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Penn State Health Vice President Musculoskeletal Services in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health - Penn State Health Corporation

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Day

Hours: 8:00a - 5:00p


This position reports to the President & Chief Operating Officer and serves as a dyad partner with the physician executive. Develops long and short-term strategic plans, for implementation by the individual hospitals and medical groups, regarding multi-disciplinary Musculoskeletal services as they align with the Penn State Health strategic vision. Maintains accountability for the development and evolution of Musculoskeletal services, with possible expansion to other services and areas, across all geographic regions and Penn State Health sites by working through the Health System Executive Council. Works in a matrix relationship with hospital and medical group leadership to identify and report on key metrics to effectively evaluate services, physician relations, financial integrity, and potential market opportunities. Facilitates and directs the Service Line Governance Committee.


  • Develops long-term and short-term strategies for Musculoskeletal services growth and performance, aligning with PSH strategic vision. Accountable for Penn State Health’s Musculoskeletal services development to include business plan development, feasibility studies, market analysis/research, and Musculoskeletal services performance evaluation.

  • Designs implementation strategies in collaboration with PSH system, medical group, and facility colleagues that maximize potential for success and minimize operational disruption.

  • Execution of these implementation strategies is carried out by the local leadership at the facilities and medical groups. Works with the Governance Committee to evaluate scope and depth of services, physician manpower, financial feasibility, potential expansions, and opportunities to create market synergies.

  • Ensure that activities continue to support the teaching and research missions of the health system, in support of the Penn State College of Medicine.

  • In conjunction with leadership, evaluates services and market potential, conducts outreach activities, and manages onboarding of additional capabilities and assets, aligned with strategic growth targets. Those activities include identifying gaps in care, conducting competitor analysis, tracking market share along key services, outreach and relationship management with referring physicians (internal and external) and hospitals/health systems, and developing relationships that foster growth and improve quality and capabilities of Penn State Health Continuously evaluates new technologies and recommends adoption when appropriate for growth and continuous improvement of programs or services.

  • Assists Governance Committee in evaluating existing and emerging technologies that lead to treatment and diagnostic improvement in patient care activities.

  • Builds business case for actions; Conducts risk/benefit analysis, etc.; Monitors financial performance of unit/dept.; Manages unit/department, institute, and overall program budget and productivity standards.

  • Actively monitors operating and financial indicators and ensures budget adherence. Assesses capital equipment needs as part of the strategic plan, and works directly with Finance to identify a long-range capital deployment plan for hospitals, practice and ambulatory sites, and elsewhere.

  • Working with Physician Leader and PSH Finance, evaluates physician and Advanced Practice Provider productivity and works to achieve benchmarks and targets.


  • Master’s degree in Business, Health Administration or other related healthcare field required.

  • Ten (10) years of experience in a hospital or clinical setting, including service line development and strategic planning experience, to include specific areas of outreach and marketing required.

  • Seven (7) years of experience in healthcare leadership required.


  • Broad Musculoskeletal services experience, including multiple subspecialties relative to the overall service line preferred.

  • Ambulatory or hospital administrator leadership experience preferred.


Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population, and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.

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Penn State Health offers an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental and vision with no waiting period as well as a Total Rewards Program that highlights a few of the many additional offerings below:

  • Be Well with Employee Wellness Programs, and Fitness Discounts (University Fitness Center, Peloton).

  • Be Balanced with Generous Paid Time Off, Personal Time, and Paid Parental Leave.

  • Be Secured with Retirement, Extended Illness Bank, Life Insurance, and Identity Theft Protection.

  • Be Rewarded with Competitive Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, and PAWS UP employee recognition program.

  • Be Supported by the HR Solution Center, Learning and Organizational Development and Virtual Benefits Orientation, Employee Exclusive Concierge Service for scheduling.

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There are many ways to make an impact with one of the leading research, teaching, and clinical healthcare systems in the country. Through a combination of operational, corporate, clinical, and nonclinical roles, we are advancing excellence and innovation in health care together as one team. As Penn State Health continues to evolve for the future, we are committed to hiring dedicated employees who are passionate about delivering the best possible support across our entire integrated health system.

Within Penn State Health’s Shared Services Entity, we encourage our employees at every turn to continue their education and advancement. Numerous opportunities are available for professional development and career growth.

YOU TAKE CARE OF THEM. WE’LL TAKE CARE OF YOU. State-of-the-art equipment, endless learning, and a culture of excellence – that’s Penn State Health. But what makes our healthcare award-winning? That’s all you.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

Position Vice President Musculoskeletal Services

Location US:PA:Hershey | Professional | Full Time

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