BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
The Executive Director is responsible for leading a dynamic team of clinicians in the execution of exemplary integrated care services that offer cross continuum care coordination and management. This individual works system-wide with health system leaders, inter-professional teams of clinicians in the acute and post-acute settings, market leaders and payer groups, post-acute providers and community services partners to continually improve patient care services and transitions in all settings. The Executive Director will be responsible for execution of collaborative practices that exemplify BJC’s commitment to patient centered care, population health, clinician and community engagement. Goals aligned with this role include reduction of avoidable admissions and readmissions, bundle compliance, appropriate use of post-acute services and reduction in total cost of care.
Provides strategic oversight to those in leadership and management roles (HSO Directors and Managers) in acute settings with keen focus on interface work with care managers/coordinators in post-acute care settings, developing direct and matrix reporting relationships where appropriate.
Establishes a division to offer comprehensive, integrated care services with a mission, vision and values that are actualized in all patient care delivery sites, based on BJC strategic priorities to meet the needs of patient and family, as well as the market demographic.
Provides direction to BJC, market leaders, and Directors/Managers to develop and implement cutting-edge practices, new and expanded sites of care. Leads the development of BJC care management strategy and aligns work with HSO strategy & objectives; partners with leadership on development of standardized care and utilization management functions. Works with Directors/Managers in identifying opportunities for improvement of care and processes.
Operationalizes the “Integrated Care Services” standardized program across the System, while working with Revenue Cycle leadership to standardize utilization management functions to align with revenue loss reduction goals, through reduction of denials and improvements in total cost of care.
Consistently informs System and HSO leadership of market activities, business, throughput and population health outcomes, plans, challenges and barriers through use of relevant data, analytics and education. Ensures that Directors/Managers work to eliminate avoidable days and that patient placement is clinically appropriate and cost effective.
Minimum Requirements: Master's Degree 5-10 years of related experience 5-10 years of supervisory experience
Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & Wo...rld Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.