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Group VP Operations, SCA – Houston or Dallas

Dallas, TX 75201
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System-wide, SCA and its affiliates serve approximately 1 million patients per year in more than 30 states, operating over 200 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. The company is a leader in partnering strategically with many health plans, medical groups and health systems to align with physicians through value-based payment models that reward quality, patient experience and cost-efficiency.


Key to their vision for the future, Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) seeks a dynamic and strategic leader to join the organization as a Group Vice President to drive growth and excellence in delivery of care in a key SCA market or region. This highly collaborative and consultative leader will have full P&L responsibility across multiple markets in the southwest region which today consists of five states, 4 contiguous centered around Texas as well as Idaho. However, unlike traditional day-to-day operations roles, this individual will not only lead existing operations, he/she will build and drive the growth strategy for their markets, targeting innovative new partnerships with health systems, health plans and other risk bearing entities, physician groups and other key stakeholders. The Group VP will innovate, benchmark, pilot and scale new services and initiatives that will transform the business and clinical delivery, elevating SCA beyond -best-in-class- to set the bar on -world-class- service and delivery.

This executive will provide superb operations competencies, management leadership, business development and team playing skills in support, development and maturation of SCA's mission and values for the market and, as a member of the senior team, for the entire enterprise.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Business Leadership: Developing and implementing market strategy and tactics to enhance SCA and OptumCare's market share and achieve objectives for the region through working collaboratively with the local Care Delivery Organizations and other partners in the market.
    • P&L Management; continue to cultivate and grow current operations in the market, focusing on both top-line and bottom-line growth.
    • Work with development and others to identify opportunities for new expansion, including:
      • De novo centers
      • Acquisitions of stand-alone centers
      • Joint-venture relationships with health systems
    • Continue to foster existing physician relationships as well as cultivate new relationships, partnerships and ventures that will increase SCA's market share in the geography.
  • Corporate Leadership: Play a key role in the creation, implementation and optimization of SCA and OptumCare's growth and operating strategies for enterprise-wide initiatives, including piloting new business models that position the company for long-term success. Synthesize changing market trends and gaps in capabilities.
    • Constant innovation around continuous improvement in clinical and operating models.
  • Management / Team Building: Facilitate and maintain a professional, consultative relationship between the all teammates in the field and appropriate management functions:
    • Champion and build trust among patients, physicians and teammates; foster an open environment for sharing ideas and best practices.

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-12-01

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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