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Chair of Surgery

Chair of Surgery

MetroWest Medical Center | Framingham, MA

Permanent Position

MetroWest Medical Center (MWMC) is looking for a collegial and energetic Surgeon-leader with experience in program development and medical staff leadership to further build and transform its Department of Surgery.

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania | Scranton, PA

Permanent Position

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead into the future a faith-based, not-for-profit, independent organization with an excellent reputation. The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania serves a Northeastern PA region including Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, and Clarks Summit.  The Jewish Home is in a strong financial condition and has an engaged, sophisticated, and supportive board.  The opening arises from the upcoming retirement of the CEO who has successfully led The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania for 38 years.  The next CEO of The Jewish Home must be a versatile leader who understands the dynamics of the rapidly changing health care sector, who is a strategic visionary and can also lead a capable management team in day-to-day operations.

Chief Human Resources Officer

Chief Human Resources Officer

Visiting Nurse Association Health Group | Holmdel, NJ

Permanent Position

The Organization The over $200 million not-for-profit VNA Health Group (www.vnahg.org), is the second largest VNA in the country, covering almost all of New Jersey and parts of Ohio with a very wide range of innovative health programs, including homecare, hospice, palliative, and community-based care. VNA Health Group helps individuals and families achieve their best level of well-being through its services, including a full range of primary care services available through VNACJ Community Health Centers. VNA Health Group has a rich 105-year history as a local visiting nurse association in Central New Jersey, and grown tremendously in the last 5 years, most recently across state lines through a partnership with Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio; total employees are about 2,500 and growing. The growth has occurred through unique home health and hospice joint ventures partnerships with leading hospitals and health systems and through three wholly owned programmatic “Institutes.”  Currently, VNAHG’s home health and hospice joint ventures include:

  • Robert Wood Johnson Visiting Nurses is a joint venture with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital that provides home health and hospice services in Middlesex, Somerset, Union, and Mercer Counties
  • VNA Health Group of New Jersey is a joint venture with Barnabas Home Health and Hospice providing home health, hospice, and private duty care in Ocean, Monmouth, Burlington, Middlesex, Essex, and Hudson Counties
  • Visiting Nurse Association of Englewood is a joint venture with Englewood Hospital and Medical Center serving Bergen County
The culture of the VNAHG features great commitment to the mission, high priority given to the well-being of employees, and being driven by quality.  Often referred to as a “great place to work,” VNAHG has a lean, hard-working, hands-on culture.  The Corporate VNAHG in New Jersey needs a strong HR leader to unify and standardize as much as possible a workforce that is widely dispersed geographically, and which has recently merged the VNA of Ohio.  Further growth of the organization is anticipated. Beyond home health and hospice agency services, VNAHG has established 3 Institutes that are positioning the organization on the cutting edge of home and community-based care. The institutes are led by accomplished thought leaders and innovators in their field. The institutes include:
  • Children and Family Health Institute, that provides a range of children’s health, primary medical care, and public health services to vulnerable communities in New Jersey
  • Connected Health Institute, which houses a portfolio of telehealth, analytics, and digital health initiatives focused on improving quality, access and efficiency in health care
  • Advanced Care Institute, which includes over 30 physicians and nurse practitioners that provide in-home primary medical care and a range of palliative care services to people with very serious chronic illness

Chief Nursing Officer

Chief Nursing Officer

Austen Riggs Center |

Permanent Position

The Austen Riggs Center (Riggs) is seeking a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) to direct a complex and psychodynamic, relationship-based, nursing service. The CNO will work collaboratively with specially trained clinicians to provide the highest quality care for patients in a fully open and voluntary therapeutic milieu. Supervising a nursing staff of about twenty, the CNO is a pivotal role promoting the Riggs core values of supporting patient authority, fostering relationships, and understanding oneself and others.   This is an opportunity to lead a staff in the frontier of a world renowned therapeutic community and psychiatric hospital.

