Vice President of Operations, Medical Group Operations - Southern Region

RWJ Barnabas Health Medical Group
West Long Branch, New Jersey
May 28, 2024
Jul 12, 2024
Role Type
Position Type
Executive, Vice President
Full Time
Practice Setting
Health System Headquarters
Work Mode
Organization Type
Hospital / Health System

Vice President of Operations, Medical Group Operations - Southern Region
RWJ Barnabas Health Medical Group
West Long Branch, NJ
Full Time Day

Benefits and Perks:
At RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to support our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plans
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Programs
  • Voluntary Benefits (e.g., Pet Insurance)
  • Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more!

The Vice President (VP) of Operations – Southern Region is responsible for operational management of Medical Group ambulatory practice sites at community  locations. This individual ensures a high-quality and safe patient experience, adequate support for providers to deliver patient care as well as productive and profitable operations. The VP of Operations – Southern Region prioritizes, creates and develops organizational goals and implementation plans required to achieve multi-specialty practice objectives and long-term growth. They will also be responsible for the overall evaluation and process to increase and maintain high levels of quality patient care and employee safety across practices.

This VP oversees and manages the resources required to improve profitability and efficiency. This VP manages business growth and profitability, reviews operations management data, budgets, HIPAA-related compliance reporting and activities as well as all applicable laws, policies and regulations governing the medical group.

Reports to:

  • The Vice President (VP) of Operations – Southern Region reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer of the RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Healthcare Administration or related field
  • Master’s degree in Business, Healthcare Administration or related field required
  • Seven to ten years progressive managerial experience in community and academic medical practice management or other applicable environment required
  • Proven commitment to quality service delivery and achieving organizational mission required

Essential Functions:

  • Partners with Southern Region RWJBarnabas Health hospital leadership to ensure alignment with community and regional goals
  • Collaborates with other regional medical group Vice Presidents to ensure that implementation of medical group goals and objectives are consistently applied across regions
  • Works closely with respective Service Line leaders in support the Service Line strategic plans.
  • Develops positive working relationships with numerous MSO and corporate services including Revenue Cycle, Information Technology, Credentialing, Coding, Facilities and Real Estate, Human Resources, Physician Recruitment, Supply Chain Management, Financial Management, and other areas to ensure appropriate KPIs and service outcomes are achieved
  • Works as a dyad partner with the Chief Medical Officer, regional and local physician leaders, and other clinicians in support of appropriate communication, teamwork, and collaboration
  • Assure the quality, safety and appropriateness of patient care services are reviewed and evaluated on a regular basis and adequate actions required by findings are implemented
  • Utilize a variety of feedback and works collaboratively with leadership, practice management, and staff to identity and pursue opportunities for improvement
  • Establish and revise standards for all areas to achieve maximum cost-efficiency and operational performance
  • Define, develop and implement policies and procedures which guide and support provision of service in specific practices
  • Make effective staffing recommendations for current and future needs of practice/department
  • Improve the type and scope of services required to meet the needs of patients and medical group
  • Monitor net return on individual programs and conduct cost analysis
  • Apply financial principles to annual operating/capital budgets which support department goals
  •  Approve documents requiring signature including timecards, purchase orders, contacts, and other appropriate documents

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Choosing RWJBarnabas Health!
RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health.

RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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