Administrative Director, Cardiovascular Services

The Organization: FirstHealth of the Carolinas is a private, non-governmental, not-for-profit health care network headquartered in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Its 5,300 employees serve 15 counties in the mid-Carolinas. FirstHealth is a profitable and growing health care system and one of the premier systems in the Southeast. Licensed for four hospitals with 610 beds, FirstHealth demonstrates a commitment to treating the whole patient and to providing quality health care for the entire community – especially those in need.

The Opportunity: Reporting to the FirstHealth Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), the Administrative Director Cardiovascular Services will provide oversight and coordination of the CV service line in collaboration with the CV physician leadership and the CNO.  Direct accountability for the cath lab, EP lab, EKG/Echo, cardiac rehab, and ambulatory clinics.  Responsible for implementing new services associated with the structural heart program.  The Administrative Director will be an innovative leader and relationship builder who can grow the service line.

The Candidate: The ideal candidate possesses:

  • MBA in health care preferred. Bachelor’s degree in a clinical discipline strongly preferred.
  • Minimum three years of proven leadership experience and five years CV service-line experience.
  • Successful track record of leading sustainable change.
  • Has implemented new outpatient/ambulatory CV services in a community-based setting.
  • Outpatient/ambulatory, structural heart, and echo experience.

The Community: The Pinehurst region is halfway between the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains to the west and the beautiful beaches of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding are just as accessible as surfing, sailing, or deep-sea fishing. Pinehurst is globally recognized as a major golf resort. Just 60 miles southwest of Raleigh, and 90 miles east of Charlotte, the area is economically diverse and noted for its high quality of life. Residents enjoy a mild climate, entrepreneurial opportunities, a nationally recognized hospital and medical community, and a quality school system.

A base salary, incentive plan, relocation, and benefits package are offered.

If you know someone who may be interested, please contact:

Vicki Grodner, Consultant | | 954-523-9288 (office) | 631-680-1234 (cell)

Dennis J. Kain, Kirby Bates Associates | | 609-760-1303

All referrals and inquiries will be handled confidentially.

EEO Statements

FirstHealth of the Carolinas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kirby Bates Associates is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our associates.