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Confidential Search | Northeastern U.S.

Permanent Position

A fast growing, innovative organization with a leadership reputation in population health management is seeking an outstanding executive leader as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of a large Independent Practice Association (IPA). This is an exciting opportunity for an accomplished senior administrator with exemplary leadership, management, operational, and financial skills to help grow a thriving provider network into a dominant, physician-first delivery organization in a manner that improves the quality and clinical outcomes for all its patient members. The position is located in a major metropolitan area in the Northeast.

Clinical Chief of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Chief of Emergency Medicine

Children's National Health System | Washington, DC

Permanent Position

The Clinical Chief of Emergency Medicine at Children’s National Health System (Children’s National) is a new position created to lead the clinical operations and educational endeavors of the Division. The complexity and scale of the department, which in 2017 received 127,000 visits at its two clinical sites, requires an experienced physician leader. The new Clinical Chief of Emergency Medicine (CCEM) will be an outstanding clinician who excels as an operations leader. The CCEM will lead a well-functioning team to provide high quality clinical care in one of the nation’s best pediatric hospitals. S/he will partner with the Chief of Emergency Medicine in innovative and strategic planning to advance the goals of the Emergency Department.   This is an exceptional opportunity for a pediatric emergency physician ready to assume an innovative leadership role in one of the highest volume programs in the country. The incoming Clinical Chief will join in shaping the future of operational and academic initiatives that support Children’s National’s continued prominence as a national leader in pediatric emergency medicine. The Clinical Chief of Emergency Medicine will function as the chief operating officer of the emergency department and be a member of the leadership triad with the Chief of Emergency Medicine and the Director of Emergency Nursing. This leadership model is found in complex academic clinical programs that encompass clinical care and the traditional expectations of academic and research productivity. A successful tenure often establishes a national platform and visibility for a Clinical Chief to become Chief of Emergency Medicine at another top ranked pediatric hospital.

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Community VNA | Attleboro, MA

Permanent Position

The Opportunity This is an opportunity to lead a thriving and highly-regarded mission-driven organization dedicated to providing a wide range of community and home based clinical and non-clinical programs and services in southeastern Massachusetts. Community Health Systems (“Community VNA”) in Attleboro, MA seeks a dynamic and talented leader to succeed their long-serving, well respected, soon-to-retire CEO.  Community VNA enjoys a strong reputation for compassionate and skilled care among patients, families and providers, solid financial performance, excellent quality metrics, a skilled management team, a capable and dedicated Board, loyal volunteers, and a generous core of donors. The next CEO will lead Community VNA forward in a time of great change in health care, and with vision and mission commitment, will represent the organization to communities in the service area.

Chief Physician Executive

Chief Physician Executive

Confidential | Southern California

Permanent Position

CONFIDENTIAL SEARCH – A fast growing, innovative organization with a leadership reputation in population health management seeks an outstanding physician leader as Chief Physician Executive (CPE) of a large physician practice and MSO company. This is an exciting opportunity for a physician with exemplary leadership, management, operational, and clinical skills in all aspects of care management and delivery to help grow a thriving provider network into a dominant, physician-first delivery organization in a manner that improves the quality and clinical outcomes for all its patient members.

 

The Organization  This practice contracts with multiple payers and assumes full risk for over 500,000 commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare lives. The management team is a dedicated cadre of physician leaders and administrators who provide leadership to organization employees. This organization is collegial and fast-paced, innovative, patient and provider centric, and operates with a culture of urgency, action, focus, and empathy.

Chief Physician Executive

Chief Physician Executive

Confidential Physician Group Practice | Northeast, U.S.

