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PHYSICIAN LEADERS

 

Chair, The Departments of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Health

 

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine is searching for a Chair of the Departments of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Health.  Responsibilities of the position will include the administration of the faculty and staff for the undergraduate and graduate programs. The department sponsors an active residency and post-graduate training program. The School has plans to expand the residency training program to the Rutgers New Brunswick campus which has two Children’s Hospitals and presently no pediatric dentistry training programs on campus. The Chair is expected to be a graduate of a CODA accredited training program with board certification in pediatric dentistry and eligibility for licensure in New Jersey. Successful candidate will have a track record of leadership, clinical practice and related scholarly achievement as well as experience working in a hospital environment. It is expected that the Chair will participate in the intramural faculty practice and hold a clinical appointment at our teaching hospital and expand research initiatives in the field. This Chair will be responsible for the Community Health Department, including expansion of statewide outreach and education.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience.

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine is a component of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and is located on the Newark Campus of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Division, along with the Rutgers Medical School, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Health Related Professions and the School of Nursing.  Rutgers School of Dental Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.  All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae to Pat Anderson: panderson@fpysearch.com

 

Chair, Department of Medicine

 

A major academic healthcare organization, located in New Jersey, seeks a Chairman of Medicine. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs the Chair of Medicine will oversee all aspects of the Department including all divisions and residency/fellowship programs. The Chair will provide leadership and strategic direction for the professional, administrative, educational, quality, patient care, program development and research functions of the Department.

The successful candidate will be Board Certified in Internal Medicine with possible added qualifications and boards in a subspecialty area and licensed, or eligible for licensure, in New Jersey. He/She will have at least 5-7 years of medical leadership experience at a large, complex, medical center with significant medical education programs. He/She will also have a successful track record in working with primarily a voluntary medical staff as well as a growing cadre of employed physicians. He/She will be a respected clinician of stature and reputation, well-versed in current medical literature and research and a reputation as a strong leader with administrative skills. A part-time clinical practice is desirable.

We are seeking an experienced Chair who will participate in the development and evaluation of strategies to promote and lead the delivery of comprehensive, state of the art care provided in an efficient and cost-effective manner; develop a strategic plan for the department that complements the overall System strategic plan and develops and integrates new programs and services as well as the growth of existing services; and work collaboratively with the other Medical Staff and hospital departments to enhance the delivery of quality patient care.

Interested candidates, please contact Karen Gordon:  kgordon@fpysearch.com

 

Chief of Rheumatology

Our client is a highly-regarded, non-profit medical center looking for a Chief of Rheumatology.  They are looking for someone to organize, develop and grow their Rheumatology service and provide expert consultation to referring physicians, establish a successful outpatient practice and participate in the comprehensive teaching programs. The Chief will provide excellent clinical care and service and will see patients in consultation at the hospital, the hospital sponsored clinic, and in a private, off-site private practice. The Chief will collaborate and partner with other clinical departments in the hospital and identify opportunities to develop new programs and services and participate in activities to assess and  improve the quality of care.  

Reporting to the Senior Vice President & CMO, the successful candidate will be a Board Certified Rheumatologist with 5-7 years’ experience, an outstanding clinician with progressive leadership experience, have a passion for providing responsive service to patients and physicians, an interest in participating in educational programs and a commitment to quality. Additional requirements include having the motivation and ability to build and grow a Rheumatology program coupled with strong communication and interpersonal skills. There is the possibility of an academic title associated with this position.

Interested candidates may submit resumes to kgordon@fpysearch.com

 

Director, Total Joint Center

A premier, 475 bed acute care, not-for-profit medical center & teaching institution in the New York Metropolitan area, seeks a dynamic leader to become their Director, Total Joint Center. Responsibilities will include providing strategic and operational leadership and vision needed to grow market share, carry out new program development opportunities and enhance current programs.

Reporting to the Chairman of the Department of Surgery, he/she will partner and develop collaborative relationships with all stakeholders, including key strategic affiliations. The Joint Center is a priority and they are looking to build an Orthopedic Center of Excellence to be the premier/go to hospital in the region. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, forward-thinking and creative leader to build upon the department’s strengths, ensure and maximize a state of the art program and service and serve as a role model, inspiring and fostering an environment of the highest standards and highest level of quality.

Candidates will be Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeons with special training/interest in joint replacement surgery, have two to five plus years’ experience,  possess strong communication, management and leadership skills and have a strong interest in building an infrastructure to support a growing department.  The Director will not have to take trauma call and there could be an academic appointment.

Qualified candidates, please submit resume to Karen Gordon at kgordon@fpysearch.com

 


CLINICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTORS

 

 

Chief Development Officer

Our firm is conducting a search for a Chief Development Officer for a large, prominent, and profitable healthcare system, recognized as one of New Jersey's -- and the New York metropolitan area's -- most respected healthcare providers.

