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Posted September 24, 2018

 Vice President - Facilities Operations 


Mission Health located in Asheville, NC invites qualified executives to apply to be our next
Vice President – Facilities Operations

Our Story

The  story of Mission Hospital began in downtown Asheville in 1885. Since  that time, Mission has grown to a hospital system serving nearly 1  million people in the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina. Mission  Hospital, licensed for 763 beds, serves as the flagship facility.  Clinical services include five member hospitals.  The system is also  comprised of post-acute care provider CarePartners; long-term acute care  provider Asheville Specialty Hospital; the region’s only dedicated  Level II trauma center; a network of over 500 directly employed  physicians and advanced practitioners, and a health plan.  Mission  Health is certified in more than 50 medical specialties and  sub-specialties. It is home to seven Centers of Excellence: Cancer,  Heart, Mission Children’s Hospital, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Trauma  and Women’s Health.  Our team members are driven by Our BIG(GER) Aim  which is to get every person to their desired outcome, first without  harm, also without waste and always with an exceptional experience for  each person, family and team member.

Mission Health has been named one of the Top 15 Health Systems in America for the sixth time in seven years. Mission Health is fully committed to helping our community Be Well, Get Well and Stay Well.  Experience the difference of an Achievers 50 Most Engaged WorkplacesTM employer.   Our progressive culture highlights and recognizes the strengths of our  team members through innovative programs like StandOut. 

Our Future

Mission  Health’s Board of Directors has completed due diligence to join  Nashville Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare, a for-profit organization  founded by two physicians nearly 50 years ago, and expects the sale to  HCA to close later in 2018. This announcement reflects our commitment to  ensuring world-class, cost-effective care for the residents of western  North Carolina for generations to come. For more information on this  unprecedented opportunity visit Mission Health Moving Forward

Visit the Mission Future Ready!  website to learn more about the new Mission Hospital for Advanced  Medicine, the new Angel Medical Center and improvement at all of our  Mission hospitals.

The Position

The  Vice President of Facilities Operations contributes to the delivery of  strategic and operational objectives by reducing facility costs and  improving productivity, revenue generating capacity and image of the  entire organization and provides a safe and efficient working  environment, essential to the performance of the hospital.

Reporting  directly to a Senior-Vice President, the VP of Facilities provides  oversight and accepts accountability for the department including  approximately 3 directors and approximately 150 staff total staff  members.

The  position is an outstanding opportunity to be a part of a diverse,  engaged and patient-centered health system and to have the opportunity  to cultivate a culture of learning and inspiration while making an  impact on the community.   

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal professional background, qualifications and characteristics for the VP – Facilities Operations include:

  • Demonstrated experience serving as an effective facilities leader within a large healthcare system.
  • Professional expert with the ability to effectively articulate progressive positions and strategies.
  • Relationship-centered leader with a desire to cultivate a sense of pride and growth amongst the team.
  • Ability to develop and grow future leaders.
  • Proven-track record as a trustworthy, transparent, and ethical leader who is well-respected.
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal relations, communication, active-listening, and analytical skills.
  • Collaborative leader with an ability to implement an effective performance improvement model.
  • Flexible, dedicated professional with an ability to gain trust of leadership and team members within a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience effectively developing and implementing strategy, in partnership with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability  to communicate and interact effectively at all levels of the  organization; requires self-confidence but also respect for others,  regardless of position.
  • Experience with development and control of an operating budget for a multi-hospital facilities operations.

Education and Experience

Interested  candidates should possess a related master’s degree or a bachelor’s  degree with a willingness to sign an education agreement for a master’s  degree.

At  least seven years of progressive leadership experience in facilities  management.  Experience in engineering, management of business and  operations services in both soft and hard facilities services, as well  facilities development and construction.

Salary and Benefits

Mission Health is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package.  Relocation assistance will also be available for a successful out of area candidate.

A  Total Rewards program goes beyond traditional benefits to include  employee discounts, adoption assistance, pet insurance and more. The MyHealthyLife TM staff wellness program has been recognized as one of the nation’s “Best and Brightest in Wellness” for two consecutive years.

Asheville, NC

There is a place for you here.  The City of Asheville, with a population of just over 89,000 people, is  nestled between the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains in Western  North Carolina. Asheville is known for its natural beauty. The city’s  rich architectural legacy, with its mix of Art Deco, Beaux Arts and  Neoclassical styles, is the perfect backdrop to the energy that emanates  from the locally owned-shops and galleries, distinctive restau­rants  and exciting entertainment venues.   Asheville is also home to the  Biltmore Estate, an 8,500-acre estate built by George Vanderbilt and  completed in 1895. There are plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities,  including the Blue Ridge Parkway, national and state for­ests, and  white water rafting.

How to Apply

Interested professionals should apply with a resume by visiting 

Inquiries related to the position can be directed to:

Holly Waltemyer

Talent Acquisition Consultant, Senior