UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center (HMC), Northwest Hospital & Medical Center (NWH), Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's. UW Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a Chief Clinical Strategy and Transformation Officer, UW Medicine. Reporting to the Chief Health System Officer (CHSO), the Chief Clinical Strategy and Transformation Officer (CCSTO) acts on behalf of the CHSO in their absence and has oversight over Clinical Strategic Planning for UW Medicine (UWM), Enterprise Portfolio Management, the UW Medicine Patients Are First Program, the Transformation of Care Department, and other system integration initiatives. The CCSTO is a member of the senior management team for the CHSO and participates in a core team to provide strategic oversight and guidance regarding overall clinical strategy for UW Medicine and its' entities.In addition, the CCSTO provides strategic oversight over select service lines for UW Medicine. The CCSTO provides strong leadership in strategizing, coordinating, and facilitating opportunities for the CHSO leadership team and overall system. In addition, the CCSTO creates an environment that enhances communication and encourages collaboration across UWM. The CCSTO manages confidential and sensitive issues in all areas of the unit and builds strong, collaborative partnerships with all UW Medicine offices and entities including the Strategic Clinical Business Officer and Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs, the Enterprise Finance Officer and Associate Vice President, as well as all strategic affiliation and joint venture partners.The CCSTO assures connection to the Graduate Medical Education (GME), Clinical and Translational Sciences Award (CTSA) and Research leadership strategies to accelerate Translational Research.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:Establishes UW Medicine clinical strategic planning team and process. Accountable for the development of UW Medicine's clinical strategic plan that outlines growth and customer acquisition strategies, competitive analysis, business plans, and performance management. Ensures the establishment and management of a new portfolio management function that optimizes enterprise prioritization, planning and budgeting. Provides oversight over select service lines; ensures strategic plans are development and implemented on time and on budget in partnership with the Entity leadership teams, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Chief Business Officer (CBO) offices, the Departments, and other key stakeholders.Further develops and manages UW Medicine Patients Are First Program and translates the concepts of service excellence, patient experience, and patient relations into actionable behaviors. Oversight and responsibility for enhancing and continually improving the overall experience of patients and families throughout UW Medicine. Clearly defines the optimal patient experience, include the behavioral changes necessary to achieve cultural transformation throughout the entire organization. Provides oversight for the UW Medicine Transformation of Care Department/Lean Team and ensures annual targets are developed and are achieved on time and on budget.Chairs key system-wide committees and leads special projects as needed. Represents UW Medicine on internal and external boards, associations, and committees as requested by the CHSO.REQUIREMENTS:Master's degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Engineering, or related field of graduate study AND at least 12-15 years of demonstrated success in healthcare portfolio management and strategic planning leadership. Background in maximizing performance, quality, and continuous process improvement. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.