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  • Executive Director Arizona Health Collaborative

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hospital Administration
    Hours / Pay Period
    St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Standard Hours
    Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Arizona Health Collaborative is a partnership between urban and rural hospitals across Arizona. Creating independence through interdependence, we work together towards your two most vital, yet challenging objectives: quality of care and operational costs.

    Collaborating as one cohesive organization allows for the opportunity to:

    • Leverage the strengths of individual participants to increase competitive relevance in respective markets
    • Reform healthcare locally while retaining ownership to community assets
    • Preserve and expand access to local, lower-cost, higher-quality care


    Position Summary: 

    The Executive Director of the Arizona Health Collaborative is responsible for working with the Board of Managers to identify, coordinate, and implement strategic business opportunities for participating Members and overseeing daily operations of the Collaborative. 



    Key responsibilities Include:

    • Plan, develop, organize, implement, director and evaluate the organization's function an performance
    • In partnership with the Board of Managers, solicit, identify and share innovative and emerging health-care experiences to reduce Member costs, increase quality, and improve the patient experience 
    • Participate in the development of the Collaborative's plan and programs
    • Lead the annual budgeting process; develop timely and accurate analysis, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the board in performing their responsibilities 
    • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of the systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the Collaborative
    • Establish credibility with the Board as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges
    • Provide input and leadership on issues affecting the organization's success
    • Oversee the handling of banking relationships, indulging collection of Annual Member Dues and Member Distributions
    • Lead and/or support cross-functional committees and task forces as necessary to identify, explore and track business opportunities
    • Formulate recommendations and develop proposals for Board consideration
    • Represent the Collaborative in interactions with external parties. Under the Board's direction, negotiate and ensure timely execution of legal agreements on behalf of the Collaborative
    • Productively research, identify and evaluate opportunities that are consistent with Board Objectives 
    • Communicate status of Collaborative operations, negotiations, and initiatives with key internal stakeholders on a timely basis, including development of reports, newsletters and executive summaries as needed
    • Actively review and monitor Arizona's healthcare market by keeping abreast of developments within Arizona, building and maintain good working relationships with executive management and the Board, and participating in board and committee meetings 
    • Manage storage of all key documents, fillings, etc. as required
    • Manage Membership in Collaborative per Operating Agreement and policies and procedures, including soliciting of new Members, Membership Interest, Etc. 



    • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience within the healthcare industry, preferable hospital operations, leadership, strategy, sales and/or business development
    • Finance experience preferred, with understanding of Generally Accepted accounting principles 
    • Familiarity with applicable healthcare industry governing trends, regulatory requirements and hospital operations.
    • Dynamic presentation and client management


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