HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Regional Vice President, Oncology Services - Denver in Denver, Colorado

Sarah Cannon, the global cancer institute of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), offers integrated cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for those facing cancer in communities across the United States and United Kingdom. Sarah Cannon’s cancer programs include individualized patient navigation provided by oncology-trained nurses, more than 900 stem cell transplants performed annually throughout the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network, more than 500 clinical trials, and molecular profiling capabilities. Through its services, Sarah Cannon is providing state-of-the-art cancer care close to home for hundreds of thousands of patients, a number unmatched by any single cancer center.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing a best in class oncology service line for the Denver Market. Key responsibilities include: developing programs and services meeting the needs of the cancer patient during the entire continuum of care, driving profitable oncology service line growth, and improving operations in terms of quality and processes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include but are not limited to:

-Provides direction and support for the on-going development of a comprehensive oncology service line for the market. In partnership with key division personnel, hospital administrative teams and physicians, conceives and develops strategy, promotes operational standards, and ensures that cancer services are coordinated across the market.Ensures that the strategies, priorities and operations of all facilities are aligned and complementary, ensuring a system approach to oncology services within the market

-Assists with physician recruitment activities for the oncology service line

-Attends medical staff meetings and/or medical staff committee meetings as assigned or requested. Informs appropriate division/facility personnel of proceedings at meetings attended and recommends action, as necessary

-Collaborates with physicians to develop and foster positive working relationships.

-Represents the facilities by membership in related professional and community associations. Supports community projects and agencies

-Engages national, division, and facility service line leaders, quality, physician sales, managed care, and supply chain to plan for emerging trends in terms of clinical protocols, technology, reimbursement, medical management, and supply utilization

-Identifies and documents oncology best demonstrated practices from across the company and facilitates the communication of these BDP’s to the local facilities

-Assists the facilities with the assessment of patient and staff education needs in regards to oncology services

-Collaborates with decision support and IT to develop tracking and reporting mechanisms to monitor the progression of oncology service line development across the Division

-Manages service line development, implementation and management activities, including:

-Facilitation of the planning process and implementation activities with Division and facility leadership

-Participation in the annual budgeting process

-Improvement of service line profitability (e.g., cost structure)

-Assistance with the facilities’ evaluation and purchase of diagnostic and treatment equipment, ensuring equipment standardization and “best pricing opportunity”

-Monitoring and ensuring service line quality (e.g., clinical outcomes, credentialing/privileging, processes, services, satisfaction) aligns to division/market and national quality standards and best demonstrated practices

-Service Line Specific Performance Metrics

-Market share stabilization/growth

-Net revenue & volume growth

-Contribution and EBDITA Margins (Service Line P&Ls)

-Quality & Process Indicators (e.g., core measures)

-Successful service line development and implementation

-Physician Retention and Loyalty rates



-Broad based business acumen and understanding of various disciplines within oncology services (operations, finance, technology, etc).


-Outstanding strategic thinking and management skills.

-Outstanding Communication/presentation skills with ability to communicate effectively to varying audiences.

-Proven success in identifying partners and negotiating and executing complex deals.

-Demonstrated skills in successful project management, business analysis, problem solving and consensus building.


-Strong team-oriented, results driven and collaborative style.

-Proven ability to work across business lines to address strategic issues of importance and ability to work on multiple projects at once.





Minimum Required:Bachelor's Degree

Preferred: Master's Degree


Minimum Required:

Type of Experience-

-At least 6 years partner management, strategy or corporate development experience, including solid history of relationship growth success


Type of Experience-

-Oncology operations experience

Title: Regional Vice President, Oncology Services - Denver

Location: Colorado-Denver-HealthOne System Support

Requisition ID: 26140-3273