Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – UPMC Pinnacle

The Synergy Organization is proud to have been retained by UPMC Pinnacle to conduct the nationwide search for its Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Established in 1873, this Harrisburg area system has long served as the cornerstone of health and wellness to residents of Central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities, and remains dedicated to its mission of improving the health and well-being of all lives in the region.  Now, with more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals and approximately 11,000 employees, UPMC Pinnacle serves a 10-county area through outpatient facilities and eight acute care hospitals with 1,360 licensed beds.

UPMC Pinnacle offers the latest and most advanced medical technology, services and treatments available, delivered by an exceptional team of surgeons, doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals.  The system’s culture of excellence and commitment to patient-focused care has resulted in national recognition and world-class results in the areas of Quality, Safety, Reduced Readmission Rates and Sepsis Improvement as well as recognition by US News and World Report as among the top performing hospitals in five common surgical procedures and conditions (“Best Hospitals for Common Care Ratings” 2016-2017), and as 1 of 7 hospitals in the state and 63 nationally that earned high performing recognition in US News and World Report’s “Best Hospitals” (2016-2017).  Other recent recognitions include the 2017 Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (Healthgrades); “Top Performer” on Key Quality Measures® (The Joint Commission), and the Excellence in Patient Care award given by Studer Group®.

In September of 2017, PinnacleHealth joined UPMC, a world renowned health provider with 27 hospitals and a 3.2 million-member health plan, to embrace the next generation of healthcare and offer even greater innovation and more advanced health care to the community.  For more than 20 years, this mission-focused system with Pennsylvania roots has served the community by providing outstanding care; shaping the health system of tomorrow through clinical and technological innovation, research, and education.

The Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer will enjoy holding responsibility and accountability for the day-to-day operations of four campuses (UPMC Pinnacle Community General Osteopathic, UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Campus, UPMC Pinnacle Polyclinic and UPMC Pinnacle West Shore) with three Magnet® designated, acute care hospitals and a combined total of 640 licensed beds. In addition, the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer will be given corporate-wide responsibility at UPMC Pinnacle for clinical service line development, implementation, and expansion, as well as responsibility for managing the integration of UPMC Pinnacle’s newly acquired institutions into the organization.

This new leader will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with the Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs, Senior Executives, the Board of Directors and will provide leadership and direction to department Vice Presidents to accomplish goals and objectives for the system consistent with the UPMC Pinnacle strategic plan, mission, vision and values.

The successful candidate will bring 10+ years of demonstrated, progressive and successful leadership experience in a large, complex healthcare environment; exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills, as well as a Masters Degree in a related field.

This exciting career opportunity offers an extraordinary compensation package, comprehensive benefits, relocation assistance, opportunities for career growth and professional development, and all the resources needed to succeed!

Be a part of the future of healthcare!

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume and salary requirements (must specify) in complete confidence to careers@synergyorg.com.  Please include “COO” in the subject line.

Feel free to contact Jenn Majewski, Senior Search Consultant at (267) 983-6505 for additional information about this extraordinary career opportunity.