Market Leader, Tucson

US Heart & VascularTucson, Arizona | March 14, 2023

The Company

Ares Management (“Ares”) is one of the world’s largest investment managers operating in the credit, private equity, and real estate markets. Its Private Equity group has ~$30 billion of assets under management, targeting market-leading businesses that demonstrate attractive long-term growth opportunities across a diverse mix of industries.
In 2021, Ares stood up a new company, US Heart & Vascular (“USHV”), to serve as the national platform for operating its acquired cardiovascular practices. USHV currently operates six practices with ~100 physicians and 50 locations across Texas, Arizona, and Kansas with plans to continue to expand the platform nationally. The growth strategy is twofold: (1) acquire additional cardiovascular practices in multiple geographies nationally, and (2) grow practices organically primarily through expansion of ancillary services.

The Role

Pima Heart and Vascular (“Pima”) was the first and largest acquisition to join the USHV platform. Based in Tucson, Pima is the largest privately owned and operated cardiovascular practice in Arizona. Pima offers comprehensive cardiac services including disease prevention, advanced diagnostics, cardiac and pulmonary disease management, interventional cardiology, sleep studies, and nuclear medicine. Approximately 40 physicians provide services in 30 clinics throughout Southern Arizona, as well as at their Vascular Lab, Vein Center, Ambulatory Surgery Center, and at most area hospitals. USHV is now seeking to hire a Market Leader of Tucson to oversee operations and be accountable for the ~$100M P&L for Pima.

Experience & Requirements

• 10+ years of professional tenure, including 5+ years of progressive operational leadership experience in a relevant healthcare environment. Cardiology experience preferred but not required.
• Experience leading multi-site healthcare clinic operations (e.g., front office operations, facility management, professional development, certifications/compliance, continuing education, etc.).
• Experience collaborating with physicians and clinic administrators / managers to support operational objectives.
• Track record of successfully using data analytics to drive operating playbook.
• Experience applying Lean/CI principles to drive operational improvements.
• Excellent financial, quantitative, and analytical skills; experience with business and operations performance reporting.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively interact in a cross-functional environment across all levels, from front line clinic staff to physicians to executive management.
• Demonstrated ability to attract, develop, and retain top talent.
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain internal relationships; able to drive alignment.
• Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills; comfortable and credible with both internal stakeholders and external audiences.
• A flexible, dynamic, self-demanding and proactive individual; able to motivate him/herself and others.

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