System Senior Vice President - Advanced Practice

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CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


The SVP of Advanced Practice provides leadership, direction and resource stewardship of the health system’s Advanced Practice Care function. As the senior-most Advanced Practice leader, the SVP of Advanced Practice is accountable for overall advanced practice care performance and for aligning advanced practice objectives with the health systems’ strategy.

Has ultimate responsibility for leading and developing the health system’s strategy for optimally positioning advanced practice providers (APPs) within new and innovative models of care that increase the value equation for clinical care delivery across all geographies and care sites of the enterprise.

Provides leadership and direction to the national Advanced Practice leadership team for developing and implementing pioneering methods to achieve health system goals through high-performing care teams, enhanced integration of APPs and optimization of Advanced Practice care operations.

Partners with physician, nursing and operational leaders across the health system to drive mission-driven clinical transformation and APP care model innovation to enhance integrated care delivery services that allow better precision with predicting patient outcomes and ensure efficient use of limited human capital and financial resources.

Together with Corporate Compliance, Risk and Legal, oversees the adherence to professional standards and regulatory requirements. Establishes educational programs for APPs in partnership with universities and clinical sites to increase availability of advanced practice professionals to meet health system’s workforce needs, business imperatives and strategic goals.


  • Serves as the national expert for Advanced Practice care
  • Responsible for delivering designated financial, quality, safety, patient experience and provider engagement results by enhancing APP integration and optimizing overall care team performance.
  • Drives operational performance by implementing innovative, “top-of-license” care models that align with enterprise strategic imperatives, appreciate local market/ Division nuances, and are compliant with state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Provides national executive level leadership for APPs and other care team clinicians in partnership with Physician Enterprise, Nursing Enterprise and Clinical Service Lines stakeholders. Develops strategy for innovative models of team-based care.
  • Partners with graduate level schools of nursing and PA programs to improve the availability of quality advanced practice education.
  • Establishes consensus-based quality and financial outcomes measures, achieved through the implementation of advanced practice care and team-based models of care.
  • Partners with physicians, nurse executives and operations leaders to ensure adoption and interoperability of Advanced Practice models in care settings across the continuum.
  • Identifies state regulation or national law opportunities to improve the access to advanced practice providers and team-based care models.
  • Drives APP practice site optimization and care delivery strategies to enhance the health system growth and cost containment.

 The job summary and responsibilities listed above are designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed within this job. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.



Benefits Include: Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Retirement Program, Disability Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Discount Programs, Life Insurance Plans, Worker Compensation, Dress for Your Day Policy, Voluntary Benefits.


Compensation Range:  $116.99 to $163.78, hourly rates, annualized.


Position is eligible for incentive pay based on company performance.


Required Licensure and Certifications

·        Certification in advanced practice focus area of practice is required

  • Active Registered Licensure in practice area


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training

Core CSH Behaviors:   The following behaviors have been identified as critical to all leadership roles at CSH:    


  • Integrity & Character:  Exhibits high standards of personal conduct by engaging in ethical decision-making, honoring commitments, communicating openly/honestly, and living our values.
  • Spirituality:  Gives evidence that she/he finds a higher meaning in work and demonstrates caring for others in body, mind, and spirit.
  • Performance:  Creates a clear line of sight between strategic priorities and individual goals, monitors progress, provides accurate and timely feedback, and recognizes contributions.
  • Communications:  Communicates clarity of purpose and direction in a manner that energizes, and fosters commitment; provides ongoing encouragement as well as information vital to success.
  • Collaboration & Teamwork:  Seeks out and values diversity in people and perspectives; manages conflict in a manner that improves results and relationships; acts in the best interest of all CHI stakeholders.
  • Caring & Service:  Consistently treats others with respect; holds team accountable to high service standards; appropriately involves others in decisions impacting them.
  • Learning & Growth:  Regularly invests time in developing, and coaching others; energizes team innovate, to continuously improve processes, and share knowledge across CHI.
  • Future Focus:  Actively seeks opportunity for growth consistent with CHI’s Mission, Vision and Values.
  • Change Leadership:  Gains a willing commitment to change, and assists others in coping with ongoing pace of change.
  • Achieving Results:  Holds self and team members accountable for people, performance, quality and growth outcomes.


Role-Specific Behaviors:  these additional behaviors are necessary in the System Vice President role:


  • Organizational Awareness:  Demonstrates a keen understanding and appreciation of the forces influencing individuals, MBOs, and entire organization.
  • OrganizingEffectively structures ideas, people or resources in ways that support the achievement of specific and broader objectives; works in an orderly, systematic fashion.
  • Project Management:  Sets goals and develops appropriate and actionable plans, including timelines and milestones.
  • Change Leadership:  Incorporates the change acceleration process in all aspects of the project.



Skills, Knowledge or Abilities critical to this role:


  • Language AbilityAbility to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.


  • Math AbilityAbility to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


  • Reasoning AbilityAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


  • Change Leadership: Expert in usage & mentoring of the Change Acceleration Process tools


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