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Physician Business Development Director

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Physician Business Development Director– St. Vincent’s Ascension
  • Full Time Days
Why Join Ascension:
In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
 What you will do:
As a Physician Business Development Director with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to develop and implement policies, procedures and strategies that support physician practice development initiatives.
  • Acquires, plans, and transitions new physician practices. Engages in physician contract development and negotiations, financial analysis, operations and practice transition planning. Serves as negotiator for contracts with physicians. Facilitates contracts and review by appropriate departments.
  • Meets with hospital administration and/or physician practice to obtain information/specifications and to assess the economics and other characteristics of the opportunity. Reviews overall recruitment process and makes strategic recommendations to obtain best possible outcomes.
  • Collaborates with appropriate departments to develop effective physician marketing plans. Markets opportunity to potential candidates.
  • Manages staff relations including performance management, staff satisfaction and conflict management.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication and relationships with practice administration to align common strategic, financial and operational goals.
  • Develop annual operating budgets and coordinate valuation with third party valuation firms as needed.
What you Will Need
  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate degree, or Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred
Work Experience:
  • 5 years of experience required.
  • 10 years of experience preferred.
  • 2 years of leadership or management experience required.
  • 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred.
Preferred Experience:
  • 1-3 years relationship building
  • Contract negotiations and contract management
  • Juris Doctorate degree preferred 
  • MHA Degree preferred. 
  • Physician Compensation experience preferred. 
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                         
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more information.  
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Job ID: 358837
Category: Physician Support
Facility: ALBIR St Vincents Hlth System
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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