Permanent Position

A fast growing, innovative organization with a leadership reputation in population health management is seeking an outstanding physician leader as Chief Physician Executive (CPE) of a large Independent Practice Association (IPA).  The position is located in a major metropolitan area in the Northeast.   The new CPE must provide hands on, visible, highly engaged, strategic and operational leadership.  S/he must be able to build and support relationships with the IPA’s practicing physicians and staff, as well with contracted organizations such as hospitals and health plans. The success of the position is based on the achievement of key industry metrics such as utilization results and quality scores. The CPE reports directly to the CEO of the local affiliate for administrative functions and the CMO of the national organization for medical issues.

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center | New Haven, CT

Permanent Position

The Opportunity This is an opportunity for an experienced Chief Operating Officer (COO) with an entrepreneurial spirit and vision to help manage growth within one of the premiere community health centers in Connecticut. Responsible for directing administrative functions for one of seven main locations of Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center, the COO will be an integral partner to an inspiring and motivated leadership team dedicated to providing exemplary integrated care and customer service to New Haven’s underserved communities.  This is the opportunity for a seasoned COO to play a key role in the evolution of a innovative community health center with industry-wide recognition.

Director of Connected Health

Director of Connected Health

GreatCall, Inc. | San Diego, CA

Permanent Position

GreatCall, an innovative, rapidly expanding company headquartered in San Diego, CA is seeking a Director of Connected Health. This position requires an individual who is inspired by GreatCall’s focus on providing mobile health and safety solutions to serve seniors and who is passionate about building a significant line of business in managed care. GreatCall is looking for the right person to join a collaborative team challenging each other to provide the best innovative solutions for the well-being of the senior population. This position is primarily in sales, but is also a career growth opportunity, including contributing on a strategic and customer-facing level and building an effective sales process. Why join GreatCall? What GreatCall does matters. GreatCall’s innovative solutions serve seniors and their families and improve safety and well-being.

Director of Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Director of Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Stanford - Vaden Health Center | Stanford, CA

Permanent Position

Stanford University seeks an innovative, student-centered leader to serve as Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) of the Vaden Health Center. The Director will bring CAPS forward to provide excellent mental health services for a diverse student community and to support efforts to enhance overall well-being at Stanford.

Director of Respiratory Services

Director of Respiratory Services

Children's National Health System | Washington, DC

Permanent Position

Children’s National Health System (Children’s National) in Washington, D.C. is seeking a Director of Respiratory Care. The Director of Respiratory Care will lead and support a growing department to provide top tier excellence of care to the sickest Children.

Director, Critical Care & Surgical Services

Director, Critical Care & Surgical Services

Loyola's Gottlieb Memorial Hospital | Melrose Park, Illinois

Permanent Position

Gottlieb Memorial Hospital (GMH), is seeking an Administrative Director (AD) of Critical Care, Surgical Services and Nursing Professional Development. As part of Loyola University Health System (LUHS), GMH is licensed for 254 beds and is a prominent community hospital located in the suburbs of Chicago. The Director of Surgical Services will oversee a ten-room operating suite, two catheter laboratories, a two-room GI laboratory and a two-room urology laboratory. S/he will also oversee sterile processing and over time will be expected to assume responsibility for the entire Emergency Department.

Director, Laboratory Outreach

Director, Laboratory Outreach

Southcoast Health | Southeastern Massachusetts

Permanent Position

Southcoast Health seeks a Director, Laboratory Outreach to oversee, direct and increase outreach laboratory services for the entire health system. This is an opportunity for a dynamic Director to lead their robust and thriving service line, which includes forty-four staff, eleven patient service centers, 400 physician accounts and several nursing homes. Southcoast Health is one of the largest employers in the region. With hospitals in Fall River, New Bedford and Wareham, MA, urgent care centers, cancer centers, rehabilitation, lab and VNA, as well as a number of physician practices throughout the South Coast region and Rhode Island, you can find a doctor near you that offers a specialty to meet your needs. In fact, through the Southcoast Physicians Group, we provide a group of more than 450 providers dedicated to the health of our community.

