5 - 7 years
Posted 68 days ago
PURPOSE OF POSITION: Advocate and representative for community. Develop a regionalized system of care for all pediatric patients in our primary service market. Community physician interface including advocacy/ ombudsman, technology implementation, recertification, CME, research and education. Medical Center interface for strategic plan implementation/ medical home-access/ elimination of health care disparities, mental health, and resident teaching. Additionally, to provide safe and effective patient care. Actively participates in the training and education of residents, fellows and other trainees. Makes significant contributions to clinical service. Demonstrates a commitment to clinical scholarship through participation in clinical research and publication. Contributes to the service/administrative activities of the Department/Division.
Function as an effective liaison and intermediary between the community physicians, medical staff, and hospital departments. Identifies and works to resolve problems as they arise, including but not limited to referrals, admissions, credentialing and systems issues. Develop and foster collaboration between clinical departments, divisions, medical staff leadership, faculty, and other affiliated entities to ensure an integrated approach to providing services and fulfilling the medical center's clinical, research, and educational goals and objectives. Serve as Community Representative on the Medical Executive Committee. Develops and maintains a favorable relationship with community physicians.
Provide leadership to the medical staff in areas of strategic planning, strategy execution and implementation of care management programs. Provide medical expertise with respect to planning and establishing goals and policies to improve medical management. Continuously assess and improve the performance of care and services provided. Direct quality assessment and improvement functions; design and implement programs, which evaluate the efficacy of treatment.
Maintain a working knowledge of applicable National, State, and local laws and regulations, as well as, Joint Commission, NCQA and other regulatory requirements that relate to the medical staff. Maintain a working knowledge of Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules, and Regulations as well as hospital policies.
Working with the medical leadership of the hospital, serve as a resource to help reduce costs, enhance revenues, and achieve utilization and quality goals and objectives. Support internal controls to safeguard the financial, information and human resources of Cincinnati Children's. Understands, adheres to and models Core Standards as defined organizationally and specifically within the department/unit
Participate in the self-governance of the medical staff's activities and governing body as a member of the Medical Executive Committee.
Provide safe, effective and compassionate patient care commensurate with the level of advancement and clinical specialty. Make significant contributions to clinical service as evidenced by expertise in clinical care. Develop and maintain local and regional recognition by peers and patients as an authority in the field. Develop a wide local and regional referral base for subspecialist. Develop clinical skills or programs that are local or regionally distinctive. Applies clinical skills that are clinically sound, effective and achieve exceptional patient outcomes. Provides consultative services to other physicians and clinical providers within the medical center to establish a coordinated care plan for each patient. Integrates innovative approaches to patient care. Serve in a role in establishing the clinical direction of the specific clinical field. Provide disease specific expert consultation relative area of specialty. Perform procedures, and make decisions regarding patient care. Formulate, maintain, support, monitor and modify a patient-specific plan for care, treatment and rehabilitation based on the patient's assessment. Plan and coordinate care, treatment and rehabilitation for discharged patients. Promote patient care outcomes on ongoing basis.
·Teaching and Training
Play an important role in a major teaching or clinical training program(s). Supervise the patient care of assigned residents and fellows. Teaches and supervises the patient care of assigned medical students, residents and fellows, monitoring the medical care of medical to assure care provided is safe and effective. Contributions may include: ongoing recognition as an excellent teacher, role model and mentor; assume an important or lead role in a major teaching or clinical training program; invited to participate in local and regional educational opportunities; participate in and may lead the development or direction of educational program, curricular offerings and teaching materials; participates in curriculum committee or other education related committees. Serve as a role model within the department in mentoring students and trainees. Serve as consult to other faculty and community physicians. Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature and seminars.
·Service and/or Administration
Participates in program development for service and/or administration as evidenced by one of the following: make significant contributes to the development of a unique programs for patient care of educational purposes; or take a significant role in the direction of an academic division; or provide consultation on a specific program development; or significant participation in performance improvement programs or on divisional, departmental, or Medical Staff committees (i.e. RPT, IRB); participates in local or regional clinical affairs through membership in clinical societies or specialty governing boards. Provides faculty coverage as needed within the department. May take a role in the development of departmental policies, procedures and standards. Promote interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships and encourage team concepts. Assist in the development and implementation of long and short term goals and objectives and ensures that they are appropriate to the Division. Complete evaluations for students, residents and peers.
Participates in scholarly activities as evidenced by: publication of clinical investigation, clinical observations, reviews, chapters or books; participation in clinical trials, and/or clinical investigations; reviews manuscripts. Applies advanced training in research methods to design and conduct clinical research on various areas of clinical specialty. Develop research programs in area of clinical specialty. Demonstrate effectiveness in securing grant funding of research initiatives and programs. Assist in the development and growth of new externally funded research initiatives. Publish and/or co-author findings and conclusions resulting from research in a timely fashion. Presents findings internally. Assist in the design and implementation of programs which evaluates the efficacy of treatment. Recommend approaches for improvement activities, recommend and perform new processes, collect and measure data, develop processes based on performance and communicate results.
Skills & Competencies
Understanding how to get things done in organizations; accurately identifying and initiating and cultivating relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers who have the ability to provide needed resources, information, or expertise; accomplishing objectives through formal and informal channels
·Clinical Assessment - Advanced
Expert knowledge of clinical assessment and deviations from the norm
·Child Care - Advanced
Advanced knowledge of child care practices
Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide quality care
·Clinical Knowledge - Specialty
Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
·Communication - Intermediate
Good verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
·Training - Advanced
Ability to apply technical knowledge and skills in the delivery of learning services
Sound understanding of concepts of quality improvement; capable of developing, implementing, monitoring and acting on quality assessment and improvement controls
·Networking - Advanced
Advanced ability to network and build relationships with peers and colleagues
·Knowledge of Pediatrics - Adv
Possess extensive knowledge of pediatric health care and related community services
Expert knowledge and experience to assume professional, organizational and educational responsibilities for directing professionals
Demonstrated leadership and management skills
Required: ·M.D., D.O. or equivalent degree ·Current active medical license issued by the State of Ohio or eligible for license ·Eligible for Board Certification ·5 years of medical practice experience ·Prior experience in a leadership capacity ·Assistant Professor appointment or eligibility ·Prior clinical practice experience may be required based on the needs of the department
Preferred: ·Board certification ·Exp. with local and/or regional outcomes, health services, medical management committees