Healthcare - Health Services
4 Year Degree
At least 6 year(s)
Executive & Exec Development JOB TITLE-
Regional Vice President - Radiation Oncology (West), Sarah Cannon Cancer Services
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES -
The primary responsibility of the RVP, Radiation Oncology includes strategic and operational oversight of the free-standing cancer centers and managed provider-based departments for the Western US. This position will provide direction and supervision of the on-site radiation oncology managers, ensuring appropriate staffing and operational processes are in place to drive high quality, efficient patient care.
In partnership with the Sarah Cannon and HCA leadership teams, this position will develop and execute on growth strategies for radiation oncology services, as well as facilitate sharing of best demonstrated practices across the Company.
- Vice President, Radiation Oncology
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- In partnership with oncology service line leadership, provides direction and support for the on-going development of a comprehensive oncology service line for respective Divisions/Markets.
- In partnership with key division personnel, hospital administrative teams and physicians, conceives and develops strategy, promotes operational standards, and ensures that radiation oncology services are coordinated across Divisions/Markets.
- Ensures that the strategies, priorities and operations of all facilities are aligned and complementary, ensuring a system approach to radiation oncology services.
- Assists with business development and physician recruitment activities.
- Monitors referrals and works to expand relationships with potential referral sources.
- Partners with center physician(s) to collaborate on initiatives and improve the patient experience.
- Attends medical staff meetings and/or cancer center board meetings as appropriate.
- Collaborates with physicians to develop and foster positive working relationships.
- Engages national, division, and facility radiation oncology leaders, quality, physician sales, managed care, and supply chain to plan for emerging trends in terms of clinical protocols, technology, reimbursement, medical management, and supply utilization.
- Identifies and documents radiation oncology best demonstrated practices from across the company, group, or division and facilitates the communication of these BDP's.
- Assists the facilities with the assessment of patient and staff education needs in regards to radiation oncology services.
- Collaborates with decision support/finance and IT to develop tracking and reporting mechanisms to monitor the progression of oncology service line development across the division.
- Responsible for radiation oncology development, implementation and management activities, including:
- Facilitation of the planning process and implementation activities with division and facility leadership
- Participation in the annual budgeting process
- Improvement of service line profitability (e.g., cost structure)
- Assists with the facilities evaluation and purchase of technology, ensuring equipment standardization and 'best pricing opportunity'.
- Monitoring and ensuring service line quality (e.g., clinical outcomes, credentialing/privileging, processes, services, satisfaction).align to division/market and national quality standards and best demonstrated practices
- Practice and adhere to the 'Code of Conduct' philosophy and 'Mission and Value Statement'
- All other duties as assigned.
Service Line Specific Performance Metrics
- Market share stabilization/growth
- Net revenue & volume growth
- Contribution and EBDITA Margins (Service Line P&Ls)
- Quality & Process Indicators (e.g., core measures)
- Successful service line development and implementation
- Physician Retention and Loyalty rates
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Strong operational management skills.
- Strong communication skills with ability to communicate effectively to a broad range of audiences to include physicians, hospital leadership and community leaders.
- Results driven and collaborative style to achieve defined objectives.
- Project management, budgeting, problem solving and
- Broad based business acumen and understanding of various disciplines within oncology services (operations, finance, technology, etc).
- Bachelor's Degree required, MBA or other Masters degree preferred.
- RTT helpful but not required.
- At least 6 years of Radiation oncology operations experience strongly preferred.