Executive Director

Executive Director

Alice Peck Day Lifecare | Lebanon, NH

Permanent Position

This is an opportunity for an experienced executive to lead, brand, and perhaps reorganize Alice Peck Day Lifecare (APD Lifecare), a senior care organization consisting of two facilities incorporating Independent Living operations, an Assisted Living business, and a sub-acute care unit in Lebanon, NH.  The new Executive Director (ED) will align operations in a way that is strategically and operationally optimal. Lifecare is affiliated with Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, which is part of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (the parent organization of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the nationally-recognized academic medical and research institution). The next ED of APD Lifecare must have strong strategic and operational leadership skills, demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills, good financial sense, and be an effective, resourceful, bona fide leader of a senior care organization. The next ED will have the opportunity to truly create, configure, brand, and market a newly configured organization that is supported by a well-respected community hospital and affiliated with a highly regarded health organization.

Physician Principal

Physician Principal

exagoMD | National

Permanent Position

Executive Summary

exăgoMD is seeking a Physician Principal with a passion for measurably impacting healthcare by improving the skills, capabilities, functionality, and career realization of leaders and leadership teams.  

The Opportunity

exăgoMD, a well-established healthcare consulting and advisory practice committed to enhancing the effectiveness of physician and healthcare leaders, is seeking a physician Principal, who values the ethos of outstanding leadership and brings to the company significant prior experience in clinical care and operations, research, academics, as well as an appreciation of both the “art” and the “business” of healthcare.   This is a unique opportunity for an established or emerging physician leader with the breadth and scope of professional experience and expertise to flourish in an environment of collegiality, self-determination, and creativity. It is ideal for an experienced and entrepreneurial physician with a passion for measurably impacting healthcare by improving the skills, capabilities, and career realization of those who are responsible for achieving progress and championing change at a particularly uncertain and dynamic moment in time.   Clients of exăgoMD include physicians, healthcare executives, scientists and key support staff in leadership positions at various levels in their organizations. These individuals value the unique input, perspective, and credibility of expert physician thought partners with deep and cross-dimensional experience.  The position requires the agility to provide a range of services at the enterprise, Departmental, Divisional, or programmatic level. Our service includes executive leadership coaching, leadership team building, strategic advising, support for “key position” recruitment, and the design and delivery of targeted consulting expert engagements in strategy, operations, and program development.   Working closely with Stephen Blattner, MD MBA, the Founding Principal of exăgoMD and an experienced team of physician and non-physician consultants, individuals skilled at relationship building will rapidly be incorporated as trusted advisors to what is already a strong network of individual and organizational clients in the US with a growing international footprint. S/he will be well positioned to assist in expanding the practice it by bringing unique professional interests, intellectual capital, experience, and strengths to existing and new clients. An opportunity to participate in ownership is contemplated for the right individual(s).

Practice Administrator

Practice Administrator

Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center | New Haven, CT

Permanent Position

This is an opportunity for an experienced Practice Administrator with an entrepreneurial spirit and vision to help grow sites within one of the premiere community health centers in Connecticut. Responsible for running one of the four main locations of Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center, the Practice Administrator will be an integral partner to an inspiring and motivated leadership team dedicated to providing high quality care to New Haven’s underserved communities.  This is the opportunity for a strong Practice Administrator to create something that will last a long time and potentially create a platform for industry-wide recognition in community health.

Vice President, Operations

Vice President, Operations

Southcoast Health | Fall River, MA

Permanent Position

The Opportunity This newly created position will be responsible for the operation of business lines that are strategically critical components of Southcoast Health, the growing, $1 billion three-hospital health system located in southeastern Massachusetts. Southcoast is a clinically progressive, dynamic, fast-moving organization with strong leadership, a clear plan for growth over the coming years. Regarding this position, there is clear opportunity for advancement within the Southcoast system.  

