GatorCare has retained WittKieffer to assist in the recruitment of a Medical Director. This is a unique physician leadership opportunity at a direct service organization, formed in 2013, that serves the nearly 21,000 employees and their dependents of the University of Florida and University of Florida Health and Affiliates. GatorCare currently has 45,000 plan members across the enterprise.
The Medical Director is a critical and highly strategic position within the enterprise. Combining the hospitals and physician practices, UF Health’s 2019 operating revenues exceeded $3.7 billion. For the hospitals, 2019 volume stats included 105,000 inpatient admissions, 336,000 emergency room visits, 78,000 surgical procedures (inpatient and outpatient combined), and 1,527,000 outpatient visits. The Medical Director will be part of an emerging and dynamic system leadership team that is committed to the success of UF Health and to lead the system toward its vision and goals.
Reporting to the president of GatorCare Health Management Corporation, GatorCare's Medical Director will serve as an essential liaison and promote strong communications among plan staff, providers, vendors, and plan members. The new leader will provide clinical oversight for resource utilization, quality, pharmacy, operational effectiveness, and regulatory compliance.
The Medical Director will implement programs that ensure the delivery of quality medical care to GatorCare members. Candidates will have an outstanding record of achievement in a commercial health plan or employer-group environment, as well as experience working in a complex environment that is recognized for innovative plan models and operational effectiveness.
The ideal candidate will be a visible and engaging Board-certified physician, M.D., or D.O., with a strong clinical background and a current Florida license or the ability to obtain one. Prior commercial health plan experience overseeing medical management functions is ideal. A successful track record of collaboration with provider and health systems is required.
Please direct all nominations, applications of interest, and CVs and resumes to Kim Smith, Lisa DeSimone Arthur, and Carl Fitch via WittKieffer's candidate portal. Inquiries may also be made by email to email@example.com. Potential candidates with additional questions may also reach the team via phone at 917-209-0331.