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Director of the Smith Heart Institute Rowan Regional Medical Center Salisbury, NC 

Posted August 31, 2004

Rowan Regional Medical Center, a 308 bed acute care facility located in beautiful Salisbury, North Carolina has recently completed a comprehensive Cardiovascular Program redesign, adding a new interventional cardiology component. This comprehensive program designed to meet the expanding cardiovascular needs of the community will be known as the Smith Heart Institute.

RRMC is seeking a DIRECTOR of the SMITH HEART INSTITUTE to drive the strategic direction of the CV service line.

The Smith Heart Institute Director will have strategic and operational responsibility for all components of the Cardiac and Vascular Services. The Invasive Interventional Program start up will be an immediate priority of the new Director.

Strong Clinical (Cath Lab) and operations background, preferably with PCI and Vascular Lab experience, is required.

RRMC is seeking a results oriented self starter with excellent communication skills to join the senior leadership team where a collaborative, participative accessible management style is valued.

Interested candidates please email resumes and inquires to [email protected]

Director of Cardiopulmonary Services Natividad Medical Center Salinas, CA

Posted August 27, 2004

Natividad Medical Center is a technologically advanced, 163-bed teaching hospital located in the heart of California’s picturesque and culturally rich Central Coast. As the area’s only academic medical center, affiliated with the prestigious University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine, Natividad Medical Center attracts and benefits from medical personnel with the highest academic qualifications. If you share our passion for service excellence, here’s your opportunity to learn and grow in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a proven leader with strong analytic and research skills. We’ll rely on you to help expand our cardiopulmonary, respiratory and cardiac ultrasound services, manage cost containment and direct this 24/7 Department and its competent staff. The ability to develop quality improvement programs will be key to your success.

For application materials, contact:  Natividad Medical Center,  Human Resources 1441 Constitution Blvd. PO Box 81611 Salinas, CA 93912-1611 or

Phone: (831) 755-4282 or apply online at Resume must be submitted separately by direct email to [email protected] For more information about Natividad’s employment opportunities, visit our website at EOE.

Cardiovascular Outcomes and Information Systems Coordinator St. John’s Regional Medical Center Oxnard, CA

Posted August 26, 2004

Recently voted one of Ventura County’s “Family Friendly Employers,” St.John’s Regional Medical Center, a 266-bed facility, is situated along ascenic stretch of the Pacific coastline in the beautiful seaside community

of Oxnard, between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara-with year-round gorgeous weather and endless things to see and do. Responsible for data collecting, abstraction and clinical interpretation of all patients undergoing cardiovascular diagnostic, interventional or surgical procedures within a Cardiac Service line. Report findings results of analysis to Medical Staff, Quality Management Staff and/or Corporate. Work closely with Director of Cath Lab in obtaining clinical data & required information, and with the Manager of Quality Management Services in distributing/communicating data. Must be an RN or Physician Assistant with 3+ years experience in clinical cardiovascular patient care services and have demonstrated experience with clinical data abstraction & relational database management.

We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including free HMO coverage for employees and dependents and tuition reimbursement up to $3,000. EOE M/F/D/V.

To apply, please apply online at:, or 
call HR at (805) 988-2742.

Cardiac Services Director Moberly Regional Medical Center Moberly, MO 

Posted August 23, 2004

Director of Cardiac Services for the Moberly Heart and Vascular Center. Responsible for the management, oversight and future development of Cardiac Service Line. Ensures continuity of care: Cardiac Cath Lab, Cardiac Rehabilitation and cardiac-related nursing care. Registered Nurse with a minimum of five years of cardiac care and/or Cath Lab experience OR a Master’s Degree (MBA/MHA) with emphasis on cardiac-specific product line development and marketing experience. Competitive compensation and benefits program. EOE

Contact: Dorothy Jones Director of Human Resources Moberly Regional Medical Center 1515 Union Avenue Moberly, MO 65270 Phone: 660-269-3049

FAX: 660-269-3275

Administrative Director, Cardiovascular Services Garrett Associates Inc Atlanta, GA 

