Vice President - Orthopedic Service Line and Practice Operations
Posted on: November 17, 2023
The Vice President of the Orthopedic Service Line and Practice
Operations serves a dual leadership role for MaineHealth and
MaineHealth Medical Group. In collaboration with the service line
physician dyad partner, this Vice President co-leads the
MaineHealth system orthopedic service line. The Vice President is
also a senior administrator for the MaineHealth Medical Group
(MHMG) orthopedic ambulatory practices, serving as a dyad partner
to the orthopedic senior medical director and acting as a member of
the MHMG management team.
The orthopedic service line dyad has overall accountability for
advancing and supporting all aspects of the clinical, academic, and
research activity for the orthopedic enterprise. Primary
accountabilities include: leading strategic planning efforts,
expanding and enhancing access to care, fostering program
development and alignment and execution on quality and value
initiatives. In addition, the orthopedic service line dyad will
have operational oversight and accountability for key disease site
specific clinical and supportive care programs. The VP will also be
charged with leading and implementing initiatives to support the
delivery of care across the continuum in a highly coordinated
fashion, as well as the longitudinal alignment of strategies,
programs, and services across vertical business units.
The orthopedic service line vice president will have a strong,
highly aligned and collaborative partnership with MaineHealth
Medical Group and will integrate with the MaineHealth Medical Group
dyads through both system and regional leadership team
In addition, the orthopedic service line vice president is
responsible for collaborative working relationships with community
based practices and partners, MaineHealth members and MaineHealth
affiliates in identifying growth strategies, advancing care models
focused on decreasing variation in care, optimizing quality
outcomes and improving access to services. The Vice President is
also on point in supporting meaningful relationships with
quaternary partners to insure access to highly specialized
The orthopedic practice operations vice president works closely
with MHMG leadership to ensure outstanding organizational results
in the four key areas of clinical quality, service excellence,
financial stewardship and care team engagement. This position
executes MaineHealth system and MHMG strategies that reflect shared
priorities for clinical effectiveness and financial performance.
The vice president of practice operations will proactively develop
and hardwire operating processes and systems in order to meet
objectives. This position will drive reduction in variation of
process and outcomes between clinical locations and implement
standards and a consistent experience for patients. The vice
president of practice operations is responsible for ensuring
compliance with Joint Commission standards, local, state and
federal laws and regulations.
The Vice President Orthopedic Service Line and Practice Operations
has a dual, direct reporting relationship with the Chief Operating
Officer for MaineHealth and the MHMG Regional VP of Operations,
Southern Region. The position has a matrix direct reporting
relationship with the MaineHealth Regional Presidents.
Required Minimum Knowledge/Experience:
1. Five years of progressive senior administrative leadership
experience directly in health care, preferably Cardiovascular.
2. Graduate degree in related field (MBA, MHA, RN, MA or MS).
3. Excellent interpersonal skills; experience in working and
collaborating closely with more senior management and physician
leadership, and community based agencies and partners.
4. Demonstrated supervisory, management and collaboration skills,
with physicians, nurses and the broader multidisciplinary team.
5. Proven experience successfully implementing and leading change
and building relationships and trust across the continuum in a
complex health care environment.
6. Demonstrated strong financial and resource management skills and
a thorough understanding of the business side of healthcare
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