Career Resources Newsletter November 2017

Version 2 of the 2017 Accountable Care Directory, Now Available!
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Senior Executive, Health Leaders Alliance (HLA) - Baton Rouge, LA
Health Leaders Alliance (HLA) is a Baton Rouge-based umbrella CIN formed by five leading Louisiana health systems. Inclusive of 16 hospitals, 5,000 physicians and advanced practice providers, it is positioned to become the dominant player in statewide commercial and governmental risk-based contracting. This is a newly created position and will be the first Senior Executive to join the permanent team as HLA becomes an operating entity. The job carries both strategic and hands-on, roll-up-the-sleeves facets, as this leader will shape much of the company’s operating parameters and growth. Two of the founding member organizations already utilize sophisticated care management programs that have led to success in risk-based contracting for significant numbers of lives. Click here for more information

Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Huntington Hospital - Pasadena, CA
Witt/Kieffer has been retained to conduct the search for the Vice President, Chief Information Officer (VP/CIO) for Huntington Hospital located in Pasadena, California. Huntington Hospital (Huntington) is one of the premier healthcare institutions in the Western United States serving the healthcare needs of the nearly two million residents of Pasadena, California and the greater San Gabriel Valley. Huntington is an outstanding opportunity to join a strong, vibrant hospital that is consistently ranked among the best in the United States for quality and innovating care. Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the VP/CIO will serve as a strategic leader for the information technology department. The VP/CIO will be a dynamic collaborator responsible for developing an IT strategic plan to align with the business goals and objectives of the organization and to ensure that the hospital is able to maintain its strong market share and independence. Click here for more information

Vice President, Chief Information Security Executive, Northwestern Medicine - Chicago, IL
Northwestern Medicine, located in Chicago, Illinois, seeks a dynamic leader for the position of Vice President, Chief Information Security Executive (VP/CISE). This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive, innovative, multi-billion dollar academic health system that is experiencing tremendous growth through mergers and acquisitions. The VP/CISE will report to the Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer (SVP/CIO) and will serve as an active member of the IT leadership team. Information security is a priority and a key area of focus for the health system’s Board and senior leadership team. As such, the VP/CISE is a critical hire and will have broad visibility and support across the health system. The VP/CISE will be tasked with building a robust information security program during a time of significant change and expansion at Northwestern Medicine. Click here for more information

Senior Vice President, Payer/Employer & Health Plan Strategies, Parkview Health - Fort Wayne, IN
Witt/Kieffer is proud to partner with Parkview Health in their search for a Senior Vice President, Payer/Employer & Health Plan Strategies (SVP). In this newly created role, the SVP will partner with leaders across the system on the development and implementation of organizational strategies to achieve the System’s payer/employer/population health strategic goals. The successful candidate will be responsible for a comprehensive strategy connecting the various players to help drive performance. She/he will support the development of an overall system approach and set of principles that can be used in Value-Based Contracting and payment models to meet Parkview’s goals and objectives. Click here for more information

Chief Financial Officer, Government Employees Health Association - Kansas City, MO
GEHA, named one of the Best Large Companies to work for in 2017 by Kansas City’s Business Magazine, Ingram’s, seeks a CFO to provide direction for organizational strategic issues as well as overseeing day-to-day financial operational responsibilities. GEHA is the second largest national health and dental plan serving civilian federal employees, retirees and their families. Based at GEHA’s corporate headquarters in Lee’s Summit/Kansas City, Missouri, the CFO is a trusted advisor to the CEO, Board of Directors, and Executive Management Team and plays a key role in developing and executing the strategic vision of the organization, specifically advising on the financial impact. Reporting to the GEHA Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CFO is the chief steward of the financial health of the organization providing overall leadership and direction of finance, budget and accounting functions as well as facilities management. Click here for more information

Vice President of Payor Strategy, Adena Health System (AHS) - Chillicothe, OH
AHS has been serving south central and southern Ohio for more than 120 years, focusing on its commitment to provide patients with the best healthcare and personal service since 1895. Today, AHS includes three hospitals (Chillicothe, Waverly and Greenfield) and six regional clinics, with a total of 311 beds. Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, the Vice President of Payor Strategy will have responsibility setting and implementing strategic plans with regard to contractual negotiations, financial projections, and the ongoing development of partnerships with third parties. The Vice President of Payor Strategy is a key executive position and is part of a dynamic leadership team which is committed to the ongoing success of the independent health system. Adena anticipates that this leader will be responsible for providing an entrepreneurial approach to driving the continued direction, development and implementation of a comprehensive managed care strategy for the health system. Click here for more information

Chief Operating Officer, Driscoll Health Plan – Corpus Christi, TX
Driscoll Health Plan (DHP) has recently created a Chief Operating Officer (COO) role for their 170,000 member Medicaid health plan. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Mary Dale Peterson, the COO will provide the overall leadership and expertise in setting the direction of the operations to ensure the optimal effectiveness of Driscoll Health Plan in its service to its members and to the organization’s mission and goals. The COO will participate in the continued growth of the health plan while maintaining healthy margins and increasing the Driscoll reputation. He/she will lead the development of the operations plan necessary to implement the organization’s strategic objectives.  Click here for more information

Executive Director, Strategy & Analytics, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) - Chicago, IL
Reporting to and partnering with the Vice President of Strategy & Analytics, the Executive Director role is an opportunity for a seasoned analytics leader to drive a team in the development, design and delivery of insightful, market-driven strategic assessments and engagements to BCBS Plans and BCBSA governance committees. The Executive Director will take a lead in developing the approach to leading-edge programs such as precision medicine and others that can dramatically impact the healthcare market. In addition, there is increased focus in the rapidly changing lines of business including Exchanges, Medicare and Medicaid markets.  Click here for more information.

Promotion Annoncements

Fallon Health announces Catherine Quesnel as Site Director of Summit ElderCare Springfield
InnovaCare Health Adds Chief Innovation Officer to Growing Leadership Team
Delta Dental of Virginia Announces New President & CEO, Frank Lucia

Molina Healthcare Names Joseph M. Zubretsky President & Chief Executive Officer
Brian Mulvey Joins MVP Health Care Team
Optima Health President & CEO Michael Dudley to Retire December 2017
Prestige Health Choice Appoints Dr. Sandra Schwemmer Chief Medical Officer
UCare Board names Mark Traynor as President and CEO
Humana Foundation Appoints Walter D. Woods as New Foundation Chief Executive Officer
Medica Names John R. Mach, Jr., M.D. to Position of Chief Medical Officer
Blue Cross NC names Dr. Rahul Rajkumar new Chief Medical Officer
Charlotte Magnuson promoted to manager of Marketing Operations and Product Development at BCBSND
Ruth Brinkley Named President of Kaiser Permanente Northwest Region
Jo Burdick Joins BCBSND As Director of Clinical Excellence
McLaren Health Care Expands Government Affairs Team to Drive Policy Initiatives 
Anthem, Inc. Announces Key Management Changes

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