Divisional Vice President - Ophthalmology Job in Cincinnati, OH

at EyeCare Partners

EyeCare Partners is the nation’s leading provider of clinically integrated eye care. Our national network of over 300 ophthalmologists and 700 optometrists provides a lifetime of care to our patients with a mission to enhance vision, advance eye care and improve lives. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, over 650 ECP-affiliated practice locations provide care in 18 states and 80 markets, providing services that span the eye care continuum. For more information, visit www.eyecare-partners.com.

The Divisional Vice President will possess a high level of understanding of how to lead patient care teams in a healthcare delivery environment.  This leadership position is designed for an executive leader of the Ophthalmology division at EyeCare Partners.  In this position, you will be responsible for a region of the operations of EyeCare Partners’ multi-brand, multispecialty Ophthalmology practices. The leader will oversee the professional development of all regional administrators and managers, develop and implement growth strategies for daily clinic operations best practices, and will partner with other division leaders to execute EyeCare Partner’s strategic vision.  This is a key leadership member and will work in a fast-paced, but flexible engaging environment.  This position reports to the Division President of Ophthalmology.



  • Manage and oversee large team of regional leaders within the Ophthalmology division.
  • Remain educated and in-tune with trends in healthcare, reimbursement, ophthalmology, etc. on a national and local level.
  • Develops and implements growth strategies for each market within the region. 
  • Analyzes practice financial data and makes recommendations regarding steps to be implemented to increase profitability.
  • Identifies opportunities to continue to propel business towards “world class,” design solutions for such opportunities, implement, and monitor progress
  • Carries out corporate EyeCare Partners initiatives
  • Identifies EyeCare Partners goals and translates them into functional and actionable goals for team
  • Thinks strategically; identifies where market should be in 12 – 24 months, and implements plans to assist in achieving strategic destination
  • Achieves cooperation and teamwork through effective communications and positive relations with physicians, leadership, and staff
  • Demonstrates knowledge of mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards and the code of ethical behavior
  • Manage integration of newly acquired practices
  • Partner with the Company’s other practices to educate all providers on the region’s professional services
  • Partner with Division and Regional Medical Directors to identify doctor needs, areas for specialty expansion and physician recruitment.
  • Develop relationships and facilitate communication with ophthalmologists and optometrists to uncover needs.
  • Works to continuously assess all staffing needs in support of Practice Administrators and driving for continued upskilling of talent through hiring, identify changes to physician schedules and adjust coverage as needed.
  • Cultivates strong relationships with practice doctors to execute upon key initiatives and build lasting growth partnerships.
  • Collaborate with Physicians, Ophthalmology leaders and support function leaders to develop and share initiatives and best practices across the organization



 Relevant Skills and Abilities:

  • Leadership:  Develops and Maintains a successful platform of leadership – strategy/structure/process/people
  • Team Building:  Recruit, Develop, train and motivate a best-in-class care team
  • Results-oriented:  Guides, coaches, and drive the team to achieve goals and deliverables
  • Collaboration:  Works effectively with functional team members, physicians, other practices, etc., and ensures adequate communication and change management through the process
  • Vision:   Intimately knows the business, industry, care model and can shape future delivery for our patients and success of the overall organization
  • Critical Thinking/Analytical: Excellent problem solver and ability to see all sides to come to the best decision
  • Change Management: Ability to drive change through an organized process, bringing people along to ensure results are achieved


Minimum Demonstrated Skill

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Healthcare Management, required 
  • Master’s degree in Business or Healthcare Administration, preferred.
  • 10+ years practice management experience required.
  • Experience in an ophthalmology practice, preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience leading a multi-site or regional organization
  • Must have demonstrated experience partnering with doctors on market growth and expansion
  • Experience working in a growth-oriented, fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated excellent management skills, program implementation, and quality improvement
  • Proven success in growing a healthcare operation 
  • Self-starter who can achieve clinical and operating metrics provided by the executive team
  • Proven success in Mergers & Acquisition within healthcare
  • Must be able to travel upwards of 50%