Posted August 21, 2004

Exciting opportunity for CV administrator to direct Center of Excellence for 480-bed, prestigious university hospital located in the Southeast. Located in second largest metro area in the state, community boasts high standard and diverse quality of life that is virtually recession proof. Integral member of management team and works in collaboration with Chiefs of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiology to provide leadership, direction and overall administrative management for the Heart Center. Excellent management, business, organization and communication skills are essential, as is the desire to advance within the organization. MS and 5+ years management experience over cardiovascular service line of large hospital, preferably an academic setting. EOE

Contact: Linda M Garrett, Principal Garrett Associates Inc PO Box 53359 Atlanta, GA 30355

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 404-364-0001

Executive Director, Faculty Group Practice-School of Medicine The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Galveston, TX

Posted August 19, 2004

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB), a leading academic health sciences center located on the Texas gulf coast, is searching for a dynamic, visionary team player to assist the Senior Associate Dean in the management of the Faculty Group Practice’s (FGP) fiscal management, program and resource planning, FGP human resources utilization, policy development, and administration and coordination of activities across all the School of Medicine clinical departments. The Executive Director works closely with the Senior Associate Dean, the clinical department chairpersons and administrators and the CFO School of Medicine to develop and implement tactical and strategic business plans in support of the School of Medicine FGP and other UTMB entities as appropriate.

This senior level position will be responsible for FGP business and administrative activities including budgeting, business planning, staff management and the effectiveness and operations of the centralized physician billing service. Qualified candidates must have a Master’s degree in Business, Health Administration, Finance or Accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of eight years related experience in progressive administrative and/or financial management positions, with a minimum of two years in a senior leadership position is required with large physician groups, hospitals, clinics, or a large clinical department, preferably in an academic health sciences center. The ability to work collaboratively and effectively with all levels of the institution is extremely important. Prefer experience negotiating payor contracts and overseeing a large physician billing operation. Familiarity with information systems, regulatory compliance issues is preferred, as well as experience working in a public institution.

If you or someone you know would like the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment that encourages innovation and excellence, please forward nominations and expressions of interest, in confidence, to the consultants assisting UTMB: 

Contact: Karen Otto and Stephen Peek at Witt/Kieffer 
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]  Mail at 2015 Spring Road, Suite 510  Oak Brook, IL 60523 Phone: 630/990-1370

Fax: 630/990-1382.

For additional information on UTMB, please visit our website:

UTMB is an EO/AA Employer, M/F/D/V

Operation Administrators Mayo Clinic Scottsdale Scottsdale, AZ 

Posted August 12, 2004

TowerHunter has been retained by Mayo Clinic Scottsdale to recruit for the position of Operations Administrator – Hematology/Oncology & Radiation Oncology and Operations Administrator – Cardiology/Pulmonary/Cardiothoracic Surgery.

The Operations Administrator is responsible for the oversight of the daily operations of multiple clinical departments. Primary responsibilities include the direct management of allied health staff, alignment of staffing levels to match patient volumes, partnering with the physician leaders to oversee all department activities, oversight of the departments’ financial performance (revenue and expense), establishment of annual plans and performance targets, identification and implementation of strategic programs which enhance quality and service, and participation in institutional projects and committees.

We are seeking candidates with significant practice management and operational experience in the clinical specialty they will be leading, either Hematology/Oncology/Radiation Oncology; or Cardiology. The successful candidate will have demonstrated results in working with physicians, other clinicians, and allied health staff in a collaborative environment. A Bachelor’s degree is required with preference for a Master’s in healthcare administration, business or related field. All inquiries and resumes will be treated with the utmost confidence. EOE

Contact: Dan Stowell TowerHunter

4727 E. Union Hills Drive,

Suite 200 Phoenix, AZ 85050 Phone 877-800-9617Email:[email protected] 

Office Administrator Inland Vision Care Medical Center Riverside, CA 

Posted August 10, 2004

Busy ophthalmology practice in a beautiful and growing Southern California city seeking Office Administrator to oversee operations at two locations (10 miles apart). Duties to include monitoring productivity through report analysis, maintaining systems for billing and collections, managing human resources, maintaining and updating computerized practice system, managing facilities, assisting in developing practice’s strategic plan and implementing marketing plan. Also includes other ancillary administrative duties assigned by the President. Must have experience. Bilingual, preferred. Great salary and benefits with room for growth.

Contact: Paula Pabalan Inland Vision Care 4440 Brockton Ave. Ste. 130 Phone: 951-312-7799 Fax: 951-780-7255

Email: [email protected]