VP Capacity Management and Centralized Staffing, Full Time. Kansas City, Missouri.

Saint Luke's Health System

job description

The Opportunity:

Saint Luke’s Health System is seeking a VP of Patient Capacity and Centralized Staffing.  You will be able to utilize your experience in hospital operations combined with your RN background to support the system goal of improving patient access, patient placement and strategic, centralized staffing.  You will be responsible for coordination of planning, implementation, operational oversight and strategic development of capacity management across the continuum for Saint Luke’s Health System to improve capacity and throughput.  Join us in our vision of being, “The Best Place to Get Care.  The Best Place to Give Care.”


The Work:

  • Oversight of the Central Patient Logistics Center, which includes the Transfer Team, Patient Placement, and Resource Management Center (RMC)) including appropriate prioritization and distribution of staffing resources across SLHS. 

  • Utilizes multiple artificial intelligence and predictive analytic tools and other data analytics to identify opportunities to implement best practice solutions, improve processes, remove barriers and maximize patient flow to improve efficiencies.  

  • Identifies key metrics to track, collaborate with data analysts on benchmark data, submittal of data requests, interpretation/summary of conclusions, and determination of data to include in dashboards/scorecards.    

  • Collaborates with SLHS leaders, medical staff, departments, and staff integral to the optimization of capacity management. This also includes having several system-level direct reports for departments that impact throughput and capacity.  

  • Collaborates with others within SLHS to assure seamless coordination of care throughout full care continuum by creating efficiencies in day-to-day processes and ensuring timely access to patients for acute care. 

  • Partners with the Co Medical Directors of SLHS Transfer Program to collectively establish and lead a cohesive organizational structure and develop processes that support SLHS care continuum. 

  • Partners with System leaders to ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory and accrediting bodies and to decrease patient risk events.

  • Responsible for coordination of budget development and reviews achievements of entities within the scope of responsibilities.

  • Models the SLHS Leadership Competencies and core values including professionalism, innovation, adaptability, independent judgment and solid decision-making skills. 


We are looking for someone who can utilize analytics to drive change and optimize outputs.  The ideal candidate will be an RN with an operational background in a hospital setting.


Why Saint Luke’s?: 


  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all of their employees, click here to find out more.  This position is also eligible for an additional leadership benefits package.

  • We believe in creating a collaborative environment where all voices are heard.

  • The opportunity to make an impact on our Health System and the healthcare industry.

  • We are dedicated to innovation and always looking for ways to improve.



Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

3-5 years

Master's Degree (Required)

Job Details

Full Time

Day (United States of America)



"The best place to get care. The best place to give care." That is the Saint Luke's vision and, whether in a hospital, clinic, practice, or office, our more than 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Saint Luke's employees are proud of our rich history and heritage, and that we remain the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who always strive for excellence in patient care. Take this opportunity to do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive work space where all voices matter.


Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire only non-tobacco users.

contact information

business: Saint Luke's Health System
address: 901 E 104 St, Saint Luke's Heath System - Headquarters
Kansas City, MO 64131
website: https://careers.saintlukeskc.org/jobs/vp-capacity-management-and-centralized-staffing-kansas-city-missouri-united-states-dbe74de6-0c32-4400-9a64-8cdb32fc8140

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