02 Sep
AVP, Hospital Based Provider Relations
Tennessee, Brentwood , 37024 Brentwood USA

POSITION SUMMARY:The Assistant Vice President (AVP), Hospital Based Provider Relations will collaborate with Lifepoint Health Support Center (HSC) leadership to provideoversight of Hospital Based Services, including but not limited to, Hospital Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesia, and Radiology. The AVP will play a crucial leadership role in developing and maintaining strong relationships with Hospital Based Provider partners and facility leaders. This position will provide support to the overarching Hospital Based Provider (HBP) strategy and operations including HBP contracting, service-line assessment and consulting, joint ventures with HBP partners, and the development and the performance of providers. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation.

Collaborate with the CMO of Lifepoint Communities and other HSC leaders to provide oversight of Hospital Based Services.

Oversight will include relationships managed through professional service agreements and employed models.This position will have primary responsibility to manage anesthesia andradiology service agreements and relationships.

Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with partner vendors.

Build and nurture positive and collaborative relationships with key healthcare providers, groups, and facilities.

Manage request for proposal process (RFP) for hospital-based service agreements.

Facilitate contract negotiation and contract execution process via collaboration with facility and division leadership and engagement with key stakeholders such as legal, risk and compliance.

Review and analyze clinical, quality, operational and financial measures of Hospital Based Providers and provide appropriate recommendations or action.

Develop and manage an inventory of all Hospital Based Provider relationships.

Develop and manage a tracker with details of RFPs and contracts requested or in process.

Define and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) for providers, tracking and analyzing metrics related to utilization and quality of care.

Collaborate with key stakeholders and internal department to align provider relations efforts with organizational goals.

Maintain regular and reliable attendance.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:Position serves both internal co-workers and external customers, clients, patients, contractors, and vendors.Access to and/or works with sensitive and/or confidential information.Exhibit a [comprehensive] understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance (e.g., HIPAA). Skilled in the application of policies and procedures. Knowledge of Business Office Standards and Recommended Practices.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Not responsible for supervising employees.Lead the work of others who perform essentially the same work. May set priorities, schedule and review work, but have no responsibility to hire, terminate, review performance and/or make pay decisions.Supervise the work of others, including planning, assigning and scheduling work, reviewing work and ensuring quality standards, training staff and overseeing productivity. May offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments, but do not have final responsibility for making these decisions.Manage the work of others, including planning, assigning, scheduling and reviewing work, ensures quality standards. Responsible for hiring, terminating, training and developing, reviewing performance and administering corrective action for staff.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.Skills and Abilities:Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with mathematical and algebraic concepts such as probability, statistical inference, and forecasting. Ability to apply and analyze concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

· Ability to analyze data, interpret performance metrics, and make data driven decisions.

Computer Skills

Frequent use of electronic mail, word processing, data entry, spreadsheets, graphics, etc. Ability to create, maintain and incorporate functions into documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations to support business objectives.


Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly with hospital leadership, peers, program leadership and teammates will be necessary to achieve success

Frequently communicates complex information and interacts with management. Can present, resolve and address delicate situations. Can motivate and persuade others.

Decision Making

Decisions impact the management and operations within a department. May contribute to business and operational decisions that affect the department and organization.

Nature of Problems

Varied Business Problems Problems are varied and complex, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation. Problems are solved creatively and innovatively using knowledge and skills, general precedents and practices.

Independent Judgment

Provides and sets goals and priorities for functional area. May make recommendations for department policies, practices, and programs. Makes decisions for and/or resolves problems for others.


Project Management Handle multiple projects simultaneously including task delegation, project oversight, and resource allocation.

Organizational Prioritize, organize, and delegate project assignments company-wide: responsible for project outcomes.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:/(standard language)/Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.Works in well-lit, ventilated and climate controlled office environment with routine office equipment; some equipment has moving mechanical parts.In hospital environment, may be exposed to hazards and unusual elements, which may include but are not limited to bloodborne pathogens and / or contagious illnesses, toxic chemicals, and biohazardous materials which may require extensive safety precautions and the use of protective equipment.Noise level in the work environment is typical for an office and/or hospital environment.This position is eligible to work remotely.Minimum overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.

Education: Master’s Degree or equivalent experience.Experience: · 7 years’ experience with 5 years of managing hospital-based contracts, preferably in a complex health system.· In depth knowledge of healthcare regulations, compliance, and industry best practice.· Proven track record in contract negotiation, relationship management and strategic planning.Certifications/Licenses:N/AJob: Please select a valid job field Organization: LifePoint Health Support Center Title: AVP, Hospital Based Provider Relations Location: Tennessee-Brentwood Requisition ID: 7410-6916

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