Adena Health System (AHS), an integrated community health system headquartered in Chillicothe, Ohio, has partnered with Witt/Kieffer on the recruitment of its next Vice President of Payor Strategy.
AHS has been serving south central and southern Ohio for more than 120 years, focusing on its commitment to provide patients with the best healthcare and personal service since 1895. Today, AHS includes three hospitals (Chillicothe, Waverly and Greenfield) and six regional clinics, with a total of 311 beds.
Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, the Vice President of Payor Strategy will have responsibility setting and implementing strategic plans with regard to contractual negotiations, financial projections, and the ongoing development of partnerships with third parties. The Vice President of Payor Strategy is a key executive position and is part of a dynamic leadership team which is committed to the ongoing success of the independent health system.
Adena anticipates that this leader will be responsible for providing an entrepreneurial approach to driving the continued direction, development and implementation of a comprehensive managed care strategy for the health system. The Vice President, Payor Strategy interacts internally with the senior leadership of Adena, hospital leadership, and administrative support staff. Externally, the Vice President develops good working relationships with Board members, government regulators, public officials, insurance organizations, vendors and consultants.
AHS is seeking candidates with seven to ten years of progressive managed care experience and a successful track record in managed care strategic planning and execution, as well as in formulating policy, and developing and implementing operational plans. An undergraduate degree is required with a strong preference for a Master’s degree.
Interested parties should direct all nominations and resumes to the consultants supporting this search, Donna Padilla, Jason Petros and Shirley Cox Harty, preferably via e-mail to: AdenaPayorStrategyVP@wittKieffer.com.