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Published: July 26, 2019


Regional Director Physician Clinic Practice Management | Alaska

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Sign-On Bonus | Relocation Assistance

Would You Enjoy…

Living and Working in a Beautiful & Peaceful Remote Location; Experiencing The Rich History, Native Cultural Nuances & Traditions of Alaska's Indigenous Communities; Exploring Natural Wonders & Outdoor Adventures

Saying Yes Could Be the Beginning of a Life-Changing Career Move

Galileo Search is conducting a national search for a pioneering Regional Director of Physician Practice for a healthcare system based in majestic rural Alaska. Our client is deeply rooted in the community and focused on delivering high-quality health care to every patient that comes through their door.

Combine a fulfilling career with a living experience that includes enhanced quality of life in a small-town setting with a strong sense of community, and you have a recipe for success. This rural yet vibrant area receives high marks for overall livability and affordability.




The Regional Director of Physician Practice is responsible for the oversight, leadership, and coordination of all day-to-day operations within the region’s clinics. This includes the delivery of primary care services, urgent care, specialty care, rehabilitation therapy, optometry, fiscal and budget management, staffing, and all other infrastructure necessary for clinic operations. Additionally, will coordinate with other integrated departments to provide seamless, coordinated patient care, including pharmacy, behavioral health, laboratory, radiology, health promotion, and grant programs. Leadership and decisions are critical to patient care and patient safety, as well as accreditation compliance. The Regional Director of Physician Practice assures operational continuity and patient-centered health service delivery of the highest possible quality. This high-profile position reports to the Vice President of Clinics. There are approximately 40 FTEs and 8 Physicians.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

• Directs administrative and professional staff in the planning, development, and implementation of day-to-day clinic operations; develops administrative policies and procedures that enhance the ability of all staff to optimally perform their duties; facilitates the development of a local management team that meets on a regular basis; and ensures appropriate communication with all staff at all levels
• Functions as the clinic liaison with patients, other departments, private health providers, Native agencies, Tribal governing bodies, city governments, and other appropriate community agencies
• Addresses patient and other consumer concerns; incorporates customer feedback into the development of clinic policies and procedures and planning; and coordinates with local Medical Director to incorporate feedback on clinical services into health care planning
• Implements and monitors objectives consistent with the organizations Strategic Health Plan, Key Performance Indicators, Population Health, HRSA, and The Joint Commission. Utilizes continuous quality improvement tools to address operational issues and adherence to regulatory and accreditation standards. Participates or leads quality improvement initiatives
• Optimizes personnel and financial resources, prepares the annual budget for the clinics collaboratively with senior leadership and ensures efficient delivery of health care services within allotted expense budget
• Facilitates on-going staff development through the proactive identification of training needs, coordinates participation in appropriate Consortium wide training opportunities, identifies and addresses unmet needs through the identification of outside resources or the development and implementation of appropriate activities


• Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Public Health, or closely related health care field required
• Certification through the American College of Healthcare Executives, Medical Group Management Association, or similar organization is preferred
• A minimum of 5 years of experience in clinic management or other health care administration is required. This experience should include the supervision of professional staff and financial management (includes budget preparation and management)
• In-depth knowledge of clinic practice management including staffing and clinic organization, scheduling, and patient flow
• Working knowledge of the revenue cycle, facilities management, and other infrastructure areas impacting the clinic
• Demonstrated understanding and competence in building trust while working in culturally diverse environments
• Knowledge of TJC, HRSA, CMS, HIPAA, and other governing body regulations
• Knowledge of liability and risk management principles


Acute Care Hospital & Clinic System

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Hospitals, healthcare, business office, revenue cycle, auditing, director, bachelor's degree, accounting, finance, business administration, leadership, acute care, risk assessment, investigation, budgeting, credentialing, managed care contracts, contract performance, and associated variance analysis, charge master maintenance, accounts receivable, billing systems performance, coding, and A/R reporting, special projects, documentation, communication, education, planning, documentation review, reporting, reports, feedback, evaluations, auditing plan, accomplish goals, mentor staff, audit committee, compliance, Alaska, AK


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