Director - Cardiovascular Services - Piedmont Athens
Company: Piedmont Healthcare
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Director - Cardiovascular Services - Piedmont Athens Job Number:
1057028 Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital - Athens, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time Description JOB PURPOSE:
Administration and growth of the Cardiovascular Services service
line at PNH, defining and maintaining standards of practice for
service delivery and organizational performance strategies
consistent with Piedmont Healthcare. Responsible for establishing
the Cardiovascular Service Line objectives in collaboration with
other clinical and operational stakeholders including essential
physicians and other health care disciplines involved in the
management of the Cardiovascular Services Line population. Serves
as part of a collaborative management team focused on promoting the
Mission, Vision, and Values of PHC and Cardiovascular Services,
embracing a person-centered philosophy while promoting
Cardiovascular Services across the continuum and enhancing
value-driven outcomes. Responsible for designing the organizational
structure to support services for Cardiovascular Services
populations while ensuring quality patient care. KEY
1. Responsible for the planning, implementation, and ongoing
evaluation of the Cardiovascular Service Line, including
Cardiovascular Imaging, Interventional Radiology Service, Cardiac
Catheterization, Pet Scan and Cardiac Rehab Services mission,
vision, and strategic planning process in conjunction with the
Cardiovascular Services Medical Director. Attends monthly System CV
Service Line meetings representing Piedmont Newnan and ensures
other leaders, physicians and line staff are updated with
2. Provides overall leadership for all inpatient and outpatient
services including but not limited to the hiring, firing,
performance management, coaching, counseling and development of
staff. Oversees the monitoring of utilization of staff in areas of
responsibility based on shift, skill level, patient census, acuity,
and economic constraints.
3. Prepares and meets yearly objectives for areas of
responsibility; provides updates to COO as needed but at least on a
quarterly basis. Effectively translates objectives and goals into
4. Ensures that quality patient care is provided to each patient in
accordance with established standard of care, practice and
performance, and hospital policies and procedures.
5. Responsible for the development, revision, and approval of all
policies and procedures for Cardiovascular Services. Ensures that
each area of responsibility has clinical/technical policies in
place to address specific areas of operations and that these
policies are reviewed and revised as appropriate.
6. Responsible for all financial aspects of Cardiovascular Services
to including preparation of budgets for all Cardiovascular Services
Departments, annual equipment analysis to identify trends or
problems related to the need for capital or minor equipment
acquisitions and completing Responsibility Reports in a timely
manner, providing acceptable explanation of variances.
7. Ensures Quality, Safety and Service within Cardiovascular
services to including developing and implementing patient
satisfaction indicators and monitoring trends with physicians and
staff; identifying and implementing intervention strategies to
exceed patient and physician expectations.
8. Identifies communication needs and implements interventions for
the improvement of care provider and other staff satisfaction.
Monitors trends and adjusts to maintain an environment for staff
9. Oversees ongoing CVI programs using opportunity management model
to monitor and maintain quality and appropriateness of patient
care. Reviews, analyzes, and implements improvements based on data
indicators. Involves physicians in issues and outcomes.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Skill and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and
Skill and ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
Problem Solving Skills
Change Management skills
Attention to detail.
Ability to work as a member of a team. Requirements MINIMUM
Bachelor's degree in field related to healthcare required.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Five (5) years of clinical experience in a hospital setting
required. Five years management experience required. Hospital
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Depending on degree, associated current state license required.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Work experience with involving quality
improvement, patient safety, process improvement or a close related
field. Working knowledge of hospital, departments, and physician
offices/clinics policies, procedures and regulations. Knowledge of
laws, regulations, standards and guidelines imposed on healthcare
systems by various agencies. Ability to develop strong working
relationships with physicians, staff, patients, visitors, and
Piedmont Healthcare partners.
-- Diversity & Inclusion At Piedmont Healthcare we embrace diverse
ideas, perspectives, and skills to create a collaborative workplace
where the best talent wants to succeed. We celebrate differences
and recognize that they allow us to care for our community.
Excellence at Work Piedmont is a certified Great Place to Work---
-- a national designation based on employee feedback about trust,
workplace culture and experience. In 2019, Forbes named Piedmont
one of Georgia's 10 best employers and the highest-ranked
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