AVP of Development and Physician Relations GME in Brentwood, Tennessee, United States
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AVP of Development and Physician Relations GME New

Brentwood, TN, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only
Executive   Job ID: 28332
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As an Assistant Vice President of Development and Physician Relations with our Graduate Medical Education Team at HCA Healthcare you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back! 

The AVP of Development and Physician Relations supports HCA’s Mission, Vision and Values, as well as demonstrates the company’s Code of Conduct in all duties. This leader provides support to hospital facilities operations management related to GME Faculty Physicians, along with enterprise-level leadership, direction and ongoing administration and management for all aspects of GME physician relationships.  The  AVP of Development and Physician Relations  provides leadership in all areas of physician relationships and development activities, including recruiting, negotiating, contracting, onboarding, renewing and more, and is responsible for the entire physician lifecycle.  Key focus areas include process management, standardization, improvement, issue resolution, communication, collaboration, customer service and relationship building. 

Job Summary and Qualifications

  • Supports enterprise-wide GME service line’s management of over 5,000 contracts from relationship to business case to draft phase to execution.
  • Develops the physician compensation strategy supporting 4,000+ independent physicians and over 150 HCA employed physicians.
  • Directs and improves the contract administration process and physician relationship experience.
  • Engages the GME Division leaders, recruiting teams, hospital leaders, and physician services and the physician or physician group to ensure contract terms meet business objectives.
  • Engages with HCA’s legal department in ALL divisions, working with hospital operations counsel and PSG’s general counsel on complex legal agreements
  • Cultivates relationships with FQHC partners and works on complex donation agreements that provide unique cost-cutting continuity clinic opportunities for key GME programs
  • Analyzes new and existing physician contracts including requested modifications to contract language, compensation models, compensation amounts, etc.
  • Supervises team of Directors and Administrators that support the GME contracting initiative company-wide.
  • Establishes and owns the GME relationship with key national physician employment groups such as Sound, Envision, Apollo, Team Health, Schumacher, etc.
  • Develops strategy to retain top residents with HCA
  • Implement handheld time tracking application and utilize legal, compliance and IT resources to establish an EDW exception reporting tool that compares hourly timesheets to contract and schedule


  • J.D. or a Master’s degree or higher is required (commensurate experience considered)
  • Ten or more years in senior-level positions with related experience and/or training.
  • Experience in the management of projects
  • Displays  strong customer focus and is results drive, shows strong initiative, innovation and motivation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • GME knowledge a plus
  • Previous legal experience and contract management experience strongly preferred
  • Previous negotiation experience strongly preferred

Physician Services Group is skilled in physician employment, practice and urgent care operations. We are experts in hospitalist integration, and graduate medical education. We lead more than 1,300 physician practices and 170+ urgent care centers. We are HCA Healthcare’s graduate medical education leader. We provide direction for over 260 exceptional resident and fellowship programs. We focus on carrying out value-added solutions. These solutions help physicians deliver patient-centered healthcare. We support HCA Healthcare's commitment to the care and improvement of human life.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our AVP of Development and Physician Relations GME opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HCA Healthcare, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the HCA Healthcare family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic AVP of Development and Physician Relations GME to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only

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