Cejka Search has been exclusively retained to recruit an innovative leader as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center (CBCC), a premier, free-standing cancer center on the West Coast.
Founded by Dr. Ravi Patel in 1984, CBCC is dedicated to providing the best cancer care through innovative and state-of-the art technologies, offering patients access to cutting-edge treatments and therapies in California’s Central Valley. Located in Bakersfield, California, CBCC is host to some of the most well-respected leaders in the field who provide medical oncology/hematology, diagnostics, radiation oncology, digital health infusion, breast and women’s cancer care, dermatology, infectious disease, integrated oncology, and pain management. The 120,000 square foot campus also serves as an educational and research-based cancer center to manage Federal Government’s Food and Drug Administration approved clinical trials.
Reporting to the President and Founder, the Chief Operating Officer will be responsible for driving operational performance to ensure high quality and efficient integrated multi-disciplinary cancer services, maximizing efficiencies, regulatory compliance, and establishing and maintaining relationships with community healthcare delivery organizations. The COO will be innovative and strategic and will create a culture of collegiality, accountability, and collaboration to promote CBCC objectives around patient care initiatives, quality goals and financial outcomes to enhance the provision of excellent patient care.
Successful candidates will have at least five years of proven executive leadership experience in a large multispecialty medical group or community-based cancer center, well-versed in cancer services and operations, ability to communicate with a diverse group of physicians, leaders, team members, and outside partners, with strong communication and relationship development skills. Master’s degree in Health Administration, Business Management or Public Health Administration is highly desirable.
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