Senior Vice President of Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Bilingual Language Preferred: English
Travel: Requires Travel between clinics as needed

Surgical Centers / NursingHybrid Remote, Santa Ana, California


Senior Vice President of Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Location: Southern California  - candidates are required to live locally. 
Travel: Requires weekly and sometimes daily travel to the 5 surgery centers.
Surgery Center Locations: Arcadia, Orange, Escondido, Palm Dessert, and Lancaster.

Responsible for providing strategic leadership and operational oversight for all Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs), focusing on performance improvement and strategic growth. Partners with the Vice President of ASCs and ASC Directors to manage all aspects of an ASC operations, processes, and staffing (including Anesthesia). Provides direction and support toward the attainment of Company goals and objectives. Ensures that the primary goal of efficiently providing surgical services that exceed customer expectations is achieved, while improving clinical and financial operations.

Responsibilities and Expectations

Advise executive team on strategic growth opportunities and develop short term and long-term recommendations. Drive operational excellence throughout all levels of the ASCs and identify and develop recommendations. Develop statistical indicators to use in evaluating overall operations. Monitor all key metrics and proactively report to leadership any areas of risk or opportunity. Partner with Legal and Compliance to ensure all regulatory, licensing, and credentialing meet and/or exceed requirements.

Business Operations

Develop, monitor, and control staffing, operational budget, capital budget, and external contracts in partnership with the Vice President of ASCs and Regional Directors. Closely monitor variations in the financial performance of the facility to avoid cash flow problems. Ensure compliance to policies and procedures as related to internal controls as well as with government regulatory agencies and accrediting bodies. Act in accordance with the core values, vision, mission, and business philosophy of the Company.

Personnel Administration

Partner with the Vice President of ASCs and ASC Directors on talent acquisition processes. Lead, coach, and mentor staff, partnering across Company departments as needed. Partner and collaborate with the Medical Director and serve as a liaison in problem areas with the medical staff. Promote positive relationships between employees and practitioners.

Clinical Services & Quality Improvement

Ensure delivery of compassionate quality care. Review complaints or concerns from patients or families about ASC services.

Direct the clinical departments of nursing, central supply, medical records, and housekeeping; provide oversight for the contracted services of laboratory, radiology, pharmaceuticals, laundry and biomedical engineering.

Proactively develop procedures to promote workplace safety and safe work practices. Work in conjunction with the Medical Executive Committee in the evaluation and development of existing and new surgical services.

Collaborate with the Medical Director and ASC Directors in the review and revision of the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules and Regulations on a biannual basis. Maintain patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy. Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal and other regulations (e.g., OSHA, WC, HIPAA, ADA, FEHA, DOL, HR policies and practices).

Stay current with changes in the healthcare environment and act accordingly in the best interest of the Company. Evaluate and develop continuous quality improvement programs. Review and ensure correction of quality of care issues.

REQUIRED: Bachelor's Degree in one of the health professions, business administration, public administration, or other related field. Minimum 7-9 years of administrative management experience in the health care field. Minimum 7-9 years of related surgical, ambulatory and/or outpatient experience. Strong leadership skills and a high degree of confidence and experience in managing physician relationships, surgical operations, and business/program development. Ability to influence and effectively interact with patients, staff, peers and leaders. Ability to frequently move about a facility to direct employees and activities.

DESIRABLE: Master's Degree in one of the health professions, business administration, public administration, or other related field preferred. Experience in the Ophthalmology industry and with surgical facilities preferred. Experience with regulatory and accreditation processes preferred. Knowledge of Care Cloud EMR.