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Divisional Vice President, Operations (Midwest - AR, CO, IA, KS, LA, MN, NM, OK, TX) - Corporate

Houston, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Mid-West (AR, CO, IA, KS, LA, MN, NM, OK & TX)


The Divisional Vice President (DVP) reporting to the SVP, Operations will lead the clinical and non-clinical functions of a Population Health Business Group within designated geographical regions. Drive business growth and positive patient outcomes within the Somatus Value-Based Kidney Care delivery and prevention models. Provide thoughtful leadership throughout the organization regarding population health strategy to drive positive business, patient, and community outcomes, experienced in data collection and interpretation of data, computer technology, and keen understanding of the healthcare industry. The DVP will be leading a $300M P&L across multiple states and Health.

This position will be remote, covering the MW/Central division, preferably living in one of the following states LA, OK, NM or TX.


  • Lead the development and implementation phases of Somatus Population Health Management strategy for a defined market/geography, including public health strategy prevention, education, and health outreach.
  • Build on Somatus vision and plan for increased access to affordable healthcare for low-income and at-risk patient populations.
  • Partner with cross-continuum leaders to develop and implement population health operational plans.
  • Accountable for meeting market EBITA budget as well as generating cost savings and executing on proper resource utilization.
  • Strong working knowledge of health disparities, social determinants of health, uncompensated and undercompensated care, community and coalition building, public policy development and advocacy.
  • Work closely with Product Innovation and Clinical Leadership to understand the future needs for healthcare delivery models in Somatus markets and sites of care.
  • Manage reporting against population health metrics, in collaboration with Technologys Informatics and Analytics leadership, to ensure accurate measurement of outcomes.
  • Coach, mentor, and counsel clinical and non-clinical managers to meet expected performance criteria.
  • Cultivate strong community relations with community PCPs, specialists, acute care, SNF, LTC and ALF facilities.
  • Ownership of patient engagement metrics, strategies, and tactics.
  • Work with local team and corporate to identify and implement innovative approaches to drive net savings and improve documentation.
  • Recruit, hire, manage and retain a high performing team at all levels.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with health plan business and clinical counterparts.
  • Serve as the key account manager for the health plan relationship, including but not limited to leading Joint Operating Committee meetings, attending key executive meetings, and serving as a partner for operational needs as they arise.
  • Collaborate with the clinical and operational leadership to plan and execute initiatives to continuously improve the clinical delivery model.
  • Monitor all metrics using KPIs to foster our environment of Data Drive Operational Excellence (DDOE) identify opportunities for process improvements and/or staff education to produce optimal outcomes.
  • Promote the Somatus program in the local provider, facility, and health plan community, to foster growth of existing programs and develop new health plan relationships.
  • Appropriately escalate management issues and risks to the SVP, Operations.
  • Participate with senior management on special projects/initiatives.
  • Contribute to identifying technology strategy, investments, and platforms needed to support population health centric goals.
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%.
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Bachelors degree, in global health, health management, or business
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Population Health and/or healthcare operational experience required at the VP level.
  • Experience with direct oversight and managing a $300M P&L across multiple states and Health.
  • Optimizing the delivery of our care model to drive the business objectives
  • Demonstrated success building and motivating high performance, results oriented teams
  • Solid grasp of data analysis and performance metrics
  • Ability to diagnose problems quickly and have foresight into potential issues
  • Excellent leadership and self-direction skills, good judgment in handling difficult situations, and good organizational, time management, and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to and experience leading diverse work teams, developing an organizational strategy for program excellence, and engaging partners
  • Experience with process improvement initiatives 
  • Demonstrated track record of successful fiscal and operating management; demonstrated financial expertise
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and managing at strategic and operational levels
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint 


  • Masters degree, in global health, health management, or business
  • Clinical License (RN, DPT, MD, DO)
  • 5-8 years of Population Health and/or healthcare operational experience at the VP level.
  • Experience in a start-up and growth company
  • Healthcare provider operating experience; dialysis or similar provider services experience 
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Our priority is the health and safety of our members, colleagues, partners, and community. Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodations consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company. All requests for proof of vaccination or for exemptions from the vaccination requirement will be subject to any limitations stipulated by current state and/or federal laws.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Somatus, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated




Houston, TX
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