VP Clinical Ops

Job Locations US-MI | US-MI
Post Date 7 months ago(11/4/2019 11:13 AM)
Job Function
Metropolitan Area
Any Athletico Michigan market. (Metro Detroit, South Michigan, Central Michigan or Western Michigan)
Employment Type
Requisition #


This candidate will reside in any Athletico market in Michigan.


Mission Statement and Core Values

Athletico’s sole purpose is to provide exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury.  This is accomplished through building on our core values of patient/client satisfaction, accountability, teamwork and continuous improvement, which are the foundation for our unique culture.


Position Summary

The Vice President of Clinical Operations (VPCO) is responsible for the strategic and financial growth of the market, driving market leading outcomes, leadership and oversight of daily clinical and administrative operations within Athletico, providing a high-touch approach to achieve the highest levels of engagement and teamwork within the management team, while delivering brand advancement and exceptional service/patient centered care.   


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Execute strategic priorities through leadership, influence and coaching: Align and mobilize your team to support Athletico’s mission and strategies.


Deliver results (financial growth, patient outcomes/satisfaction): Develop operational plans and goals based on a deep understanding of internal and external trends and a demonstrated understanding of how this aligns to Athletico’s strategic initiatives. Measure performance against agreed upon deliverables and make appropriate adjustments to achieve expected results.


Driving culture and employee engagement: Model Athletico’s values and leadership behaviors. Understand and influence the drivers of employee engagement to help team members perform at their best.  


Leadership development and building effective teams: Manage and develop staff to include selection, work allocation, training, coaching and mentoring, problem resolution, and performance evaluation via timely feedback and corrective action plans.


Expert in their market (business acumen, internal/external relationships, competitive intelligence: Continuously develop expertise and gather information related to the market sector and competitors and provide evolving thought leadership and advance notification of business opportunities, risks, and other relevant information. Implement and protect Athletico’s strategic position in the marketplace, including identifying and developing opportunities for the company to increase market share. Develop, advance, and solidify relationships with external parties and physician networks to build business opportunities


Job Requirements/Specifications


Education and Experience:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, or a related field preferred, or equivalent work experience
  • 10 or more years managing teams, preferably in the healthcare industry, with experience managing multiple departments
  • Demonstrated success managing multi-state operations

Essential Qualifications:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to recognize and reward behavior that demonstrates commitment to client/patient satisfaction
  • Takes ownership for the results and future direction on the company
  • Demonstrated ability to transform a business or operation for significantly improved results
  • Demonstrated ability to empower and strengthen the team and delegate authority with the intent of enabling the team to work effectively without direct management
  • Proven leadership, with the ability to inspire others to work toward a common goal and reach their potential
  • Demonstrated skill with developing long-term strategic plans and leading/participating in short-term operational implementation (ability to be both strategic and tactical)
  • Proven ability to provide financial and operational oversight to meet specified goals

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently

Physical Demands:  The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

  • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • Possess the ability to fulfill any office activities normally expected in an office setting, to include, but not limited to:  remaining seated for periods of time to perform computer based work, participating in filing activity, lifting and carrying office supplies (paper reams, mail, etc.)
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to feel, and reach with hand and arms
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20-25 pounds 
  • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding)
  • Regular travel required


Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Internal office
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low


Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.   This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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