The Assistant Vice President (AVP) position is responsible for the overall strategy, staffing, operations, customer experience, and quality and physician relations of both Cardiology and Imaging Departments. Working under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the AVP will ensure excellent patient services with the best available equipment and qualified staff in complete accordance with all regulatory oversite. The AVP will operate within the strategy developed and finance and capital plan for both Cardiology and Imaging. The AVP will also look for synergy and efficiencies in both areas of service.
Responsibilities Principal Duties and Responsibilities ( Essential Functions)Hire, promote and supervise the Managers of both service areas to meet the needs of our patients and physicians we serve and in accordance to our budget. Develop overall strategy and policies that effectively promote these service areas to achieve the best customer service and quality outcomes. Ensure we are in regulatory compliance with JCAHO, ISBOH and all other accreditation agencies and to ensure a safe experience for our patients and staff. Develop a cost effective operating budget and capital budget yearly to meet the objectives of these service areas. The AVP will develop strong physician relationships with their Medical Directors and all physicians who practice in Cardiology and Imaging. Will support the operations, growth and clinical programs of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Service lines.This position will also work in cooperation with Marketing develop a strategy to attract the patients we wish to serve and actively promote our services to the community. On a yearly basis the AVP will develop and achieve a Quality Improvement Plan for these service areas to continually improve the service to our patients. The AVP will work to enhance the overall engagement of staff to achieve our objectives and develop a culture where staff are encouraged to be active in our customer service and quality initiatives.On a yearly basis the AVP will promote the services to our community during Cardiology awareness month and promote our efforts of charity in the community.Continue to research the latest technology and process improvements in the literature and suggest to the VP, Operations new enhancements.Performs other duties as needed and/or assigned.
Qualifications Job Specific (Minimum Qualifications) Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Education
- Bachelor of Science in Cardiology or Imaging or a closely related field is Required
- Masters Degree in MHA or MBA is Preferred
Certifications and Licensures Model of Care and Conduct
- 5-10 yrs experiene in Cardiology and/or Imaging Services Lines is Required
- Previous experience in professional positions in Cardiology and/or Imaging is Required
Methodist Hospitals strives for excellence and insists on high standards of conduct and performance in everything we do. Our Model of Care and Conduct is designed to create a positive work environment which Methodist desires for all employees. This is foundational to the high level of patient, family and physician satisfaction we strive for each day. As part of all positions duties at Methodist Hospitals, all employees are responsible to conduct themselves in accordance with the Model of Care and Conduct and will be evaluated according to these standards of behavior.