Founded in 1905, Piedmont Healthcare is a private, not-for-profit organization with over 23,000 employees caring for 2.7 million patients across 800 locations and serving communities that comprise 70 percent of Georgia’s population. Piedmont provides safe, compassionate, convenient, and high-quality care across 16 hospitals, 49 Piedmont Urgent Care centers, 25 QuickCare locations, 610 Piedmont Clinic physician practice locations and more than 2,770 Piedmont Clinic members. More Piedmont hospitals have received A grades from the nonprofit Leapfrog Group than any other system in the state. From July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, Piedmont provided $340 million in uncompensated care and community benefit programming to the communities we serve.
With seven certified primary stroke centers and 33 neurologists in its clinically integrated network, Piedmont has established itself as one of the largest stroke programs in Georgia.
Its robust network is centered around Piedmont Atlanta as a Quaternary Referral Center. As Piedmont Atlanta begins taking on cerebrovascular cases, this structure allows patients anywhere in our statewide network to receive the level of care necessary for the severity of their stroke.
The Executive Director serves as an internal consultant to the health system, hospitals and physician leaders for the neurosciences service line. In concert with physician leaders, this individual is responsible for ensuring a consistent neurosciences brand and comprehensive, integrated care experience across the organization. The Executive Director partners with Piedmont Healthcare hospital administrators and local entity neurosciences operational leaders to coordinate and facilitate the system-wide strategy for neurosciences that delivers a high quality and consistent care experience, while serving the unique needs of our local communities.
The Executive Director helps grow and maintain a highly aligned and engaged group of quality providers representing all major neurosciences disciplines, will be responsible for the development and maturation of neuroscience-focused supportive services, external partnerships and clinical research. Additionally, this individual serves as the administrative director for the neurosciences Clinical Governance Council.
- Bachelor’s degree required from a recognized college or university
- Ten (10) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in strategic program development, change management, performance improvement and/or management consulting in a healthcare environment
- Strong working knowledge of healthcare industry, ability to think strategically, and experience in business development and growth
- Experience in neurosciences program management preferred
- Post-graduate degree in healthcare or business administration preferred