Envision Physician Services is a multispecialty physician group and practice management company. Established in 1953, our organization provides anesthesia, emergency medicine, hospital medicine, radiology, primary/urgent care, surgical services, and women's and children's health services to hospitals and health systems nationwide. Sheridan Healthcare, EmCare, Reimbursement Technologies and Emergency Medical Associates have recently joined forces to form Envision Physician Services. As one organization, we now provide a greater scope of service than any other national physician group. Our collective experience from hundreds of local, customized engagements, culture of continuous lean process improvement, and team of experts in the business of healthcare enable us to better solve complex problems and consistently give healthcare organizations confidence in our execution. Our combined organization serves more than 780 healthcare facilities in 48 states and the District of Columbia.
If you are looking for a stable, fast-paced, growing company in the healthcare industry that is committed to innovation, excellence and integrity, then this may be a great next step in the advancement of your career.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The SVP's most essential function is to be jointly accountable for profitability of specific hospital/system contracts, client retention and price adjustment of contracts with the VP of Operations in the Operating Unit.
Evaluate provider compensation and hours of coverage at their sites.
The SVP will have the authority to hire and fire providers, including regional and site medical directors at their sites.
Actively participate in the development of new business within the Operating Unit. Assist Business Development as needed by participating in business development meetings, providing required specialty-specific information, identifying target providers within and outside of local market, obtaining and disseminating pertinent information, or serving as key contact in current facilities or offices related to cross-selling or expansion of services
Interact with the Operating Unit's Director/Manager of Finance who has responsibility for conducting financial analysis as it relates to assigned clients.
Provide input and assist with preparation on annual operation budget, goals and objectives.
The SVP will participate in Strategic Planning goals as they relate to the Operating Unit and their facilities.
The SVP will establish working relationships with the Operating Unit, VP's / Directors of Operations, and the VP's / Directors of Clinical Services of Envision Physician Services in their respective areas.
The SVP will provide assistance to Regional and Site Medical Directors in the following areas: improving departmental efficiency; creating a professional atmosphere conducive to a high standard of patient care; investigating patient complaints and incident reports; and interaction with the Chiefs of Service of the Medical Staffs. The SVP shall assist the Directors of Clinical Services and the Nursing Leadership of the respective Service Lines to develop a high standard of patient care; coordinate work flow between the various Service Lines within the contract and other ancillary departments; and to assist in the in-service training of department personnel, as requested.
Start Up Responsibilities:
To ensure that new contracts are established as smoothly as possible, the SVP assigned to the start-up of a contract shall be responsible for the duties as outlined. Until such time as a Medical Director can be identified and on site, the SVP will also interview the staff physicians and Medical Director Candidates. The assigned SVP, or his designee, will be responsible for the orientation of the new Medical Director and/or new physicians of assigned clients. The assigned SVP will analyze existing policies and make recommendations for appropriateness of policies on transfer agreements, laboratory and x-ray protocols, and other clinical protocols affecting the delivery of services.
Quality Improvement Activities:
The SVP shall serve as an advisor to the Medical Directors as they assist in any applicable quality Improvement activities relating to the respective Service Lines and other ancillary departments.
The SVP shall assist the hospital Medical Directors in evaluating the problems with physicians contracting with companies under management agreements with Envision Physician Services. The SVP shall counsel physicians and on-site Medical Directors as necessary regarding problem areas.
The SVP shall work with the VPs and the Billing Services in the evaluation of the professional fee structure, evaluation, and enforcement of Envision's administrative policies and procedures. This shall also include training physicians on appropriate documentation. The SVP shall assist the Operating Unit in the recruitment of Medical Directors and physicians. This assistance may include interviewing, evaluating, and performing general recruitment activities.
The SVP shall work with the EVP and VPs/Directors of Operations, and VP's/Directors of Clinical Services of Envision Physician Services to develop service plans for each contract. This shall include identification of problems and the development of a problem-solving plan.
Risk Management Activities:
The SVP will be responsible for working with risk management resources to develop or refine and implement the Risk Management Program for Envision Physician Services client hospitals.
The SVP will assist the local Medical Directors in evaluating the quality of medical activities of client Service Lines in accordance with prescribed community standards, JCAHO and state requirements, and administrative policies of the hospitals. Specifically:
Maintaining an effective working relationship with the Medical Directors, physicians, medical staff, hospital administration, and hospital departments/services.
Consultation regarding compliance with EMTALA and federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Advising on documentation for ongoing reviews of the quality and appropriateness of services rendered as required by any quality improvement program.
Assisting in review of written Service Lines policies and procedures that affect the medical care of patient.
Assisting in defining levels of care requirements insure that patients receive such care from the professional with the appropriate level of expertise.
Reviewing as needed, in a timely manner, documentation of any and all incidents which could lead to litigation; including, but not limited to, patient and/or attending medical staff dissatisfaction; and providing follow up as appropriate.
Assisting in development and execution of service plans.
Additionally, the SVP will be available to:
Attend and participate in monthly departmental meetings, as appropriate.
Assist, as requested, in the preparation for all accreditation and licensure inspections.
Assist the Administrator of the hospitals in appropriate matters.
Consult on expansion or modification of existing plant and/or equipment.
Consult on interdepartmental flow of records and forms.
Review hospital formulary used in the Service Lines, as requested.
Consult and assist Medical Directors in preparation of periodic and annual reports.
Provide physician recruiting assistance and orientation.
Evaluate and recommend physician and APP or Allied Health scheduling to correspond to patient load.
Participate in Risk Management consultation and analysis with appropriate Envision administrative personnel and Medical Directors.
Assist in development of materials for use by Medical Directors.
Assist Medical Directors to ensure that their department meets its defined objectives for improvement, growth, and expansion of services.
Other duties as assigned.
MD/D.O. from an accredited medical school; completed an accredited residency in respective service line, board certification in respective service line, minimum of 10 years of leadership experience with P&L accountability for multiple respective service line sites.