Wolfe Eye Clinic, Iowa's largest and most innovative ophthalmology clinic, is searching for an entrepreneurial health care executive to replace its retiring Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
For 100 years, Wolfe Eye Clinic has been committed to bringing the latest technology and treatments to Iowa’s population. Annually our providers see over 210,000 patients and perform over 80,000 procedures in 43 communities across the State, while being assisted by an experienced team of over 450 staff members.
We are looking for a uniquely experienced individual who will step into this role as a compassionate, transformational executive responsible for the leadership and financial health of the organization. The CEO reports directly to the Board of Directors. As the leader of Wolfe Eye Clinic, the CEO has a pivotal role in defining and executing the clinic's strategy with an emphasis on providing outstanding quality care. The CEO will be responsible for building a supportive work environment and achieving strong financial results in the complex healthcare environment.
The CEO leads a management team of department directors of Human Resources, Clinical Operations, Front Office operations, Referral Relations, and Marketing. The CEO will work with a CFO who manages a controller, Information Technology, and Revenue Cycle Management departments.
To apply for this position or to learn more information please send your resume, salary requirements, and description of your relevant experience to the attention CEOsearch@wolfeclinic.com.
Minimum of 5-10 years of experienceleading a complex organization approaching a similar size REQUIRED, with preference given to the following:
Executive and leadership experience in a medical, preferably ophthalmology, setting.
Demonstrated expertise reporting to, and collaboratively interacting with a Board of Directors.
A background in the financial oversight of a large private medical practice, as well as the ability to communicate financial information to the physician Board of Directors.
A track record of building a high performing leadership team and executing successful plans through a leadership style that engages, develops, and inspires senior managers and staff, as well as physicians.
A communicative and collaborative style of strategic planning with the Board of Directors and senior management to meet the goals & objectives of the organization.
Depth of expertise in overseeing clinical operations, while focusing on improving the efficiency and profitability of clinics & surgery centers.
Experience managing and negotiating third-party payer contracts.
Fluency in the local, state, and federal regulatory and compliance requirements associated with a private medical practice.
Keen understanding of ICD-10, CPT coding, Medicare, and other third-party policies and procedures.
Experience building strategic alliances inside and outside health care industry to create opportunities to execute strategies and advance the mission.
Merger & acquisition experience working with the intricacies of closely held entities.
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About Wolfe Eye Clinic
Wolfe Eye Clinic is a multi-location, multi-subspecialty, high surgical volume ophthalmology practice. We are Iowa's largest ophthalmology clinic and have 28 ophthalmologists based in 10 main offices across the state. Our sub-specialists include three glaucoma, seven retina, four cornea, three pediatric/adult strabismus and two ocular plastics surgeons. We also have nine anterior segment surgeons and 11 staff optometrists. We have an additional 7 optometrists based in primary eye care clinics. Overall we have a team of 450+ staff that are dedicated to bringing the most advanced eye care to the residents of Iowa.
Wolfe Eye Clinic has always been committed to bringing the latest technology and treatments to the citizen of Iowa. Annually we see 210,000 patients and perform approximately 25,000 major surgeries and another 55,000 minor procedures. Our doctors work with a very skilled clinical support staff that allows them to concentrate on patient care and minimizes their time spent on related administrative duties or paperwork. We have a active research department participating in studies and FDA trials helping to improve patient care and innovation. We have always maintained a strong, modern relationship with our large network referring optometrist colleagues.