Division Medical Director, Medical Specialties - Banner Medical Group
February 7, 2018
This Division Medical Director provides oversight for clinical, customer, learning and financial performance of the providers of the medical practices for their Division, which may consist of either acute care, specialty or primary care service lines within a BMG region. This leader ensures that clinical practices are implemented along with managing performance to the associated metrics. Partners with other Division Medical Directors in BMG to ensure appropriate standardization of processes and implementations. This position, along with its team members, is responsible for driving, supporting and modeling a service-oriented culture focused on employee and/or provider engagement, quality, patient safety, service excellence, fiscal responsibility, and the overall patient or member experience for a Division. Serves as a member of the executive and clinical leadership teams at the division level within the region and supporting effective collegial relationships with applicable internal and external constituents and stakeholders and ensuring optimal operating effectiveness and strategic positioning. The Division Medical Director will play a key role in aligning BMG providers within their Division with the expected practices and initiatives of Banner Health, and will champion population health management efforts while maintaining a service-oriented culture focused on employee engagement. This role will be 50% - 75% administrative based on the span and scope of responsibility with the remaining time assigned to clinical duties.
Oversees physician productivity, staffing and recruitment.
Provides physicians with performance feedback and improvement plans, and provides overall clinical oversight.
Convenes and leads physician leadership groups.
Partners closely with regional administrative and clinical leadership teams to achieve clinical and operational excellence.
Builds and maintains strong relationships with other corporate and hospital leaders, including hospital administration, human resources, public relations, risk management, compliance, quality/care management, IT/Informatics, and service excellence.
Assists in coordinating care with any surrounding Banner or Banner Health Network (BHN) facilities by forming partnerships/networks with the leaders of those sites (hospital CMOs, other facility leads, etc.) and ensures cost-effective clinical practices are adhered to. This requires identifying and correcting any adverse trends in the utilization of medical services through the monitoring of appropriate E&M coding and Risk Adjustment Factor (RAF) score improvement as well as referral practices.
Serves on the BMG Medical Executive Council or other leadership/governance structures that may exist and participate in monthly meetings with the BMG compliance team as needed. Oversees the implementation of clinical IT platforms and clinical operating models in the sub-region by representing the organization in the respective planning, prioritization, and status meetings as needed.
Participates on the Clinical Consensus Group that aligns with their specialty training.
Medical Doctorate or Doctor of Osteopathy Degree required with Board Certification or eligibility preferred and level of expertise typically gained through five years of experience in clinical practice.
Must be eligible for or hold a current State license to practice medicine and preferably be eligible for medical staff privileges.
Three years of leadership experience either within a medical group or hospital organized medical staff. Proven experience and track record of predicting the futuristic relevancy and applicability of innovative industry trends, both technological and programmatic. Proven track record leading physician groups, including group facilitation, leadership development, team-building, performance management, and driving cultural change. Experience working with physicians to strategize and develop measurable improvements in the quality of clinical care and patient satisfaction. Proven experience implementing a continuous improvement culture. Experience implementing and maintaining a patient-centered, healing culture. Proven track record of partnering with medical staff to achieve desired facility-specific and organizational outcomes. Knowledge of modern national trends in hospital technology, quality and patient safety. Skilled in effectively handling multiple conflicting assignments, demands, and priorities with great attention to detail; coaching and developing direct reports and/or other employees by providing open and honest feedback that results in enhanced performance outcomes; establishing, pursuing, and monitoring appropriate process and outcome measures for key initiatives utilizing a systems perspective; evaluating the processes by which clinical care and patient services are delivered, identifying areas of opportunity, setting standards for outcomes, developing appropriate systems to monitor outcomes, and overseeing the implementation of process improvements; quickly assessing and assimilating industry trends in order to act quickly and appropriately to changing environmental factors; influencing others and translating strategies into actions; motivating physicians and building teams; influencing physician behaviors; partnering and problem solving with physicians and administrative leaders within multiple clinical areas and among members of the medical staff; navigating a highly-matrixed organizational structure with skill and efficiency; analyzing complex financial/statistical data; maintaining a high level of organization with strong attention to detail in order to respond quickly to varying situations. Excellent human relations, organizational and communication skills are essential. Leadership style and characteristics necessary to effectively perform in this role include: strong work ethic; results-oriented; persuasive; motivational; able to make rational decisions in difficult situations; inspirational; honorable; confident; systems-thinker; innovative; life-long learner; courageous; high-energy; integrity; collaborator; ability to work with teams; good listening; nonvolatile; values multiple disciplines; and passionate about continuously improving and providing high quality care and service excellence to patients, families, employees and physicians.
Prior experience in the role of a Medical Director for a large multi-specialty group practice, physician practice management organization, hospital/hospital system, or an MCO (preferably with a physician group practice component) is preferred. Experience with managed care organizations and continuous quality improvement activities preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 213967
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