Purpose: The Chief Strategy Officer /Vice President Business Development of Advocate Children's Hospital (ACH) will provide the overall strategic leadership by planning, organizing and directing services, programs, planning and business development relative to the Advocate Children's Hospital as well as system wide pediatrics operations. Additionally, will lead comprehensive service line strategy, development and management as well as market and engage non-Advocate hospitals, community organizations and other healthcare providers to provide pediatric services in collaboration with the Advocate network. These services can include satellite pediatrics as well as appropriate referral chains for pediatric sub-specialties. Leads strategic growth initiatives for new and existing services, promotes and markets services, increases market share, manages finances, directs operations and develops and strengthens physician relationships. Responsible for strategically aligning the activities of the portfolio of all pediatric-related services and departments throughout the system with Advocate Healthcare's long-term strategy. This position will play a key role in strategically developing a framework for a nationally recognized Advocate Children's Hospital center of excellence that provides exceptional compassionate patient care related to the diseases or disorders. As a key member of the corporate business development office, the position will identify, evaluate and drive implementation of strategic partnerships, mergers/acquisitions and other system-level transactions, and will partner with the Senior Vice President and/or system Chief Executive Officer with planning, evaluation and implementation of system network development strategies including mergers/acquisitions, strategic partnerships and affiliations, and new market entry strategies.
Master's degree in relevant field is required
10+ years leadership experience in a healthcare business development and strategy roles. Preference for experience in a pediatric healthcare environment.
Demonstrated success in evaluating and driving implementation of strategic partnerships, mergers/acquisitions and other system-level transactions.
Ability to work collaboratively in a matrixed environment
Strong financial acumen
Demonstrated success in delivering results in a healthcare setting.
Internal Number: 108428
About Advocate Aurora Childrens Hospital
As part of Advocate Aurora Health Care, Advocate Children’s Hospital is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation. The two main Chicago Metropolitan region campuses are located in Oak Lawn in the southwest and Park Ridge in the northwest. Additional services are accessible at other Advocate hospitals throughout the state. Advocate Children’s Hospital serves as a major referral center for infants and children. Through a special, wholistic approach, Advocate Children’s Hospital combines some of the country’s most respected medical talent with exceptional and compassionate care. In fact, the children’s hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s leaders in pediatric cardiology and neonatology, and numerous physicians on staff here have been recognized among the Top Doctors regionally and nationally in their field. The hospital is staffed by more than 400 pediatricians and 230 pediatric subspecialists, who offer a wide range of specialized services for children.