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Executive Director, Heart Center of the Pacific Hawaii Pacific Health

Honolulu, HI

Posted March 26, 2002

The Rokos Group has been retained by Hawaii Pacific Health to conduct a national search for an Executive Director for Hawaii Pacific Health’s Heart Center of the Pacific. Hawaii Pacific Health is a non-profit healthcare organization formed with the merger of three longtime Hawaii health systems: Wilcox Health, Kapi`olani Health, and Straub Clinic & Hospital. The vision for the Heart Center is to become the leading cardiac healthcare provider in Hawaii.  The Heart Center will offer coordinated, comprehensive, and high-quality care to patients throughout the state.

The Executive Director, Hawaii Pacific Health Heart Center will report directly to the Executive Vice President, Hawaii Pacific Health who is also the Chief Executive Officer of Straub Clinic & Hospital. 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills and a passion for building relationships and managing group dynamics;
  • Proven physician relation skills, which include the acumen to balance divergent goals and opinions;

  • A Bachelors degree in healthcare or business related field is required;

  • Master’s preparation is preferred; however, a combination of education, training and experience will be strongly considered;

  • At least five (5) years of experience in program development and/or healthcare enterprise management;

  • Experience in development/ management of a comprehensive multi-institutional Heart Center is preferred.

For the selected candidate, a complete, competitive compensation package will be offered which includes a base salary, incentive bonus, relocation assistance, major insurances, vacation and more. 

Please send your resume or nominations to:

Gregory G. Rokos, The Rokos Group, 2601 Main Street, Seventh Floor, Irvine, CA 92614.  You may also fax to 949-833-3522 or email at [email protected]  All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.

Division Director, Cardiovascular Services
Southern/Central Illinois
Posted March 26, 2002

Location: Located in southern Illinois, our client is a prestigious organization serving southern and central Illinois through a unique partnership with 28 hospitals and clinics. This network makes the highest quality of heart care available to urban and rural residents from throughout the region. Named one of the Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospitals by HCIA and #1 hospital in central and southern Illinois for cardiovascular care by, the facility performs more than 2000 heart surgeries and more than 10,000 heart procedures annually. A state of the art dedicated facility is five star rated and encompassing 165,000 square feet. The community of 200,000 with a service area of 1 million is ranked as one of America’s Top 100 most affordable places to live and has achieved five star designation for high quality of life.

Responsibilities: The Division Director, Cardiovascular Services will provide administrative direction, management and coordination for the ongoing development of the hospital’s cardiovascular programs and services, and will serve as a member of the hospital’s senior management team. Areas reporting directly to the Division Director include:Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Recovery Unit, Non-Invasive Diagnostic Cardiovascular Services, and Cardiovascular Health & Rehabilitation Center. Matrix relationships are with the Emergency Department, Admitting, Registration, Pharmacy, Radiology and Cardiovascular nurses. The Division Director will report to the Executive Director.

Qualifications: We are seeking an individual with in-depth knowledge of the  cardiovascular field, with clinical experience(RN or BSN) Strong management skills with at least 10 years of progressive management experience is required. A masters degree is highly preferable. (MSN or MBA) Strong interpersonal skills, and excellent communication skills with all organizational levels will be key. The ideal candidate must be diplomatic/ poised in dealing with stressful demands, and demonstrate good judgement and effective decisionmaking. Pivotal skills for success will include physician relations, individual and team leadership, strong results-orientation and ability to adapt in a matrix organization.

A competitive compensation and benefits package will be available. EOE Employer

For immediate consideration please contact:  Cheryl Freedman, Associate  Tyler & Company 

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (770) 396-3939

Administrative Director
UPMC Shadyside Western, PA

Posted March 1, 2002

Regularly named the “best of the best” hospitals in America, UPMC Health System is the leading integrated delivery system for health care in Western Pennsylvania.  The University of Pittsburgh-affiliated Health System is dedicated to providing exemplary patient care, educating the next generation of health care professionals, and advancing biomedical research.

UPMC Shadyside, a 486-bed tertiary care hospital is seeking an Administrative Director for our Cardiac Cath Lab.  The incumbent will be a registered nurse or diagnostic tech who assumes the administrative responsibility for all activities within Cardiology Services including Cardiac Cath Lab/EP and Non-Invasive Cardiology Services.

The Administrative Director is accountable for the following: planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating quality patient care services, budgeting, staffing, nursing care hours, patient acuity system, initiation of data collection, analysis to develop effective systems, and monitoring of efficiency and productivity.

Requirements: BSN or BS in any health/business related degree required. Master’s degree preferred.  Minimum of 5-7 years experience as an Administrator and a minimum of 3 years experience in a surgical administrative position with an emphasis on fiscal understanding and the surgical environment.  Excellent communication skills and organizational techniques required.  Must be familiar with the Nurse Practice Act, Joint Commission Requirements, and Patients’ Bill of Right. Extensive experience in the care of the cardiac cath lab patient required.

UPMC Health System offers an excellent total compensation package including tuition reimbursement for employees, spouses, and dependents.

Resume can be forwarded to: UPMC Health System

Melissa Coleman
Human Resources 200 Lothrop Street Forbes Tower, Plaza Level Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2582 To fax: 412-647-2587

Email: [email protected]