CEO Posted Jun 09
BRIDGE Healthcare Partners , Denver, CO
Affiliates of the Planned Parenthood organization have joined

together to create a distinct legal entity called a Managed Service

Organization (MSO), operating under the corporate name of

BRIDGE Healthcare Partners.

The goal of BRIDGE is provide and manage services more

efficiently and effectively together than the affiliates can apart.

BRIDGE is known and recognized as a smart and strategic business

organization providing superior services to generate revenue and

cost savings for participating affiliates to invest back into

client services and personnel. BRIDGE is innovative, collaborative,

flexible at navigating big issues, and an excellent example of

creativity coupled with practicality to achieve mission and


BRIDGE was founded in 2011 by Planned Parenthood of the Rocky

Mountains and Planned

Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota with a

focus on sharing resources to provide a suite of IT services

includingElectronic Practice Management. The Electronic Practice

Management System automates a number of core functions needed by

both affiliates including:

Patient appointments

Patient billing

Template development

Clinical tracking of services provided by the two


Electronic health records have been added to the scope of

services provided, and additional revenue cycle management services

are now incorporated into BRIDGE's diverse offerings.

Since its inception, BRIDGE has successfully expanded to provide

IT support services to Planned Parenthood affiliates in Oregon,

Maryland, and Montana, and other non-Planned Parenthood entities in

Tennessee, Arkansas and Minnesota. BRIDGE is currently in

discussions with three additional affiliates for revenue and IT


In six years of operations, BRIDGE has built an annual operating

budget of $14 million and employs 55 skilled and dedicated staff

members primarily in Minneapolis, Denver and Nashville. BRIDGE

systems are based on NextGen software.

The Board of Directors of BRIDGE now seeks a highly skilled

Chief Executive Officer to direct its next chapter

of growth and development.

Business Goals

Overall, the incoming CEO will drive activities at BRIDGE to

achieve the following primary business objective:

While supporting the Mission, BRIDGE will ensure regulatory

healthcare mandate fulfillment through knowledge exchange, delivery

of services and adherence to compliance standards for our partners,

customers, and BRIDGE, thereby increasing BRIDGE business

significantly and maintaining current customer base.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Chair of the BRIDGE Board of Directors on

behalf of the full Board, the Chief Executive Officer is

responsible for the design and implementation of the organizational

strategy as well as leadership of professional staff in the

execution of operations. The CEO has responsibility for the

organization's technology infrastructure, financial, compliance,

and human resource functions. Additionally, the CEO is charged with

developing positive relationships with BRIDGE clients and

communicating and managing to performance expectations. As a

provider of IT support in the field of healthcare, the CEO

understands the unique IT requirements and needs of healthcare. The

CEO balances the demands of current product lines and service

delivery expectations with organizational growth, without losing

focus on a strong customer service orientation.

In addition to the ongoing management of the services to the

existing partners, this executive designs, develops, and executes a

business strategy for expanding the service options and selling

them to other organizations where appropriate both within the PPFA

family and eventually outside, if appropriate. The CEO assures that

the activities meet business unit, function and employee needs.

S/he develops and manages the service delivery model, service level

agreements and issue resolution for services delivered. This

includes outside agreements with third party vendors and software


The Chief Executive Officer provides high quality, accurate

information and support which enhance the overall culture, vision

and values of BRIDGE Healthcare Partners.


Strategic Leadership

Must be willing and able to support the mission of Planned


10+ years of total business experience with multi-disciplinary

experience across more than one functional area in either a program

management or senior executive level capacity.

Proven record of accomplishment of success with measurable

performance improvement programs, revenue growth, and ability to

achieve cost reductions while increasing customer and employee

satisfaction ratings.

Healthcare Service Delivery

5+ years' experience with clinical operations and technology in

a community health setting. Candidate will have successfully

developed standards and protocols to deliver supporting business

processes for IT, call centers, training and help desk


5+ years working in a Revenue Cycle Management environment.

Proven understanding of working with third party payers including

Medicaid and managed care organizations (MCO's).

Experience in proactively monitoring healthcare reform and

mandates as it relates to our service offerings while ensuring our

organizational financials and functions are aligned.

Professional Qualities

Proven ability to function effectively in a complex,

fast-paced, and growth-oriented organization with wide geographic

distribution across multiple states and cultural diversity.

Outstanding communication skills and proven ability to build

and nurture effective relationships with a variety of stakeholders,

board members, and customers.


Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree is preferred.

Willingness to be based in Denver, Colorado or Minneapolis,

Minnesota and travel as needed to manage operations, develop

effective relationships with customers, and lead growth of the core

business of BRIDGE.

We seek a dynamic, committed, entrepreneurial leader who can

bring outstanding business and process skills coupled with a

passion for and commitment to our mission of supporting

comprehensive access to women's healthcare to this MSO. We need a

leader who is strategic, results-oriented, and with a bias for

action. We are excited about the opportunity BRIDGE brings for the

partnering affiliates to increase client service while being

effective stewards of each affiliate's resources, and we want a

leader for the organization who is equally committed to these



The selected candidate will receive an attractive compensation

package, which is commensurate with experience and with existing

BRIDGE compensation structures. The Board of BRIDGE fully expects

the incoming CEO to grow the business and has established a

compensation level to attract the best talent to effect that


How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover

letter, and salary requirements to Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR

Consulting, LLC at . All

applications are to be sent via email. Learn more about BRIDGE at

, an

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment Type: Permanent

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