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Job Posting #203

Position Title: Regional Director, Neuroscience, Greater Austin Region


Organization: Baylor Scott & White Health

Location: Austin, TX

The Regional Director, Neuroscience, assists in defining and coordinating the Neuroscience Service Line across the Greater Austin region. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic plan for the Neuroscience Service Line, including Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine, Pain Management, Neuro-Oncology, and Neuro-Radiology services. The Director establishes strategic goals and budgets to achieve optimal financial performance, patient, employee and physician satisfaction targets, policies/procedures and quality outcomes. Other responsibilities include facilitation and leadership of the Neuroscience Advisory Council meetings, and development of comprehensive data, reports, project management, analyzing and organizing clinical, financial and administrative data.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Provides focused oversight and direction to multiple, distributed clinic and hospital programs
  • Develops and oversees the annual operational and capital budgets for assigned areas of responsibility. Ensures that director reports within each area are operating within budget targets
  • Develops, reviews, revises, submits and implements policies, procedures, goals and objectives for all assigned areas of responsibility. Ensures that policies and procedures are consistent with Baylor Scott & White Health goals and objectives. Monitors compliance with policies and procedures, standards and process improvement initiatives
  • Participates in the interviewing, hiring, orienting, counseling, evaluating and disciplinary actions for assigned staff
  • Promotes a positive customer service culture which encourages quality patient outcomes and enhances the image of the institution and promotes staff retention
  • Implements and maintains operational excellence through cost, quality and service management
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with medical staff and nursing and ancillary services leaders
  • Participates in leading and managing change related to hospital and system-wide strategies, initiatives and desired outcomes through communication, management training and promoting stakeholder buy-in within assigned areas of responsibility
  • Coordinates communication between departments, services and hospitals to ensure the goals and objectives are met
  • Works with marketing to assess the marketplace and competitor data. Assists in developing growth and marketing plans and presents findings and recommendations for potential growth to the Neuroscience Advisory Council
  • Develops and implements strategic business plan for the neuroscience service line
  • Creates a clear plan and monitors performance for the development of increased tertiary referrals to the services
  • Assists with efforts to streamline processes and increase volume. Creates monitoring systems to develop benchmarks for best practices
  • Active member of the Neuroscience Advisory Council
  • Responsible for financial data monitoring and trending for services. Develops an annual Neuroscience Profit and Loss and drives improvements and outcomes from such data
  • Assists leadership in facility planning and projects related to Neuroscience Service Line
  • Participates in hospital planning activities and develops strategies for patient services that are consistent with the organization’s mission, vision and values
  • Assists to ensure that the overall operation is in compliance with policies and all relevant Federal, State and local regulatory agencies and the Joint Commission standards
  • Represents Baylor Scott & White Health to the public, other health care organizations and professional organizations

Key Goals:

  • Improve coordination of all neurological and spine services within the region
  • Develop signature integrated and multi-disciplinary programs
  • Cultivate and grow awareness of the service line model with hospitals and clinics
  • Increase market share, establishing a leading program regionally and then nationally


  • Master’s degree
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience required, 10+ years’ experience preferred
  • The ideal candidate will have a track record of service line development, particularly focused on strategic growth of a neuroscience or other service line
  • Experience in a highly competitive market and integrated delivery network is ideal
  • Strong influential leadership skills; ability to develop effective relationships with staff, leaders, physicians, and community

Salary commensurate with experience; BSWH offers an excellent benefits package and relocation assistance.

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