The Sentara Medical Group (SMG) is seeking a Vice President, Operations – Hospital-Based Specialties. With over 900 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, SMG is a member of Sentara Healthcare a not-for-profit health care provider serving more than two million residents in Virginia and North Carolina generating approximately $3.2B in net patient revenue annually. An acknowledged leader in patient safety and quality innovation, Sentara is also consistently listed as one of the country’s top integrated health care networks. Hospital-based specialty operations support approximately 450 providers.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and a member of the SMG Senior Leadership Team, the VP, Operations – Hospital-Based Specialties works in partnership with the Vice President and Senior Medical Director-Hospital-Based Specialties to provide strategic direction and administrative leadership in the advancement of hospital based specialty operations throughout the system. S/he will collaborate in the oversight, strategy and operations all divisional human capital, financial, and material resources in support of the organizational goals and objectives.
Preferred knowledge, skills, and qualifications:
A minimum of ten years of directly related experience and at least three years of operations leadership experience in a complex physician organization with prior experience leading successful improvement initiatives in access, patient satisfaction and operations of multi-specialty group practices.
A collaborative and dynamic leader who possesses a strong service orientation combined with excellent relational and interpersonal skills.
Highly effective communication and influencing skills and the ability to interact with all levels of organizational management including proven experience working with physician leadership.
Superior analytical and performance improvement skills such as Lean Six Sigma with hands-on experience in process redesign and system review.
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Health Administration, or a related discipline from an accredited institution.
For referrals or to submit a resume confidentially, please reply to email only: SMG-VP@divsearch.com in care of: Martha Hauser, Healthcare Practice Leader; Zack Reynolds, Managing Director; Kari Donovan, VP-Senior Associate- Diversified Search. All expressions of interest are confidential.