Director, Pediatric Heart in Nashville, TN

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

HCA Holdings, Inc   •  

Nashville, TN 37201

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


5 - 7 years

Posted 49 days ago

Are you looking for a company that places integrity over their bottom line? Here at HCA Healthcare, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About HCA Healthcare

HCA Healthcare is a comprehensive healthcare network where 265,000 people across more than 1,800 care facilities are all committed to creating a positive impact every day. It's an organization that exists to give people healthier tomorrows. Our scale enables caregivers to deliver great outcomes for patients and gives colleagues unparalleled opportunities to learn and grow. Most importantly, as a part of HCA Healthcare we're connected to something bigger, which means more resources, more solutions and more possibilities for everyone who walks through our doors. What matters most to our diverse and talented colleagues is giving people the absolute best healthcare possible. Every day, we seek to raise the bar higher, not just for ourselves, but for healthcare everywhere.

About CSG

The Clinical Services Group (CSG) is a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses, clinicians, technicians and analysts who represent all dimensions of a learning healthcare system. CSG works in support of HCA Healthcare Divisions and Facilities to promote clinically-excellent, patient-centered care. We foster collaborative and innovative practices to resolve complex clinical issues. As the healthcare landscape continues to change, CSG will remain at the forefront of developing new strategies, tools and tactics to fulfill HCA Healthcare's mission.


We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity. JOB SUMMARY

The Director of Pediatric Congenital Heart Services will have direct responsibility for the clinical and operational coordination of the HCA Pediatric Congenital Heart Programs. Will assist in leading the development of strategies and tools to advance the Pediatric Congenital Heart clinical and operational agendas and assure appropriate alignment of evidence based quality improvement initiatives, growth/outreach strategies, compliance, and technology advances.

Support the mission and values of HCA Healthcare:

Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we strive to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. In pursuit of our mission, we believe the following value statements are essential and timeless:

� We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual.

� We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness.

� We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives.

� We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity.

Provide clinical and administrative leadership for the Pediatric Congenital Heart service line by developing goals, objectives, policies and procedures; supervising, coordinating, and evaluating the activities; and performing personnel administration functions.

Identify, investigate, evaluate and become proficient in new technologies and technical disciplines that are of significance to HCA Healthcare and will support the mission and vision.

Develop evidence-based patient safety and quality improvement strategies and initiatives. Develop tools and resources for facility and division leadership/staff to further support safe and effective care delivery.

Present innovative ideas in complex clinical areas. Provide project planning and coordination with National Medical Director and corporate leadership.

General Characteristics of a Director - Leadership and interpersonal skills/ability to:

� Communicate clearly

� Build and promote multi-disciplinary team collaboration

� Anticipates changes in the organization and creates an environment in which the team is able to adapt to changes

� Establish personal credibility and accountability

� Relate to leadership and staff at all levels

� Respect the integrity of others

� Be diplomatic in all interactions

Creating an organizational culture (both within and across departments) that provides a safe, satisfying and enriching environment for employees and provides a qualified, competent staff to meet patient needs by:

� Providing leadership to advance the mission and the values of HCA and the service line.

� Modeling behavior consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the enterprise through leading, coordinating projects, innovation, initiating improvement, and developing new programs.

� Demonstrating a leadership style that is facilitative and collaborative.

� Communicating within and across departments to maximize effectiveness, efficiency and information sharing. Must possess excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

� Ensuring all Human Resource and organizational policies and procedures are followed according to standards.

General Responsibilities

� The primary point of contact for collaboration and coordination of the pediatric congenital heart programs.

� Works with facility service leaders and physicians to ensure timing, resourcing and sequencing of work to meet customer operational needs.

� Establish and manage business/clinical/technical relationships with facilities, internal business stakeholders, and implementation-related vendors (i.e. Q-centrix, CardioAccess).

� Routinely monitors structure, process, and outcomes of care for pediatric congenital heart services with ability to compare and analyze with national benchmarking.

� Applies performance improvement principles to pediatric congenital cardiovascular programs and initiatives.

� Maintains current knowledge of emerging pediatric congenital heart research and clinical technologies within area of expertise.

� Attends in facility based pediatric clinical and operational committees, including but not limited to Heart Governance, M&M, case conferences, CV growth, etc..)

� Provides physician recruitment support and strategy development

� Develops short term strategies for pediatric congenital heart programs that contribute to the longer term objectives supporting the CSG and OSG strategic agenda.

� Designs implementation of evidence based strategies in collaboration with corporate, division, and facility leaders for improving performance and growth of safe, effective, efficient and compassionate healthcare.

� Provides real-time programmatic oversight of clinical performance (e.g., STS, PC4, IMPACT, etc.)

� Create executive level summaries of project status to be shared with facility/division/corporate leadership

� Enhances clinical and operational alignment between the pediatric congenital heart programs and work collaboratively with key stakeholders to coordinate the annual summit.


� 5 years in pediatric congenital heart clinical role including at least 2 years of leadership experience with involvement in performance improvement projects; Strong communication skills, and ability to work independently and as a member of a high performing team.


� Bachelor's degree required

� Advanced clinical degree (e.g., APN) preferred

� Advanced degree in business administration preferred

Special Qualifications

� Previous experience with pediatric congenital heart clinical performance improvement and change management initiatives required

� Approximately 50% travel

� Position based out of HCA Corporate Office in Nashville, TN

Valid Through: 2019-10-28