Vice Chair, Administration - Surgery & Surgical Specialties

Eau Claire
Position description
The Vice Chair of Administration reports to the Chair of Administration, NWWI Region and is the most senior administrative leader in their assigned administrative areas. The Vice Chair of Administration is accountable for strategic planning, operational planning, leadership development, staff diversity, fiscal management, and monitoring of operational and performance outcomes. The Vice Chair of Administration collaborates with physician and administrative leaders throughout Mayo Clinic to enhance relationships and ensure successful implementation of strategic initiatives.

Works collaboratively with Mayo administrative colleagues, physician colleagues and allied health staff. Develops strong relationships with physician and nursing leadership, and understanding of the intricacies in the surgical services practice. Plays a key role in Midwest surgical services integration and service line growth, with involvement on clinical practice and surgical committees. The Vice Chair will be responsible for aligning Midwest surgical services best practices with the regional NWWI team function and priorities.
A Master’s degree in business or health care administration strongly preferred; a minimum of ten years of significant leadership and management experience is required. Leadership and management experience must include working with physicians and allied health staff in a variety of assignments. Must have demonstrated competencies in leadership, management, operations, finance, quality, and communication. Broad-based upper management experience is required in order to coordinate a wide range of activities across the organization.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
M-F, day shift
Weekend schedule
As needed
Site description
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, Eau Claire was ranked #4 on the list of “Americas best towns” (Outside Magazine, 2015) The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2015-2016).
Administration, Business, Finance
Job posting number
Jessica Gartner
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).