NorthBay Healthcare (NorthBay), founded in 1959, is a non-profit, independent, integrated healthcare system headquartered in Fairfield, California. NorthBay provides a broad array of primary and complex specialty care at 12 sites across Solano County, a growing community of 440,000 residents located between Sacramento and San Francisco. The system remains Solano County’s only locally based, locally managed not-for-profit healthcare organization.
NorthBay co-founded and is a 50% owner of Western Health Advantage, a non-profit HMO that provides commercial and CalPERS health plan products across 14 counties in California. NorthBay’s multispecialty Medical Foundation employs 145 providers spanning 22 specialties. In 2016, NorthBay became the first institution in Northern California to become part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.
NorthBay offers the most complex specialty care available in Solano County. The system features two Magnet-designated acute-care hospitals, Level II Trauma Center, Cancer Center, Heart and Vascular Center (including open-heart surgery), NICU, Center for Neuroscience (including neurosurgery), Orthopedic Center, and other complex specialty services.
The VP, Payor Strategies reports to NorthBay’s CEO and will be the lead architect, negotiator, and strategist for NorthBay’s managed care relationships. S/he will hold a critical strategic and tactical role within the system and be a key member of the system’s executive leadership team.
This position will negotiate and manage the breadth of NorthBay’s managed care contracts and relationships. S/he will create and implement strategies to strengthen those relationships as well as and identifying alternative vehicles beyond the traditional insurance plans for linking NorthBay with insured members of the community. The VP leads strategy for NorthBay’s participation in value-based, alternative risk payment arrangements such as ACOs and bundled payments.
The successful candidate will be a strategic and tactical leader with vision who possesses a strong knowledge of the existing healthcare landscape and of emerging trends across the healthcare delivery system. S/he will have a keen understanding of innovations and trends in payor and reimbursement strategy, including alternative payment models, capitated/risk-sharing arrangements, effective models of employer engagement, and population health, with the ability to successfully execute upon such models.
Candidates must possess an undergraduate degree and a minimum of 5-7 years leadership experience in one or more healthcare organizations including a health plan, hospital/system, physician group ACO, or leading healthcare consulting firm. S/he should possess a strong knowledge of the healthcare landscape and regulatory environment in California or a similar heavily capitated market.
Meyer Consulting has been exclusively retained to conduct this search. Applications, referrals and inquiries should be sent to NorthBay’s search consultants, Ryan Hubbs and Mike Meyer, via email at email@example.com. We can be reached by phone at 509.415.5209. All communication will be treated with full professional confidentiality.
About NorthBay Healthcare, Solano County, California
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