Texas Oncology is searching for an Executive Director of Urology. The Executive Director of Urology will be responsible for leading, supporting, growing and defining the operations for the surgical urology practice for Texas Oncology. An effective communicator and influencer with maturity and emotional balance should thrive in this role. The right person will assist with managing operations and staffing facilities, and guide marketing for the Urology division as it continues building into a statewide practice. They will assist in governing the practice with the Executive Committee. This position works with a controller and holds responsibility for the financial management and financial reporting of the division.
This Executive Director of Urology will advise the Regional Vice President and the Policy Board of the Regional Practice/Network regarding overall plans, policies, and programs. This role develops, plans, directs and controls broad administrative activities toward achieving the organizations objectives in accordance with federal, state and local laws and policies. The position continually evaluates the timely adjustment of organization strategies and plans to meet changing national, state, and local needs.
The person selected may be office based or home based. Ideally the person would live in Dallas/Fort Worth or Houston. Travel is expected to be approximately 40% by a combination of air and automobile, mostly inside the state of Texas.
Texas Oncology delivers high-quality, high-touch care to help cancer patients achieve “More breakthroughs. More victories.”® in their fight against cancer. We are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends.
Texas Oncology has more than 175 locations throughout Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our network is not a single institution. It is the driving passion of more than 420 physicians collectively focused on treating cancer and blood disorders with leading-edge technology and innovative research no matter where you live. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. Texas Oncology pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists are a part of Texas Oncology. Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
-Directs the development and implementation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets based upon organization goals and objectives and reports all outcomes accordingly.
-Ensures development and establishment of policies, procedures and objectives and ensures their adequate execution, compliance and update.
-Evaluates general and specific business conditions as they relate to operational issues, and keeps the Policy Board and the Regional Vice President fully advised on these matters.
-Ensures adherence to legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting all workplace regulations. Continually monitors exposure of the organization. Directs the preparation of information requested or required for compliance. Submits information to company Human Resources prior to distribution to government agencies.
-Oversees the employee evaluation process, including but not limited to performance evaluations, merit increases, promotions and disciplinary actions.
-Responsible for monitoring, analyzing, assessing and communicating organization progress.
-Directs the business development and assessment of state and local target markets.
-Ensures that market assessment, identification of market segments and target accounts and evaluation of therapies and markets are conducted.
-Develops expansion plan and recommends expansion of service area and development of new and profitable business ventures.
-Maintains overall responsibility for all aspects of contract management including quality assurance, utilization review, ROI and other areas as appropriate.
-Develops and complies with expense control programs.
-Supervises and monitors liaisons in their role with referring physician outreach activities
-Responsible for business development and practice marketing activities
-Maintains physician/practice relationships via effective communication to physician practice leadership and works with physician leadership to ensure the practices strategic short and long term plans are in concert with US Oncology’s plans.
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related business field (MHA, MBA, or MS in Health Administration preferred).
Minimum seven years of experience in healthcare management and operations, including at least three years in a managerial capacity.
Willingness to travel by air or automobile approximately 40% of the time.
Surgical experience in the field of Urology is preferred.
Skills and Abilities of our Ideal Candidate:
Organizational Planning Skills: Knowledge about how their departments and employees interface and work together. Initiates organizational improvements to enhance productivity and works with others to institutionalize them, when appropriate
Teambuilding and Leadership: Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; can motivate many kinds of direct reports and team or project members; can assess each persons hot button and use it to get the best out of him/her; pushes tasks and decisions down; empowers others; invites input from each person and shares ownership and visibility; makes each individual feel his/her work is important, is someone people like working for and with.
Negotiating Skills: Can negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups; can settle differences with minimum noise; can win concessions without damaging relationships; can be direct and forceful as well as diplomatic; gains trust quickly of other parties to the negotiations; has a good sense of timing.
Conflict Resolution Skills: Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise
Change Manager: Serves as a catalyst for initiating change an innovation within the practice. Demonstrates and involves others in learning about ongoing needs for change. Supports experimentation to test new approaches.
Effective written and oral communication and interpersonal relationship skills: Consistently shares information freely, accurately, and clearly with various levels in the organization. Uses a variety of communication modes to ensure mutual understanding. Anticipates in advance the needs of different audiences and tailors presentation media appropriately. Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down and sideways inside and outside the organization, builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Time management/Multi-tasking: Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.
Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
Credibility: Earned over time and gained through trust-building, professionalism, maturity and exhibited confidence.
Vision, Mission and Benefits Offered for Texas Oncology:
The vision of Texas Oncology is to be the first choice for cancer care. We have high standards for patient satisfaction and offer exceptional value in cancer care. We also strive to advance clinical research and develop innovative approaches to treatment of oncology and hematology disorders.
The mission of Texas Oncology is to provide excellent, evidence-based care for each patient we serve, while advancing cancer care for tomorrow. To this end, we give patients access to the highest quality cancer care available today within their own local communities. Our cutting-edge technologies, treatments and research are offered in welcoming and comfortable environments. We maintain comprehensive quality oversight and responsible financial management. At all times, we pride ourselves in being moral, ethical and efficient as a medical practice and employer.
We extend an extremely competitive offering of benefits to employees, including Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k with a matching component, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs.
Come join our growing organization and enjoy knowing that you work for an organization dedicated to making the lives of others better.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.