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Executive Director of Cardiovascular Services Greater Lakes Region

Posted April 20, 2006

A respected Healthcare System located in the Great Lakes Area has recently retained “The Heart Experts” at Corazon Inc., a nationally-recognized specialist for cardiovascular program development and recruitment, to assist in identifying an experienced Executive Director of Cardiovascular Services. The Client System is a progressive regional healthcare provider that serves a several county area within the Great Lakes. Today the System is a 400 plus bed acute-care facility providing a comprehensive scope of services to meet community needs along the health care continuum. The System has approximately 18,000 admissions and 2000 births annually. The Health System meets its community commitment as a regional provider through a wide range of creative services and programs. Known for its strong commitment to customer and employee satisfaction, the System is known as a regional employer of choice. The Executive Director of Cardiovascular Services will perform a wide range of administrative and fiscal functions including but not limited to: implementing and continually updating the strategic plan for cardiovascular services, program planning and development, oversee facility improvements and capital and operational budget accountability, The Executive Director will have responsibility for all diagnostic, intervention and patient care components of the service line and will work with other clinical leaders to establish standards of practice and performance. The Executive Director will also develop marketing and public relations plans including community education programming.

The Health System is located in a desirable location offering easy access to major metropolitan areas while offering a wide range of affordable housing locations and excellent school systems and community amenities. A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or a related field is required. A Master’s degree in one of those disciplines is preferred. To lear more about this exciting opportunity or to request a detailed position profile, please forward confidential inquires to Mary Morrison, Vice President at 412-364-8200 or via email to [email protected]

Regional Clinic Director Oncology Alliance Southeast Wisconsin

Posted April 20, 2006

Oncology Alliance, a large private practice consisting of cancer specialists with numerous clinic sites throughout Southeast Wisconsin, is seeking a Regional Clinic Director. Oncology Alliance, S.C. offers comprehensive medical oncology, radiation oncology, and hematology care including clinical research trials and nutritional and social services. The Regional Clinic Director will oversee the administrative and operational activities of multiple clinical practice sites, including locations in Southern Milwaukee (home office), Burlington, Kenosha, and Racine. The Director will develop financial policies for the clinical operation in collaboration with the CFO and COO and will be responsible for the implementation of policies and procedures. Additional responsibilities include budget management, human resource management, and ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations. Ideal candidates will have two years of experience in ambulatory health care management, preferably in an oncology practice setting, and will have a solid history of achieving results. A Bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree in health care administration or a related field is preferred.

If you are aware of experienced individuals who might be appropriate for this position, please contact Julie Vetter at Cejka Search, 222 South Central Avenue, Suite 400, St. Louis, MO 63105. Phone 800-678-7858, x63498. Fax 314-863-3631. E-mail [email protected] ID#62859W8. For more opportunities, career tips, and current salary information, visit

Administrative Director II University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE

Posted April 18, 2006

Career opportunity, to serve as the primary financial and administrative officer for the non-academic affairs Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, providing leadership in financial planning, forecasting and vision setting for the Department with respect to the Departments plans and long range goals.  Provides oversight and assumes accountability for financial services, human resources activities and business and administrative operations.  Oversees annual operating expenditures in excess of $25 million which includes state aided, contract, grant revenue and development income.  Position requires a Bachelors degree in Health Care, Administration or Business.  Masters degree preferred.  Six years progressive management experience, to include experience with financial and personnel management required. Experience in an academic and/or health care setting desirable. (Pathology management experience preferred.)   

Please apply on line at  Reference position #1342.   AA/EOE

Director, Cardiovascular Surgery St. Peter’s Health Care Services Albany, NY

Posted April 6, 2006

St. Peter’s Hospital, one of the nation’s top 100 cardiovascular hospitals, seeks a nurse manager for the role of Director of Cardiovascular Surgery. St. Peter’s is a 447-bed, Magnet facility teaching hospital. Abiding by its Mission and Values, the Director for Cardiovascular Surgery is responsible with the Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and well being of all cardiovascular patients on a 24-hour basis. Reporting to the CNO and working in close collaboration with the Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery, this individual in turn supervises an Operations Manager, Clinical Nurse Specialist, 15 cardiac OR nurses, five perfusionists, eight physician assistants and a nurse practitioner. In addition, this person is responsible for the staffing of an eight-bed CVICU and a 14-bed progressive/telemetry unit for a total complement of approximately 50 FTEs. The candidate of choice will be a graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing and hold a master’s degree in nursing or a related field. Additionally, this individual will have a minimum of three to five years of progressive nurse management experience in an inpatient cardiac care unit with a preference for someone with a management track record in cardiac surgery. Dennis Pankratz Vice President Furst Group 555 S. Perryville Road Rockford, IL 61108 [email protected]

