University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern) in Dallas, Texas announces an exceptional opportunity for an experienced physician practice management executive to serve as Director of Ambulatory Operations. One of the largest medical schools in the country, UT Southwestern annually trains about 3,700 medical, graduate, and health-professions students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows each year. Ongoing support from federal agencies, such as the National Institutes of Health, along with foundations, individuals, and corporations, provides approximately $422.6 million per year to fund more than 5,700 research projects.
The Director, in partnership with department and health system leadership, ensures the successful management of multiple outpatient clinics. The Director oversees the operational and budgetary performance of clinic sites to optimize patient access, clinical workflows, quality and safety programs, facilities, budgets, human resources and strategic planning to achieve integrated clinic operations.
UT Southwestern faculty physicians provide patient care at UT Southwestern University Hospitals & Clinics, Parkland Health & Hospital System, Children’s Medical Center, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, VA North Texas Health Care System, and other affiliated hospitals and community clinics. Faculty and residents care for more than 100,000 hospitalized patients and oversee approximately 2.2 million outpatient visits a year.
In the spring of 2016, UT Southwestern began providing additional care through a new, clinically integrated health care network called Southwestern Health Resources, which blends the systems of Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern to provide increased access to primary and specialized care to North Texas residents, from preventive measures to advanced interventions. The network comprises 27 hospitals, 300 clinics, and more than 2,000 physicians, spanning a 16-county service area with more than 6 million residents.
Ideal candidates will demonstrate a minimum of seven years of progressive practice management experience in health system ambulatory operations, preferably with multi-site responsibility. An advanced degree in business, healthcare administration, public health or nursing is required. Proven leadership working with physicians to enhance productivity, advance quality and service metrics, standardize processes, and improve practice operations is required. Experience within an academic setting is highly desirable.
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