Vice President - Facilities Operations

  • Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Sep 21, 2018

Job Description

Mission Health located in Asheville, NC invites qualified executives to apply to be our next
Vice President - Facilities Operations

Our Story

The story of Mission Hospital began in downtown Asheville in 1885. Since that time, Mission has grown to a hospital system serving nearly 1 million people in the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina. Mission Hospital, licensed for 763 beds, serves as the flagship facility. Clinical services include five member hospitals. The system is also comprised of post-acute care provider CarePartners; long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital; the region's only dedicated Level II trauma center; a network of over 500 directly employed physicians and advanced practitioners, and a health plan. Mission Health is certified in more than 50 medical specialties and sub-specialties. It is home to seven Centers of Excellence: Cancer, Heart, Mission Children's Hospital, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Trauma and Women's Health. Our team members are driven by Our BIG(GER) Aim which is to get every person to their desired outcome, first without harm, also without waste and always with an exceptional experience for each person, family and team member.

Mission Health has been named one of the Top 15 Health Systems in America for the sixth time in seven years. Mission Health is fully committed to helping our community Be Well, Get Well and Stay Well . Experience the difference of an Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces TM employer . Our progressive culture highlights and recognizes the strengths of our team members through innovative programs like StandOut.

Our Future

Mission Health's Board of Directors has completed due diligence to join Nashville Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare, a for-profit organization founded by two physicians nearly 50 years ago, and expects the sale to HCA to close later in 2018. This announcement reflects our commitment to ensuring world-class, cost-effective care for the residents of western North Carolina for generations to come. For more information on this unprecedented opportunity visit Mission Health Moving Forward .

Visit the Mission Future Ready! website to learn more about the new Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine, the new Angel Medical Center and improvement at all of our Mission hospitals.

The Position

The Vice President of Facilities Operations contributes to the delivery of strategic and operational objectives by reducing facility costs and improving productivity, revenue generating capacity and image of the entire organization and provides a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the hospital.

Reporting directly to a Senior-Vice President, the VP of Facilities provides oversight and accepts accountability for the department including approximately 3 directors and approximately 150 staff total staff members.

The position is an outstanding opportunity to be a part of a diverse, engaged and patient-centered health system and to have the opportunity to cultivate a culture of learning and inspiration while making an impact on the community.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal professional background, qualifications and characteristics for the VP - Facilities Operations include:

  • Demonstrated experience serving as an effective facilities leader within a large healthcare system.
  • Professional expert with the ability to effectively articulate progressive positions and strategies.
  • Relationship-centered leader with a desire to cultivate a sense of pride and growth amongst the team.
  • Ability to develop and grow future leaders.
  • Proven-track record as a trustworthy, transparent, and ethical leader who is well-respected.
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal relations, communication, active-listening, and analytical skills.
  • Collaborative leader with an ability to implement an effective performance improvement model.
  • Flexible, dedicated professional with an ability to gain trust of leadership and team members within a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience effectively developing and implementing strategy, in partnership with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively at all levels of the organization; requires self-confidence but also respect for others, regardless of position.
  • Experience with development and control of an operating budget for a multi-hospital facilities operations.

Education and Experience

Interested candidates should possess a related master's degree or a bachelor's degree with a willingness to sign an education agreement for a master's degree.

At least seven years of progressive leadership experience in facilities management. Experience in engineering, management of business and operations services in both soft and hard facilities services, as well facilities development and construction.

Salary and Benefits

Mission Health is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance will also be available for a successful out of area candidate.

A Total Rewards program goes beyond traditional benefits to include employee discounts, adoption assistance, pet insurance and more. The MyHealthyLife TM staff wellness program has been recognized as one of the nation's "Best and Brightest in Wellness" for two consecutive years.

Asheville, NC

There is a place for you here. The City of Asheville, with a population of just over 89,000 people, is nestled between the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains in Western North Carolina. Asheville is known for its natural beauty. The city's rich architectural legacy, with its mix of Art Deco, Beaux Arts and Neoclassical styles, is the perfect backdrop to the energy that emanates from the locally owned-shops and galleries, distinctive restauĀ­rants and exciting entertainment venues. Asheville is also home to the Biltmore Estate, an 8,500-acre estate built by George Vanderbilt and completed in 1895. There are plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities, including the Blue Ridge Parkway, national and state forĀ­ests, and white water rafting.

How to Apply

Interested professionals should apply with a resume by visiting

Inquiries related to the position can be directed to:

Holly Waltemyer

Talent Acquisition Consultant, Senior


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