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The New York State Affiliated Chapter of MGMA

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System Chief Nursing Officer

St. Lawrence Health System      

Potsdam, NY

Avoca Search is proud to partner with St. Lawrence Health System in beautiful upstate New York to recruit for the position of System Chief Nursing Officer. This key member of the senior management team reports to the System President and is responsible for the strategic direction for nursing practice, clinical nursing education and nursing leadership across St. Lawrence Health System. The CNO participates in the planning and implementation of programs and services to ensure the provision of high quality, safe patient care, service excellence, fiscal responsibility, and employee engagement.

The CNO also serves as chief nursing executive for Canton-Potsdam Hospital and the chief nursing executives of Gouverneur and Massena hospitals report directly to this CNO.  Departments reporting to the CNO include critical care and med/surg, emergency department, obstetrics, observation, surgical services, trauma, quality/performance improvement, patient safety, pharmacy, infection prevention, and nursing education.

Ideal candidates will have ten years of progressive healthcare nursing leadership experience; experience working as a leader in a highly unionized labor management environment a plus. Demonstrated experience in raising and maintaining high levels of patient satisfaction and quality scores. Excellent team leadership, strong interpersonal skills, and proven ability to partner with system executives. Strategic thinker with strong execution, excellent communication skills, and established track record.

Candidates will also have a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing with Master’s Degree preferred; a current and valid NY state RN license or ability to acquire; and advanced knowledge of professional nursing practice in an executive or specialty practice area as evidenced through certification such as CENP, NEA-BC, FACHE, etc. or ability to attain with 18 months of hire.

St. Lawrence Health System (SLH) is the largest employer in St. Lawrence County with more than 2,025 employees, 195 full-time medical staff members and annual net operating revenues of $225 million. SLH governs Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Gouverneur Hospital, and Massena Hospital. Along with these three hospitals, primary care offices and specialty care practices are located throughout St. Lawrence County.

SLH is in northern, upstate NY in Potsdam in St. Lawrence County, along the Raquette River and near the northern foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. There are four colleges within a 10-mile radius as well as beautiful parks, restaurants and cafes. Potsdam is one of the oldest towns in New York and has a small-town, suburban feel and is an ideal community to call home.

Please forward all confidential resumes, inquiries or nominations to:

Kim Ratier

Senior Consultant

Avoca Search

kratier@avocasearch.com

Posted 7-6-21

Chief Financial Officer

Valley Health Partners
Allentown, PA

Avoca Search is proud to partner with Valley Health Partners in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania to recruit for the position of Chief Financial Officer. This mission-driven leader will be a key member of the senior management team and will oversee all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for Valley Health Partners in conjunction with the Board of Directors and the CEO. The CFO reports to the Chief Executive Officer and participates as a member of the organization’s Leadership and Executive teams. This is a unique opportunity to be the first CFO of a large and newly formed health center seeking designation as an FQHC-Look Alike poised for significant growth.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • At least 10 years overall experience in a financial environment with a demonstrated track record of success, ideally within the non-profit sector.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in progressively responsible leadership positions within an FQHC environment and financials such as Rate Setting/PPS Rate, Payor Contracting, Revenue Cycle, 340B, and Philanthropy/Grants.
  • Highly developed people skills as well as analytical ability to understand and manage complex programs, resolve difficulty problems, and develop/manage/monitor financial programs.
  • Mission-driven leader with a high degree of emotional intelligence to successfully interact with a wide range of staff, clinicians, consumers, elected officials, board of directors, and community leaders as necessary.
  • Master’s Degree and CPA preferred.

Valley Health Partners was formed in July 2020 as an independent organization comprised of eight well established community-based practices in the Lehigh Valley to increase accessibility to care for the underserved and vulnerable populations, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay.

Valley Health Partners is in Lehigh County in southeastern Pennsylvania in the area known as the Lehigh Valley, and Allentown is its county seat. Allentown and Bethlehem are vibrant mid-size college towns, near the Poconos and positioned in the corridor between Philadelphia and New York City, with quick and easy access to both metropolitan areas.

Please forward all confidential resumes, inquiries or nominations to:

Kim Ratier

Senior Consultant

Avoca Search

kratier@avocasearch.com

Posted 6-24-21

  • Administrator Family Medicine and ExpressCARE

    Lehigh Valley Health Network/Lehigh Valley Physician Group

    Allentown, PA

     

    Our Executive Search firm has been retained to recruit a dynamic Administrator of Family Medicine and ExpressCARE with Lehigh Valley Health Network located in a highly desirable Southeastern Pennsylvania community, about 2 hours from NY. Our client is seeking an outgoing, collaborative healthcare leader with a strong background in operations, management, and physician relations. This position reports to the Vice President of Operations and provides daily administrative support to multiple practices, clinics, and their staff. The Administrator has five direct reports and is responsible for 24 Family Medicine locations and 17 ExpressCARE sites.

