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Chief Operating Officer

Company: Ascension
Location: Carmel
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

We are hiring a Chief Operating Officer for our North Region in Indiana to formulate and oversee the organization's planning, policies and practices in collaboration with executive leadership.

What You Will Do:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Participates in development of the organization’s vision, policies and short and long-term objectives.


  • Develops, implements and monitors operating budgets for areas of responsibility.


  • Leads efforts to provide high quality, low cost operations within sites of care as well as day-to-day operations.


  • Ensures that performance is aligned with Ascension’s practices and standards of excellence and determines interventions necessary to improve performance.


  • A strong commitment to the mission of Catholic healthcare and a personal and professional presence to provide moral and spiritual leadership on behalf of Ascension; a values-driven leadership style which is guided in thinking, in acting, and stewardship by sensitivity to the mission values of Ascension Health. 


  •  A highly effective communicator who will make communications a top priority within the organization and will be a responsive, relational, interactive, and accountable leader who will recognize the importance of building consensus and providing leadership with credibility, influence, respect, and listening skills. 


  • An appreciation of the challenges and the opportunities associated with being a change agent within the context of a multi-site and growing national health system. 


  • Direct experience and subject matter expertise in Healthcare Quality across the continuum of care; ambulatory, acute and post-acute care.


  • Proficient knowledge and expertise in hospital and health care related quality and performance improvement principles and practices, as well as regulatory and statutory requirements for quality improvement and patient safety in health care.


  • The ability to create inclusive teams and that are active and enthusiastic participates and in the successful implementation quality and safety strategies and plans based on improving quality goals.


  •  Possess not only excellent organization, oral and written communication skills, but the ability to persuasively communicate project proposals, plans and status to key stakeholders.


  • Ability to resolve issues efficiently and effectively.


  • Proficient in program development with strong leadership and teambuilding skills. 




What You Will Need:


  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master's degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 10 years of experience required.
  • 15 years of experience preferred.
  • 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Serving the greater Indianapolis area and Evansville, Indiana, Ascension St. Vincent has been providing rewarding careers in healthcare for over 148 years. We operate 24 hospitals — in addition to outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more — and offer careers in a wide range of services. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. When you join Ascension St. Vincent, you join a diverse team of more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all — especially to those most in need. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension St. Vincent is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice:

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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