Galileo Search is conducting an executive search for a VP/Chief Operating Officer for one of our preferred Client hospitals in the New England area. Our Client is deeply rooted in the community and focused on delivering high-quality healthcare to every patient that comes through their door.
Combine a fulfilling career with a living experience that includes enhanced quality of life in a town with a strong sense of community, and you have a recipe for success. This vibrant area receives high marks for housing and overall livability; you will find this to be the perfect location for your next career opportunity!
THE CAREER OPPORTUNITY
The VP/Chief Operating Officer will be an integral member of the senior leadership team and will have oversight of operations and physician practices. Responsibilities will include providing the operational and strategic leadership necessary to deliver high-value care (cost, quality, and patient experience). This position will report to the Chief Physician Executive. Staff oversight includes 5 service line, administrative leaders and administrative director.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Maintaining a culture of trust between administration and providers
Demonstrated visibility with the providers and the ability to facilitate smooth communication between clinicians and operating executives through operational transparency
Empower employees at all levels to be innovative and action-oriented while advancing a culture of accountability with clearly established lines of authority and decision-making
Work closely with the CEO and others on physician manpower plan (medical staff development plan) to continuously identify recruitment opportunities and needs
Taking ownership/leadership in aligning/recruiting physicians that best fit the organization and needs of the community
Evaluating and improving current practice operations, policies, and processes while identifying opportunities to standardize clinical operations and integration across the physician/hospital network
Prepare the hospital for success as reimbursement shifts from volume to value-based care
Sustain an environment of continuous quality improvement, including the identification of concrete performance measures across clinical, service, financial, operational, management, patient satisfaction, and community functions
Hardwire responsive and proactive operating processes and systems in order to meet market pressures and growth
In collaboration with senior leadership, refine and execute the overall strategy of the medical group, and strengthen/align the business and clinical objectives across the continuum, positioning the hospital and medical group for future sustainability
Drive process improvements to deliver consistent and standardized daily practice operations designed to improve clinical services, outcomes, patient throughput, and patient safety
Manage financial performance to ensure the Medical Group is performing to budget goals
Manage the network integrity of the providers of system referrals to achieve system growth objectives to minimize leakage
Bachelor's Degree is required; Master’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Management, or related field is highly preferred
Demonstrated leadership accomplishments in the overall improvement of financial and operational performance of a healthcare organization
Successful track record of redesigning practice management systems and aligning incentives that have diminished silos and helped improve the performance across clinical specialties
A minimum of 10 years’ experience in progressive leadership roles in a multi-specialty group practice, PHO or IPA or within an integrated health system. Experience working collaboratively with community-based providers is required
Knowledge and experience with Lean/Six Sigma in a physician practice setting
Financial management and business development, as well as P&L experience managing a multi-site medical group
Experience in a value-driven organization, demonstrating high levels of quality/clinical outcomes, service, productivity, and efficient operations
Experience with IT systems; electronic health records (EHR) and computerized physician order entry (CPOE). Ability to assist the health system in making key IT-related decisions impacting physician practices
A successful track record of acting as a change agent within an organization
Strong business acumen, quality, and metrics orientation. Financially astute and highly experienced in using, developing and implementing benchmarks and other tools that improve operating, financial and service performance
Exceptional physician relations skills and experience working collaboratively with employed or private medical groups
Knowledge of national physician practice trends, policies, and issues affecting physician practices
Familiarity with risk, managed care, capitation, ACO development, and population health management
Multi-site Health System | Nonprofit
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