VHAN, a single-member LLC, and a component of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s integrated health delivery system, is the largest health network in the region designed and directed by physicians. VHAN’s integrated network supports and rewards providers for improving the quality of care, and is designed to deliver better outcomes for patients, employers, clinicians, and hospitals. VHAN presently includes 3,000 providers and nearly 50 affiliated hospitals, covering 100,000 managed lives and continues to expand throughout the southern region of the US.
The Chief Clinical Care Officer (CCCO) must be a licensed physician, who shall be held accountable for managing the assigned administrative and professional services rendered by VHAN in an effective, efficient, and high-quality manner. VHAN is a component of the VUMC health delivery system and as such reflects VUMC’s reputation for health care quality and service. As such, the successful candidate will be expected to develop strong relationships with the VUMC clinical department chairs and service chiefs and will be expected to regularly report to the chairs and other VUMC clinical leaders, as well as receive guidance from these leaders, on quality and service issues in the network. The successful candidate shall promote VHAN management synergy between the VUMC clinical department chairs, VUMC clinicians (physicians and nurse practitioners), the VHAN Board of Directors and external physicians and organizations involved in the provision of healthcare for VHAN’s defined population. S/he will serve as an ex officio member of the VHAN Board of Directors.
- Hold a degree of Doctor of Medicine and be currently licensed to practice medicine.
- Be board certified and current in his/her specialty as recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS).
- The equivalent of five years of clinical experience with strong working knowledge of managed care practices and techniques.
- A minimum of five years of experience in one or more senior administrative leadership roles with increasing responsibility for operations and personnel management. Substantial experiences involving oversight of operations and programs in medical management, care coordination, and population health are deemed essential.