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Chief Administrative Officer- Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Requisition #: 189133
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Leadership
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: June 27, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.

Position Summary:

Responsible for the overall operational and financial performance of the Johns Hopkins Medicine six ambulatory surgery centers. Develops and implements integrated strategies for the surgery centers in collaboration with JHM physician leadership and JHHS hospital leadership. Responsible for compliance and for meeting all licensure and accreditation standards, including the quality and safety results for the centers. Ensures efficient operations and thoughtful scheduling as well as patient and physician satisfaction. Understands and opines on local and regional market strategies and industry trends, implementing changes in operations to execute strategies which advance JHM in the ASC domain.

Reporting Relationship

Reports to the Senior Vice President, Operations, Johns Hopkins Health System.

Education Experience& Skills:

  1. Master’s degree in business management, health care management or finance is required.
  2. Minimum of five years of experience managing multiple ambulatory surgery centers.
  3. Minimum of ten years of experience in healthcare finance and operations with a record of progressive management responsibilities.
  4. Knowledge of ambulatory surgery operations, health care planning, budgeting, scheduling, payer contracting and health system organization.
  5. Requires a professional level of knowledge in operations and finance and a comprehensive understanding of all budget-planning procedures as would normally be acquired from progressively responsible related experience.
  6. Experience developing and presenting operating results and financial information to executive level audiences, and coordination of staff in providing support services to clients in decentralized or consulting environments.
  7. High-level understanding of accreditation, quality metrics, patient safety, and compliance.
  8. Independent and professional judgment is required to design and develop strategies regarding pricing and budgeting for the surgery centers.
  9. Ability to design requests for proposal to solicit the assistance of outside consulting groups.
  10. Ability to execute and monitor all agreements.
  11. Ability to direct and conduct analyses and develop appropriate solutions for operational challenges is required. Executive level management and interpersonal skills is required.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

Policies, Procedures and Standards

  1. Develops policies and procedures for operations of ASC strategies.
  2. Monitors budget and forecasts, which are sensitive to regulatory requirements and market conditions, ensuring effective day-to-day operations of the Division.
  3. Ensures compliance with Board and Management directives, federal and state laws, reimbursement regulations and accreditation requirements.
  4. Establishes and upholds administrative policies for the health system that defines appropriate regulatory actions and provides guidelines for decision-making.
  5. Contacts person between JHM and the ASCs to relay, analyze and explain ASC regulations and changes.
  6. Informs division staff of important ASC information and receives feedback and insights from them.
  7. Staffs appropriate Hospital committees designed to accomplish ASC related Hospital goals.
  8. Ensures that the Division provides adequate advice, assistance and service to the functional units and management staff.
  9. Support management staff of Johns Hopkins Health System affiliates in the development of objectives, strategies and tactics related to ASC changes.
  10. Participates in the development of procedures for the surgery centers. Makes decisions regarding process, priorities, and organizes to meet goals deadlines.

Budget Plan Development and Implementation

  1. Monitors and develops integrated surgery center budgets.
  2. Develops health system-wide, and where appropriate, program-specific plans to achieve goals and objectives. Integrate with the annual planning and budgeting process.
  3. Monitors performance against the goals of the annual budget and operating plans; institute corrective actions where appropriate.
  4. Interprets variety of statistical, budget and financial reports. Reads and interprets updates from reimbursement regulators.
  5. Uses education and knowledge of operations and finance to develop strategies to maximize profit.

Quality Assurance

  1. Participate in quality improvement programs as directed.
  2. Identify quality issues resulting from budget and price change efforts and direct corrective actions to resolve problems.
  3. Develop policies, programs or services that will increase the satisfaction of customers (physicians, patients, family members and others) and staff within the health system.
  4. Uses both financial and statistical monthly reports to identify problem areas in operations.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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