Penn Medicine Assoc. Chief Operating Off HUP in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Assoc. Chief Operating Off HUP

  • Job ID :67318

  • Job Category: Management/Leadership

  • Specialty Area: Management/Leadership

  • Primary Shift: Day

  • Work Schedule: M-F

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA

  • Address: 3400 Spruce St

  • Education Required: Bachelors Degree

  • Experience Required: More than 10 years

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

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Position Description :

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is annually recognized as one of the nation's best hospitals by the US News and

World Report in its honor roll of best hospitals. The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is world-renowned for its

clinical and research excellence, forging the way for newer and better ways to diagnose and treat illnesses and disorders. Its

long and rich history of top-notch patient care began more than two centuries ago with the founding of the nation's first

medical school, the University of Pennsylvania. Since 1765 when it first opened its doors, Penn has been dedicated to the

training of physicians and the discovery and implementation of new medical knowledge.

The world-class faculty and staff of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania are dedicated to superior patient care,

education and research for a better, healthier future. Their significant and groundbreaking contributions to medicine are

recognized both nationally and internationally. The interdisciplinary team of professionals provides personalized care and

service to patients — all within a compassionate and respectful environment. Innovative research coupled with responsive,

hands-on care allows Penn to tailor treatment specifically to individual patient needs.

The Associate Chief Operating Officer provides operational leadership toward fulfilling the University of Pennsylvania Health

System's (UPHS) mission in the delivery of world class patient care while supporting the University's education and research

mission. He/she creates a patient and customer focused organization designed to support delivery of highest quality care.

Attracts and develops a team of highly capable, committed physicians, managers and staff; shares a passion for patient and

customer centered care; continually develops the UPHS brand; and ensures the financial health and long-term sustainability of

HUP. The Associate Chief Operating Officer partners with the Chief Operating Officer in developing strategic, operating and

financial plans to accomplish the UPHS mission. The Associate Chief Operating Officer will provide leadership for the

Assistant/Associate Executive Hospital Directors and their departments as well as provide direct supervision for specified HUP

clinical, administrative and support departments. He/She will report directly to the HUP COO and will play an integral role in

the support of all hospital operations.

Minimum Requirements :

Bachelor's Degree And 10+ years

Executive leadership experience leading

hospital operations in an integrated

health system within a competitive


Master's Degree preferred.

Additional Information :

X Comprehensive understanding of hospital operations including process improvement / optimization experience

X Demonstrated successful relationship building all levels of staff, physicians and executives

X A thoughtful individual, politically astute with strong diplomatic skills. Outstanding relationship building skills

X Outstanding management skills and the ability to hold a diverse constituency accountable to implementing

transformative change

X A demonstrated track record of success in creating an environment that facilitates an outstanding patient

experience for each and every patient

X Strong operational and financial acumen with the ability to drive the vision for superior patient centered care that

includes continuous improvements in, quality, safety and operational cost management

X Exhibits strength of character and is viewed as a highly visible and effective leader within HUP as well as Penn


X An even keeled individual who is substantive enough to sit at the executive table while also relating to

interdisciplinary teams of clinical and non-clinical staff

X Strong executive presence and political savvy including communication skills that enable them to appreciate other's

perspectives and offer compelling insights and recommendations

X A courageous and innovative individual with a "can do attitude" who can inspire an organization to do its best even

in difficult circumstances

X The ability to be introspective and apply this thinking toward ways in which they will work in a synergistic manner

across the University of Pennsylvania Health System

X A proactive innovator and problem solver regarding the healthcare economics facing health systems today

X Ability and agility to adapt to the environment of Penn Medicine by adopting strategies proven effective in other

complex health systems, as well as across industry sectors

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.