Associate Chief Operating Officer

Mount Nittany Medical Center | State College, Pennsylvania 16803

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: March 11, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30288


Seeking a collaborative practice leader to provide multi-site operational oversight for Mount Nittany Physician Group, an expanding organization with 170+ medical providers 


The Position

  • The Associate Chief Operating Officer (Associate COO) provides leadership for all administrative functions, including clinical, operational, and financial performance, for a group of practices and clinic sites of the Mount Nittany Physician Group (MNPG).
  • Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the Associate COO will work in close partnership with Physician Division Leads and all medical providers to deliver optimal and cost-effective care that is rooted in patient-centered outcomes. 
  • Oversee practice management, clinical leadership, and supervisory staff that are responsible for daily clinic operations, which include staffing and employee relations functions, revenue cycle performance, financial and budget management, and regulatory compliance.
  • Seeking a solution-oriented and data-driven leader who can effectively build relationships with key stakeholders and balance strategy with operational priorities.
  • Lead the integration of new providers and practices into the physician group, monitor relevant market trends and advances, and ensure information flow through regular reporting and feedback channels.
  • Must bring 5+ years of experience in physician practice management, including progressive leadership experience and a strong understanding of clinical management.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree and Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) or Certified Medical Manager (CMM) certifications preferred.

The Organization

  • Mount Nittany Medical Center is a 260-bed acute care facility offering medical, surgical, diagnostic and community services.
  • Mount Nittany Physician Group, a group of more than 170 healthcare providers, across more than 30 specialties in 17 convenient locations and is one of the region’s top places to work and employs about 1,400 skilled healthcare professionals and support staff.
  • Mount Nittany Medical Center has received three national quality awards for excellence in stroke care, including the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program: Stroke Gold Plus award, Get With The Guidelines® program: Target: Stroke™ Elite, and Get With The Guidelines® program: Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll, for excellence in care given to stroke patients that also have type 2 diabetes.
  • Mount Nittany Health is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit healthcare organization, governed by a board of directors, with representation from Mount Nittany Physician Group, Mount Nittany Medical Center, Mount Nittany Health Foundation, physicians and community leaders.
  • All patients are treated with dignity and respect with a commitment to a service excellence philosophy that strives to meet or exceed patient expectations. Patients receive a uniform standard of care throughout all of our facilities, regardless of social, cultural, financial, religious, racial, gender, or sexual orientation factors.

The Community

  • State College, Pennsylvania, is home to Penn State University, giving residents easy access to all the cultural, entertainment, and collegiate sporting events offered by the University.
  • State College is a one-of-a-kind place to live with great downtown shopping, restaurants, and community attractions.
  • Residents are under three hours from Pittsburgh, PA and only a short train ride from New York City and Philadelphia. State College is also home to University Park Airport, a regional airport that offers nonstop flights to major metropolitan cities and travel hubs.
  • The area’s attractions take you from high in the sky in a glider plane to down underground in one of a few caverns. You will not be left wanting for fun things to do in and near State College, on the Penn State campus, Boalsburg, Bellefonte, or other towns within Centre County. If you want to relax to have a drink, check out the Central PA Tasting Trail for unique and local beverages. 
  • If sports are your go-to, Penn State competes in the NCAA and Big Ten Conference and the State College Spikes play in short season Single-A baseball from June-September. In fact, the football stadium becomes the fourth largest city in Pennsylvania on Penn State football game days. 





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