February New Role Roundup

Grant Cooper: A Diversified Search Company is a retained executive search firm working to identify and recruit superior executive talent. We’ve rounded up our newest opportunities being shared with prospective candidates. The following roles were posted online in January 2020. For more opportunities, visit https://grantcooper.com/searches/. Receive monthly updates by subscribing to the blog here.

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center and UW Health —Senior Medical Director, UW Health Clinical Cancer Services

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center is recognized throughout the Midwest and the nation as one of the leading innovators in cancer research, quality patient care and active community involvement. UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison serving more than 600,000 patients each year in the Upper Midwest and beyond with approximately 1,750 physicians and 21,000 staff at seven hospitals and more than 80 outpatient sites. UW School of Medicine and Public Health is the nation’s only combined school of medicine and public health. Its 1,750 faculty in 10 basic science and 17 clinical departments engage in research, education and clinical care at UW Health’s clinic locations.

UT Health San Antonio — Chair, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics (MIMG) is the nucleus for research and education in immunology and microbiology for the five schools at UT Health San Antonio and provides a dynamic environment for scientific discovery and training. This is a unique opportunity to lead an outstanding basic science department with strategic vision and direction.

The University of Rochester — Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in conjunction with the Wilmot Cancer Institute (WCI) at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, in Rochester NY is seeking a senior scientist with a strong cancer-focused research program to serve as Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, with a leadership role in WCI. The University of Rochester Medical Center is a highly collegial environment with many opportunities for collaboration, particularly with investigators in WCI, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and other centers of research excellence.

CommonSpirit Health — Executive Vice President, Physician Enterprise

CommonSpirit Health was created on February 1, 2019, with the merger of Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives. CommonSpirit Health is now the nation’s largest not-for-profit healthcare system with $30 billion in annual revenue, a 21-state network of more than 150,000 employees and 142 hospitals, for-profit businesses, international ventures, home health, and other operational entities. The system has $38 billion in assets and a $21 billion investment portfolio.

Dana Farber Cancer Institute — Director, Office for Human Research Studies

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) is world-renowned for its leadership in adult and pediatric cancer treatment and research. DFCI is the administrative home for the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC), one of only 45 NCI designated comprehensive cancer centers. DFCI employs over 4,500 people supporting more than 450,000 patient visits a year, is involved in some 900 clinical trials, and is internationally renowned for its blending of research and clinical excellence. DFCI is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley — Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine uses innovative, competency-based medical education to train the next generation of physicians who are committed to improving the lives and well-being of their communities through innovative research and compassionate, patient-centered care, as well as biomedical scientists who will lead the charge in advancing research on diseases such as diabetes and infectious diseases that affect the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine — Chair, Department of Surgery

Established in 2016, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) School of Medicine is the realization of the decades-long effort of community leaders and other supporters to establish a medical school in the Valley to provide health care to a region that historically has been burdened by health disparities.  The mission is to improve the quality of life and health for all in the Rio Grande Valley through collaborative innovations advancing healthcare, education, and research in a model of integration and teamwork within the community.

Norton Healthcare — Director, Women’s Services

For more than 130 years, Norton Healthcare’s faith heritage has guided its mission to provide quality health care to all those it serves. Today, Norton Healthcare is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients from throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. The hospital and health care system is Louisville’s fourth largest employer, providing care at more than 250 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute — Surgical Director, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Support Programs

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, a member of Saint Luke’s Health System and a teaching affiliate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, is one of the preeminent cardiovascular programs in the country. Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute’s Heart Transplant Program ranks among the top 15 centers nationwide for number of adult heart transplants and is the only top 15 adult heart transplant center in the Midwest. The institute ranks second in the nation, out of 144 programs, in outcomes of patients referred for heart transplantation. The program has one of the shortest waiting times for donor hearts in the country among centers that perform at least 20 transplants per year, with more than 80 percent of patients receiving transplants within one year of joining the national waiting list. Additionally, Saint Luke’s has been listed a top program by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients.

AvMed — Senior Vice President, Population Health & Chief Medical Officer

AvMed is a Florida-based health plan headquartered in Miami with regional offices in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville and Orlando. Approximately 230,000 members count on AvMed for their Employer Group, Medicare and Individual and Family plan coverage. J. D. Power ranked AvMed “Highest in Member Satisfaction among Commercial Health Plans in Florida, Eight Years in a Row.” AvMed topped the region in the following study factors: cost, provider choice, customer service and billing and payment. In addition to NCQA accreditation, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded AvMed Medicare 4 out of 5 stars for quality and performance.