Affiliates of the Planned Parenthood organization have joined
together to create a distinct legal entity called a Managed Service
Organization (MSO), operating under the corporate name of
BRIDGE Healthcare Partners.
The goal of BRIDGE is provide and manage services more
efficiently and effectively together than the affiliates can apart.
BRIDGE is known and recognized as a smart and strategic business
organization providing superior services to generate revenue and
cost savings for participating affiliates to invest back into
client services and personnel. BRIDGE is innovative, collaborative,
flexible at navigating big issues, and an excellent example of
creativity coupled with practicality to achieve mission and
BRIDGE was founded in 2011 by Planned Parenthood of the Rocky
Mountains and Planned
Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota with a
focus on sharing resources to provide a suite of IT services
includingElectronic Practice Management. The Electronic Practice
Management System automates a number of core functions needed by
both affiliates including:
Clinical tracking of services provided by the two
Electronic health records have been added to the scope of
services provided, and additional revenue cycle management services
are now incorporated into BRIDGE's diverse offerings.
Since its inception, BRIDGE has successfully expanded to provide
IT support services to Planned Parenthood affiliates in Oregon,
Maryland, and Montana, and other non-Planned Parenthood entities in
Tennessee, Arkansas and Minnesota. BRIDGE is currently in
discussions with three additional affiliates for revenue and IT
In six years of operations, BRIDGE has built an annual operating
budget of $14 million and employs 55 skilled and dedicated staff
members primarily in Minneapolis, Denver and Nashville. BRIDGE
systems are based on NextGen software.
The Board of Directors of BRIDGE now seeks a highly skilled
Chief Executive Officer to direct its next chapter
of growth and development.
Overall, the incoming CEO will drive activities at BRIDGE to
achieve the following primary business objective:
While supporting the Mission, BRIDGE will ensure regulatory
healthcare mandate fulfillment through knowledge exchange, delivery
of services and adherence to compliance standards for our partners,
customers, and BRIDGE, thereby increasing BRIDGE business
significantly and maintaining current customer base.
Reporting to the Chair of the BRIDGE Board of Directors on
behalf of the full Board, the Chief Executive Officer is
responsible for the design and implementation of the organizational
strategy as well as leadership of professional staff in the
execution of operations. The CEO has responsibility for the
organization's technology infrastructure, financial, compliance,
and human resource functions. Additionally, the CEO is charged with
developing positive relationships with BRIDGE clients and
communicating and managing to performance expectations. As a
provider of IT support in the field of healthcare, the CEO
understands the unique IT requirements and needs of healthcare. The
CEO balances the demands of current product lines and service
delivery expectations with organizational growth, without losing
focus on a strong customer service orientation.
In addition to the ongoing management of the services to the
existing partners, this executive designs, develops, and executes a
business strategy for expanding the service options and selling
them to other organizations where appropriate both within the PPFA
family and eventually outside, if appropriate. The CEO assures that
the activities meet business unit, function and employee needs.
S/he develops and manages the service delivery model, service level
agreements and issue resolution for services delivered. This
includes outside agreements with third party vendors and software
The Chief Executive Officer provides high quality, accurate
information and support which enhance the overall culture, vision
and values of BRIDGE Healthcare Partners.
Must be willing and able to support the mission of Planned
10+ years of total business experience with multi-disciplinary
experience across more than one functional area in either a program
management or senior executive level capacity.
Proven record of accomplishment of success with measurable
performance improvement programs, revenue growth, and ability to
achieve cost reductions while increasing customer and employee
Healthcare Service Delivery
5+ years' experience with clinical operations and technology in
a community health setting. Candidate will have successfully
developed standards and protocols to deliver supporting business
processes for IT, call centers, training and help desk
5+ years working in a Revenue Cycle Management environment.
Proven understanding of working with third party payers including
Medicaid and managed care organizations (MCO's).
Experience in proactively monitoring healthcare reform and
mandates as it relates to our service offerings while ensuring our
organizational financials and functions are aligned.
Proven ability to function effectively in a complex,
fast-paced, and growth-oriented organization with wide geographic
distribution across multiple states and cultural diversity.
Outstanding communication skills and proven ability to build
and nurture effective relationships with a variety of stakeholders,
board members, and customers.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree is preferred.
Willingness to be based in Denver, Colorado or Minneapolis,
Minnesota and travel as needed to manage operations, develop
effective relationships with customers, and lead growth of the core
business of BRIDGE.
We seek a dynamic, committed, entrepreneurial leader who can
bring outstanding business and process skills coupled with a
passion for and commitment to our mission of supporting
comprehensive access to women's healthcare to this MSO. We need a
leader who is strategic, results-oriented, and with a bias for
action. We are excited about the opportunity BRIDGE brings for the
partnering affiliates to increase client service while being
effective stewards of each affiliate's resources, and we want a
leader for the organization who is equally committed to these
The selected candidate will receive an attractive compensation
package, which is commensurate with experience and with existing
BRIDGE compensation structures. The Board of BRIDGE fully expects
the incoming CEO to grow the business and has established a
compensation level to attract the best talent to effect that
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover
letter, and salary requirements to Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR
Consulting, LLC at . All
applications are to be sent via email. Learn more about BRIDGE at
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Employment Type: Permanent
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