Executive Director of Orthopedics

BJC Healthcare | Saint Louis, Missouri 63108

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: July 16, 2019
Opportunity Code: 17863


Step into this newly created role as Executive Director of Orthopedics, driving academic excellence for the $30 million ortho & spine program at BJC HealthCare in St. Louis, Missouri 

The Position
  • The Executive Director of Orthopedics delivers academic excellence, strategic guidance and operational leadership to orthopedic & spine services at BJC HealthCare
  • The Executive Director identifies new opportunities to drive innovation, foster a collaborative culture, standardize processes, strengthen performance and improve overall functionality throughout both inpatient and outpatient orthopedic clinical care
  • Partner with senior leadership to execute short and long-term strategies devoted to program development, market share growth and business retention
  • Grow familiar with the size and scope of the program and contribute to rapid growth and expansion of the BJC HealthCare organization
  • Must have experience in both community and academic hospital settings; minimum Master’s degree
  • Requires prior experience driving strategy and operations for orthopedics or related service lines
  • Will consider both clinical and non-clinical candidates; ideal applicant will have a strong background in healthcare administration

The Organization
  • BJC HealthCare celebrates its 25th anniversary, which started with the merger of Barnes Hospital, The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis and Christian Health Services to improve health across St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri
  • The health system encompasses 15 hospitals, more than 30,000 employees and a number of service organizations
  • In 2018, the orthopedic service line at BJC Health drove about $30 million in revenue and handled 185,000 patient visits
  • BJC HealthCare hospitals have ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s Honor Roll of America’s Top Hospitals and Best Children’s Hospitals
  • 52% of physicians on the Best Doctors 2017-2018 list are on staff at BJC HealthCare facilities
  • The system operates four of Missouri’s seven Magnet-designated facilities, and the only Magnet hospitals in the St. Louis metro

The Community
  • Located on the Mississippi River, St. Louis, Missouri is home to many attractions such as the Gateway Arch, the City Museum, and the St. Louis Zoo
  • According to, St. Louis, Missouri sits at number fifty-four on the Best Cities for Millennials in America list
  • Head over to Busch Stadium in your free time and cheer on the 11-time World Series Champion Cardinals


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