The Director of Cardiovascular (CV) Surgical Programs is a key leadership position within the Cardiovascular Service line and is responsible for all aspects of the two overarching surgical programs including strategic development, financial management, marketing, quality improvement and operational efficiency. This position oversees programmatic management of the Vascular , Cardiac Surgery and Invasive Cardiology programs , including the, center for aortic disease, center for limb preservation, advanced valve program , congenital cardiac surgery program, and the electrophysiology program. The position applies business management expertise and a data driven approach to advance surgery related strategic goals across the institution. It has direct oversight responsibility for the various program staff (not clinical staff) as well as the data analytic and quality support staff ( Clinical Registries) of the Cardiovascular Service Line. The Director of CV Surgical Services reports to the Vice President of Cardiovascular Services and works closely with the appropriate Medical Directors, senior leadership in Patient Care Services, Surgical Services (including Anesthesia), Operations, Finance, Planning/Marketing, and Maine Medical Partners. The position is responsible for the development and successful implementation of program strategic and annual implementation plans. The individual holding this position provides subject matter acumen in business and financial management as well as data collection and analysis.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Masters degree in healthcare administration, business or related field preferred plus seven years of progressive management experience. Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and consultants.
Knowledge of healthcare systems, including but not limited to the organization and financing of healthcare, managed care systems, health policy, hospital information systems, and public health principles. Knowledge of the current healthcare environment including macro and local trends.
A high level of analytical skills necessary to measure and develop improvement strategies for process improvement, financial management and efficiency.
Demonstrated ability to develop and manage a budget, prepare financial reports, and create business plans.
Established ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of management, ability to write papers, reports, and proposals for a variety of audiences and present publicly.