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Massachusetts/Rhode Island MGMA provides this Career page as an affordable service to the medical practice community. Members and non-members are welcome to participate. Send your career notices to in an email or as an email attachment. An attachment should be an original file [IE: Microsoft Word]. A notice will remain online for 30-days, but can be renewed for an additional 30-days at the same rate. Massachusetts/ Rhode Island MGMA members can post a career notice free of charge. The fee to nonmembers is $99 per notice. Payment needs to be received in full before the career posting is uploaded to the website.

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    Practice Supervisor


    We are seeking a very experienced, mature and extremely reliable Practice Supervisor who has the expertise to work in a Pediatric environment providing front office operation expertise. You need to possess excellent computer, communication and customer service skills which are necessary to excel in this position. You must possess the ability to work in a team environment. Office hour shifts run from between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

    The position is full time and we can offer competitive salary and benefits. Bachelor’s Degree in related field or four or more years of management level experience in a medical practice - and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates with an association with MGMA (Medical Group Management Association) are desired.

    Apply today:

    Posted 9-23-21

    System Chief Nursing Officer

    St. Lawrence Health System      

    Potsdam, NY

    Avoca Search is proud to partner with St. Lawrence Health System in beautiful upstate New York to recruit for the position of System Chief Nursing Officer. This key member of the senior management team reports to the System President and is responsible for the strategic direction for nursing practice, clinical nursing education and nursing leadership across St. Lawrence Health System. The CNO participates in the planning and implementation of programs and services to ensure the provision of high quality, safe patient care, service excellence, fiscal responsibility, and employee engagement.

    The CNO also serves as chief nursing executive for Canton-Potsdam Hospital and the chief nursing executives of Gouverneur and Massena hospitals report directly to this CNO.  Departments reporting to the CNO include critical care and med/surg, emergency department, obstetrics, observation, surgical services, trauma, quality/performance improvement, patient safety, pharmacy, infection prevention, and nursing education.

    Ideal candidates will have ten years of progressive healthcare nursing leadership experience; experience working as a leader in a highly unionized labor management environment a plus. Demonstrated experience in raising and maintaining high levels of patient satisfaction and quality scores. Excellent team leadership, strong interpersonal skills, and proven ability to partner with system executives. Strategic thinker with strong execution, excellent communication skills, and established track record.

    Candidates will also have a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing with Master’s Degree preferred; a current and valid NY state RN license or ability to acquire; and advanced knowledge of professional nursing practice in an executive or specialty practice area as evidenced through certification such as CENP, NEA-BC, FACHE, etc. or ability to attain with 18 months of hire.

    St. Lawrence Health System (SLH) is the largest employer in St. Lawrence County with more than 2,025 employees, 195 full-time medical staff members and annual net operating revenues of $225 million. SLH governs Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Gouverneur Hospital, and Massena Hospital. Along with these three hospitals, primary care offices and specialty care practices are located throughout St. Lawrence County.


    SLH is in northern, upstate NY in Potsdam in St. Lawrence County, along the Raquette River and near the northern foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. There are four colleges within a 10-mile radius as well as beautiful parks, restaurants and cafes. Potsdam is one of the oldest towns in New York and has a small-town, suburban feel and is an ideal community to call home.

    Please forward all confidential resumes, inquiries or nominations to:

    Kim Ratier

    Senior Consultant

    Avoca Search

    Posted 7-6-21

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/Excel Orthopaedic Specialists

    If you are an experienced medical practice executive with strong financial and accounting skills looking to make a positive impact on patients, employees, and physicians, we want to talk to you!

    The ideal candidate has proven experience with budgeting, financial management, ability to build a consensus utilizing open, neutral, factual communication with a collaborative leadership style. 

    At Excel Orthopaedic Specialists, our mission is simple: to provide the very best in medical services for those who come to us with orthopaedic problems and injuries, and to treat each patient like a family member.  Located North of Boston, Excel Orthopaedic Specialists is an orthopaedic surgery practice consisting of nine orthopaedic surgeons, one podiatrist and five physician assistants and highly skilled physical and occupational therapists. The Excel team also includes 132, dedicated and talented team members.    


    • Reporting to the Physician Shareholders, the Executive Director role encompasses all of the responsibilities traditionally associated with a medical group executive.
    • Six managers directly reporting to Executive Director
    • Develop annual budgets and manage the variables that contribute to strong financial performance.
    • Analyze the practice’s financial performance and champion opportunities for improvement.
    • Successfully navigate matrix-management relationships
    • Monitor and manage all aspects of the practice’s operations as a means of continuously improving the patient experience and ensuring every patient encounter is a positive one.
    • Work in concert with managers and staff to ensure operational efficiencies, optimal billing and collections practices, and activities related to administration, patient satisfaction, personnel management, facilities, effective marketing, medical records, human resources, and regulatory compliance.
    • Meet with physician shareholders regularly to review and discuss financials, reimbursement trends, quality metrics and strategic plan.
    • Assist with development and implementation of a robust marketing plan to expand market share and increase therapy locations.
    • Lead in a collaborative manner that promotes teamwork and a positive environment while treating patient care as a priority.
    • Coach and mentor staff by example and through clear, effective communication, regular meetings, annual performance reviews and progressive discipline when indicated.
    • Manage physician recruitment in collaboration with physician shareholders.


    • Excellent judgement understands what s/he does not know and what questions to ask to reach well informed decisions while minimizing risk.
    • Collaborative style, with the ability to build a consensus that moves teams forward.
    • Treats patient care as a priority.
    • Confident, self-motivated, flexible, deals well with ambiguity and does not require positional authority to get things done.
    • Clear and effective communicator in writing and verbally.
    • Absolute and unquestionable integrity.


    • Master’s degree required, preferably in Health or Business Administration.
    • Five years’ experience in a surgical practice required.
    • Experience in health care administration roles demonstrating increasing responsibilities, preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience involving, fiscal and operational management of clinics and ancillaries.
    • Experience with eClinical Works EPM and EHR a plus.
    • Strong skills with Microsoft Office products and other management tools and software required.
    • Experience with QuickBooks Online Accounting Software, is a plus.


    • The salary for this position commiserates with experience. Excel Orthopaedic Specialists cares about our employees and offers a generous benefits package including Health, Dental & Vision insurance, Paid Time Off, 401K plan and Profit Sharing. 

    If this opportunity sounds like a good fit for you, please send your resume with a detailed cover letter describing why you are the best candidate for the position. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. We are looking for specific achievements and accomplishments that demonstrate you meet the criteria.

    We check references and perform background and credit checks on qualified candidates.

    Excel Orthopaedic Specialists is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.

    All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

    Submit your resume and cover letters to

    Posted 7-6-21

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