Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Joint Office of Strategic Planning. The position is located at the Mid Campus Center. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The Planning Manager serves as an in-house consultant and trusted advisor by assuming an active role in the management and coordination of strategic planning and business development initiatives for Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM), Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) and St Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH).� The Planning Manager works under general supervision to advance the organizations’ tripartite missions.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work in a collaborative manner to assist Leadership in the development of a comprehensive Strategic Plan for the organizations that appropriately defines the mission, vision, values and key priorities.
Assist in the development of actionable next steps that include accountable parties, timelines and progress updates for each priority identified in the Comprehensive Strategic Plan.
Demonstrate the ability to perform analyses and make appropriate recommendations regarding Strategic Planning projects (Research, Education and Clinical).
Identify project goals, critical success factors, outcomes, deliverables and key stakeholders/participants for planning projects (in conjunction with Director and project sponsors as needed). Also develop a work plan with key data elements, priorities and assignments, deadlines and meeting dates.
Assist in the development of service line and/or program enhancements. Manage annual planning cycle for key programs.
Assist, as needed, in benchmarking productivity and compensation and development of a compensation plan strategy.
Other high-priority and ad-hoc projects.
Provide assistance in Business Development projects for the Hospitals and WUSM departments, including on-site and off-site locations, that include:
Recommendations for geographic expansion, growth, mission, program distinction/recognition and/or revenue enhancement.
Development of a market analysis to evaluate competitive landscape (pull, analyze and interpret data).
Identification of relevant trends among important stakeholders (e.g., payor, provider, medical device, pharmaceutical, regulatory, etc.).
Identification of historical and projected service demand and provider surplus/ deficit.
Development of go-to-market strategies for new or expanding services.
Profiling of potential acquisition or affiliation targets.
Volume projections and, as needed, assistance in financial projections/due diligence.
Identification of risks, mitigation factors, and key performance indicators.
Tracking of all targeted growth objectives, due diligence, and associated recommendations to ensure volume projections were accurate.
Recommendations on exit strategies if targets are not met within an acceptable timeframe.
Participate in multi-disciplinary system planning.
Take ownership of professional development through the creation of professional development plans and assist in mentoring and developing Planning Associates.
Develop and manage work plans to produce deliverables and meet target deadlines.
Facilitate meetings to identify goals and strategies.
Work in collaboration to frame discussions into a cohesive plan by identifying issues, objectives, alternative solutions, and resource requirement.
Assist in moving projects through the approval process and provide additional support for plan implementation as needed.
Master’s Degree required (MHA, MBA, MPH) and 3 years of healthcare experience preferred, preferably in strategic planning, business development, consulting or related area. Proven success in strategic plan development, financial analyses, meeting facilitation, etc.
2 years of healthcare experience in strategic planning, business development, consulting or related area.
Healthcare industry knowledge (including terminology, trends, emerging technologies, etc.).
Critical thinking skills.
Business acumen (including market analysis, financial and operational modeling, due diligence, etc.).
Communication skills (communicates clearly and persuasively, both verbally and in writing).
Technical/modeling skills (including Excel formulas, Pivot Tables, Word, PowerPoint, Power BI, Tableau, EPIC and Access).
Project management skills (including scoping, work plan development, facilitation and presentation).
Experience in a complex and matrixed healthcare organizational structure.
The hiring range for this position is $71,323 - $92,789 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Work is performed primarily in office setting.
Mobility to and from buildings on campus or to and from facilities is often necessary.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents in lieu of stated minimum require prior approval.
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