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Florida Orthopaedic Institute - Chief Executive Officer

Tampa, FL

Job Description

Witt/Kieffer is proud to represent Florida Orthopaedic Institute in the search for a new Chief Executive Officer. This is an exceptional opportunity for an innovative, visionary, experienced healthcare executive to lead one of Florida’s largest orthopedic groups with an exceptional reputation for excellence and a true commitment to continued growth of the practice. Founded in 1989, Florida Orthopaedic Institute provides expertise and treatment of orthopedic-related injuries and conditions, including adult reconstruction and arthritis, anesthesiology, chiropractic services, foot and ankle, general orthopedics, hand and wrist, interventional spine, musculoskeletal oncology, orthopedic trauma, physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy, sports medicine, shoulder and elbow, spine, urgent care, and weight management, among others.

The new CEO will play a critical leadership role in defining and leading the future vision and direction of the organization. He/she is responsible for guiding the strategy, with an emphasis on evaluating the strengths and opportunities of the group and translating that into future growth opportunities to take Florida Orthopaedic Institute to the next level of success in the current market and beyond. It will be important for this individual to align with and educate the partners on new models of reimbursement and to provide data analytics and valid pro-formas to calibrate future direction and consensus.

The successful candidate will have significant and broad executive leadership experience within a complex environment. Knowledge of healthcare finance and budgeting, and a track record of success in developing, implementing and/or overseeing programs of quality improvement, resource management, real estate, and leading edge service excellence is a priority. Candidates should have experience leading strategic initiatives, operational effectiveness and efficiency and partnering with physician leaders on program development. Experience with mergers and acquisitions, joint venture partnerships and the experience of successfully acquiring and assimilating other practices into the larger enterprise is highly attractive. This candidate needs to have demonstrated through past experience that he/she is capable of building an operational infrastructure that can support current business and projected growth for an organization with similar dynamics, and have a vision for sustained growth and profitability of the company while offering the highest quality and best value to patients/customers.

An advanced degree in healthcare administration, business administration (MBA, MHA, or similar) is required; professional certification such as FACHE or similar is preferred.

Confidential nominations and resumes can be submitted to Melaney Arruda at or via phone at 781-564-2629.



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