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St. Lawrence Health System - Vice President of Physician Practice Management

Potsdam, NY

Job Description

Canton-Potsdam Hospital seeks a dynamic, distinguished executive to serve as its next Vice President of Physician Practice Management. This is a unique opportunity at a respected healthcare organization. The Vice President of Physician Practice Management is responsible for the leadership, growth, marketing, administration, and performance of employed physician practices within the Canton-Potsdam Hospital Physician Practice. The Vice President of Physician Practice Management will work collaboratively with the Physician Practice Management Medical Director and be responsible for the oversight of the Gouverneur Hospital Clinics, including the supervision of managers and the activities of all clinic staff. The new Vice President of Physician Practice Management will establish him/herself as an experienced, successful, and visible leader who exhibits strong operational and strategic competence, and is highly respected by physicians, executive leadership, management, and staff.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital (CPH) is a community not-for-profit hospital certified for 94 beds. CPH operates under the parent corporation St. Lawrence Health System (SLHS), and in affiliation with critical access Gouverneur Hospital of Gouverneur, NY. The System was formed in 2013 to improve health, elevate the standard of care, enhance patient experience through the coordination of integrated services, and gain efficiencies through collaboration.
CPH collaborates closely with healthcare organizations across the north country and with its four area colleges: Clarkson University, St. Lawrence University, SUNY Potsdam, and SUNY Canton for clinical education and research. In addition, it serves as a pharmacy residency program host for Albany College of Pharmacy students. CPH is accredited as a whole by Det Norske Veritas and by other quality assurance organizations for specific services. CPH is fortunate to have more than 160 exceptional physicians, physician assistants, and advanced-practice nursing professionals among the members of its medical staff, and employs more than 1,400 individuals in total. The diverse, talented, and growing medical staff includes many specialists. To learn more about the medical staff at CPH, visit

Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President of Physician Practice will possess strong business development acumen and a proven track record of managing, mentoring, and developing staff.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of seven years of progressive leadership experience in physician practice, including a large physician practice or large outpatient clinic or multisite, and a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or related field, or a similar combination of education and professional experience. Clinical background (RN/M.D.) is a plus.

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