Chief Physician & Operations Executive

Location: Egg Harbor Twp, NJ  |  Position Status: Full Time  |  Position Shift: Days
The Chief Physician and Operations Executive (CPOE) will have significant oversight of the care delivery service for AtlantiCare Health System. With the goal of becoming a more integrated, value-driven organization and providing consumers with a seamless, integrated care continuum, the CPOE will provide leadership, direction and innovative ways for AHS to meet these goals and optimize performance.
The CPOE will help focus and translate the needs of medical center leaders and physicians to align and shape these to system-level goals. The individual will be responsible for the development and implementation of systemwide initiatives and efficiency across AtlantiCare's acute care services, including volume growth and development, as well as expansion of acute care services. They will partner closely with other executives and their teams to support system growth and create a new sense of "systemness," which will include further development of the system's ambulatory and post-acute services.
The CPOE must be a talented, system-oriented and experienced clinical leader. This strategic and innovative leader will leverage skills in execution, financial management and business development, gained from experience in a senior leader position within a multi-site health system.

  • As the strategic and transformational clinical leader for AtlantiCare, the Chief Physician and Operations Executive will:
  • Provide senior executive oversight and create the AtlantiCare vision and strategic planning for acute care services, including clinical services, professional performance, quality and patient safety, medical and clinical education, clinical research, network growth and development.
  • Provide oversight to systemwide clinical and general administrative policies and procedures.
  • Partner with key leaders to design and execute plans for organic and acquisition growth in competitive and/or difficult reimbursement markets.
  • Be responsible for the financial performance of assigned entities and business units, including meeting revenue targets and managing expenses.
  • Drive next-generation clinical operating performance and innovation in all patient care environments (in collaboration with the Chief People Officer, VP, Quality and CMOs) to deliver top decile results in quality and patient satisfaction.
  • Leverage inpatient care pathways to deliver superior value-based operating, quality and financial results.
  • Lead employed providers and medical staff with integrated unification of standards for professionalism, accountability and care delivery across the enterprise to deliver superior care coordination and quality results.

  • Exceptional interpersonal, problem-solving and communication skills. Demonstrated empathy, warmth and inclusiveness.
  • 10+ years of healthcare senior leadership and demonstrated leadership accomplishments within an integrated health system environment, including at least 5 years of experience in medical leadership.
  • Successful track record of restructuring and redesigning systems and aligning talent that resulted in diminished silos and helped improve the performance and characteristics of being a system organization.
  • Background in high-performing, measurement-driven organizations with a centralized and matrixed structure. Foundation in process improvement to manage organizational improvement and enhancement.
  • Education and board certification. MD or DO, plus advanced administrative course of study, certification or degree (e.g., MBA or MMM degree).
  • Demonstrates significant and successful medical and administrative experience.
  • Has a thorough understanding of the needs and concerns of employed and private practitioners and a solid working knowledge of hospital and network operations.
  • Strong blend of management skills and technical expertise, demonstrated by superior planning, decision-making, leadership and financial management skills/knowledge, with a focus on adding value to the bottom line of the business.
  • Proven ability to motivate and inspire people to change, humanely deliver tough messages and develop leaders.
  • Has built coalitions and facilitated collaborative relationships within and outside the organization and is a community-minded individual.
  • Has demonstrated creativity and innovation while being decisive and politically sophisticated. Additionally, experience leading and fostering innovation either within healthcare or in a related industry.
  • Has initiated and implemented improvements to patient-care practices within a specific discipline while managing the development and/or delivery of a significant element of the organization's change-management program.
  • Has worked as or closely with thought leaders, overseeing research programs and publishing reports from medical and clinical research.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
LeighAnne Lonergan
Director of Talent Acquisition
Applicants only. We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from recruiters/search firms.

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