Director of Orthopedics/Sports Medicine Service Line
 Cape Girardeau, MO
Day Shift


Duties to Support the Mission and Values: (for all leadership positions)
  • Upholds the best interest of Southeast Health by adhering to the highest standards of ethical and moral conduct committing to the mission, vision, and values of Southeast Health
  • Promotes the understanding, communication, and integration of the organization’s mission, vision, values, and strategies into all interaction and conduct of business
  • Creates and maintains a positive work environment for all staff
  • Supports rigorous financial management of all aspects of Southeast Health enterprises.
Leadership: Ability to take charge without controlling, to encourage others to follow and remain focused on the team’s mission and goals.
  • Conflict Management – Ability to handle difficult people and tense situations with diplomacy and tact; spot potential conflict, bring disagreements into the open and help deescalate them; encourage debate and open discussion and orchestrate win-win solutions
  • Decisiveness – Ability to assess complex situations; consult appropriately with Director and stakeholders and makes difficult decisions in consultation with the Director.
  • Energy and Enthusiasm – Ability to respond under pressure and generate excitement and support for proposals and projects among physicians and management
  • Listening – Ability to actively listen with patience and accurately restate others opinions
  • Results Oriented – Assists the Director in successfully research, analyze, conceptualize, forecast and launch new projects or initiate strategic partnerships, to include the development of business plans and communications /promotional strategies, and mechanisms to evaluate and measure results
  • Team-centered – Ability to draw physicians and members of the management team together into active and enthusiastic participation and in the successful implementation of Southeast Health’s strategies and plans based on the patient’s experience.
  • Negotiation skills – Ability to win concessions without damaging relationships, to communicate directly and forcefully with diplomacy, to gain the trust of others and have good sense of timing.
  • The purpose of this position is to provide focused leadership for SoutheastHEALTH Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Service Line.
  • Directs, controls and is accountable for assigned Service Line in collaboration with their physician dyad partner across the integrated service line model.
  • Develops long and short-term business strategies, operational plans and oversees implementation.
  • Manages the design, structure, development and planning issues within scope of direction.
  • Responsible for quality, service and regulatory compliance for areas of responsibility.
  • Responsible for providing operational leadership and for planning, developing and directing patient care programs and related capital projects for assigned area.
  • Supervises staff for assigned services and programs across multiple geographies and multiple departments.
  • Creates and monitors infrastructure, systems, processes and standards to achieve desired outcomes in collaboration with leadership, and medical staff.
  • Provides fiscal and business planning that promotes revenue enhancements and cost efficiency. Develops, implements and monitors operating and capital budgets.
  • Provides leadership in collaboration with physician dyad partner to support continuous improvement efforts that promote clinical excellence, revenue enhancement and cost efficiency.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance for all areas of responsibility. Monitors, communicates, and works to improve patient, physician and staff satisfaction
  • Supports clinical processes that assure patient safety.
  • In alignment with established strategic initiatives; creates effectives outreach programs in order to meet the needs of patients in secondary and tertiary market areas.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, lead change, remain current with healthcare environment changes and translate those changes into operational plans to discern and interpret the potential impact on assigned departments/community (s).
  • Works with integrity, holding themselves and their team accountable
  • Supports the organization and department which includes staff, physicians, and others
  • Positive, open, honest, and a respectful communicator and educator
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in career related field. Masters preferred
  • A minimum of 3-5 years in a Healthcare related leadership role a combination of education and professional experience that provides the incumbent with the requisite knowledge, skills and ability to successfully perform the job.
  • Three to five years of Orthopedic/Sports Medicine experience is preferred