceptional operational outcomes.
Ensures development of physician leaders including development
and preparation of the next generation of physician leaders.
Provides ongoing education to medical staff leadership regarding
administrative, regulatory and legal issues that surround
healthcare reform and the evolving medical crew paradigm at the
state and national level.
Provides direct support for local and regional operational
directors in the medical group.
What You Will Need
Master's Level Degree with a graduate degree such as an MBA,
MHA, MPH required
Minimum 10 years of demonstrated outcome-orientated experience
accompanied by experience in a multi-facility and/or multi-site
care delivery model required.
Experience building bridges between physicians-community and
hospital-based, and between physicians and hospitals, with the
results measured through clinical excellence, growth, and
satisfaction measures of patients, employees and physicians.
Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will
not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on
basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex,
national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation,
disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status
protected by law.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
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Job ID: 370144
Category: Business Administration
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Glendale, WI