Associate Vice President, Operations - Vituity Practice Management - Emeryville

Emeryville, California
Feb 20, 2024
Mar 04, 2024
Locum Tenens
Contract Type
Contract, Full Time, Locum Tenens
Remote, Nationwide - Seeking Anesthesiology Associate Vice President, Operations

Everybody Has A Role To Play In Transforming Healthcare

If you want to be part of changing healthcare to better serve patients, you are in the right place. With Vituity you will join a team of individuals dedicated to our culture of caring and work to develop and implement innovative solutions, while tackling some of the healthcare industry's most challenging situations from the inside.

Join the Vituity Team. At Vituity, our core values matter. We embody a Culture of Caring by approaching every human interaction with compassion and heart. With a Servant Leadership philosophy, we focus on what we can accomplish when we put our patients and colleagues first. An Ownership Mentality means we all have mutual accountability to drive positive change for Vituity as a whole. Finally, our focus on Innovation enables all of us to re-imagine healthcare and bring about lasting change. Ultimately, we are unified around the common purpose of transforming healthcare to improve lives, and we believe everyone has a role to play in that. Help us shape the future of healthcare.

Vituity Locations: Vituity has opportunities at 450 practice locations across the country, serving 8 million patients a year. With Vituity, if you ever need to move, you can take your job with you.

The Opportunity
  • Promote and maintain the mission, values, culture, and democratic principles of Vituity. Pay increased attention to cultural integration at all new sites (in conjunction with the RD).
  • Provide managerial oversight and performance evaluation of the division's Regional Directors.
  • Recruit and train new Regional Directors.
  • Assume responsibility for any Regional Director in an emergency.
  • Assist the Regional Directors in the selection of new Medical Directors.
  • Mentor Regional and Medical Directors to optimize management and leadership performance.
  • Assist a Regional Director when it is necessary to counsel, restrict, or remove an underperforming Medical Director.
  • Serve as a resource to Regional and Medical Directors in the division.
  • Monitor and intervene when appropriate on matters of client, medical staff, and ED staff conflict/problems.
  • Meet with Regional Directors on a frequent basis and monitor high risk and new sites monthly.
  • Investigate and address Partner and provider complaints and issues in the Division.
  • Support contract negotiation process with existing sites.
  • Participate in establishing new contract terms.
  • Facilitate information gathering and modeling.
  • Review monthly site performance reports and correct problems when possible. Monitor follow-up.
  • Work with the Regional and Medical Director to resolve issues with problem payers.
  • Monitor site contributions and organization subsidies.
  • Aid each Regional Director in the identification and correction of financial problems.
  • Work with Practice Management staff in negotiations of managed care contracts affecting sites/regions within the Division.
  • Assess operational fit of new contracts.
  • Actively participate in acquisition/merger and RFP efforts as requested by CEO and President/COO.
  • Identify contracting opportunities within the division.
  • Lead new contract start-up process with Regional Director.
  • Facilitate smooth transition of new contracts from Business Development to Operations.
  • Oversee out-of-state rules that apply to contracting and provider treatment.
  • Integrate providers into Vituity culture.
  • Assume responsibility for programs, which involves close interaction with Practice Management staff. Examples include:
    • Oversight of PA/NP practitioners
    • Coordination of Vituity Advocacy efforts
    • Advancing recruiting program
  • Help coordinate and plan Vituity wide meetings as assigned.
  • Oversee and intervene when appropriate on provider-related issues including staffing, recruiting, operations, quality, administrative matters, and politically sensitive issues that impact a site or region in the division.
  • Manage administrative Partners to achieve the financial targets/benchmarks for each Vituity site within guidelines or parameters determined by the Board.
  • Interface legal, financial, billing, liability, and management services.
  • Serve as Vituity's spokesperson in and for the division.
  • Assure compliance with credentials, provider enrollment, scheduling, and recruitment requirements.
  • Serve as a member of the Vituity Operations Committee.
  • Communicate activities, problems, best practices, and successes of the division to the CEO and President/COO.
  • Serve as a liaison to healthcare system administrators.
  • Attend Vituity meetings, such as Vituity Board meetings and CPAC, when appropriate.

Required Experience and Competencies
  • Medical group clinical work experience.
  • Extensive experience as an administrative Partner.
  • Outstanding knowledge of medical group finances and operations.
  • Demonstrated skills in negotiation, financial, and contract analysis.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Annual CME in medical group management.
  • Regular Emeryville-based presence.
  • Travel required.

The Community

Even when you are traveling or working remotely, you are an important part of the Vituity Community. We offer plenty of opportunities to engage with other Vitans through a variety of virtual meet-and-greets, events and seminars.
  • Monthly wellness events and programs such as yoga, HIIT classes, and more.
  • Trainings to help support and advance your professional growth.
  • Team building activities such as virtual scavenger hunts and holiday celebrations.
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Opportunities to attend Vituity community events including LGBTQ+ History, Día de los Muertos Celebration, Money Management/Money Relationship, and more.

Benefits & Beyond*

Vituity cares about the whole you. With our comprehensive benefits package, we are mindful of what matters most, and support your needs of today and your plans for the future.
  • Superior Health Plan Options
  • Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA, life and AD&D coverage, and more
  • Partnership models allows a K-1 status pay structure, allowing high tax deductions
  • Extraordinary 401K Plan with high tax reduction and faster balance growth
  • Eligible to receive an Annual Profit Distribution/yearly cash bonus
  • EAP, travel assistance, and identify theft included
  • Student loan refinancing options
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives including LGBTQ+ History, Día de los Muertos Celebration, Money Management/Money Relationship, and more
  • Purpose-driven culture focused on improving the lives of our patients, communities, and employees.

We are unified around the common purpose of transforming healthcare to improve lives and we believe everyone has a role to play in that. We know that when we work together across sites and specialties as an integrated healthcare team, we can exceed the expectations of our patients and the hospitals and clinics we work in. If you are looking to make a difference, from clinical to corporate, Vituity is the place to do it. Come grow with us.

Vituity appreciates differences; our dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our organization. Vituity does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information (including family medical history), veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. Vituity is committed to complying with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.

*Benefits for part-time and per diem vary. Please speak to a recruiter for more information.

Applicants Only. No agencies please.