Reporting directly to the President and CEO, the Chief Development Officer will serve as a member of the senior management team of the System and will oversee the activities and resources for two Foundations within the system.  S/he will create a strong sense of cohesiveness and work directly with the Foundations’ Boards and staffs to develop strategies and balance the needs of both entities. This executive will be a seasoned visionary leader who can inspire and lead major fundraising initiatives while extending the Foundations’ reach in their communities and expanding philanthropic revenues.

Candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of seven (7-10) years’ of professional philanthropic leadership, preferably in a healthcare environment. Experience in major donor engagement, capital campaign and major gifts required, as is the ability to work as a team member with a proven track record of effective fundraising and strong philanthropic contacts. Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, written and oral, are required.

Qualified candidates, please submit your resume to Pat Anderson at panderson@fpysearch.com

 

Vice President, Ambulatory Care Services

An independent medical center with over 500 beds, recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best hospitals in the New York metropolitan region, is seeking a VP, Ambulatory Care Services.  Our client is a principal teaching hospital and a regional resource for advanced services and critical care.  Ambulatory Care Services provide a comprehensive array of outpatient clinical services, including pediatric and adult primary care and subspecialties.  In total, there are 18 major clinical services with a total of over 60 specialty clinics and 250 physicians.  The organization is going through an integration of services within Ambulatory Care with a focus on a unified, highly organized and well-run practice organization with a private practice philosophy and culture throughout the service line. 

This Vice President will develop and articulate a vision for the growth and direction of services, engaging all stakeholders, and developing and executing on strategies to deal with space needs and appropriate staffing requirements to accomplish the goal of a high functioning private practice enterprise.  In addition, a strong focus will be essential on day-to-day workflow, systems, processes, and operational issues with a goal of improving efficiencies and ultimately, customer service and satisfaction.

Our successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree in Business Administration or a related health field with a minimum of 8-10 year’s strong operational experience and proven experience as a CEO, Vice President, Executive Director, or COO of ambulatory practice and provider-based ambulatory care. This executive will have the proven ability to work with and gain support of physicians, and have practical knowledge and a track record with physician engagement and enterprises. Strong verbal, active listening, and written communication skills required.

Qualified candidates, please submit your resume to Pat Anderson, panderson@fpysearch.com 

 

Vice President Patient Services & CNO

 

Our client, a two facility, prominent and well-respected acute-care, teaching hospital, seeks a Vice President Patient Services and CNO.

Reporting to the Senior Vice president, Hospital Administration, the Vice President Patient Services and CNO will be responsible to oversee direct patient care activities, including respiratory services and clinical education. She/he will establish the vision for and provide leadership in the delivery of excellent patient care and in the achievement of a variety of facility/system initiatives in addition to creating a nursing environment in which collaboration is valued and excellence in patient care, education, and research is promoted and achieved. Additional responsibilities include ensuring the continued advancement of the profession of Nursing, defining standards of care for nursing and patient care services and participating with the governing body, management, medical staff and clinical leaders in the hospital’s decision-making process.


The ideal candidate will be a Registered Nurse with a Master’s degree (Doctorate strongly preferred) in nursing or a related field and a minimum of five years in progressive nursing leadership roles over diverse clinical areas or related experience. Experience in a Magnet approved medical center and with an Oncology Service Line are preferred. She/he will possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, conflict resolution, and verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and to respond quickly in a fast paced environment.

Qualified candidates, please submit your resume to Karen Gordon at kgordon@fpysearch.com

 

 

Vice President Revenue Cycle

Our client is a large, prominent, and profitable urban healthcare system, recognized as one of New Jersey's -- and the New York metropolitan area's -- most respected healthcare providers.  We are conducting a search to find a Vice President of Revenue Cycle.

Reporting directly to the SVP & CFO, the Vice President of Revenue Cycle is responsible for all revenue cycle operations with the goal of ensuring maximization of revenue and cash flow while maintaining the highest levels of patient, physician, and employee customer relations.  With a staff of approximately 250 employees, this highly-visible executive will oversee Patient Access, Revenue & Integrity, Health Information Management, Patient Financial Services, Managed Care Services & Credentialing, and Physician Financial Services and will ensure that the overall strategy for Revenue Cycle aligns with the strategic initiatives and objectives of the healthcare system.   

Our successful candidate will have a minimum of ten years healthcare experience, of which at least five were served in a leadership position.  S/he will have an expertise in revenue cycle on both the hospital and physician side gained from experience in one or more of the following:  health care consulting firm; management role in hospital revenue cycle setting; and/or management position in firm that provides accounts receivable or other revenue cycle services to hospitals and/or physicians.

Qualified candidates, please submit your resume to Pat Anderson at panderson@fpysearch.com

 

Director of Emergency Department Services

 

Our client, a financially and clinically strong Healthcare System in NJ, seeks a Director of Emergency Department Services.

