Job Opening: Senior Vice President of Center Development & Implementation

Position Summary:
The Senior Vice President of Center Development & Implementation will be integral to the organization's continued success and will report directly to the Chief Operations Officer. The primary responsibilities will focus on the oversight in the development of new Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC). This role will provide hands-on project management and operational support and must be knowledgeable in ASC regulations, standards and regulatory compliance.  

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

•    The SVP of Development & Implementation will function as the primary liaison between the organization and the physicians and various project groups.  
•    First point of contact in identifying issues and opportunities in developing a new facility and subsequently communicating, suggesting solutions and ensuring success to the project timeline in development of the facility.  
•    Heavy interaction and influence cross-functionally within Operations, Human Resources, Marketing, Finance and Development.  
•    Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
o    Maintain strong knowledge of Accrediting Agency Standards such as AAAHC, JCAHO, and AAAFS, OSHA, State and Medicare regulations and effectively communicate changes to PE management and centers.
o    Provide the leadership, vision, and strategic direction in developing and implementing clinical excellence at each facility which encompasses the facets of quality improvement, patient safety, risk management, and the use of evidence-based clinical care guidelines.
o    Provides a lead role in the coordination of new center development and operational activities.

Qualifications:

•    Prior experience with single-specialty or multi-specialty ASCs is required.  
•    Proven record of successful ASC Administration and / or Management experience.
•    At least 5 years of experience in a healthcare service operations role with a strong emphasis in the area of regulatory compliance.  
•    Willingness to travel (overnight) up to 50% of the time.
•    Prior hands-on experience in ASC De Novo projects - from site selection to working with architects, vendors, state DoH representatives, and accrediting agencies.
•    A college degree is required. RN degree is required. Advanced degrees, MBA, MHA or others, are a plus.
•    Expertise in monitoring and managing a project to an established proforma and business model.
•    Experience building and developing relationships with physicians, clinical and support staff in addition to hospital senior management. Candidates will have prior project management experience and a high motivation towards success and excellence.

For more information contact Joe Feldman at jfeldman@lifesearchtech.com.

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