Director of Value Based Initiatives

Requisition ID: 9075

Job Title: Director of Value Based Initiatives

Position Summary:

The Director of Value Based Initiatives will support management, development, and execution of value based initiatives, and work tactically with physicians and clinical leaders to ensure strategies are in place that will positively impact financial and clinical outcome. This position is responsible for influencing processes and patterns of care throughout the organization in order to ensure patients receive recommended care, reducing or eliminating unnecessary care. Partners with physicians and other subject matter experts across the organization in the development and implementation of clinical practice maps based on diagnoses. Accounts for inputs, activities, outputs, and outcomes by ensuring all project goals and objectives are met. This person will be required to be a positive agent of change to represent the collective culture of City of Hope.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Directly leads the project management of a specific clinical initiative or a set of initiatives, as determined by the priority and/or overall strategic impact of the initiative.
  • Works directly with physicians and leaders, project sponsors and customers to plan, develop, implement, manage, track and improve clinical outcomes and strategies. Particular focus is placed on collaborating with key leaders and staff responsible for coordination of care processes and outcomes (i.e., nursing, social work, case management) physicians and other patient care staff to enhance quality of care and ensure metric and milestones are achievement
  • Evaluates data, makes judgments and recommendations regarding quality improvement work related to clinical pathway effectiveness. Designs and develops dashboards and other innovative data visualization.
  • Identifies best practices and identify variations from standards and assist in the development of workflows to ensure excellent clinical care.
  • Plan, develop, and facilitate team building activities to drive change by integrating adult learning principles, and theoretical framework components to design team building trainings to sustain organizational engagement and changes in care delivery.
  • Facilitates and assists in issue identification, identification of solutions and ensure proper resolution.
  • Create and execute project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identify resource needs and provide guidance, direction and support to ensure effective outcomes are achieved and buy-in of leadership.
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of project workstream and scope.
  • Build interdisciplinary partnerships to implement tools and resources (i.e. checklists, standard of work templates, roles and responsibilities matrices) that enable new lines of communications, expectations, and tracking needs.
  • Effectively apply sound project management methodology and enforce project standards to foster adoption, and impact culture change.
  • Minimize exposure and risk on project.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Master's degree required.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in project management, preferably in a clinical setting.
  • Must have prior experience demonstrating effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Project.
  • Demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with executives, and other key stakeholders.

Preferred Education and Skills:

  • PMP Certification

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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