Associate Medical Director - Hospital Medicine Physician - Peoria, IL

Unitypoint Health Peoria , IL 61601

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

UnityPoint Health is actively recruiting for an Associate Medical Director to help lead our Peoria, IL Hospital Medicine Group.

Responsibilities


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Within his/her specific division/departments and in partnership with a Director of Clinic Operations;

o Ensures that quality assurance programs are maintained and monitored to evaluate the quality and appropriateness of patient care provided by physicians in the region, including patient satisfaction.

o Leads monitoring of patient care delivery against established, evidence-based standards and develops action plans to address deficits.

o Assures assigned division/departments meets budgeted operating margin.

  • Participates in the development of the overall strategy and the strategy for the regional integrated delivery system.

  • Provides proactive communication, leadership and advocacy for the diverse components of the division. Builds and promotes the common vision and goals of the organization.

  • Proactively manages performances of all physicians and providers in assigned division/domains. Executes and follows-up on performance management plans when issues have been identified.

  • Works collaboratively with other regional leaders on all matters related to the creation of a seamless delivery system.

  • Communicates regularly with Vice President Medical Director and senior management on issues related to physician effectiveness and the quality of diagnostic and therapeutic patient care activities.

  • Monitors and evaluates effective financial performance and practice variation in order to encourage innovative patient care initiatives.

  • Participates in the recruitment, hiring, retention and supervision of medical staff.

  • Participates with the organization's Provider Performance and Retention Process.

  • Collaborates with statewide service line leads/medical directors, Unitypoint Health affiliates and local regional health centers in building strong relationships in areas of responsibilities.

  • Works collaboratively with compliance/risk management team on regional issues.

  • Participates with the communication of physician/provider compensation data and changes to physicians, including face -to-face meetings with stakeholders as needed.

  • Maintains compliance with CLIA, OSHA and Risk Management guidelines.

  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance at work.

  • Maintains compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.

  • Behaves in a manner consistent with all Compliance policies and procedures.

  • Performs other duties as requested by the Vice President / Medical Director to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.

  • Ensures appropriate confidentiality of all personal, professional, operational and strategic information.

  • Acts in absence of the VP/Medical Director Region.

ACCOUNTABILITY STRUCTURE:

  • Position will work closely in a peer "dyad" relationship with a Director of Clinic Operations.

  • Position will provide leadership to Physicians and Providers in assigned division/departments

  • General supervision is provided by the Vice President/Medical Director

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Medical degree from an accredited institution.

  • Board certification in specialty and hold an active Iowa/Illinois medical license.

  • Demonstrate strong collegial relationships and quality performance in clinic practice.

  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to take initiative and exercise independent judgment, decision making and problem solving expertise.

  • Knowledge of personnel administration and patient relation principles.

  • Ability to work as a team member.

  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

  • Knowledge and experience with Clinical Process Improvement.

  • Graduate of Unitypoint Health Physician Leadership Academy, preferred.

  • MBA, MHA or related master's degree, preferred

  • Formal Certification through American College of Physician Executives, preferred.

COMMITMENT TO VALUES:

The following behavior is expected from those employed by this organization:

Patients First

  • Focus decision making on what's best for our patients

  • Provide high-quality, compassionate care

  • Communicate effectively with patients, families and other providers

  • Improve patient experience and outcomes through care coordination

Integrity

  • Be accountable to our patients and each other

  • Rise above self-interest for the greater good

  • Embrace public transparency of quality and safety metrics

  • Earn our patients' trust and deliver on commitments

Pursuit of Excellence

  • Lead healthcare transformation, embracing innovation

  • Exceed patient expectations in quality and service

  • Embrace best practices and evidence-based care

  • Value providers and staff by providing a great work environment

Partnership

  • Share common goals and work together across the system, while acknowledging and adapting to regional needs

  • Embrace diversity, respect differences and value individuals across all disciplines

  • Be professional and take a positive approach to problem solving

  • Recruit and retain partners and staff who share our values and vision

Community Stewardship

  • Be strong, transformative community partners

  • Identify and respond to community health needs

  • Promote wellness and prevention

  • Teach and develop healthcare providers to improve the workforce

This position is 0.25 FTE for Associate Medical Director administrative duties, and will be combined with a staff Hospital Physician role at 0.75 FTE to equal a 1.0 FTE full-time employed Physician role.

Please contact Leah Olsen, Physician and Provider Recruiter, at 309-672-4868 or Leah.Olsen@unitypoint.org

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Associate Medical Director - Hospital Medicine Physician - Peoria, IL

Unitypoint Health