$200K — $250K *
The Executive Director reports to the Senior Vice President of Clinical Service (a Co-Chair of the Transplant Service Line Executive Committee). Due to the senior level of this position, the Executive Director also regularly communicates with, prepares materials for, receives direction from, and provides counsel to the Chairs of the Departments of Medicine and Surgery, the Chief Strategy Officer, the Chief Medical Officer, the Associate Chief Nurse Officer – Ambulatory, and other senior leaders of other departments and the system. The scope of this senior management role spans Brigham Health.
· In partnership with the TSL Executive Committee, determines the overall vision, mission, direction, goals, and objectives of the TSL. Directs the strategic planning process, establishes and achieves long range goals, and ensures the implementation of strategic business plans that are aligned with the hospital’s vision, strategic plans, and goals.
· Assesses the market’s need for transplant and transplant-related services, and evaluates and advances the design of the organ-based transplant centers, consistent with the strategic business plans and the growth and market objectives of the service line. Works with departmental and hospital leadership to prepare the necessary business plans and documentation. Manages the implementation.
· Identifies, evaluates, and recommends new business ventures, affiliations, and partnerships consistent with the strategic business plans and the growth and market objectives of the TSL, BH, and Partners Healthcare System (PHS). Works with institutional leadership and the PHS Office of General Counsel to prepare the necessary business plans and documentation. Manages the renewal of any such arrangements.
· Leads the service line and associated center(s) development and supports functional operations and programmatic initiatives for care model development, care delivery improvement, and cost reduction, working closely with department and division leadership. Serves as a central coordinating force for service line activities.
· Monitors and reports on the status of how service line practices and organ-based centers align with goals established by service line leadership.
· Where appropriate, ensures that the organ-based centers are working in an integrated fashion.
· As appropriate, develops and implements policies and procedures consonant with the hospital’s policies in the area of clinical practice management. Interacts extensively with the SVP and Chairs to assess administrative and financial needs of the TSL and to revise policies and procedures to meet changing needs of the TSL.
· Evaluates, initiates, and implements various TSL systems and procedures, and revises as necessary to maximize efficiency.
· Works with management staff and representatives from other departments to evaluate, initiate, and implement systems and procedures and revises as necessary to improve and maximize efficiency.
· Establishes and maintains clear and precise communications with all key stakeholders of the service line. Communicates openly and collaboratively with other administrators and hospital leaders.
· Ensures healthy and collaborative administrative relationships within the TSL, along with the academic departments, the hospital, and PHS.
· Maintains an in-depth knowledge of the changing health care environment and a thorough understanding of the clinical reimbursement and managed care issues specific to the transplant services.
· Maintains the solvency of all funds within TA and any funds centrally held by the TSL.
· Examines, analyzes, and interprets financial reports for the purpose of giving advice, preparing statements and projections, and ultimately managing resources.
· Supervises the activities of subordinates who are responsible for being familiar with and approving all expenditures, assigning cost centers, monitoring compliance with budgets, and identifying and investigating potential problem areas and proposing solutions.
· Prepares monthly TA and TSL financial performance executive reports for review with the SVP.
· Develops and monitors annual operating and capital budgets; organizes the annual budget submission process in collaboration BWH and BWPO budget offices.
· Identifies opportunities to optimize clinical reimbursement and works with departmental leadership to execute change.
· Approves all TSL capital purchases and tracks ongoing expenditures.
· Monitors all sundry and BWH funds within TA and any centrally held by the TSL. Oversees these activities where appropriate.
· Reconciles monthly fund statements.
· Coordinates with Accounts Payable, Payroll, and other departments as needed for resolution of errors or identification of charges.
· Develops monthly status reports of funds.
· Assigns expenditures to funds as necessary.
· As needed, develops and tracks TSL-related commitments and recruitment and/or retention packages.
· Oversees and approves financial transactional activities (payroll, advanced authorizations, travel requests, EDCs, journal entries, check requests, etc.).
· As appropriate, reviews new hire letters for TSL faculty and recommends for signature by the SVP.
· Conceptualizes and performs a variety of financial analyses (physician recruitment, business/program development, etc.).
· Oversees expense management issues; performs comparative analyses; develops and implements strategies for cost containment.
· Understands government reimbursement for transplant, including Medicare cost reporting and managed care specialty contracting. Ably monitor and support ongoing contract efforts to appropriately report on cost and maximize revenue.
At least 8-10 years administrative/management experience in an academic medical center setting required.
Progressive experience in transplant administration and multi-organ programs required.
Business/strategic planning and financial management/analysis experience required.
Master’s degree in related field required; MBA, MHA, or MSA strongly preferred.
· Analytical Skills
o To create business trends and process analyses, profit and loss statements, operational reviews, and identification of system weaknesses. Demonstrated experience in operations, project management, strategy development, business and financial planning, budgeting, and financial reporting.
· Project Management Skills
· Theoretical Skills
o To conceptualize systems approaches to problem solving and interrelationships of clinical, teaching, and research activities.
Valid through: 10/15/2020