Dept of Family & Community Medicine: Vice Chair, Clinical Operations

Dept of Family & Community Medicine: Vice Chair, Clinical Operations

Jefferson Health | Philadelphia, PA

Permanent Position

The Department of Family and Community Medicine (“DFCM”) at Jefferson Health is seeking a Family Medicine physician to fill the newly created position of Vice Chair for Clinical Operations (Vice Chair). DFCM operates ambulatory primary care clinics at multiple sites in the Philadelphia area. Its largest site, at 833 Chestnut Street in Center City Philadelphia, is a complex, primary care urban practice with over 100,000 annual visits across all sites of care. This individual will work closely with the Senior Clinical Primary Care Administrator to provide strategic and operational oversight for all of the Department’s primary care patient care activities, which includes responsibility for the day-to-day operations of a large urban academic family practice. In addition, the Vice Chair will be the principal DFCM physician partner to his/her counterpart in the Department of Medicine (DOM) in advancing a new Jefferson primary care model. S/he will bring contemporary experience and leadership in effective clinical operations, population health, ambulatory quality improvement and change management to this key role. A comprehensive appreciation of healthcare trends, specifically the shift from volume to value-based care and its effects on the primary care environment will be essential. This position requires strong and effective physician leadership to drive overall Departmental and enterprise primary care goals for primary care. The Vice Chair must work collaboratively with enterprise and Departmental leaders, the Department’s primary care partners in DOM, peers, direct reports, and clinicians to ensure that DFCM fulfills its clinical care mission. S/he must be an advocate for the Department and its internal and community stakeholders and an effective ambassador for the Family and Community Medicine clinical care delivery system.

Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality

Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality

Boston Children's Hospital | Boston, MA

Permanent Position

Summary Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) is seeking an expert with significant leadership experience to serve as Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality. This is an influential role serving as a key organizational leader to advance the priorities of safety, quality and regulatory compliance at one of the leading pediatric hospitals in the country. The Vice President, Program for Patient Safety and Quality (VP PPSQ) support the institution in providing patient and family-focused care and developing a culture that strives to achieve zero preventable harm, maximal learning, and continuous improvement. See www.childrenshospital.org.   Under the direction of the Senior Vice President, Chief Safety and Quality Officer, and in collaboration with other members of the senior leadership team, the VP PPSQ will provide strategic guidance and operational leadership of safety and quality programs and will help shape the aspirational initiatives that allow Boston Children’s Hospital to continue to be a national leader in pediatric quality and safety.

Vice President/Chief Clinical Officer

Vice President/Chief Clinical Officer

VNA Home Health | Albany, NY

Permanent Position

The Opportunity This is an opportunity for a respected leader in home health to lead the clinical operation of a well-respected, independent, financially strong home health organization with a close affiliation with a major medical center in Albany, NY. VNA Home Health is in very strong market position. This leadership position will have great impact on the organization and has clear growth opportunities in the foreseeable future. The Organization Founded in 1880 by a group of public minded citizens concerned about their sick and elderly neighbors in the Albany area, VNA Home Health has a long-standing history of meeting community home care needs. Their innovative services are coordinated for patients by a clinical Case Manager who practices under the direction of a physician. VNA Home Health delivers specific care programs that support patient education, positive outcomes, care transitions, and avoid hospital admissions. For more information, see www.vnaalbany.org. VNA Home Health provides: • Nursing Services • Rehabilitation Services • Medical Social Services • Palliative Care Services • Home Health Aides • Affiliated home care services, and • Transition Services from area hospitals A well-run business in strong financial condition, the $25 million VNA Home Health and affiliates has had a positive bottom line for several years running. An already close affiliation with the growing Albany Medical Center is likely to grow closer, as there are many opportunities for new programs and improved clinical integration across the system as it continues to grow. With deep roots in the surrounding community, the culture of VNA Home Health is non-political, highly collaborative, hands-on, high energy, and results oriented. Their work environment is warm, casual, caring, and personal, and frequently features the sound of laughter!