Chief Operating Officer in Atlanta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/23/2020

Job Snapshot

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    Atlanta, GA
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    At least 7 year(s)
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Job Description

Vaco Atlanta has been tasked with finding a great Chief Operating Officer for a fast growing Medical Service Organization (MSO) located in Sandy Springs, GA. This role will require someone with healthcare experience.

At present our client's employee count hovers around 100, however there are concrete plans to grow the group tenfold and more by affiliating with some of the best in class specialty healthcare practices across the country as last year our client received private equity funding to help take the practice national; consequently the MSO is seeking a COO that can help support the CEO and CFO in growing and managing this rapidly growing enterprise.

The Chief Operating Officer will plan, direct, coordinate, and oversee operations activities in the organization, ensuring development and implementation of efficient operations and cost-effective systems to meet current and future needs of the organization:

  • Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.
  • Establishes, implements, and communicates the strategic direction of the organization's operations division.
  • Collaborates with other divisions and departments to carry out the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Identifies, recommends, and implements new processes, technologies, and systems to improve and streamline organizational processes and use of resources and materials.
  • Ensures that departmental decisions and project plans such as those for staffing, development, organization, material efficiency, hardware acquisitions, and facilities are in line with the organization's business plan and vision.
  • Establishes, communicates, and implements operations-related policies, practices, standards, and security measures to ensure effective and consistent support and execution.
  • Reviews and approves cost-control reports, cost estimates, and staffing requirements for projects.
  • Improving the technology infrastructure of the organization.
  • Ability to integrate new acquisitions.
  • Managing facilities and opening new locations.
  • Creating and reviewing metrics to measure performance across the organization.
  • Maintains knowledge of emerging technologies and trends in operations management.
  • Identifies training needs and ensures proper training is developed and provided.
  • Physician Relations and other related duties as assigned (*this position reports to the CEO).


  • Bachelor's degree required; MBA preferred
  • At least 10 years of experience growing and managing large teams, including three years in upper management of a multi-location healthcare services organization
  • Proven track record as a team leader with an understanding of management practices
  • Demonstrated project and budget management skills
  • Ability to set overall strategy and drive process improvement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, procedures, and best practices in the industry
  • Technological skill set and a demonstrated history with technology integration