Ambulatory Clinical Program System Executive Medical Dir
April 16, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Medical Director of Clinical Programs will work collaboratively in a dyad/triad partnership to define, establish, and oversee the work of One Intermountain Pediatrics and the Pediatric Clinical Program, working collaboratively with all disciplines including specialty care, community care, clinical programs, shared clinical services, and the clinically integrated networks. Provides leadership, oversight and support for the development of a culture of high reliability and the measurement of care, identifying opportunities, building relationships and executing on strategies to drive the performance and measured improvement of the clinical program.
Successful candidates will be a physician with proven leadership skills and collaboration who works in the ambulatory setting with a good understanding of current ambulatory operations, population health management and a vision for the ideal ambulatory setting(s) for patient care.
Essential Job Duties
Leads Physician/Advanced practice provider collaborations and defines and establishes care models that best meet our patient?s needs and our system fundamentals. Leads the process, with clinical program directors, to identify where care should be provided across the Intermountain system. Ensures that evidence-based clinical care standards are established and effectively implemented across Intermountain for appropriate caregivers. Establishes professional standards for physicians within the clinical program structure in collaboration with the CC and SC ACMOs and CMO's. Ensures physician alignment for the clinical program across the Intermountain system. Collaborates with Medical Group clinics, and in some instances takes a lead role, in ensuring effective performance of and satisfaction with services provided. Participates in the mapping of the patient care journey from community care settings through episodic care settings, collaborating effectively at all vertical intersections. Supports and drives results for key metrics identified through the Office of Patient Experience (OPE). Supports and drives results for the fundamentals of care for Intermountain with concern for reducing the cost of care/per member per month (pmpm) costs, with focus on improving the affordability of healthcare. Effectively communicates to boards, colleagues, community, and other health systems the work and successes of the clinical program. Provides specialty care with "One Intermountain" credentialing criteria for specialty providers within the clinical program, where appropriate. Leads the physician recruitment process for the system for specialists within the clinical program, including, leading the development of the annual physician recruitment plan for the clinical program in collaboration with the clinical program planners and the MG planner, Involving all key stakeholders in the process, and ensuring access to information in a timely, efficient way, with appropriate coordination, documentation, and use of digital tools and technology. Effectively addresses performance concerns for providers, including peer review for cases within the clinical program, in collaboration with the appropriate community and specialty care CMO's and ACMO's. Supports appropriate research endeavors within the clinical program by working collaboratively with the office of research. Participates in the annual strategic planning process for the clinical program, ensuring that annual goals and key performance metrics are established. Ensures goals are achieved. Conducts annual performance reviews/conversations for physician leaders within the clinical program system structure. This physician is the model clinical leader for the Clinical Program for the model healthcare system evidenced by: Professional dress/ Professional presentations Professional proposals and business plans Integrity, passion, and energy for the clinical program work and a champion of Intermountain's mission, vision, and values effective implementation of Intermountain's operating model Posting Specifics
Wage: Commensurate with experience Department: Pediatrics Work Location: Primary Childrens Hospital Minimum Requirements
M.D. or D.O. Education must be obtained through an accredited institution and will be verified. Active Utah Medical Licensure, or in process of obtaining licensure, is required. 3 years' experience leading successful improvement in clinical settings. Experience with change management with the ability to provide leadership in the adaptation and implementation of new processes and /or technology that enhance safety. Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Three years of progressive healthcare leadership experience. Physical Requirements
Interact with others requiring employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information. Operate computers, telephones, office equipment, and manipulate paper requiring the ability to move fingers and hands. See and read computer monitors and documents. Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment. Preferred Requirements
Master's degree in Business, Healthcare Administration, Public Health or other business-related field. Trained in improvement science (i.e., Six Sigma, Lean, Project management, Advanced Training Program) Experience working in a complex health system (hospitals, ambulatory clinics, post-acute care, etc.). Demonstrated leadership of clinicians. Certified in healthcare communication, coaching or an equivalent experience with external entities that drive and support Experience of Care approaches and standards, including government agencies, academic institutions, universities and related organizations of higher education, and other public institutions.
Internal Number: 212723
About Intermountain Healthcare
Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 22 hospitals, a Medical Group with more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 180 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and in efficient healthcare delivery.