Tucson Medical Center
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Director Cardiovascular Service Line - Cardiac-Imaging Services
at Tucson Medical Center
Provides overall strategic and operational leadership for the Cardiovascular Service Line. Will create an environment that is responsive to patient needs and that will strengthen and support a positive working relationship between TMC and the physicians. Primary responsibilities are: to assure that safe and cost effective services are provided to TMC’s patients by an engaged group of community and hospital-based physicians; to provide coordinated leadership of selected units/departments; and to serve as the primary point of contact for physicians and practices utilizing the organization’s facilities. Supports the Cardiovascular Service Line in accordance with the terms and conditions outlined in applicable Service Line Agreements (SLA’s). Accountable for the provision of quality patient care through the implementation of efficient patient process management, service integration, effective recruitment, retention and development of staff, capital planning and new program development. Works collaboratively with key stakeholders to expand and grow cardiovascular services at TMC HealthCare.
Provide operational leadership of all facets of cardiovascular operations at TMC.
Support business development, marketing, new product identification and strategic planning for cardiovascular services.
Enhance the organization’s position in the market with regard to the visibility and usage of the service line.
Serve as liaison to cardiovascular physicians and practices that utilize TMC services.
Promote service line efficiencies and quality of care through process improvement initiatives.
Develop and sustain physician relationships to increase involvement and recruitment of community referring physicians.
Support the attainment of SLA metrics.
Responsible for service line financial reporting and data collection as required by SLA’s and for internal monitoring of quality of care and financial performance.
Mange the cardiovascular SLA to ensure the strategic direction is aligned with the overall expectations, desired outcomes and daily operations.
Manage assigned divisions, departments and units as assigned.
Provide matrix oversight of all hospital departments and services that impact the quality and cost efficiency of the cardiovascular service line.
Utilize Lean principals in all facets of the operations as necessary to continuously improve the value to the patient.
Represent the Cardiovascular Service line in all aspects of TMC operations and management.
Partner with leadership, physicians and stakeholders, responsible for the full integration of cardiac services to achieve the highest levels of clinical quality outcomes, patient satisfaction and affordability.
Provide administrative direction in the implementation and application of appropriate policies, procedures and standards of care.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Master’s degree highly preferred).
EXPERIENCE: Strong clinical background in cardiac, cardiovascular services. Five to ten (5-10) years of management experience in a related field.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Clinical certification(s) as dictated by the service line.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the cardiac product line and current technology.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals, extensive financial reports, and/or legal documents.
Ability to respond to sensitive and/or confidential inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to work with concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions and to apply mathematical operations to solve or analyze job-related situations.
Ability to create financial forecasts and budgets.
Ability to identify positive or negative variances from expected outcomes.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.