Director of Operations
Cogent HMG - Tennessee

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Cogent HMG is the industry leader in developing and managing hospital medicine programs nationwide. We align with dozens of hospitals to integrate hospitalist programs that best serve inpatient care needs and achieve goals of quality, safety, efficiency and service.

Cogent HMG seeks a Regional Director of Operations for our East Region (FL, GA, TN, MS, LA, NC, VA, PA, MA, NJ, CT, NY,). The Regional Director of Operations is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of relationships with client hospitals, ensuring successful new site start-ups, resolution of any elevated issues, makes certain that sites meet their financial targets, and coordination and implementation of quality initiatives within the practices. This professional individual must be an energetic and outgoing leader who enjoys business travel on a regular basis. He/She will have previous experience in an operations-related role within the medical field, proven mentoring/coaching skills, exceptional presentation skills, and the ability to establish and maintain excellent physician relationships.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
Represent the Senior Operations team at Joint Operations Committee meetings in various programs as requested by Regional Chief Operations Officer

Represent Senior Operations in establishing, developing and maintaining client relationships.

Facilitate and lead JOC process improvement efforts

Assist in practice management support to programs to achieve staffing and scheduling efficiencies

Audit existing programs against expected daily performance duties and performance metrics.

In collaboration with Regional COO, establish improvement plans as needed based on audit findings.

Propagate best practices in clinical and operational support functions

Participate in new Program Manager hiring process

Serve as interim Program Manager in new programs

Facilitate new Program Manager training

Assist in managing program budgets and participate in the budget planning process

Serve in a Program Manager role in their local program (if applicable)

80% travel or more will be required

Regional Responsibilities:
Will include management of multiple programs in the East Region.

Required travel will be 80% or more.

Ideal Candidate will live in a state that is within our East Region for ease of travel and maximum cost effectiveness.

Education, Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Business or Nursing - Required

MBA/MHA/MPH - Strongly Preferred

Allied Health Degree helpful (RN, RPT, OTR, SLP, RT, PA, NP)

Acute Care/Inpatient Experience - Required

Physician Practice Management Experience – Strongly Preferred

Prior experience in multiple remote program management – Strongly Preferred

Confidentiality:
Maintains strict confidentiality with regard to protected health information and understands and adheres to Cogent HMG’s HIPAA Privacy and Security Policies and Procedures

This job description is not all inclusive and may be changed at the discretion of Cogent HMG Management.

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