(815) 484-5112

Director of Cardiovascular Services Carle Foundation Hospital Urbana, IL

Posted April 6, 2006

An exciting opportunity has emerged for a Director of Cardiovascular Services in Urbana, Illinois. Carle Foundation Hospital has retained Furst Group to identify candidates for this role. The Director of Cardiovascular Services has overall responsibility for all aspects of patient care in the Invasive Cardiology and Interventional Vascular Radiology product lines. The individual of choice will have experience with the provision of effective fiscal management to include budget analysis and planning; identifying and leading opportunities to improving cost efficiency; leading processes to effectively manage labor utilization; controlling inventory management; engaging in product selection, controlling supply utilization; and participating in vendor negotiation as well as agreement management.

The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in health care or business administration. This person will have a minimum of five years of experience in Invasive Cardiology and Vascular Center, preferably with five years in progressive health care management experience in cardiology services and cardiology product lines. This position requires knowledge of business applications and marketing along with an understanding of regulatory standards.

Dennis Pankratz Vice President Furst Group 555 S. Perryville Road Rockford, IL 61108 [email protected]

(815) 484-5112

Administrative Leader – Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic Rutland Regional Medical Center Rutland, VT

Posted April 5, 2006

At Rutland Regional Medical Center you’ll enjoy a lifestyle that most people envy. You’ll experience all the benefits of working for a sophisticated organization without the hassles associated with city life. You’ll enjoy affordable housing, quaint towns and safe neighborhoods all surrounded by beautiful mountains, lakes and streams. We also have exceptional educational opportunities as well as unique cultural and recreational activities. Reporting to the Vice President of Corporate Development, the Administrative Leader of Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic Operations will be responsible and accountable for managing the operations of the Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic. In this role you will be required to utilize effective strategies in developing, supervising and evaluating work processes, resource consumption and outcomes. As the Administrative Leader you will play a major role in the development of personnel, compliance with regulatory and professional standards, and the fostering of interdisciplinary collaborative relationships within the Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic and the institution as a whole. Qualified applicants will be required to have a Bachelor’s degree with a Master’s Degree being a plus. A minimum of five years previous experience with primary responsibility for managing a medical practice (preferably an orthopedic practice with multiple physician’s on-staff) required. The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing is essential. A strong knowledge of management techniques, methods, theories, and principles is essential. Experience in selecting, implementing and using a recognized Practice Management System is a plus. Interested applicants are encouraged to send a resume to Anna White at: [email protected] or visit us online at: or more

information. EOE

Service Line Leader – Cardiovascular Services Marshfield Clinic – Western Division Eau Claire, WI

Posted April 1, 2006

Located in the “City of Trees”, Eau Claire, Wisconsin’s beautiful Chippewa Valley, only 80 miles East of the Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. While some people enjoy the excitement and liveliness of larger cities, others enjoy the silence and peacefulness of the country. Eau Claire provides a perfect blend of each! With it’s population of over 60,000, Eau Claire is West Central Wisconsin’s regional center for shopping, cultural events, health and professional services, education, industry, technology and is a clean, safe, family-friendly
university town. The Chippewa Valley is home to hundreds of acres of parkland, bike trails, lakes and rivers, and small rural communities. Add it all together and you’ve got a great place to live, play, and do business. Eau Claire…a great place for you and your family to call “home!”

For information on the Eau Claire area, please access the following web
address: The Cardiovascular Service Line Leader is responsible for leading the development, implementation and execution of strategy resulting in service line growth throughout Western Wisconsin. The Service Line Leader works collaboratively with administrators and physicians as needed to enhance

service line capabilities.

For more information or to submit a resume contact:

Jennifer Weigold Human Resources Representative 4257 Southtowne Dr., Suite 1 Eau Claire, WI 54701-2635 1-800-924-8515, ext:74527 Fax: 715-858-5832