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Company: Acuity Eye Group/ Retina Institute of California
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

At Acuity Eye Group, our vision is to create the largest network of vertically integrated ophthalmic service clinics in the US, physician-owned and professionally managed. We are committed to helping retina specialists, ophthalmologists, and optometrists realize their full potential while providing best-in-class patient care to those in need. Vice President of the Ambulatory Surgery Centers The Vice President (VP) of the Ambulatory Surgery Centers is responsible for providing day-to-day operational leadership for five Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) while focusing on strategic growth and improved financial performance. The VP will be the point person to partner with the ASC Directors of Nursing to manage all aspects of an ASC operations, processes, and staffing (including Anesthesia). The leader will serve as a key partner to the company's executive team and will influence the strategy and vision for the Surgery Center business. The VP will also ensure that the primary goal of efficiently providing surgical services that exceed customer expectations is achieved while improving the overall operational performance. The VP will also partner closely with surgeons so that processes are implemented that will result in improved clinical outcomes. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without accommodation. The requirements listed below are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Responsibilities and Expectations Advise executive team on strategic growth opportunities and develop short-term and long-term recommendations. Collaborate with Finance partners to establish financial performance goals are met. Drive operational excellence throughout all levels of the ASCs and identify and develop recommendations. Develop statistical indicators to use in evaluating overall operations. Monitor all key metrics and proactively report to leadership any areas of risk or opportunity. Partner with Legal and Compliance to ensure all regulatory, licensing, and credentialing meet and/or exceed requirements. Business Operations Develop, monitor, and control staffing, operational budget, capital budget, and external contracts in partnership with the Vice President of ASCs and Regional Directors. Closely monitor variations in the financial performance of the facility to avoid cash flow problems. Ensure compliance to policies and procedures as related to internal controls as well as with government regulatory agencies and accrediting bodies. Act in accordance with the core values, vision, mission, and business philosophy of the Company. Personnel Administration Partner with the ASC Directors on talent acquisition processes. Lead, coach and mentor staff, partnering across departments as needed. Partner and collaborate with the Medical Director and serve as a liaison in problem areas with the medical staff. Promote positive relationships between employees and practitioners. Clinical Services & Quality Improvement Ensure delivery of compassionate quality care. Review complaints or concerns from patients or families about ASC services. Direct the clinical departments of nursing, central supply, medical records, and housekeeping; provide oversight for the contracted services of laboratory, radiology, pharmaceuticals, laundry and biomedical engineering. Proactively develop procedures to promote workplace safety and safe work practices. Work in conjunction with the Medical Executive Committee in the evaluation and development of existing and new surgical services. Collaborate with the Medical Director and ASC Directors in the review and revision of the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules and Regulations on a biannual basis. Maintain patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy. Stay current with changes in the healthcare environment and act accordingly in the best interest of the Company. Evaluate and develop continuous quality improvement programs. Review and ensure correction of quality of care issues. Maintains an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor in accordance with Company policies. Keeps commitments and keeps direct supervisor informed of work progress, timetables, and issues. Maintains strict compliance with State, Federal and other regulations (e.g., OSHA, WC, HIPAA, ADA, FEHA, DOL, HR policies and practices). Other duties as assigned by management. QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES: REQUIRED: Bachelor's Degree in nursing or other health profession, business administration, public administration or other related field. Minimum 7-9 years of administrative management experience in the health care field. Minimum 5 years of related surgical, ambulatory and/or outpatient experience. Strong leadership skills and a high degree of confidence and experience in managing physician relationships, surgical operations, and business/program development. Ability to influence and effectively interact with patients, staff, peers and leaders. Ability to frequently move about a facility to direct employees and activities. DESIRABLE: Master's Degree in one of the health professions, business administration, public administration or other related field preferred. Experience in the Ophthalmology industry. Experience with regulatory and accreditation processes preferred. Knowledge of Care Cloud EMR. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES/TALENTS: Knowledge of Surgery Center best practices and operations. Understanding of budgeting and financial reporting. Strong leadership skills and ability to coach, teach, and inspire. Team player and individual contributor coupled with excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills in order to provide guidance to less experienced team members. Ability to create and deliver consistent training plans. Computer proficiency including knowledge of Word, Excel and use of standard office equipment. Ability to understand, develop, and create reports, proposals and presentations. Effective oral and written communications skills with internal and external customers at all levels. Ability to respond to common inquiries from customers, staff, vendors, or other members of the business community. Ability to draw valid conclusions, apply sound judgment in making decisions, and to make decisions under pressure. Ability to direct the work of others and work as a Team Leader and Coach in attainment of goals. Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures. Ability to address others professionally and respectfully by actions, words and deeds. Detail oriented, organized, process focused, problem solver, self-motivated, proactive, customer service focused. Display independent judgment by willingness to make timely and accurate decisions based on available information that is sometimes vague or limited in nature. Ability to multitask effectively and work in a fast paced and sometimes ambiguous environment, without compromising quality of work. Ability to prioritize tasks and projects with limited direction, while understanding and contributing to the success of the assigned surgery centers. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Acuity Eye Group/ Retina Institute of California, Santa Ana , President, Executive , Santa Ana, California

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