Due to our continued growth, Wake Forest Baptist Health (www.wakehealth.edu) is seeking an Associate Vice President for Care Coordination. This newly created role is an exceptional opportunity to join our rapidly growing, nationally ranked academic health system.
Reporting directly to the President of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and System Chief Nurse Executive & Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations for Wake Forest Baptist Health, the AVP Care Coordination leads a team of 121 FTEs and is responsible for planning, managing, directing and evaluating the activities, functions, and personnel of the Care Coordination program across the Wake Forest Baptist Health system; developing and implementing standardized tools, roles and systems to support Care Coordination Services inclusive of case management, social work and utilization review; and for establishing the metrics and achieving targets for care coordination services to meet regulatory requirements, system goals, and respective local campus goals.
A comprehensive position description is available upon request.
Led by our outstanding CEO and Dean, Dr. Julie Freischlag, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a nationally recognized academic medical center in Winston-Salem, N.C., with an integrated enterprise including educational and research facilities, hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, and other primary and specialty care facilities serving 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.
Wake Forest Baptist is comprised of: Wake Forest Baptist Health, a regional clinical system with close to 175 locations, 1,100 physicians and 1,060 acute care beds; Wake Forest School of Medicine, an established leader in medical education and research; and Wake Forest Innovations, which promotes the commercialization of research discoveries and operates Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, an urban research and business park specializing in biotechnology, materials science and information technology.
The Medical Center is the region’s only Level l trauma center, renowned for handling the region’s most complex medical cases. With clinical expertise in more than 100 specialties including cancer, cardiology, geriatrics, nephrology, neurosciences, orthopaedics, pediatrics and urology, patients from across the country rely on the Medical Center for quality health care and compassionate service.
A city of 230,000 people located in the beautiful Piedmont Triadregion of North Carolina, Winston-Salem has a moderate climate with all four seasons and a cost of living 31% below the national average. The Blue Ridge Mountains and Parkway are a 1-2 hour drive to the north and west, and North Carolina's beaches are close enough to enjoy during long weekends. Winston-Salem is a region on an upward trajectory that still maintains its Southern roots and small town feel. Although the city is traditionally Southern in its friendliness, it has an international vibe with an array of festivals and a wide variety of restaurants and entertainment options. For more information on Winston-Salem, please visit: www.visitwinstonsalem.com, www.winstonsalem.com and www.co.forsyth.nc.us.
Master’s Degree in Nursing or Social Work required.
Master’s degree in related health or business field desirable (MHA, MBA).
Eight years of progressive acute care management leadership experience in an integrated, multi-campus health system, preferably with an academic medical center.
Experience in strategic planning and program development at a system level preferred.
Able to work concurrently on a variety of tasks/projects in a stressful environment
Able to make sound and timely decisions, to think critically, and to problem solve in a fast-paced environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Able to build and motivate teams in a culture of accountability
Working knowledge of chronic conditions, evidence-based guidelines, prevention and wellness
Able to develop chronic disease management strategies and appropriate protocols and guidelines
Demonstrated program/project management and data analysis skills in population health management including population health analytics and disease management, and financial optimization
Experience in developing education curriculum and programs for care management
Solid working knowledge of managed care and governmental payment policies
Demonstrated ability to lead through metrics and keen understanding of day to day operations
Demonstrated ability to lead large-scale transformational change in health care at the organizational/system level and to work effectively with all levels in the organization, individual and team, across disciplines and geography
Strong fiscal, clinical management skills, computer skills (data base and data analysis)