Regional Director - Vituity Practice Management - Emeryville at Vituity in Emeryville, California

Posted in Health Care 10 days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Join the Physician Partnership Where You Have a Voice

Join the Vituity Team. We are one of the largest physician-owned and -led medical groups in the United States. As an owner from day one, you become an equal and valued Partner, with the potential to change the practice of Critical Care Medicine and provide excellent patient care. If you are looking for a partnership where with a team of providers who strive to balance great work with a full life, contact us today.

The Opportunity

The Director has the overall responsibility for the clinical, contractual, financial and leadership performance of all practice locations within the Hospital Medicine Division. The Director will serve as a representative of Vituity through communication and implementation of Board and operations policies.

The Director shall provide leadership and oversight with respect to:

Physician Management

  • Provide managerial oversight and performance evaluation of the Critical Care Medicine Regional Director (s).
  • Recruit and train new Regional Directors as required
  • Assume responsibility for any Regional Director in an emergency
  • Assist the Regional Director in the selection of new Medical Directors
  • Mentor Regional and Medical Directors to optimize management and leadership performance
  • Assist a Regional Director when it is necessary to counsel, restrict or remove an underperforming Medical Director
  • Serve as a resource to Regional and Medical Directors in the Critical Care Medicine Division
  • Monitor and intervene when appropriate on matters of client, medical staff, and ED staff conflict/problems
  • Meet with Regional Director(s) on a frequent basis and monitor high risk and new sites monthly
  • Investigate and address Partner and provider complaints and issues in the Division

Hospitalist Contract Review

  • Support contract negotiation process with existing sites
  • Participate in establishing new contract terms
  • Facilitate information gathering and modeling

Financial and Reimbursement Performance

  • Review monthly site performance reports and correct problems when possible; monitor follow-up
  • Work with the Regional and Medical Director to resolve issues with problem payers
  • Monitor site contributions and organization subsidies
  • Aid each Regional Director in the identification and correction of financial problems
  • Work with Vituity staff in negotiations of managed care contracts affecting sites/regions within the Division

New Business Interface

  • Assess operational fit of new contracts
  • Actively participate in acquisition/merger and RFP efforts as requested by CEO, President, and/or COO
  • Identify contracting opportunities within the Critical Care Medicine Division
  • Lead new contract start-up process with Regional Director
  • Facilitate smooth transition of new contracts from Growth to Operation

Out-of-State Coordination

  • Oversee out-of-state rules that apply to contracting and provider treatment
  • Integrate providers into Vituity culture

Partnership-Wide Administration (as determined by the CEO or President/COO)

  • Help coordinate, and plan Vituity-wide meetings as assigned

Divisional Administration

  • Oversee and intervene when appropriate on provider-related issues including staffing, recruiting, operations, quality, administrative matters, and politically-sensitive issues that impact a site or region in the division
  • Manage administrative Partners to achieve the financial targets/benchmarks for each Vituity site within guidelines or parameters determined by the Board
  • Interface legal, financial, billing, liability and management services
  • Serve as Vituity's spokesperson
  • Assure compliance with credentials, provider enrollment, scheduling and recruitment requirements
  • Serve as a member of the Vituity Operations Committee
  • Communicate activities, problems, best practices and successes of the division to the CEO, President, and or COO
  • Serve as a liaison to healthcare system administrators
  • Attend Vituity meetings, such as Vituity Board meetings and CPAC. when appropriate
  • Performs related duties as required


  • Board certified Critical Care Physician
  • 5 years of experience in a Medical Group clinical work
  • 3-5 years of leadership and administrative experience in Critical Care Medicine Setting
  • Leadership experience in multiple diverse practice settings preferred
  • Senior level interpersonal, communication and presentation skills to influence decisions and people
  • Demonstrated skills in negotiation, financial and contract analysis
  • Extensive knowledge of medical group finances and operations
  • Ability to successfully work and lead in diverse practice units.

Locations: Vituity has opportunities in over 300 practices across the country. As a Vituity partner, if you ever need to move, you can take your job with you.

Our passion for patient care unifies us across practice sites and specialties. We know that when we work together as an integrated healthcare team, we can exceed the expectations of our patients and the hospitals and clinics we work in. Come grow with us!