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Institute Vice President

Posted on Jan 22, 2019 by Highmark Health

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Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Allegheny Health Network, Allegheny General Hospital Institute Vice President Company : Allegheny Health Network Job Description : GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Institute Vice President acts as a strategic and operational resource with direct reporting responsibility to the SVP, Allegheny Clinic Operations with input from the Physician President of Allegheny Clinic. Interacts closely with practice operations, the Division Chiefs and System Chairs of the appropriate institute and hospital leaders to ensure stability, growth and the financial success of the institute. Serves as the liaison between the medical staff, offices, hospital management and AHN leadership. Overall strategic goals are to exceed standards for quality, safety, access care alignment, and financial performance. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: * Works in collaboration with the SVP, Allegheny Clinic Operations, physician and hospital leadership to establish strategy and yearly performance goals for each division/department. Works closely with respective chairs/chiefs of departments/divisions on issues related to care alignment, business development, physician productivity, contract management, revenue enhancement, capital and operating budgets including: departmental service line budget development, variance analysis and expense monitoring. * Prepares and presents business case/plans for new initiatives and partners with hospital leadership to ensure institute and capital needs are captured within market/region across AHN entities. Assists with the development and oversight of the annual physician budget and collaborates with hospital finance leaders, AC and AHN finance leaders in the management of physician practice performance. * Analyzes trends impacting volume, revenues and expenses. Makes recommendations to allow for the institute's continued success; establishes revenue and expense targets; develops and provides objective criteria for measuring existing and new business opportunities. Assists with the development of growth strategies for inpatient and outpatient services. Maintains a thorough understanding of clinical reimbursement, federal and state regulations, and managed care issues. Identifies opportunities to optimize clinical reimbursement and implements new policies and procedures as necessary. * Ensures a transparent and conscious awareness of issues that need to be escalated and takes ownership of notifying all key stakeholders of those issues. * Maintains an in-depth knowledge of the changing health care environment and evaluates the market need for specific clinical services or programs. Collaborates with the Physician President, Allegheny Clinic, and department chairs to integrate programs and services. * Acts as an advocate aware of system resources and develops relationships and opportunities with internal and external parties. Responds timely to requests for information and acts as the initial contact point for all institute requests across all AHN entities as it pertains to physician services. Provides leadership to physician recruitment and development functions in collaboration with hospital leadership, AC leadership and AHN. Identifies and maintains physician recruitment needs across AHN, and implements strategic initiatives needed for the retention, replacement, and expansion of physician resources to satisfy institute needs. Works with the SVP, Allegheny Clinic Operations and Department Chairs to develop and negotiate new contracts for physicians joining Allegheny Clinic and affiliated entities and renewal contracts for existing physicians employed by Allegheny Clinic, as well as external entities interested in contracting services. * In consultation with and incorporating input from clinical leaders, physicians and staff, conceives, plans and executes proactive strategic initiatives that enable the institute to continuously improve patient and physician satisfaction, expand market segments and respond to emerging market opportunities; participates in marketing and promotional initiatives within the institute, developing marketing campaigns, implementing programs and reporting on measured results. * Identifies and oversees clinical issues as areas for quality improvement processes. * May also hold project/program responsibilities outside the institute that establishes Allegheny Clinic as an organization of excellence. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum * Bachelor's degree * 5+ years experience in multi-site physician practice operations management, physician recruitment Preferred * Master's degree in business or healthcare administration ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. EEO is The Law Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/ProtectedVeterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity () We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact number below. For accommodation requests, please call HR Services at 844-242-HR4U or visit HR Services Online at Allegheny General Hospital Minimum * Bachelor's degree * 5+ years experience in multi-site physician practice operations management, physician recruitment Preferred * Master's degree in business or healthcare administration For accommodation requests, please call HR Services at 844-242-HR4U or visit HR Services Online at

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