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Director of Cardiovascular Services Baylor Medical Center @ Grapevine City Grapevine, TX

Posted December 20, 2010

The Director of Cardiovascular Services of The Heart Hospital is responsible for the overall administrative leadership of the cardiovascular service line at Baylor Grapevine. The Director will develop and implement unit and service line goals, including the quality plan to improve overall performance. The position is responsible for the management of the service line budgets, financial outcomes, and resource use in collaboration with the administrative team at The Heart Hospital and Baylor Grapevine. The Director is responsible for holding the cardiovascular service line accountable for standards of patient care and performance and implementation of service excellence within the service line. This position acts as a liaison between cardiovascular services and the medical staff and has oversight of clinical and non-clinical personnel. We are looking for a strong cardiovascular leader to oversee clinical, and operational as well as program growth.

Candidates must have a BSN or a related healthcare or business degree at the Bachelor level, a Master’s degree and a minimum of five years of cardiovascular services experience. Previous director-level experience and demonstrated experience in cardiovascular service line growth through progressive responsibility are required.

Baylor Benefits
At Baylor, you’ll enjoy a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
  • Flexible schedules
  • Employee Assistance Program

Join Baylor
Explore a system of rewards and unmatched opportunities with health care’s brightest minds.

Apply online at www.baylorhealth.com/careers or contact Rose Coker at [email protected] or 214-820-6942. 


Director Risk Management, Employed Physician Services Piedmont Healthcare Corp. Atlanta, GA

Posted December 13, 2010

Join us at Piedmont Healthcare, a not-for-profit health system serving metro Atlanta and much of northern Georgia. Our organization includes four acute care hospitals and such entities as a major heart institute with 75 cardiovascular specialists, a 100-member primary care physicians group and a 600-member, clinic-based physician network. Located on 26 acres in the lovely Buckhead area of Atlanta, our organization has an excellent opportunity for:

Director Risk Management, Employed Physician Services

Responsible for: Operates and directs a facility’s risk management activities. Reviews and handles claims made against the facility, interacting with legal counsel, claims adjustors, and insurance companies. Administers the day to day activities of the risk management program, analyzing risk data, conducting risk management educational programs, insuring compliance with JACHO and other accrediting and regulatory agencies, to enhance patient safety and customer satisfaction.

Requirements: *Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized college or university in Health Care Administration, Business Administration, Risk Management, or a closely related field is required * Five years of experience in healthcare risk management. * Working knowledge of hospital, department, and physician office policies, procedures and regulations. * Working knowledge of healthcare laws, regulations, standards, and guidelines imposed by various agencies. * Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, personal diplomacy, problem solving and change management skills. Strong leadership and organizational skills. * Ability to make immediate decisions for effective conflict resolution and function well in stressful situations. * Ability to maintain flexible scheduling and meet requirements of physical demands. * Computer literate and familiarity with Windows based programs.

* ARM and/or CPHRM preferred.

Apply to: http://tinyurl.com/27nrdw3 We are an equal opportunity employer.

Administrative Director of Cardiovascular Services Adventist Midwest Health Hinsdale, IL

Posted December 10, 2010

Adventist Midwest Health has retained Quick Leonard Kieffer to conduct the search for the system’s Administrative Director of Cardiovascular Services.  Adventist Midwest Health is a network of not-for-profit hospitals and outpatient-based health care facilities in Chicago’s western and southwestern suburbs. It is part of the largest not-for-profit Protestant hospital system in the country.

Cardiac Services:  A team of more than 75 board-certified physicians with experience in a variety of cardiovascular specialties performs more than 60,000 cardiac diagnostic procedures each year, as well as 300 open-heart surgeries per year, including valve and beating heart surgery. Adventist Hinsdale and LaGrange Memorial Hospitals offer a wide range of diagnostic and cardiac treatment services, and is proud to have been recently awarded the seal of accreditation by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

Reporting to the CEO of Adventist Midwest Health (Adventist Hinsdale, 358 beds and Adventist La Grange Memorial, 223 beds), the Administrative Director for Cardiovascular Services develops and directs the cardiovascular program for the 2-hospital system.  This individual facilitates collaborative efforts between Cardiovascular Services and other departments/services, in order to streamline processes, eliminate duplication of effort, and reduce/contain costs.  The incumbent will have responsibility for market development in a competitive area.

