Market Vice President of Mission provides leadership and strengthens the presence and influence of the mission in the assigned facility, services and activities. The Vice President ensures the integration of our Catholic identity through Bon Secours Mercy Health Mission’s four key strategic pillars: Spirituality, Ethics, Catholic Social Teaching and Mission Integration. The Vice President serves as a member of the institution’s executive team collaborating to achieve strategic initiatives and demonstrating leadership culture behaviors. The Vice President contributes to and implements key mission strategic initiatives.
Essential Job Functions
Collaborates with market president to ensure Catholic identity in operations and strategy.
Leads market mission function as related to spirituality, ethics, Catholic social teaching and mission integration.
Responsible for Mission budget: formulates, reviews and approves all budget expenditures
Participates in regular market executive team meetings, board of directors’ meetings (market, foundation and medical group), operational meetings and committees related to the role of mission and values.
Strategic partner with community health, diversity and inclusion, sustainability and advocacy functions on mission related initiatives.
Has specific responsibility for a presence and involvement in market and makes rounds to support patient experience and associate well-being.
Promotes use of rituals to help associates understand the spiritual meaning and Catholic heritage of key celebrations (ie. Foundress days, Earth Day, Feast of St. Francis, MLK Jr. Day)
Orients new hires to mission and values, the culture of the organization and historical legacy of the Sisters and Catholic identity. Orients new managers to their role in clinical and organizational ethics and identifies each employee as responsible for knowing and living the mission
Works with system to implement spiritual care strategies and ensures market quality of spiritual care servies.
Serves as co-chair of ethics committee and leads ethics program for the market. Coordinates with Group Ethics lead on best practices, ethics competencies and ensures compliance with the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care.
In collaboration with the Chief Mission Operations Officer, implements the BSMH system KPIs, Mission strategic initiatives as they connect to the assigned institution.
In partnership with the medical group promotes mission integration with interviewing, orientation, and formation for providers.
Leads mission formation for board members during orientation and regular board meetings.
Minimum Employment Qualifications
Required Minimum Education: Master's in Theology or Religious Studies
Minimum Years and Type of Experience: 5-7 years of demonstrated progressive leadership experience in health care. Leadership experience with Catholic health care preferred.
Practicing member of the Roman Catholic Church (preferred.)
Strong working knowledge of Catholic theology, as outlined in CHA Competencies for Mission Leaders
Strong working knowledge of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services
Committed to embracing and sharing the values of Bon Secours Mercy Health System, strong sense of service orientation and skilled at relationship building.
Effective communicator who can work collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies
Outstanding public speaking and presentation skills, effective negotiator who can advocate effectively and build consensus
Effective research, analytical, judgment, and problem solving skills.
On September 1, 2018 Bon Secours Health System and Mercy Health combined to become the United States’ fifth largest Catholic health care ministry and one of the nation’s 20 largest health care systems. With 48 hospitals, thousands of providers, over 1,000 points of care and over 60,000 employees Bon Secours Mercy Health serves communities across seven states and Ireland.
We are dedicated to continually improving health care quality, safety and cost effectiveness. Our hospitals, care sites and clinicians are recognized for clinical and operational excellence. By utilizing robust measurement and reporting processes, we hold ourselves accountable for enhancing care and improving outcomes for our patients, residents and clients.