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University of Virginia Medical Center Retains B.E. Smith in Search for Ambulatory Manager and Director Positions

January 15, 2019

University of Virginia Medical Center, an award-winning healthcare organization in Charlottesville, Virginia, is looking for an Ambulatory Manager for its Urology Clinic and a Director to lead regional Ambulatory Services.

Manager, Ambulatory – Urology Clinic
The Manager is responsible for the leadership and management of patient care services, administrative services, and financial services of the Urology and Pelvic Medicine Clinic. The leader will ensure processes are in place to maintain standards of care/administrative practice for all professional groups to assure quality service delivery and customer satisfaction. 

Additionally, the Ambulatory Manager will act as a liaison between providers and staff, while developing partnerships with clinicians, physicians, and administrative counterparts to achieve common goals. They will examine patient care expenses for designated patient populations and facilitate changes to decrease costs. 

This is a leadership role that requires someone with a strong background in building relationships with physician partners and peers. Candidates must have experience with budgeting, scores improvement, litigation, and analytics. The ideal candidate is a nurse leader with operational management experience in an Ambulatory environment.


  • Three years relevant experience required. Management experience in an Ambulatory Environment preferred
  • Bachelor's degree; must be licensed to practice as Registered Nurse
  • Licensed to practice as Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia preferred

Ambulatory, Director
The Director is responsible for the clinical, administrative, operational, and financial activities of ambulatory programs in multiple clinic settings, under the direction of the Service Line Administrator. The leader will work collaboratively with clinical departments, nursing, physician leadership, other medical center departments, management, faculty, and other stakeholders to ensure timely patient access to care, operational efficiency, effective and safe delivery of patient care, practice productivity, fiscal integrity, regulatory compliance, and high patient satisfaction. 

Essential duties include directing the outpatient operations through proper systems, coordinating the recruitment and orientation of key personnel, and ensuring effective communication between administrator, physicians, and nurses. 

The ideal candidate will have strong Ambulatory and Academic hospital experience and demonstrates ability to build strong relationships with physicians. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred. Registered Nurse preferred.


  • Five years relevant experience required; management experience in an Ambulatory Environment preferred
  • Bachelor's degree required; if licensed to practice as Registered Nurse, must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from accredited nursing program
  • Master's degree must be obtained within four years of hire or transfer

You can find the complete job posting for University of Virginia Medical Center’s Manager, Ambulatory - Urology Clinic and Director, Ambulatory on the B.E. Smith website.

The University of Virginia (UVA) Health System is an academic healthcare center associated with the UVA in Charlottesville. This health system provides inpatient and outpatient care, patient education and conducts medical research. UVA Health System includes a medical center, level I trauma center, nationally recognized cancer and heart centers and primary and specialty clinics throughout Central Virginia. UVA aspires to create a culture of trust, respect and engagement through their values: accountability, stewardship, professionalism, integrity, respect, and excellence.

Located two hours from Washington, D.C. and one hour from Richmond, Virginia, Charlottesville is a historically rich city situated between several expansive national parks. Charlottesville was the home of two former Presidents – Jefferson and Monroe – and houses Monticello, Jefferson’s mountain-top home, attracting half a million tourists annually. Although the city is always changing, a tradition of hospitality continues, the people are as welcoming as they were 50 years ago. A destination full of scenic beauty, top culinary options and unique innovation, Charlottesville has been named everything from “Best Place to Live in America” to “The Best Running Town in the USA.”

Founded in 1978, B.E. Smith is the trusted partner in Interim Leadership and Executive Search solutions for organizations and healthcare professionals across the healthcare continuum. Exclusive to the healthcare industry, our personalized placement methodology best matches professionals to organizations enabling them to improve clinical, financial, and operational performance. Since 2000, B.E. Smith has supported more than 6,000 leaders advance their careers.

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