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Virginia Mason Medical Senior Director in Seattle, Washington

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Number: 211709 Department: Cancer Institute Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.Honored as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason in Seattle, WA, is internationally recognized as a preeminent organization that is focused on transforming health care. True to that vision, we spent this past decade creating and delivering a multitude of innovations. The results? Industry-changing process improvements and initiatives that have revolutionized our ability to eliminate waste, cut costs, and most importantly, improve the quality of services. Our commitment to Team Medicine and the transformation of health care is what built our reputation as a quality leader, and empowers us with the capability to provide rapid access to care through our Virginia Mason Production System.As a key member of our leadership team, you will help to continually develop the results-driven initiatives that define our success and are transforming healthcare.As one of the preeminent cancer care providers in the United States, the Floyd & Delores Jones Cancer Institute at Virginia Mason in Seattleoffers the very best in state-of-the-artcancer care and treatment in an environment of hope and healing. The service line brings all aspects of care - from physician visits to lab appointments to the pharmacy - topatients in one convenient location. One of the purposes of this position is to provide visionary, strategic and operational leadershipfor the Cancer services and programs to insure its long-term growth. TheCancer Care service line is an essential component of Virginia Mason's operations and the strategic importance, visibility and connection with the Virginia Mason brand in the marketplace.Qualifications:This position requires a Master's Degree in business administration, health administration or nursing and seven years of progressively responsible healthcare management experience. Also required are: demonstrated communication and interpersonal relationship skills with a focus on team building, exceptional skills in developing and promoting working relationships with a highly skilled group of medical staff; demonstrated expertise as a Change Master; exceptionally strong financial management, communication and negotiation skills; a demonstrated talent and passion for innovation as well as a conceptual and behavioral commitment to lean thinking and lean practice.Also required are excellent skills in project management and use of Continuous Quality Improvement techniques; demonstrated depth of knowledge and experience with Lean production or Six Sigma; ability to interact with all levels of VMMC staff, board members, representatives of outside agencies and the community at large; strong planning and analytical skills required in the innovation of new approaches/initiatives, identification of areas requiring improvement, and monitoring of outcomes.Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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