Med Director, Quality & Innovations - Community Medicine

Employer
Geisinger
Location
Montoursville, PA
Posted
Aug 17, 2018
Position Type
Permanent
  Geisinger is currently seeking a BC/BE primary care physician with a working knowledge of quality driven care programs and improvement science, to join its well-established department of Community Medicine as the Medical Director of Quality and Innovations.

At Geisinger, team members from all areas are working together to improve patient access and quality of care, all to produce best-in-nation outcomes and patient experience. Multiple initiatives, including Geisinger’s Community Medicine Care Redesign, have been introduced that represent the “first wave” of work on this, a top strategic priority for Geisinger.

In addition to maintaining an active clinical practice, the Medical Director of Quality and Innovations will partner with leaders of Community Medicine and Geisinger Health Plan, as well as front-line staff, to identify best practices and care gaps, develop targets and initiatives and influence/drive change to improve outcomes and ensure quality of care.

 

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated expertise and commitment to quality improvement, proven leadership skills and an ability to work collaboratively with all members of the care team. Technical (computer) skills and a willingness to travel throughout Geisinger’s primary care service area, are a must. 3 years of quality improvement experience and/or an advanced degree in quality is preferred.

With Geisinger, you can take advantage of:

Excellent starting salary, favorable recruitment incentives & comprehensive benefits packageSupport from a full range of dedicated specialists and subspecialists, administration and nursing staffPharmacists and Advance Practice supportOngoing enhancements to our fully-integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) – EpicDavid T. Feinberg, MD, president and chief executive officer of Geisinger, said it best:

“Practicing at Geisinger is a tremendous opportunity to further your career at an organization that is having an impact on healthcare throughout the United States. America definitely pays attention to what we are doing here, and we welcome the opportunity to set an example as we provide innovative and compassionate care and better serve our patients.”

Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service.

 

For more information, please contact Miranda Grace, Talent Management Consultant, at mlgrace@geisinger.edu or 717-899-0131.

 

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver.

 

*We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

 

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