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BayCare Health System - Vice President, Ambulatory Experience and Operations

Clearwater, FL

Job Description

Witt/Kieffer is proud to announce that we are partnering with BayCare Health System in launching a national search to recruit a Vice President, Ambulatory Experience and Operations.  BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that has been growing rapidly, connecting individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. With BayCare Health System’s continued focus on the strategic growth and transformation of ambulatory services, Jim Cote, Senior Vice President, Ambulatory Network and BayCare leadership have launched a national search to identify an exceptional executive to serve as Vice President, Ambulatory Experience and Operations.  BayCare Ambulatory Services is at an exciting and critical moment as the group launches the implementation of a transformative five-year strategic plan focused on wellness and prevention, patient experience with the highest levels of quality and most convenient care available.  This will be done while continuing to successfully align with the broader BayCare Health System strategic vision.

The Vice President, Ambulatory Experience and Operations is responsible for the formulation and articulation of objectives and operating plans for organizing and managing the assigned departments to achieve those objectives.  This person will be responsible for Outpatient Services, Imaging Services, Team Care Clinics, Fitness Centers, Wellness Centers, and Surgery across Ambulatory Surgical Centers. He/she will be accountable for ensuring departments fulfill their strategic role within the overall vision and strategy of BayCare Health System. As a member of the executive team, this person will share in the formulation of the vision, strategy, goals and policy for BayCare Ambulatory Services.

The VP, Ambulatory Experience and Operations will be an experienced, proven health system leader. He/she will have served in a complex and matrix environment in a large integrated health system. He/she will be a proven change agent who understands systems engineering and the use of data analytics to drive operations, quality, and financial levers to positively affect results. This person will be experienced in leading and implementing innovative quality, safety and performance improvement initiatives to achieve superior clinical quality and favorable financial outcomes with high satisfaction levels for patients and staff. He/she will bring Process Improvement experience (Lead, Six Sigma, etc). Importantly, this person will have demonstrated success in working collaboratively with physicians and other senior executives, both inside and outside and organization. The leadership style will need to be one that is proactive, results-oriented and shows a history of achieving positive outcomes in complicated, changing, multifaceted environments.

Please direct all nominations, expressions of interest and applications via email to the Witt/Kieffer executive search consultants supporting BayCare in this search to:

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