Required Qualifications *Master’s prepared *A minimum of 5 years experience leading a cardiovascular services program and at least 2 years of experience in a comparably sized heart program.

*Strong communication and physician relations skills

*Experience marketing and developing a cardiovascular services program.

To apply for this position contact: Jeff Briggs [email protected]

Executive Director, Cancer Care Services Adventist Healthcare Rockville, MD

Posted December 10, 2010

Pursue Excellence. Practice with Compassion. Adventist HealthCare is a non-profit network of healthcare providers based in Rockville, Maryland. If you are seeking a leadership opportunity with a team dedicated to the highest level of professionalism, consider joining Adventist HealthCare.

As our Executive Director, Cancer Care Services, you will be responsible for developing, monitoring and overseeing implementation of strategic and business development plans specific to Adventist HealthCare Cancer Care Services. Additionally, as a key leader, you will direct/plan new programs and/or services while working collaboratively with medical staff members, health and wellness services, managed care, marketing and communications and other departments as appropriate; oversee the development of quality improvement activities for all appropriate services, including written documentation and reporting of results; and promote an atmosphere of positive, effective employee management.

Requires a Master’s degree in healthcare, business administration or a specialty health field; prior experience in Oncology/Cancer Care Services; the ability to plan, develop, implement and administer health related programs; knowledge of political and interpersonal strategies; evidence of progressively responsible experience in leadership roles; and the desire to conceive and carry out innovative changes with the insight to view change as an opportunity. Experience at the Director level or above in a related health care field is preferred.
Contact Information of the job being posted: We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. To apply, please email your resume to: [email protected], and apply online: www.AdventistHealthCare.com. EOE/Pre-employment drug. We are a tobacco-free campus.

Director of Operations (CV Services) Northwestern Memorial Hospital Chicago, IL

Posted December 6, 2010

The Director of Operations has responsibility and accountability for the efficient and effective administration of all Cardiovascular Services at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH). The position reports to the VP of Operations and the Director of Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute (BCVI). The selected candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic initiatives to expand the Cardiovascular Service Line.  The primary goal of this new position is to grow the business to a top 10 program, while creating a smooth, efficient and satisfying experience for associated patients, employees and physicians.  With approximately 200 FTEs and an operating budget of $20 million the Service is also responsible for a significant capital budget.

A Master’s in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or a health-care related field is required. Best candidates will demonstrate strong analytical and strategic planning skills with a track record of successful operational achievements.  Additionally, they will need a minimum of 4 to 6 years of increasingly responsible leadership and management experience in a complex healthcare setting – preferably within a Service Line environment.

The Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute (BCVI) recently celebrated its fifth anniversary and under the direction of world–renowned cardiac surgeon, Dr. Patrick McCarthy – BCVI’s Director, has seen a dramatic growth in volume and reputation.  The BCVI offers the latest advances in cardiovascular care including innovative treatment, promising research and multidisciplinary support.

NMH, a member of Northwestern Memorial Health, is one of the country’s premier academic medical centers and a major referral for the Midwest and beyond.  This world-renowned facility is a full-service tertiary hospital with a total of 854 licensed beds.

To apply for this position contact: Etheline Desir 770-431-4664

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Director of Quality & Patient Safety Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA

Posted December 3, 2010

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is ranked as one of America’s best hospitals for children by U.S. News & World Report Magazine.

The Director of Quality & Patient Safety has the overall responsibility to develop and manage the core institutional resource devoted to the advancement of clinical effectiveness and patient safety through data measurement and analysis across the CHOP network. Assumes direct responsibility for systems designed to improve the quality of clinical care, meet internal and external standards and provide education and support with respect to clinical effectiveness and patient safety.

Requirements include a Master’s degree or other advanced degree and at least 3 years experience at the leadership level and 5 years related healthcare experience.

Hope Lives Here. Our organization offers total compensation packages befitting a world class institution. For a full job description or for additional information on this role please go to www.chop.edu/careers and reference Requisition 10-22218 – DIR QLTY & PATIENT SAFETY.

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.