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Associate Director Regional Planning

Job ID: 182974
Category: Management/Leadership
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: May 16, 2023
Work Schedule: Variable

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • The Associate Director, Regional Planning will oversee the daily administrative and technical functions of practice space management and contractual and programmatic requirements as outlined in lease agreements with external and internal stakeholders (hospital leadership, real estate brokers, real estate, design and construction, operations.) He or she will provide oversight and planning for future practice development projects. The Associate Director will facilitate the development and implementation of strategies and processes to drive growth, execute practice development plans, as well as promote and raise the profile of Penn Primary Care and Penn Specialty Practices and PMMG brand equity. The Associate Director will ensure effective and regular communication with all stakeholders as well as develop the process and documentation to reflect how different practice models are established and maintained in the Penn Medicine Health System in a manner that promotes patient, employee, and physician satisfaction.


  • Leads and provides oversight for the identification of and investment in new Primary and Specialty Care practices into the long-term operations structure (identification of new space, market assessment for appropriateness of investment, internal investigation to determine appropriate size and scope of investment, etc.)
  • Develops corollary information in support of investment in future practice sites in conjunction with operations, hospital stakeholders and finance. (Market analysis, proforma development, workforce planning, etc.)
  • Participates in the process of identifying expansion opportunities and collating market analyses; develops gap analyses and plan in collaboration with physicians/chairs/departments/service lines/business development/hospital entities.
  • Coordinates, collaborates, and communicates across multi-functional teams and resources to manage and execute practice development initiatives. Partners with representatives including, but not limited to, service lines, hospital entities, departments, marketing, finance, recruitment, operations, compliance, managed care, credentialing/enrollment, human resources, and information services.
  • Manages and supports ongoing lease management for Penn Primary Care and Penn Specialty Practices and any other Penn Medicine Medical Group practices, as appropriate.
  • Determine capital needs for ongoing maintenance and support of high-quality patient space – define scope and size of projects, translates client needs/challenges into working solutions. Serves as ongoing operational support by providing an escalation path for practice tenants.
  • Provides support for Operations, Business Development and Marketing in the development of new sites.
  • Develops standardized tools and communication templates for new practices that can be centrally stored


    Education or Equivalent Experience:

    • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
    • healthcare administration or related field 5+ years experience managing projects or large-scale initiatives with demonstrated increase in responsibility and project complexity
    • Master of Arts or Science
    • healthcare administration or related field experience in strategic planning preferred
    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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