President, Post-Acute and Behavioral Health

  • BJC Healthcare
  • St. Louis, MO

This position has been filled.

BJC Health System seeks a President, Post-Acute and Behavioral Health to assume operational accountability for BJC Healthcare’s extensive network of behavioral health, home care, corporate health, pharmacy, and post-acute care services and, in conjunction with the BJC Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), devise strategies for those services. In this capacity, the President, Post-Acute and Behavioral Health will drive BJC’s continued evolution to a fully integrated delivery system capable of meeting all patient needs from the simplest to the most complex. This role will serve as an active member of the senior leadership team including the BJC Presidents Council providing strategic direction in areas of accountability.

BJC continues its transformation from being one of the nation’s foremost leaders in tertiary and quaternary care to having a full profile of primary, ambulatory, and post-acute care services that benefit not just acute care patients, but rather all members of the communities BJC serves. The President, Post-Acute and Behavioral Health will lead the formation and implementation of growth strategies and operational efficiency improvements in these key areas. Unifying these services, partnering with others where appropriate, and identifying and filling unmet community needs are all key roles of the President, Post-Acute and Behavioral Health, and are central to the strategy of BJC Healthcare.

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States and is focused on delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. With net revenues of nearly $6 billion, BJC serves the health care needs of urban, suburban and rural communities and includes 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


  • Minimum of 10 years of leadership experience in behavioral health, home care, corporate health, pharmacy, and/or post-acute care, to include supervisory experience, and a track record of success in significant roles of progressive responsibility.
  • MBA, MHA or other advanced degree in related field preferred.
  • Comfortable working in an environment that possesses care delivery venues of varying size and contractual relationships.
  • Understands the unique needs of underserved patient populations.
  • Strong sense of mission and an active, engaged leadership style.
  • Clearly knowledgeable in their field of expertise yet able to demonstrate humility and exceptional skills in developing and forging successful working relationships with executive leadership, physicians, and other key functional stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to partner with the Group President in strategic and tactical planning and implementation.
  • Technically savvy with strong quantitative/analytical acumen.
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, analytic, and oral and written communication skills. In particular, the ability to foster teamwork and coordination of care among diverse stakeholders is essential.
  • Adaptable and flexible style of collaborating.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships, quickly gain credibility, influence and partner with staff, business leaders and the clinical community.
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