May 19, 2021

Executive Director - Virginia

  • Aledade
  • Richmond, VA
Full time

Job Description

As an Executive Director, you will be responsible for being an expert on all issues and details surrounding the growth of ACOs to which they are assigned, including contract terms, relationship status, key contacts, and the development and deployment of Aledade’s products and services. The Executive Director will work closely with their staff to leverage Aledade’s products so that their assigned ACOs’ programmatic and savings goals are met. In partnership with the outreach team, the Executive Director will expand their ACO relationships to identify opportunities with additional practices, expansion into new risk-based businesses, and foster ongoing shared savings. What You Will Be Owning Supervise and assess the work of assigned Practice Coordinator(s) and Field Staff. Lead the onboarding process of new practices as they transition from the outreach team. Work with the team to cultivate in-depth relationships with practices and partners, including regular status calls and in- person meetings to set strategic priorities, report results, and monitor direct costs to Aledade, ultimately to drive shared savings and identify opportunities for growth. Establish and facilitate ACO governance, providing all planning and leadership support to ensure success. Define acceptance criteria for each project deliverable to ensure quality standards and ACO expectations are met and that ideas for program and product development are harvested and shared across the organization. Track project status to allow for mitigation of engagement risk and achievement of expected outcomes. Assist in regular ACO communications, conflict resolution, and compliance on ACO deliverables. Work with the team to deal with ACO issues in an effective and timely manner. Escalate ACO issues to senior management, as appropriate, and own management of issue resolution – provide recommendations, ensure communication of issue and plan, and track progress. Maintain an understanding of Aledade’s capabilities/vision, and effectively communicate all relevant offerings to the ACO, identifying opportunities for growth and additional savings. Administer an annual strategic planning process for each ACO (focus on relationship, perception of Aledade’s value, practice growth, and savings maximization). Lead the research and preparation of ACO-facing presentations, proposals and other work product as needed. Provide regular performance reporting on assigned ACOs to Aledade’s senior management team. Gather input on projects and assignments from relevant internal stakeholders, including technical and analytic teams, and Aledade’s senior management team. Achieve a high rate of ACO retention, and stated shared savings targets for existing ACOs, while managing Aledade’s direct cost investment. Provide thought leadership and support for ACO teams across strategy and execution. As appropriate, identify and cultivate relationships with local payers, insurers, health information exchanges, and other health care organizations that would present new business opportunities for Aledade and the ACOs. Perform all other duties and special projects as requested by Aledade’s leadership team. About You You are a resident in Virginia You have a Master’s degree or other advanced degrees in health services research, health policy, mathematics/statistics, information technology, or other relevant fields. You are able to manage existing payer relationships in the Virginia area to gain additional value-based care contracts for practices You should have 5-8 years of related experience working as a client-facing project lead in the healthcare industry (i.e., health plan, hospital, pharmaceutical manufacturer, government, pharmacy chain, management consulting) with a proven track record of creating, maintaining, and enhancing customer relationships and communicating effectively with senior management. Your competencies include developing and maintaining customer relationships, analytical problem solving, project management, effective written and verbal communication, and strategic insight. You are results-oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and lead a team to consistently meet deadlines and client expectations. There is some travel to Aledade HQ, ACO sites within Virginia area and leadership retreats. This is required. You are comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while maintaining focus on key goals. If you are passionate about transforming the healthcare system into one that best serves the needs of patients, doctors, and society, we’d love for you to join us! Who We Are Aledade is a leader in population health that is using innovative, value based solutions to transform the way physicians interact with their patients. We are on a mission to change healthcare for the better and solve complex problems within the healthcare system. We follow the simple but radical idea that Aledade only succeeds when our partner practices succeed. From our cutting-edge technology platform to practice transformation services, we provide physicians with everything they need to create and run an accountable care organization (ACO), revamping the way they practice and getting them back to where they should be: quarterbacking their patients’ health care! Our customized solutions help clinicians in communities across America preserve their autonomy, deliver better care to their patients, reduce overall costs, and keep independent physician practices flourishing. What Does This Mean for You? At Aledade, you will be part of a creative culture that is driven by a passion for tackling complex issues with respect, open-mindedness, and a desire to learn. You will work with team members that bring a wide range of experiences, interests, backgrounds, beliefs, and achievements to their work, united by a shared passion for public health and a commitment to the Aledade mission. We’ve recently been recognized as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post, Best Workplace in HealthCare & Biopharma, Top 100 Best Small & Medium Workplaces, Glassdoor Best Places to Work, a Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation, a Tech Tribune 10 Best Tech Startups in Maryland and Bethesda, Best Tech for Good, Best Workplaces for Millennials, Best Workplaces for Women, Best Workplaces for Parents, and a 2020 Inno on Fire by DC Inno. That’s because the things that matter to you also matter to us! Benefits In addition to time off to support work-life balance and enjoyment, we offer the following comprehensive benefits package designed for the needs of our team-members Flexible work schedules and ability to work remotely available for many roles Educational Assistant Program Robust time off plan (21 days of PTO in your first year!) Paid Volunteer Days 10 paid holidays 12 weeks paid Parental Leave for all new parents 6 weeks paid sabbatical Health, dental and vision insurance paid up to 80% for employees, dependents, and domestic partners 401(k) with up to 4% match Stock options Monthly cell phone stipend Weekly catered lunches Jeans everyday workplace Gender neutral bathrooms And more! At Aledade, we don’t just accept differences, we celebrate them! We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified individuals representing the diverse communities where we live and work. Aledade is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions at Aledade are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

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