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Ascension Health President - Dell Children's Medical Center in Austin, Texas


We have an exceptional opportunity to join Ascension Texas as the President of Dell Children's Medical Center.


Paid time off (PTO)

Various health insurance options & wellness plans

Retirement benefits including employer match plans

Long-term & short-term disability

Employee assistance programs (EAP)

Parental leave & adoption assistance

Tuition reimbursement

Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: Travel, PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.


Lead the senior management team in planning, directing and coordinating operations to achieve the organization's mission, strategic directives and goals.

  • Provide leadership to management team that enlists active participation/support and creates ownershipof short- and long-term objectives necessary to achieve revenue/budget goals.

  • Collaborate with senior management to develop and implement policies and practices to deliver the optimal level of service to the community. Ensures that services are consistent with the mission, vision, values and directives of the organization.

  • Create a culture and environment that attracts, motivates, develops and retains qualified associates and physicians.

  • Provide leadership for performance improvement and quality initiatives to achieve high quality of care and patient safety goals. Ensures that the organization meets regulatory and compliance requirements.

  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with medical staff. Integrates physician perspective in strategic and operational decision-making.

  • Collaborate and partner with key leaders across business units to optimize the delivery of care to patients, families, physicians and the community.

  • Operations/Budget: Under the general supervision and directly accountable to the President and CEO of the Seton Family of Hospitals, this job has overall responsibility for operating performance for market, including financial performance, fund raising, senior leadership selection and development, physician recruitment and development. Accountable to achieve the goals and objectives for the areas of responsibility. Responsible for participating on and taking ownership of assigned Seton Healthcare Family initiatives. Leads and works closely with the management triad, including the Chief Operating Officer, Vice President for Medical Affairs, and Chief Nursing Officer. Monitor financial performanceon a regular basis and takes immediate corrective action as required. Oversee all aspects of personnelmanagement with the assigned service areas in coordination with the Vice-President of Human Resources/Organization Development. Responsible for the professional growth and development of all employees in area.

  • Planning/Development: Job has overall responsibility for strategic and capital planning and operating plan development. Responsible for contributing to the short and long term strategic business operating plans. Develop long range plans for areas of assigned responsibility consistent with overall strategic direction of Seton Family of Hospitals. Provide strategic input and direction for the Seton Family of Hospitals as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Oversee the design, construction, maintenance,repair and plant operations of hospitals, clinics and buildings as well as new facilities for which construction is planned and underway. Provide leadership and management of special initiatives as assigned by the Seton Healthcare Family.

  • Community: Participate in civic, legislative, professional, political and community outreach activities to achieve Seton Network goals and objectives. Support philanthropic fund development. Represent Seton on Community and State-wide Boards, associations and committees. Responsible for building and managing constructive relationships with governmental officials, civic and business leaders, educators, the media, donors, volunteers, physicians and other key stakeholders.

  • Scope: South Market – Oversight for Seton Southwest, Seton Edgar B Davis, Seton Medical Center Hays, Seton Smithville Regional Hospital, and Towers Nursing Home.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of applicable cumulative job specific experience required, with 5 ofthose years being in leadership/management.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. Ascension Seton operates more than 100 clinical locations in Central Texas and four teaching hospitals, including Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas and Dell Children's Medical Center. Join us and create a career path you will love.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 134,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.