Executive Director – Digestive Health and Surgical Advancement – Orlando
Orlando seeks to hire Executive Director who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Established in 1908, Florida Hospital is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,675-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of nine hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for over 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.
Mon – Fri / 8a – 5p / Weekends, early mornings and travel as needed.
The Executive Director of Digestive Health and Surgical Advancement supports the development and execution of system-wide Institute strategies for their areas of responsibility, which is comprised of General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Colorectal Surgery, Interventional Endoscopy, Urology, Otolaryngology, Plastics and Surgical Advancement. This position reports directly to the Vice President for the Emerging Institute of Digestive Health and Surgical Advancement. The Executive Director works closely with the system Institutes (Cancer, Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Transplant) as well as with Senior Institute leadership to execute strategic plans and plays an integral role in providing the tools and information needed to make strategic decisions. The Executive Director will have direct responsibility for the Digestive Health operational areas and programmatic management, leadership for strategic ventures, driving network development and operational integration oversight between ACS (Acute Care Services) and IHS (Integrated Health Services). The Executive Director also assists with the strategic planning and visioning for expanding new or changing programs and services, driving innovation through a unified market strategy, recruitment of physician talent, acquisition of technology and information systems, elevating clinical performance and quality measures, clinical research, and stewardship that transforms care delivery and partners with industry to formulate new innovative approaches to care. In addition, the Executive Director is responsible for engaging with Florida Hospital Medical Group (FHMG) to create and implement new physician models that position Digestive Health services as a destination site for patients and a national referral site for a variety of clinical services including interventional endoscopy, advanced general surgery and complex colorectal surgery. Strategic planning and oversight includes developing the business models of the future, physician strategy and recruitment, service line performance, and implementation of new projects with defined milestones and metrics. Measures of success result in clinical, financial, and market outcomes that demonstrate value to all constituents. The Executive Director conducts technology equipment planning to include research, education, grant development and initiating philanthropic avenues. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Ability to communicate effectively with team members at all levels of the organization
Refined presentation competencies and executive level communication capability
Ability to work in a matrix-management environment to achieve organizational goals
Proficient in use of computer software, particularly Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point) and various software applicable software platforms
Professional decision-making and proposing recommendations on short- and long-term strategy development concerning matters of major importance to our leaders
Ability to organize, delegate, and establish meaningful goals; establish effective working relationships with leaders, physicians, and employees
Ability to work well with others using tact and diplomacy
Ability to multi-task and work independently; comfortable handling ambiguous situations.
Working knowledge of project management, market research & data analytics, Mindjet and Prezi software platforms. (Preferred)
Bachelor's degree in business, health care administration, or health-related field
Master's degree in business or health care administration or related area (Preferred)
Seven years of healthcare experience.
Five years of leadership experience and direct supervisor of staff.
Progressive healthcare leadership experience in a hospital system, ambulatory facilities and employed/private physician practice settings. (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Provide strategic leadership and direction for system, departments, services, clinical areas and echelon programs (CIE – Center for Interventional Endoscopy, ISA – Institute for Surgical Advancement, SHOC – Surgical Healthcare Outcomes Consortium and others to be defined) involved in the provision of Digestive Health and Surgical Advancement as part of the Institute team.
Serve as an active business partner with the ACS & IHS Executive Teams and Institute Leadership (Cancer, Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Transplant) in the coordination and execution of the Institute's vision and strategy.
Develop, implement, and continuously evaluate programs and services to meet volume, profitability, quality and service standards. Assist in the development of quality and safety systems with corresponding national benchmarks, driving continuous improvement. Leading interdepartmental, campus and system initiatives to achieve improvements in clinical care processes and patient services and volume and financial performance. Serve as the point of contact for information and direction on Institute development such as strategy timelines, planning process, Institute/Campus assessments, relevant meetings, and communication.
Perform other duties as required
Establish new strategic (Call Coverage Contracts as an example) and joint ventures (ASC JV & Lithotripsy as examples) in effort to redefine the care model, provide appropriate coverage, align patients to the appropriate care setting, with the lowest cost, highest quality, keeping them within their community, while engaging physicians and creating alignment to a shared vision. Oversee organization, execution, provide relevant data and regular reporting and performance for call contracts, strategic & joint ventures.
Ensure physician leaders and medical directors are creating value and meeting contractual arrangements, setting up and monitoring annual accountabilities, and providing for leadership growth.
Oversee the development, implementation, and monitoring of the budget for defined area(s) of responsibility. Accountable for service line proformas, capital equipment planning, and supply chain management. Initiate operational and capital technology plans and negotiation on an annual basis as well as planning for next generation technology for Digestive Health and Surgical Advancement areas.
Assist in the development, operation and execution of strategy for the continuity of care provided for departments in Digestive Health and Surgical Advancement (ACS & IHS) which may include but is not limited to; General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Colorectal Surgery, Interventional Endoscopy, Urology, Otolaryngology and Plastics. The Executive Director will also develop strategies and operational processes to support Ancillary Services that complement the Institutes. These services include Pathology, Radiology, Anesthesia, Surgery, and others as the need develops.
Responsible for assisting in the development of strategies, proformas, operational structure in collaboration with GME to establish and manage appropriate residencies and fellowships
Achieve a strategic network by developing plans through identifying trends, communicating accordingly, representation at applicable Month Close and Performance Review Committee meetings, contributing recommendations and volume driving tactics to the strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing actions plans, resolving problems and determining system improvements with the Institute leaders.
Manage the programmatic elements and logistics of major Institute meetings, such as Institute Governance and Institute Steering Council; work closely with the Executive Team and the Institute Leadership to synthesize and prioritize agenda items; manage and coordinate the action items produced during those meetings.
Provide leadership oversight and support to the Digestive Health & Surgical Advancement programs team for annual local, national and internationally hosted/cohosted events and conferences. Travel international as required by the nature of involvement in the objective. Achieve continued growth of the international physician observer program. Lead in the enhancement of physician representation at significant society and associated meetings for the advancement of clinical approaches and outcomes, while leveraging the marketability of such activities.
Oversee workforce performance and management of Digestive Health and Surgical Advancement programs (CIE – Center for Interventional Endoscopy, ISA – Institute for Surgical Advancement, Orlando Nicholson Skills Lab, SHOC – Surgical Healthcare Outcomes Consortium and others to be defined) and is responsible for physician needs planning, development and recruitment. Provides feedback, instructions, and developmental guidance to help leadership excel in their current or future job responsibilities. Allocate decision making authority and or task responsibility to appropriate levels of leadership to maximize the organizations and individual's effectiveness. Create an environment in which leaders are setting expectations and holding each other accountable. Ensure downline leaders conduct service line meetings, attend unit meetings as requested and support activities that foster staff communication.
Comanage research staff dedicated to Digestive Health and Surgical Advancement Programs (CIE – Center for Interventional Endoscopy, ISA – Institute for Surgical Advancement, SHOC – Surgical Healthcare Outcomes Consortium and others to be defined) with Florida Hospital Research Institute related to research projects, grant funding, budget accountability and overall objectives.
Hire and retain qualified personnel through effective job design, recruitment, retention, development, and performance management programs and processes; assists department leadership in same capacity for key positions.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Executive Director opportunity with Orlando and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.