VP Medical Affairs - Oregon
Posted on: March 10, 2019
JOB SUMMARY:Responsible for professional clinical oversight and support of clinical quality, patient safety, infection prevention and regulatory services for the Employer Oregon Network.Provides physician leadership and partnership with medical staff colleagues to foster an environment of quality and safety within Employer s clinical delivery framework in Oregon. Acts as the physician champion of a clinical excellence dyad model, monitoring systems to support quality, creating a safe culture and to improve patient outcomes and patient experience. Includes the development and coordination of clinical quality improvement, adoption of new clinical quality monitoring technologies, implementing clinical data analytic systems and evaluating their impact on providers' practices and patient satisfaction.Directs, facilitates, and coordinates physician leadership and oversight over system wide peer review structures, activities and provider community relationships within our respective facilities. Responsible for leading, directing, and communicating Employer s clinical physician networks strategies with community providers. Collaborates with the system and network Chief Medical Officer to design and support physician network structures by hospitals and networks.Contributes to defining system strategic goals and ensures goals and objectives in area of responsibility are aligned with the system s strategic goals and objectives. Responsible to ensure compliance with federal and state regulatory bodiesESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides overall physician leadership, strategic clinical direction and support for creating clinical quality, through: quality improvement, patient safety, regulatory compliance and transformative care models for care entities in Employer in Oregon. Engages community clinical and administrative leadership to create exceptional clinical/patient outcomes. Fosters effective working relationships among providers and leadership and facilitate resolution to problems. Conducts team meetings with providers, and applicable clinic and hospital personnel, and implement other communication methods as necessary to meet regulatory and by law requirements. In partnership with Patient Safety leaders, creates and executes a patient safety plan demonstrating a culture of safety and a safe environment of care for patients, caregivers and providers, with a focus on prevention resulting in zero-harm. Ensures the administration and operation of system wide medical affairs in an efficient and effective manner subject to the policies, procedures, and instructions. Provides physician leadership and collegiality with provider peers in and for departments and programs across the care continuum; Ensures cost-efficient use of resources for assigned accountabilities. Drive provider accountability for achieving plans/targets and provide support to identify and resolve issues and problems. Facilitates adoption of best practices that advance and strengthen the organization. Collaborate with community providers to deliver appropriate local care in a financially sustainable way. In collaboration with key stakeholders, ensures the Oregon Network is in compliance with all regulatory requirements, coordinate regulatory survey preparation and corrective actions as well as ensure the system maintains on-going requirements. Ensures organizational integrity is maintained by compliance with state, federal and regulatory standards and guidelines. Ensures long-term financial and operational stability by establishing goals focused on reducing overall costs of care, implementing effective systems and providing management oversight. Works to maximize clinical quality and practices which are aligned with fiscal responsibility Engages in advocacy and public policy activities to foster sustainable patient-centered care. Collaborates with network chief medical officers/executives to design and support Employer s physician structures by hospital and network. Leads, develops and facilitates implementation of quality monitoring programs across Employer networks, affiliations and partnerships, community-based programs and universities. Performs other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited medical school and complete an accredited residency program in a medical or clinical specialty is required.Completion of an MBA, MHA or secondary college education in a business or health administration field is preferred.EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:
- Minimum of ten years of high-level healthcare leadership experience required.
- Minimum five years recent clinical practice experience required.
- Experience leading/partnering in multidisciplinary teams required.
- Up to date knowledge of changes in healthcare, emerging clinical methodologies and standards required.
- Successful experience with redesign or process work which includes community or medical group wide implementation required.LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:
- Licensure as a physician in a state of practice required.OTHER SKILLS:
- Excellent verbal, negotiation, and written communication skills, particularly with key stakeholder groups such as physicians, other clinicians, and quality improvement staff.
- Skilled in engaging providers to emphasize the Employer experience.
- Strong facilitation and change leadership skills
- Strong customer service focus.
- Skill in maintaining operational metrics.PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
- Work requires fairly light physical exertion from up to 65% of the time.
- Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
- Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
- Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (up to 65% of work time).
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