Director, Heart and Vascular Procedures and Diagnostics

U W Health Pharmacy Services   •  

Madison, WI

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 170 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Bring your leadership experience to UW Health.

We are seeking a Director to:

  • Provide the direction and leadership of operational, financial, programmatic and personnel activities for Heart and Vascular Procedures and Diagnostics.
  • Ensure development of Heart and Vascular Procedures and Diagnostics initiatives to improve patient satisfaction and family centered care.
  • Establish an annual operating and capital budget, demonstrating fiscal responsibility through meeting budget targets.


Minimum - Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject area such as Nursing, Business, Public Health or related health care or business focused discipline.
Preferred - Master’s degree in a relevant subject area such as Health Care Administration, Business Administration, Nursing, or related field.

Work Experience:
Minimum – Five to Seven (5 – 7) years of relevant experience in the management of ambulatory and/or procedural and diagnostic services and/or programs or related management experience in cardiology, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery settings.
Preferred - Experience in a large academic or complex health program that included heart and vascular procedural and diagnostic services.

Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum - Wisconsin RN license if Registered Nurse.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to include the ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts and build teams.
  • Ability to operate in high-pressure situations.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Broad knowledge of modern health care administration practices and principles within a managed care environment and/or an academic medical center.
  • Demonstrated effective managerial and administrative leadership of clinical operations.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques used in negotiation as applied to service contracts and equipment purchasing.
  • Effective organizational, planning and project management abilities.
  • Experience in financial and programmatic presentations.
  • Ability to function independently and deal with multiple, simultaneous projects.
  • Ability to recognize personal strengths and weaknesses and develop goals for professional growth and achievement.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to quality and excellence.
  • Ability to implement change in a positive, sensitive and forward- thinking manner.
  • Developing goals, objectives, and establishing priorities.
  • Effective communication skills both in written and verbal presentation with a communication style that is open and foster trust, credibility and understanding.
  • Ability to effect collaborative and promote teamwork.
  • Ability to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction including employees, patients, visitors, faculty, referring physicians and external stakeholders.

Physical Requirements:

Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.