Chief Physician Executive of the Heart, Vascular, and Thoracic Institute
Location: Fort Myers, Florida
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: -
Fort Myers, FL – Lee Health is seeking a transformative, dynamic operational physician leader to serve as the Chief Physician Executive (CPE) of the Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute (HVTI). This is an exceptional opportunity for a mission-driven physician executive to build and lead the cardiovascular service line at a highly regarded and financially strong integrated delivery system focused on its commitment to improve the coordination of care, and empower and inspire healthier lifestyles. With net patient revenues of $1.96 billion and total operating revenues of $2.1 billion in 2020, Lee Health is a health system comprised of four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals, outpatient centers, walk-in medical centers, primary care, specialty physician practices and other services across the continuum of care.
With a total of 1,812 beds, Lee Health is the largest not-for-profit public health system in Florida. Lee Health remains the bedrock of the Southwest Florida community by offering acute care, emergency care, rehabilitative and diagnostic services, health and wellness education, and community outreach and advocacy programs throughout the five county region. Lee Health continues to invest back into the community to improve facilities, add services and extend care to those who need it most. In the 100 years since opening the first hospital, Lee Health's dedication to the community - the people with whom they live and work - have been at the core of its mission, values and strategic planning principles.
The CPE will work closely with their dyad partner, the Vice President, HVTI, setting strategy, alignment of cardiovascular services, and be responsible for physician recruitment, development, integration, financial performance and operations of the HVTI across Lee Health. The CPE will oversee a heart and vascular service operation that provides seamless, best practice, patient care delivery that supports the mission of Lee Health.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding leader with demonstrated ability to effectively inspire, manage, mentor, and develop a culturally diverse faculty and staff. The CPE will serve as a leader in advancing clinical operations, transforming care delivery in cardiovascular care, and advancing integrated care on behalf of patients across the system and throughout Southwest Florida. The position requires an individual who has a passion to improve processes and systems of care, to lead the delivery of high quality care and cutting-edge clinical research, and the ability to work well in a pluralistic model with multiple partners and stakeholders in a matrixed environment.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.