Job Information

Providence Exec Director Hlth Alliance Alaska in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Job Desc Title:

Executive Director Alaska Health Alliance

ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION

Reports To:

Chief Strategy Officer AK

Supervises:

Pop Health Clinical Leadership; Director Clinical Quality Care; Network Operations; Business Management

MISSION, VALUES, VISION and PROMISE

The Mission:

As expressions of God's healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Our Values:

Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Integrity

Our Vision:

Health for a Better World

Our Promise:

"Know me, care for me, ease my way."

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for the implementation and operation of Alaska Health Alliance with Providence (AHAP) active and ongoing program of clinical integration to create a high degree of interdependence and cooperation among AHAP physician participants, improve clinical quality for patients, control health care costs, and engage in value-based contracting with health plans, employers, and other purchasers of health care services. The ED will manage the overall operation of AHAP including implementation of growth and retention strategies, daily operations, assuring financial stability, development and implementation of new products, representing the AHAP with Acute Care & Clinical Programs and Physician, Ambulatory and Clinical Services as a part of the integrated health system, and recruiting and retaining key staff. Additionally, this position is responsible for the strategic planning process for the Clinically Integrated Network. The ED is a key operational and strategic leader for the physician-led, clinically integrated provider delivery network of AHAP. The ED will work with the senior administration of Providence Health & Services Alaska and the Board of Managers of the AHAP to advance the strategic objectives of the organization, and to attain both the short term and long term objectives of the organization. The ED will develop and maintain key relationships and partnerships and be the champion of the shared vision. Collaboration with physician leaders, operations and finance leaders is essential to ensure the continued development of a patient-centered health network that supports improvements in care through broad active participation by a wide range of aligned groups.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The job duties listed are essential functions of the position. However, other duties may be assigned, and may also be considered essential functions of the position.

The caregiver must be sufficiently fluent in the English language to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. The degree of fluency required will vary depending upon the nature of the position.

Caregivers are expected to honor the Mission, Values, Vision and Promise and adhere to the Code of Conduct, policies and standards of their organization.

For direct patient care roles: Performs and maintains currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire and populations served.

Seeks direction from physicians (and other health care providers) on the AHAP Board to guide the ongoing development of NewCo’s clinical quality, cost effectiveness, and efficiency programs.

Obtains counsel from physicians (and other health care providers) on the AHAP Board with respect to Alaska Health Alliance negotiations with health plans, employers, and other purchasers of health care services for value-based contracts.

Directs the strategic planning process, short term as well as annual goal-directed activities, and ensures achievement of strategic goals and objectives to position AHAP for long-term success.

Oversees the network build and ongoing maintenance of relationships with key provider partners. Includes contract negotiation, performance monitoring, oversight of risk-sharing models and financial reconciliation, and development of strategies with external provider partners to meet the obligations and maximize the performance of contracts. Works with internal medical groups to meet the obligations and maximize the performance of contracts.

Leads building and maintaining relationships with major healthcare purchasers. Includes employers who work directly with the healthcare system and may include certain key relationships with traditional health insurance companies.

Responsible for growing the number of accountable managed care lives cared for in the Anchorage region.

Prepares reports for the senior leadership and in turn the Board of Managers of AHAP that reflect the progress and success of the organization.

Provides the necessary resources for managerial staff to develop plans for achievement of short and long-range goals and objectives.

Participates in the development of AHAP policies, procedures and short and long range goals and objectives, and in determining the role of AHAP within the community.

Represents AHAP to the public, its constituencies, health care organizations, professional associations, purchases of healthcare services, governmental agencies, etc.

Evaluates business opportunities, monitors national and local trends, and maintains contacts in the community and with other health care providers to build innovative partnerships and programs that deliver value in new ways.

Maintains effective working relationships with medical staff, legal counsel, regulatory agencies, local communities and other health systems, hospitals and organizations.

Manages relationships with any 3rd party vendors and/or Third-Party Administrators and customers (including employers, State Government/Medicaid, consumers and health plans).

Provides direction and is accountable for the effective and efficient operation of AHAP.

Determines and implements the organizational structure required to direct and manage AHAP enterprise in a manner that is cost effective and maximizes the use of shared resources and services.

Supervises the managers of each of the AHAP operational areas, e.g., clinical quality improvement, utilization and care management, and network management.

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

Required/Preferred

Education Level

Major/Area of Study

And/Or

Required

Bachelor's Degree

Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Public Health Administration, or a related field.

Preferred

Master's Degree

Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Public Health Administration, or a related field.

EXPERIENCE

Required/Preferred

Minimum Experience

Details

Required

10 or more years

Direct people leadership experience in progressively responsible roles in a complex direct health care or health plan environment.

Preferred

5 years

Experience as a Senior Leadership Executive in a multi-specialty physician group, integrated healthcare system or health plan.

Required

Demonstrated success in leading affiliation and business development initiatives in a multi-region or divisional, complex organization.

Required

Experience and understanding of population health related operations – payer, risk based payment models, accountable care organizations, clinically integrated networks.

Preferred

Experience in a high production, deadline-oriented professional work environment requiring multi-tasking, flexibility, and self-directed work.

Preferred

Demonstrated success in leading multidisciplinary teams toward a shared need, shared vision and commitment to developing and implementing major initiatives that involve business development, strategic & financial planning and analysis, leadership of teams, communication across multiple disciplines, development of operational systems, process improvement and executive reporting

JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

Ability to design, develop and implement highly complex clinical programs, products, technical systems and policies that affect the overall direction of the Network.

Organizational, interpersonal, facilitation and communication skills, and the ability to manage shifting priorities are critical for success in this position.

Possess good decision-making skills based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.

Broad strategic thinker with a clear vision and a passion for operational excellence as a strategic philosophy.

Outstanding team and meeting facilitation skills including planning, design and execution.

Establishes strong team relationships, building trust and open communication.

Proven ability to produce high quality management and decision documents and tools for system-level leadership and governance.

Strong focused written and verbal communication responsive to the needs of the customers.

Self-starting and independent in managing multiple projects and accountabilities.

Strong team player with the ability to work effectively with leadership at multiple levels of the organization in a credible and professional manner.

Direct people leadership experience in progressively responsible roles in a complex direct health care or health plan environment.

Experience as a Senior Leadership Executive in a multi-specialty physician group, integrated healthcare system or health plan.

Demonstrated success in leading affiliation and business development initiatives in a multi-region or divisional, complex organization.

Experience and understanding of population health related operations – payer, risk-based payment models, accountable care organizations, clinically integrated networks.

Demonstrated success in leading multidisciplinary teams toward a shared need, shared vision and commitment to developing and implementing major initiatives that involve business development, strategic & financial planning and analysis, leadership of teams, communication across multiple disciplines, development of operational systems, process improvement and executive reporting.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Health Care

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 354735