VP, Clinical Strategy

  • Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

Accolade is a personalized health and benefits solution that dramatically improves the experience, outcomes and cost of healthcare for employers, health plans and their members. With a unique blend of compassionate advisors, clinical experts and intelligent technologies, we engage individuals and families in their health, establish trust, and influence their decisions at every stage of care. Accolade connects the widest array of personal health data and programs to present a single point of contact to the most effective health and benefits resources, while coordinating with providers at every step. Accolade consistently achieves 70 and higher Net Promoter Scores, 98% consumer satisfaction ratings, and up to 15% employer cost savings. Accolade has been recognized as one of the nation’s 25 most promising companies by Forbes, a fastest-growing private healthcare company by Inc. 5000, and is consistently rated a Top Workplace across the country. For more information, visit accolade.com.

Job Description

The VP, Clinical Strategy, reporting to the Chief Product Officer, is responsible for leading the clinical strategy work that encompasses an enterprise wide approach to clinical solutions and offerings. This role will drive the clinical direction of Accolade’s products, innovating and re-imagining existing and future solutions. This position will create and reinforce our clinical strategic vision and provide direction and support across the business.

A day in the life…

  • Lead development, management, and communication of Accolade’s clinical strategy
  • Collaborate with the Chief Product Officer and other stakeholders to ensure alignment of high value projects to revenue generation and business objectives
  • Research, establish, and drive health data collection and analysis strategies in order to effectively demonstrate the economic and clinical value utilizing Accolade’s technology to engage with the right members at the right time
  • Utilize Accolade’s technology platform to define and lead our approach to population health in order to drive stronger health outcomes for our members
  • Define and lead Accolade’s approach to engaging with providers as a critical participant in our members’ care
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Operations and Field Operations to ensure alignment and efficacy of business products and processes with the clinical vision
  • Ensure new product and solution offerings are grounded in well-articulated and differentiated clinical scope and process
  • Provide clinical vision and leadership for Product/Solutions teams in transforming our business; optimizing and balancing cost with outcomes and ensuring value
  • Build & own frameworks to ensure new clinical solutions are optimized for internal and external launch
  • Maintain strong knowledge of healthcare policy, interpret for business impact
  • Drive cross-functional projects internally or externally to influence and enhance position within the changing environment
  • Represent the member; Be the champion and voice of member, bringing their voice into the creation 

Qualifications

What we are looking for…

  • MD, DO, or equivalent; Continued education such as PhD / MPH / MBA is a plus
  • 5+ years of clinical practice
  • 5+ years of administration and policy work in healthcare
  • Strong understanding of healthcare strategy, operations, clinical workflow and regulatory requirements
  • Advanced level healthcare system knowledge and experience
  • Experience in health services and observational research, including a strong appreciation of both traditional statistical models and modern data science (predictive analytics, network analysis, etc.)
  • Demonstrated business, financial, advanced analytical and quantitative skills
  • A proven communicator with demonstrated excellence in high visibility oral and written research communications; experience communicating with both technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple teams
  • A credible peer for anyone in the leadership of healthcare, an influencer and champion of change
  • Very comfortable with developing, implementing, managing and executing through influence and in a collaborative manner across a cross-functional set of senior stakeholders
  • Data driven but comfortable with ambiguity. Exceptional problem-solver. Adept at simplifying complexity and developing scalable propositions
  • Strong capacity to remain calm and composed during times of uncertainty and rapid change

 

Additional Information

What is important to us

Creating an enduring company that is hyper-focused on our culture and making a meaningful impact in the lives of our  employees, members and customers. The secret to our success is:

 

We find joy and purpose in serving others

Making a difference in our members’ and customers’ lives is what we do.  Even when it’s hard, we do the right thing for the right reasons.

 

We are strong individually and together, we’re powerful

Trusting in our colleagues and embracing their different backgrounds and experiences enable us to solve tough problems in creative ways, having fun along the way.

 

We roll up our sleeves and get stuff done

Results motivate us. And we aren't afraid of the hard work or tough decisions needed to get us there.

 

We’re boldly and relentlessly reinventing healthcare

We're curious and act big -- not afraid to knock down barriers or take calculated risks to change the world, one person at a time. 

 

Accolade at a glance…

Accolade is a personalized health and benefits solution that dramatically improves the experience, outcomes and cost of healthcare for employers, health plans and their members. With a unique blend of compassionate advisors, clinical experts and intelligent technologies, we engage individuals and families in their health, establish trust, and influence their decisions at every stage of care. Accolade connects the widest array of personal health data and programs to present a single point of contact to the most effective health and benefits resources, while coordinating with providers at every step. Accolade consistently achieves 70 and higher Net Promoter Scores, 98% consumer satisfaction ratings, and up to 15% employer cost savings. Accolade has been recognized as one of the nation’s 25 most promising companies by Forbes, a fastest-growing private healthcare company by Inc. 5000, and is consistently rated a Top Workplace across the country. For more information, visit accolade.com.