Market Director, Kansas

Ascension Health Wichita, KS
Job ID: 256368Market Director, KansasWichita, KansasRegular / Day

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Additional Job Information

Title: Market Director, Kansas

City, State: Wichita, KS

Location: VC Hospital St Francis

Additional Job Details: FT Days

About Us

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2017, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 165,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. Ascension's Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 153 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 22 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Market Director, Kansas serves as the clinical professional development market leader to ensure the consistent alignment, delivery, performance, and evaluation of multi-faceted clinical professional development programs to drive standardization and support achievement of the Quadruple Aim and clinical care priorities.


* Stewards the market clinical professional development vision, strategies, and initiatives that support Ascension strategic objectives while enabling a regional delivery model to serve a community of inspired, capable, and flourishing clinical providers.

* Aligns Ascension clinical professional development strategies with the strategic priorities of the assigned region, and its entities, by collaborating with others in creating and conducting needs assessments and providing meaningful data to leaders.

* Acts as organizational change partner with Regional Directors and key stakeholders to achieve clinical priorities.

* Manages the Market clinical professional development teams to achieve organizational goals.

* Participates in the development of clinical professional development services with budget stewardship to ensure alignment with organizational needs and strategic direction.

* Stewards program quality, analysis of program effectiveness, as well as overall efficacy of clinical education in achieving strategic business priorities.

* Guides the implementations of clinical professional development strategies that enhance the learning of providers and staff to contribute to the development of leadership skills.

* Aligns clinical professional development operations with the strategic priorities of Ascension, and its entities, by collaborating with others in creating and conducting needs assessments and providing meaningful data to leaders.

* Cultivates collaborative relationships with nursing, pharmacy, and allied health educational institutions.

* Aligns metrics to reflect services provided and includes benchmarking to external organizations.



Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor's Level Degree. Bachelor's level degree required in Nursing, Allied Health, Organizational Development, Education, or Industrial/Organizational Psychology required.

* Three (3) or more years of technical education experience in healthcare education, or other related field, required.

* Licensed Registered Nurse, allied health specialist, or similar patient care experience.

* Experience with the full spectrum of clinical professional development services to include interprofessional simulation programs, clinical libraries, and continuing education credentialing processes.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Master's Level Degree Preferred. Master's degree in Nursing, Allied Health, Organizational Development, Education, or Industrial/Organizational Psychology preferred.

* Seven (7) years of Leadership/Management experience is preferred.

* Five (5) or more years of technical education experience in healthcare education, or other related field preferred.

Effectiveness in this role requires in depth knowledge of/experience with:

* Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

* Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

* Education leadership experience in a Healthcare setting.

* Multi-stakeholder collaboration

* Organizational transformation and change management

* Operational integration, engagement and consensus development

* Communication and translation of complex concepts and technical detail for generalized consumption by stakeholders

* Knowledge of the English language (including structure, content, spelling, rules of composition, and grammar)

* Knowledge of health care and hospital operations

* Knowledge of statistics, data collection, analysis, and data presentation

* Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations and accreditation standards

* Knowledge of business and management principles

* Knowledge of Microsoft Office software products

* Knowledge of confidentiality standards

* Knowledge of HIPAA compliance standards

* Ability to actively listen

* Ability to critically think

* Ability to lead others

* Ability to coach and mentor

* Ability to work as a team and with peers

* Ability to think strategically and tactfully

* Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

* Skilled in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines

* Skilled in real-time decision-making

* Skilled in written and verbal communication

* Skilled in problem solving

* Skilled in multi-tasking and managing multiple projects

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