Professional & Management Careers
The scope of Sentara offers tremendous opportunity for experienced professionals with the knowledge and skills to positively influence our growth in the following areas:
Healthcare Administration & Operations
We are one of the most progressive and integrated healthcare organizations in the nation. In addition to providing excellent quality care, we are also committed to helping prevent illness and empowering individuals to manage their health. That means investing in technology, focusing on the future, and providing hundreds of millions of dollars in community benefits and uncompensated patient care. Careers in Healthcare Administration & Operations include:
Sentara Health Foundation
Information Technology & Finance
Sentara has been ranked as one of the top integrated healthcare networks, because of our commitment to investing in talent and technology. Our most recent investment in improving patient care and operational efficiency is the Sentara eCare Health Network® which has been integrated across many of our locations. Not only does the system facilitate caregiver collaboration, it provides patients with a secure portal for communicating with their physicians.
Implementation of eCare® resulted in the receipt of the HIMSS Davies Award and HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award, honoring Sentara’s full-scale adoption of and significant advancements in EMR technology. We have also been consistently recognized as one of the “Most Wired” organizations by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Sentara is proud to be the only multi-hospital integrated healthcare system in the country to receive all three IT distinctions.
Information Technology and Finance teams at Sentara work hand-in-hand to make advancements like this possible. Opportunities exist in support of the EMR, Patient Billing, and a variety of other roles such as:
PC/Help Desk Support
Administrative Fellowship Program
Sentara Healthcare developed the Administrative Fellowship Program for a select group of health administration students/graduates to gain valuable experience and elevate their potential through high-visibility assignments. Fellows can expect to:
- Contribute to strategic and operational initiatives.
- Work within our hospitals, and health plan and long-term care areas.
- Expand their skills by developing new projects, working on teams, or doing research.
- Participate in a rotation schedule developed and designed around their particular areas of interest.
- Collaborate with executive leaders during board meetings and monthly meetings with the CEO and COO.
Candidates must have completed or be on target to complete an MHA, MHA/MBA, or MBA (preferably with a concentration and/or experience in healthcare management) from an accredited graduate program. The application process begins in early August for consideration to join the program in June of the following year. A rotation schedule is developed and designed around the student’s particular area of interest.
Sample Rotation Schedule:
Sentara Leigh Hospital, Administrator, SLH
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