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Vice President-Operations, Cardiac Service Lines

Vice President-Operations, Cardiac Service Lines

Requisition ID 
Executive Leadership
Position Type 
Full Time
Health System Admin

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We’re a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


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Mercy Springfield is home to a Missouri and Arkansas designated Level I Trauma Center & Burn Center, Life Line air ambulance service, a dedicated Children’s Hospital, Cancer Center, Heart Institute, and a nationally-certified Stroke Center.


Additionally, Mercy has 327 Clinic and Outpatient Facilities with over 600 Clinic Physicians. We encourage you to visit our website to view additional information regarding our organization.


To learn more about the Springfield community, click here!


Responsibilities and Qualifications


The VP-Operations serves as the Administrative Executive for the Cardiac Service Lines to develop and enforce policies and procedures, to operationalize budgetary decisions for areas of responsibility and participate in  strategic planning for the Hospital. 


Primary functions of the role are (1) serve as a co-chair in the management and leadership of the Service Line; (2) work directly with Department and Medical Director(s) and others to position the Service Line as a regional center of excellence; (3) work directly with Department Directors to provide leadership and guidance in planning, organizing, directing, controlling, staffing, and evaluating each Department; (4) oversee the implementation of the Hospital’s philosophy, goals, and objectives; (5) establish standards for clinical and management competency and, (6) represent the areas of responsibility in the strategic planning process.   Performs related duties as assigned.


Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:



  • Masters Degree in business or health- related field.
  • Three to five years of previous experience in a leadership and management role at the Director or VP level. Cardiac experience preferred.
  • Capable of working cooperatively with other executive officers, physicians, and staff members.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally with diverse groups.
  • Upholds and role models behaviors of professionalism.
  • Remains knowledgeable in advances in the healthcare environment through continuing education in areas of responsibilities.
  • Is active in community/professional organizations.


We’ll Support You at Work and Home


Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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