The Director of Emergency Department Services has responsibility for a state-of-the-art Emergency Department and will maintain the strategic and operational responsibility for operations and patient care administration. The Director will provide clinical leadership for patient care and ensure implementation of the mission, vision, and values, evidence based practice, and policies throughout the Service Line. Additional responsibilities include strategic growth and development, improvement in patient and organizational outcomes and execution of projects.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in nursing (MSN) or a related field, (MHA/MBA) coupled with a minimum of five years of leadership experience in emergency services including both clinical and administrative practice. She/he must have superb interpersonal/communication skills coupled with the leadership, vision, knowledge and skills to facilitate organizational success. Magnet hospital experience and experience in emergency department design is strongly preferred.

Qualified candidates please send your resume to Karen Gordon at kgordon@fpysearch.com

 

President & CEO

 

NJHA, one of the largest not-for-profit trade organizations in NJ and the premier statewide healthcare association with a membership of close to 400 healthcare organizations, is seeking a President and CEO.  Reporting to the Board of Trustees and the Chairperson, the President serves as the CEO and has general responsibility for the supervision and control of all business and affairs of the Association and its affiliate companies.

The President & CEO provides the executive leadership to the overall planning, organization, and control of the Association’s corporate goals for providing service, representation and advocacy, education, research, data analysis, and information to its members.  S/he directs the development and implementation of a meaningful philosophy and mission for the state’s hospitals, health systems and post-acute members.   This executive will ensure that the organization adapts to a very dynamic health care environment, provides value to members, and is a trusted advocate on health care  reform.

Our successful candidate will have an advanced degree with at least 10 years of progressive leadership in complex organizations. The President & CEO will have a track record of advocacy and consensus building in association management, health care leadership, lobbying, consulting, public policy, legislative affairs, or education.  S/he must have experience working with Boards and understand the dynamics of governance.

Qualified candidates please send resumes to Pat Anderson at panderson@fpysearch.com

 

Chair of Medicine/Senior Vice President

Our client is a 480 bed acute care, not-for profit medical center & teaching institution  looking for a Chair of Medicine/Senior Vice President.  Reporting to the Executive Vice President with a “dotted line’ reporting relationship to the President and CEO, the Chair of Medicine/Senior Vice President is responsible for the administrative, academic, strategic quality, and clinical functions of the Department of Medicine. The Chair appoints, evaluates and directs the division directors in the Department and oversees the credentialing and re-credentialing of staff as appropriate. The Chair is a key leader in establishing and monitoring quality standards for the department and institution as a whole, promoting effective resource utilization, ensuring patient safety and adopting information systems. The Chair is also responsible for the oversight of the medical education training programs within the Department. He/She is the leader in creating a strategic plan for the Department that supports the overall strategic direction and takes an active role in building clinical programs, recruiting and retaining high quality physicians, growing market share, and anticipating changes to adapt to a rapidly changing delivery system.

The successful candidate will be Board Certified in Internal Medicine with possible added qualifications in a subspecialty area and licensed, or eligible for licensure, in New York State. He/She will have at least 5-7 years of experience in medical leadership positions in large, complex hospitals, and be successful working with both a voluntary Medical Staff and full-time physicians. The successful candidate will be a respected clinician and well-versed in current medical literature and research, have experience with graduate medical education, and have a reputation as a strong leader in a very dynamic health environment. The candidate will also have a current clinical role and be willing to serve in a limited clinical capacity. 

We are looking for an accomplished clinician with an exceptional track record of building high quality and financially strong clinical programs.  The Chair should have a proven track record running the day-to-day activities of a division or department of medicine at a tertiary teaching or academic hospital.  He/She must be familiar with RRC (Residency Review Committee) rules and regulations governing GME programs and have experience in administering postgraduate and undergraduate medical education programs.

Interested candidates may submit resumes to kgordon@fpysearch.com

 

Assistant Vice President, Patient Relations

 

Our client, a large, innovative acute care medical center and teaching hospital in the NYC metropolitan area, is seeking an Assistant Vice President of Patient Relations for one of the largest patient relations departments in the New York area. 

The Assistant Vice President, Patient Relations supervises the provision of services of the Patient Representatives Department, and oversees the planning and management of the Medical Center’s Volunteer Program and Public Communications. The AVP participates in program planning evaluation and the evaluation of the overall effectiveness of the delivery of Patient Representative Services. In addition, the AVP coordinates and administers activities of the Volunteer Program, related to hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating department staff; participates in development and maintenance of departmental policies, programs and procedures to ensure optimal delivery of services and is responsible for department’s Performance Improvement Activities.

A Bachelor’s degree in communications, social sciences or a related field is preferred. A minimum of 5 years of customer-oriented experience in a hospital setting, or suitable combination of education and experience is essential, as is knowledge of patient care and patient problems. Familiarity with and knowledge of the New York regional healthcare marketplace is a plus.

Interested candidates, please contact Shuli Herbert at Foley Proctor Yoskowitz: sherbert@fpysearch.com or 973-605-1000.