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Director, Strategic Planning

Job Description

Job ID: 1214554
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

BJC Strategic Planning is charged with leading a wide array of business development and planning functions by supporting BJC’s individual hospitals, service organizations, as well as BJC’s system-wide efforts. Areas of emphasis include strategic planning consultation, business and capital planning, market intelligence and competitor analysis, and market research. These functions support BJC’s leaders in making informed decisions to drive organizational success.


Role Purpose

Responsible for leading major planning projects for hospital presidents and corporate leadership, providing oversight of the strategic planning team, and continuously improving the product provided by the planning department.


  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Leads and supports the planning managers in their leadership of major projects related to hospital planning, capacity planning, physician market, and corporate planning.
  • Assures coordination of growth plans across BJC organizations.
  • Creates teams and leads BJC hospitals and service organizations to translate strategic plans into actionable service line initiatives, including physician recruitment plans, facilities implications, and pro forma development.
  • Analyzes publicly-available market share data to discern trends, and implications for BJC organizations.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree
  • - Business/HC Admin


    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years

    Professional - Non Clinical Skills

  • Supervisory Experience - 3 years or more

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer