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Director Strategic Initiatives (Hybrid)

Job ID: 220850
Category: Management/Leadership
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: 8hr Days (Hybrid)

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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?

Entity: Corporate

Department: Service Line Admin Operations

Location: Hyrid based out of Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine (PCAM)-3400 Civic Center Blvd

Hours: 8hr Days


  • Reporting to the VP, Enterprise Strategy, the Director, Strategic Initiatives provides strategic thinking and business development supports to Penn Medicine leaders. Penn Medicine is an integrated health system with multiple hospitals in the region. The Director, Strategic Initiatives, in partnership with the VP for Enterprise Strategy and business development will support the development and integration of strategic plans and initiatives in service of the long-term goals of the health system. The Director, Strategic Initiatives will collaborate with leaders across all of the entities and in business development to monitor market data and system analytics to track progress against strategic plans.
  • As the health system has expanded, each hospital has brought a strong clinical portfolio of programs and providers. The Director will be responsible for supporting the strategic success of the health system by partnering with leaders across the heath system to advance coordination between and across entities, programs, strategic partners and drive growth integration and new program development.


  • Support internal clinical and administrative leadership to develop, recommend and execute on strategic opportunities to support the maintenance of successful programs and/or growth of current or new programs. This position will also be responsible for leading the development of business plans (in collaboration with SDS) to develop internal programs which drive Penn Medicine business expansion
  • Collaborate with entity and project teams and leaders to ensure that resource requests are aligned with strategic priorities and are ultimately delivered on time and on budget
  • Partner with clinical leaders to assess new programs and innovations, in partnership with division/department administrative leaders
  • Work with data teams to build and understand marketing and financial data and analytics that inform strategic initiatives. Work with data sets to answer critical strategic questions; present data and information
  • Collaborate with entity financial leaders to provide data, information, assessment of programmatic requests
  • Manage multiple projects to a high degree of quality
  • Frame meetings and structure projects by identifying the issue/problem, outlining the project scope and facilitating the project team engagement and delivering final product(s)
  • Research and analyze the competitive landscape to identify opportunities, threats, and trends
  • Monitor and report on the progress of strategies, plans, and initiatives
  • Support the executive team in decision-making and problem-solving
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders, partners, and external organizations.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
  • And 8+ years Relevant experience leading strategic planning efforts in health care or relatable area with experience leading pieces of strategic, program or business planning efforts
  • Master of Arts or Science (Required)
  • And 5+ years Relevant experience leading strategic planning efforts in health care or relatable area with experience leading pieces of strategic, program or business planning efforts 
  • Ability to drive performance and lead through influence to ensure success; Self-directed with the ability to be agile (required)

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.

Live Your Life's Work

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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