     

    Ideal candidates for this position will have:

     

    • Minimum of 7 years in healthcare leadership; responsibility for multiple, large primary care practices preferred.
    • Master’s Degree is required; MBA preferred.
    • Excellent computer skills, including electronic medical record (EMR), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; collaborative.
    • Experience in Urgent Care preferred, but not required.
    • Knowledge of acquisition process preferred.
    • Experience in facility build-out and remodel, including working with architects and contractors preferred.

    This opportunity offers an opportunity to further a career in a positive culture with good work/life balance, caring co-workers, strong physician partners and supportive leaders, with a highly respected and leading-edge system. Competitive salary and excellent incentive program and benefits. 

     

    Please forward all confidential resumes, inquiries, or recommendations to:

    Kim Ratier

    Sr. Consultant

    Avoca Search

    kratier@avocasearch.com

     


    Practice Director – Women’s Health

    Lehigh Valley Health Network/Lehigh Valley Physician Group

    Allentown, PA

    Our Executive Search firm has been retained to recruit a dynamic Practice Director for Women’s Health with Lehigh Valley Health Network located in a highly desirable Southeastern Pennsylvania community, about 2 hours from NY. Our client is seeking a motivated and experienced physician practice leader with a strong background in operations, management, physician relations and finance. This position reports to the Administrator and works collaboratively with Practice and Clinical leaders to foster service excellence and provides daily administrative support to multiple OBGYN practices.

    Ideal candidates for this position will have:

    • Minimum of 4-5 years of physician practice site management.
    • A Bachelor’s Degree.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; excellent computer skills.
    • Experience or background in Women’s Health/OBG, pediatrics, or family practice is preferred.
    • Strong financial acumen and experience managing budgets, billing insurance companies, HMOs, Medicare, Medical Assistance, and other third parties.
    • Knowledge of medical office practice operations, including physician billing, personnel management, patient scheduling, and insurance regulations.
    • Demonstrates sound judgement and objectivity in making decisions; initiative and ability to function independently as well as interdependently; and multidisciplinary philosophy.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize activities, to accept change and to adapt quickly and agilely.

    This opportunity offers an opportunity to further a career in a positive culture with good work/life balance, caring co-workers, strong physician partners and supportive leaders, with a highly respected and leading-edge system. Competitive salary and excellent incentive program and benefits. 

    Please forward all confidential resumes, inquiries, or recommendations to:

    Kim Ratier

    Consultant

    Avoca Search

    kratier@avocasearch.com


    Posted 5-21-21


    Director of Physician Payment and Practice

    Organization:  Medical Society of the State of New York

     

    Reports To:  Executive Director

     

    Location:  Albany, New York

     

    Organization’s Website: http://mssny.org

     

    Summary:  The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY), the membership organization representing New York State physicians, is seeking a Director of Physician Payment and Practice to advocate for physicians and patients in disputes with commercial and public payors regarding claim payment as well as rules limiting the physician-patient relationship and access to quality, affordable care. 

     

    The individual needs to possess an inquisitive and creative mind, negotiation skills, problem-solving orientation, enthusiasm and passion for MSSNY’s mission to promote healthcare reform centered on the patient-doctor relationship, and a collaborative and team-oriented work ethic. 

     

    Responsibilities:  Director will be responsible to develop and execute MSSNY’s efforts to advocate for physicians and their patients with commercial insurers and public payors, and to work with staff and leadership to identify larger problems and trends in claim payment or limits on physician practice that impact patient care.  Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Conducting outreach to physician members, making them aware of MSSNY services and educating them on health care claim problems and solutions;
    • Intake and organize physician complaints regarding claim payment problems or practices by commercial insurers and public programs that interfere with physician treatment of patients;  
    • Analyze physician complaints and advocate for solutions with insurers and regulators, as well as with both federal and state public payors (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid, Workers Compensation, No-Fault Auto Insurance);
    • Identify trends or common sets of problems faced by physicians and patients that may be subject to solutions through legislative or regulatory action;
    • Interact and coordinate actions with others including: county and specialty medical societies, other state medical associations, the American Medical Association and national specialty medical societies, as well as consumer, hospital, and other organizations;
    • Provide staff support for physician committees related to physician payment or practice issues with public and private health insurance coverage.

     

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree.
    • Experience handling physicians and other provider claims for payment submitted to a variety of payors including commercial insurance (both fully and self-insured) as well as public coverage (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Essential Plan, Workers Compensation and No Fault Auto Insurance).  Specific work billing for a physician office, hospital or other provider, or processing physician claims for an insurer, particularly helpful.
    • Knowledge of the environment in which physicians practice.
    • Strong organization and problem-solving abilities.
    • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
    • Highly analytical and able to derive meaning from database information on claims or utilization review denials and explanations of benefits.

     

    Salary and Benefits:

    Competitive salary and attractive fringe benefit package that includes health, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, personal and sick leave as well as holidays.

     

    Application Instructions:

    To apply, please e-mail you resume and cover letter to hrm11590@gmail.com

    In the cover letter include salary requirements. 

    Posted 5-10-21


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