Executive Director, U.S. News & World Report

  • Children's Health
  • Dallas, TX
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Children’s Health℠ is committed to making life better for children. As one of the largest and most prestigious pediatric health care providers in the country and the leading pediatric health care system in North Texas, Children’s Health cares for children through more than 750,000 patient visits annually. The Children’s Health system includes its flagship hospital, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, as well as Children’s Medical Center Plano, Our Children’s House inpatient rehabilitation hospital, the Children’s Health Care Network, specialty centers, rehabilitation facilities and physician services. Children’s Health also serves the community with a growing network of more than 320 private pediatricians and pediatric specialists, as well as multiple programs and initiatives that reach children in community centers, schools and in their homes. Children’s Medical Center Dallas continues to be the only North Texas hospital to be ranked in 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. Through its academic affiliation with UT Southwestern Medical Center, Children’s Health is a leader in life-changing treatments, innovative technology, and ground-breaking research. This affiliation led to establishing the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute in 2011, committed to pursuing research in regenerative medicine, cancer biology and metabolism.

Children’s Health is regularly named one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by Becker’s Hospital Review based on benefits, wellness initiatives, commitment to diversity and inclusion, professional development opportunities and work environments that promote employee collaboration and satisfaction. Additionally, the World at Work Alliance for WorkLife Progress has recognized Children’s Health for demonstrating leadership in workplace strategies and practices to help team members achieve success in work-life effectiveness.

Position Overview

Nationally recognized pediatric healthcare provider Children’s Health is seeking an Executive Director, U.S. News & World Report. Children’s Health and the Joint Pediatric Enterprise (JPE) have identified a strategic vision and goal to become a top ten children’s hospital as defined by the annual U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) national rankings. This individual will be responsible for leading the enterprise-wide effort for developing a comprehensive strategy to secure and sustain a top ten USNWR designation and manage all activities associated with the USNWR annual survey. These activities include, but are not limited to, identification and implementation of performance improvement initiatives, strategies, and analytical dashboards to improve our overall score and reputation score, serve as the relationship executive to our USNWR account manager, represent the organization at associated regional and national USNWR conferences, and complete and submit the annual USNWR survey. This individual will manage a small team of individual with backgrounds in nursing, quality, analytics, and project management as well as be responsible for working collaboratively across the system to drive system-wide changes inclusive of leading cross-functional teams that include physician, operational, marketing, nursing, and quality leaders.


  • 10+ Years Leadership experience in healthcare administration.
  • 5+ years USNWR Survey Experience with progressive leadership pertaining to USNWR survey and submission.
  • Proven track record of creating and or implementing comprehensive USNWR performance improvement plans.
  • Cross-Organizational Collaboration: Demonstrated skills working cross-organizationally and directly leading initiatives as well as influencing other leaders. Proven ability working with diverse groups of stakeholders in and around the process of leading change.
  • Ability to analyze and translate complex organizational data into actionable recommendations, strategies, and tactics.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with background in Healthcare Administration, Process Improvement, Nursing, Quality or similar.
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