Executive Director/CEO, Health, Project Management/Program Development
AMERICAN GASTROENTEROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE
TITLE: Vice President, Practice and Quality
REPORTS TO: Executive Vice President
SUMMARY: The vice president is responsible for ensuring that the organization serves the needs of our members who provide patient care in all spheres of practice: private, employed and academic. As a member of the senior team, the vice president also shares responsibility for the vitality of the organization by generating revenue, coordinating cross-departmental projects and building a high-performance culture.
Define High Value Care of Patients with Digestive Disorders
Patient education materials
Care coordination with other specialties
Provide Support for Members
Federal and regulatory policy
Coding and reimbursement
CPT and RUC
Quality improvement activities
Expansion of practice
*This is a primary responsibility of the VP, Government Affairs. The VP, Practice and Quality works in collaboration.
Increase AGA’s Value to the Health Care System among:
Health Care IT companies
Contribute to the Senior Team
Member recruitment and retention
All employees of AGA, must practice honesty and integrity in fulfilling their responsibilities and comply with all applicable laws and regulations. All employees bear a responsibility to comply with the Code of Ethics and to report violations or suspected violations in accordance with the Whistleblower Policy. It is important to know that any employee who in good faith reports a violation of the Code of Ethics or financial standards will be assured that there will be no harassment, retaliation, or adverse employment consequences.
Degree in public health, health services research or health policy; advanced degree preferred.
Ten years of progressively responsible experience in health care consulting, research, and policy development; experience with managing a professional staff.
General understanding of the nation’s health care delivery system and current issues related to the financing and delivery of health care.
Technical knowledge of current federal and third-party payor reimbursement systems, including the CPT and RUC processes.
Understanding of the development, importance and use of clinical practice guidelines and quality measures.
Ability to read and interpret federal policy.
About American Gastroenterological Association
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is a society of physicians, surgeons, scientists and other individuals within the healthcare community who have a demonstrated and continued interest in the functions and disorders of the digestive system. Founded in 1897, the AGA is the oldest non-profit specialty medical society in the country. With more than 13,000 domestic and international members, the AGA is the largest GI society in the United States and among the largest GI societies in the world. AGA membership encompasses a rich and diverse constituency representing every facet of gastroenterology practice, research and education.