Summit Talent Group Completes Executive Search Director, Business Development & Affiliations

July 16, 2018: After a national executive search, Valley Health has selected Jonathan Hecht as the new Director, Business Development & Affiliations. An accomplished professional, Jonathan has more than twenty years of experience leading people, building teams, and improving and expanding healthcare programs in academic, community and for-profit healthcare.

Executive Search Director Business Development & Affiliations

Most recently, Jonathan served as the Director of Operations for HCA’s Capital Division Physician Services Group, responsible for the business and clinical operations of 155 multispecialty outpatient practice sites. As the de facto Chief Operating Officer, Jonathan also led several large-scale projects, including practice builds for orthopedic surgery, OB/GYN, general surgery, and trauma surgery practices. Jonathan directed the overall strategic approach to market performance, patient experience, new patient growth, provider productivity, and referral management, leading to notable financial results for the market.

Previously, he served as Administrative Director for the Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, responsible for 25 primary care and six urgent care practice sites as well as the growth of the practice through multiple construction and expansion projects.

Jonathan has also held multiple positions for University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center: Administrative Director, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS); Department Manager, UCSF Ambulatory Services Patient Contact Center; and Client Services Manager, UCSF Medical Group Business Services. Jonathan began his healthcare career as a Medical Practice Administrator for an internal medical practice in San Francisco, CA.

Jonathan earned a Master of Public Administration / Health Services Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco. Jonathan’s early career included law enforcement for a community near San Francisco, and he also served in the United States Air Force.

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