Chief of Geriatrics and Palliative Care

Location
Boston
Posted
Aug 29, 2021
Ref
453896224
Position Type
Permanent
Atrius Health, a well-established, physician-led, nonprofit healthcare organization, is nationally recognized for transforming healthcare through clinical innovations and quality improvement.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Chief of Geriatrics to join Atrius Health. This position reports to the Executive Chair of Internal Medicine and provides clinical, business, and strategic leadership for our primary care ambulatory geriatrics and palliative care programs. In addition, this role will have oversight of our contracted skilled nursing facilities. This position will help lead geriatric services to augment the overall performance of the Atrius Health's delivery system by collaborating with primary/ specialty care as well as working with outside contracted care.

Well-coordinated care across inpatient and outpatient settings is a core competence of Atrius Health as a national leader in value based care. Our commitment to innovate better approaches to manage high risk transitions of care has been the foundation of our national success in the CMS Pioneer ACO/Nex Gen ACO programs as well as our local Medicare Advantage program.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Excellent opportunity for both personal and professional growth.
  • Collaborative, innovative practice environment with an established home hospitalization program.
  • Mature system of care with case management and subsidiary VNA service.
  • Robust clinical informatics to support patient risk stratification and system-wide decision support.
  • Longstanding primary care population health management programs.
  • Minimal call.
  • Teaching & research opportunities through our Academic Institute and our affiliations with Harvard Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine.

Qualifications

The Ideal candidate will be committed to providing high quality, evidenced based medicinein a team environment. This position includes both administrative and clinical responsibilities as well as provides clinical leadership to a staff of approximately 20 providers.

Ideal candidates will possess:
  • BC internal medicine or family medicine.
  • Fellowship trained in geriatrics or palliative medicine, but will consider those who do not have the formal training.
  • Clinical experience in skilled nursing facility care, ambulatory geriatrics and/or palliative medicine.
  • Excellent clinical and exceptional communication skills.
  • Possess 5 years of progressive leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated experience improving value based care outcome for the frail eldering through the optimization of care deliver thought out the delivery system.
  • Successful track record as being a creative thinking, developing new & innovative programs, as well as the ability to effectively collaborate across all specialties.
  • Ability to work well within and foster a culture of team based care.

At Atrius Health, (Dedham Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard MedicalAssociates, Granite Medical Group, and PMG Physician Associates) we offer:
  • Robust integrated EMR system (Epic) and data warehouse
  • Predictive analytics
  • Like-minded colleagues similarly committed to population health, preventative medicine and who are interested in developing and sharing best practices
  • Proven history of care coordination and redesigning how healthcare is delivered
  • Extremely competitive salary
  • Exceptional benefits package including health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) match, disability, CME reimbursement, generous PTO

Send confidential CV to: Laura Schofield Physician Recruitment, Atrius Health, 275 Grove Street, Suite 3-300 Newton, MA 02466; T: 800-222-4606 or 617-559-8275 within Massachusetts; E: laura_schofield@atriushealth.org EOE/AA. www.atriushealth.org