University of Colorado Medicine (CU Medicine) is dedicated to providing business operations and administrative support to the CU School of Medicine’s nearly 3,000 providers and is affiliated with the leading medical institutions in the West. Located adjacent to the Anschutz Medical Campus, one of the largest and most advanced academic medical campuses in the country, CU Medicine offers a variety of administrative, technical and healthcare support career opportunities and serves as a resource for patients and healthcare providers.
We are seeking a highly motivated Vice President of Business Development & Planning to take on a leadership role within our executive team.
The Vice President of Business Development & Planning (VP) reports to the Executive Director and works closely with executive leadership of the CU School of Medicine (CUSOM) to drive the assessment, development and execution of business strategies designed to expand clinical services. The individual in this position will oversee and partner on the identification, development and execution of new business ventures; partner affiliations; network/market expansion; provider onboarding; and marketing. The VP will oversee and facilitate strategic planning, business development and external relations functions to support achievement of short and long-term goals. The VP will work closely and in support of the Dean of the School of Medicine, the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, CU Medicine Medical Directors, Department Chairs, faculty, and Directors of Finance and Administration as well as hospital affiliates.
Scope of responsibility for this job will include, but is not limited to:
Lead organization efforts to identify, evaluate, negotiate and establish partnerships as well as innovative relationships with external parties that bring complementary capabilities to CUSOM / CU Medicine while creating value for all parties (i.e. joint operating agreements, joint ventures, joint programs and affiliations).
Develop and implement growth strategies and initiatives in partnership with CUSOM departments and divisions, including collaborative arrangements with affiliate hospitals and other healthcare systems, physician groups and organizations.
Lead efforts to identify, analyze and evaluate opportunities for new clinical services in the primary service area and throughout the region.
Work in collaboration with CUSOM leadership to create a strategy/model to recruit/align physician groups with the CUSOM.
Collaborate with hospital partners and key CUSOM providers to identify opportunities to grow services and increase market penetration through utilization of market research and trending.
Understand and promote the collaborative relationship required to work successfully with hospital affiliates, including but not limited to UC Health and Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Facilitate and oversee contract, lease and other legal document negotiations, preparation and approval.
Evaluate and make recommendations on real estate opportunities for clinical service sites.
Oversee and direct technical resources related to Salesforce, sites of practice and analytics tied to business development and planning.
Provide strategic direction and oversight of marketing initiatives for CUSOM/CU Medicine, including but not limited to evaluating scope and return on investment, provider onboarding programs, advertising, tangible collateral, web presence, CUdoctors.com provider portal and social media in the seven state region. Partner with affiliate hospitals on data sharing and data delivery.
Collaborate with medical directors to ensure provider/hospital alignment as related to business development functions.
Ensure integration of CU Medicine services to CUSOM needs and initiatives while promoting the brand to internal and external stakeholders.
Provide daily leadership to the Business Development & Planning team.
Perform other duties and assist with special projects as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree (i.e. MBA, MHA, or comparable) and be a proven high performing, strategic business development executive with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in progressively responsible strategic planning, business and network development, provider integration, and merger and acquisition roles. Expertise in healthcare is required and academic medical center experience is highly preferred. Must have experience analyzing and implementing broad-reaching strategies within a large, integrated system in a competitive market. The ability to successfully build partnerships and collaborations while demonstrating expertise in negotiating complex transactions is essential. Must be skilled in utilizing market analytics and financial analysis/modeling to make strategic business decisions. Strong background in project management with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced and intellectually-stimulating environment is key. High degree of comfort and confidence working within a matrix organizational structure and establishing/maintaining effective working relationships with all constituents across a complex landscape is required. Must display outstanding interpersonal, negotiation, verbal and written communication skills. The ability to build consensus among key stakeholders, including providers, employees, and leaders within affiliated health systems is essential. Demonstrated ability to build and lead a high functioning team is required. Requires flexibility and responsiveness to adapt decision-making activities in frequently changing situations. Experience in real estate evaluation is a plus.
CU Medicine is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our staff and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees prior to their employment. Additionally, drug and health screenings may be required for some positions. We are an equal opportunity employer.
CU Medicine supports a Tobacco Free Workplace Environment which prohibits smoking and the use of tobacco products on CU Medicine property, Anschutz Medical Campus and adjacent business locations.
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About University of Colorado Medicine
CU Medicine is dedicated to providing business operations and administrative support to the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s nearly 3,000 providers. An international authority and the leading academic medical institution in the West, the University of Colorado School of Medicine (SOM) offers cutting-edge research and technologies and high quality medical treatment to patients at the University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado, and at sites throughout Colorado. Located adjacent to the new Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, one of the largest and most advanced academic medical campuses in the country, CU Medicine offers a variety of career opportunities for healthcare support and administrative staff. In addition, CU Medicine serves as a resource for patients and physicians seeking information about the University of Colorado network.