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Vice President of Neurosciences Service Line

Company: Ascension
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

The Vice President of Neuroscience Service Line will provide service line leadership, vision and direction, working in close partnership with executives from the health system, hospital campuses, physician leaders and groups, staff, and within the strategic plan of the organization. The Vice President, along with health system and hospital executive committees will set the strategic direction and growth strategies necessary to ensure the Service Lines successful performance in the marketplace.

What You Will Do:


The Vice President of Neurosciences Service Line will play a vital external role in interacting with, influencing and developing both internal and external constituencies to promote the service line throughout the community and neighboring market areas. The Vice President Service Line will also provide strategic leadership and will have overall responsibility for the service line.

Accountable for the overall development, strategic visioning, and operational performance of the service line including but not limited to: Strategic Planning, lnreach/Outreach Development, Collaboration and Coordination with all participating physician groups providing services, Committees, Quality Performance, Financial viability and growth.

The Vice President will work to develop comprehensive access to care including the evaluation, planning and implementation of both inpatient and outpatient innovative care models. The Vice President will also develop and maintain a positive relationship and interaction with other service line leaders towards the enhancement of physician, patient, and employee satisfaction, and quality improvement initiatives.

Supportive of employee professional development process and specified activities related to the employment process. Works actively with clinical and operational improvement process teams to monitor and enhance quality and efficiency within the assigned departments.

Responsible for compliance with strategic planning, fiscal responsibilities and regulatory requirements. Active participation through interdepartmental interaction required. Active participation in ministry-wide projects is required.


Required Skills:

  • Negotiating skills specifically related to joint venture and/or other physician integration strategies, supply utilization and procurement
  • Understanding of service line trends specific to SL program development, as it relates to reimbursement, growth/niche markets, outreach opportunities, and physician and staff relations
  • Specific product and procedural knowledge related to current and future technologies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements the creation of a Service Line
  • Is adept with qualitative, quantitative or technical tools needed to perform the job
  • Able to understand and apply information, policies, procedures and skills required by the position.
  • Capable of leading and developing one of the best Service Line Programs in the nation (as measured by outcome indicators)
  • By working with the physician executive and medical leadership structure, can develop the Service Line medical staff to effectively deliver the highest level of patient care and related services consistent with the organization's goals and objectives
  • Works closely with Community leadership, providers, and payors to establish relationships between and among groups
  • Stays abreast of the various state and local community political, economic, demographic and competitive climates, and promotes creative leadership and pursuing new fields for servicing unmet needs of the organization, building and supporting the culture, and fostering an atmosphere of constructive growth and expansion.
  • Develops and ensures the implementation of strategies to build a strong market franchise, superior financial results, and long-term value for the community, within the context of a large integrated healthcare network.
  • Gathers market intelligence and develops inroads/relationships with external groups of physicians within the Market and throughout the region and neighboring states
  • Identifies differentiating factors regarding new facility/ services programs versus other programs in the marketplace
  • Effectively positions facilities in the marketplace, creating positive external perception.
  • Develops an annual business plan specifying market, customer services, quality and outcomes measurements and financial performance targets for the organization
  • Oversees all financial operations to assure cost effectiveness and financial integrity, with a balanced emphasis on revenue enhancement, productivity, utilization management, and overall profitability
  • Is cognizant of the rising cost of healthcare and how that impacts consumers (patients)
  • Strong dynamic leadership skills as demonstrated through effective communication of strategic direction, the ability to create enthusiasm, and to instill commitment and motivation for challenging goals
  • Proven community relations skills, which will enable the successful candidate to deal effectively with members of the community as well as members of the staff
What You Will Need:


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

Work Experience:

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

Work Experience:


  • Minimum Qualification: Two years of experience in an executive leadership role. Five years of service line experience in a leadership role. Success in building Neuroscience Service Lines required.

With knowledge in these areas:

  • Clinical aspects of service lines
  • Hospital operations and administration
  • Healthcare reimbursement
  • Strategic planning
  • Financial statements and planning
  • Data analytics, trends and benchmarking
  • Models for physician partnerships
  • Emerging trends, technologies and market landscape



Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including 3 teaching hospitals, Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas, Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, 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 Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants 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.

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.

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