HARTZ Search Seeking Chief Innovation and Transformation Officer for JPS Health Network

September 14, 2020 – Charlotte, NC-based HARTZ Search has been enlisted to find a chief innovation and transformation officer for the JPS Health Network in Fort Worth, TX.

The role was designed to develop, communicate, execute, and sustain innovative and transformational initiatives across the JPS Health Network. This executive will develop ideas and initiatives to scale the business of JPS Health Network. The individual will be expected to focus on accelerating performance through cohesive planning and execution, knowledge management and the implementation of a dashboard for impact and organizational effectiveness.

In addition, the incoming executive will drive organizational change by forging new working relationships and synergies across JPS Health Network and the community, establishing greater transparency and accountability. The chief innovation and transformation officer will be responsible for defining next generation ideas and plans that concurrently disputes and integrates with current priorities and initiatives. “They will work closely with a variety of stakeholders across the system and community to deliver direct to consumer business opportunities and identity new streams of revenue in business to business arrangements,” HARTZ Search said. “This leader will work cross-functionally with operations and other parts of the organization in highly matrixed environment.”

JPS Health Network wants someone with a minimum of 10 years of experience in strategic planning, innovative growth programs and demonstrated execution of high innovative ideas to positively affect the organization market share and stability, said the search firm. Candidates should have experience developing complex business plans and using data to drive strategy.

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported healthcare system for Tarrant County in North Texas. This award-winning network is anchored by John Peter Smith Hospital, a 573-bed acute care in Fort Worth. JPS has the only Level 1 trauma center in Tarrant County and the county’s only psychiatric emergency services site. JPS is also a certified chest pain center, certified primary stroke center and an accredited American College of Surgery Cancer center. JPS has a Level 3 neonatal intensive care center (NICU).  JPS Health Network received the Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work 2017 designation placing JPS among the top 150 healthcare companies in the nation. JPS is the only public entity in Texas included on the list of 2017 Best Places to Work, one of the most coveted honors in the industry.

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In May, JPS Health Network also turned to HARTZ Search to lead its CHRO search. The senior vice president and CHRO will report to the senior executive vice president and chief operating officer, said HARTZ Search. The individual will be charged with providing leadership and strategic direction for the acquisition, development and retention of human capital throughout JPS Health Network. He or she will also lead the development, implementation and communication of systems, policies and processes for managing the system-wide workforce.

Established in 2017, HARTZ Search is an executive search firm centered on the healthcare and higher education sectors. In addition to its headquarters in Charlotte, the firm has regional offices in Dallas and San Diego.

Michael Hartz is president and CEO of the firm. His diverse background in executive and physician search has given him unique experience in working with executives and physicians within the healthcare and higher education industries. During his 15 years in executive search, he has recruited over 200 executives and physicians nationwide. He has used his background in customer service, business operations and knowledge of national healthcare market trends in recruitment, practice management and physician services to solidify his track record in recruiting for healthcare systems, facilities and physician practices ranging in size from small rural to large medical centers.

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor  – Hunt Scanlon Media

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