Associate Medical Director-Internal Medicine, Utah Central

Location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Posted
Sep 02, 2021
Ref
R25480
Position Type
Permanent
Job Description:
This Associate Medical Director will assist in providing physician leadership for the Intermountain Medical Group internal medicine clinics in the Utah Central Market. This position is responsible for assisting in the development and setting of standards in safety, quality, patient experience, access, and stewardship in the internal medicine clinics and is accountable for the successful implementation of those standards. This position is also responsible for assisting in the development, implementation, and support of the Intermountain Medical Group's strategic direction. This position reports directly to the Internal Medicine Medical Director of the Intermountain Medical Group.

The AMD will spend approximately 30% of their time with leadership responsibilities, the other 70% will remain in a clinical capacity at one of our internal medicine clinics in the Utah Central Market.

Scope

Physician leadership for Intermountain Medical Group's internal medicine physician and clinics in the Utah Central Market, encompassing the Salt Lake Valley geography.

Job Essentials

Demonstrates leadership and credibility that earns the trust and respect of the caregiver community.
Works with physician, nursing, and operations leaders to advance Intermountain Healthcare's and Intermountain Medical Group's capabilities in each Fundamental of Extraordinary Care: Safety, Quality, Patient Experience, Access, and Stewardship.
Supports the development and implementation of Quality Improvement initiatives.
Assists in the development and implementation of Medical Group and Intermountain initiatives that are primary care based.
Provides support for the Medical Group's participation in the Intermountain Accountable Care Organization.
Helps promote and implement successful technology strategies within the Medical Group, including active participation on committees, involvement in priority stratification and determination of resource allocation.
Assists in development of strategies for physician and advanced practice clinician (APC) recruitment.
With other physician leaders, advances professional development, resiliency, engagement, and alignment of all caregivers.
As invited, actively and effectively participates in Medical Group and Intermountain Healthcare committees and teams.
Supports development and maintenance of a clinical structure which delivers high quality health care as measured by adherence to the fundamentals of extraordinary care.
Exemplifies values of Intermountain Healthcare in daily work.
Works collaboratively with groups and individuals that are a part of the Intermountain clinically integrated network.

Minimum Qualifications

MD or DO degree and current board certification in Internal Medicine.

Current MD licensure within the State of Utah, or ability to obtain prior to employment
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Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.

Extensive medical practice experience and excellent leadership skills.
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Sound understanding of modern health care economics and knowledge of financial principles.
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Demonstrated commitment to the fundamentals of extraordinary care; safety, quality, patient experience, access, and stewardship.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful medical leadership experience.
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Physician governance experience, such as participation on a Medical Group Board of Directors.
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Multi-specialty group/clinic experience.
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Managed care knowledge and experience.
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Experience in the management of clinicians and administrative resources.
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Development and implementation of clinical and business quality improvement initiatives.
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Knowledge of sophisticated clinical and management information systems.

Physical Requirements:
Interact with others requiring employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information.
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Operate computers, telephones, office equipment, and manipulate paper requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.
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See and read computer monitors and documents.
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Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.
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Interact frequently with patient care providers, patients, and visitors requiring employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
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Manipulate, with hands and fingers, complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, etc.

Location:
Key Bank Tower

Work City:
Salt Lake City

Work State:
Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

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