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Surgery Medical Director - Layton Hospital

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Layton
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

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ScopeThis is a facility-level leadership role that requires involvement at a system level within the One Intermountain structure. Success in the role required key organizational relationships across Intermountain Healthcare with a specific focus on leading the performance and continuous improvement of surgery at the respective facility. The Medical Director of Surgery role will report to the Senior Medical Director of Surgical Operations in Specialty-Based Care. Where applicable, the Department Chair role will report to the Hospital Medical Director of the chair's respective facility.Job Essentials
Leads Physician/Advanced Practice Provider collaborations and defines and establishes care models that best meet our patient's needs and our system fundamentals
Where applicable, fulfill Department Chair duties and responsibilities as outlined in the Medical Staff Bylaws and in the Department/Division Rules and Regulations
Ensures that evidence-based clinical care standards for Surgical Operations are established and effectively implemented in the respective Intermountain facility
Responsible for execution of policies and procedures related to operating room environments
Assists in educating compliance with appropriate standards required by all governmental agencies
Champions quality initiatives and policies and reports infractions collaborating to eliminate future infractions
Address opportunities and maintain successes in patient experience
Conduct regular Operating Room Council meetings, in conjunction with dyad/triad partners, to address safety, efficiencies, outcomes, policies, scheduling, utilization, system initiatives, and facility-specific needs
Regular attendance of meetings, which include but are not limited to: Facility Operating Room Council, Surgical Operations Council, Facility-specific councils/committees
Assist in quality reporting
Effectively addresses performance concerns for providers, including peer review for cases
Maintain standards of safety
Address inappropriate or unprofessional behavior as outlined in the Medical Staff Bylaws and in the Rules and Regulations
Address and inform capital needs
?Promote caregiver engagement
Assist in the development and maintenance of operational, financial, and fundamentals of extraordinary care metrics
Collaborate with facility and system colleagues for strategic and best practice development and implementation
Development and implementation of committees when necessary to address the needs of surgery including but not limited to utilization, quality, new products, and strategy
Partner with inpatient hospital operations to maximize environment of care
Maintain environment of collegiality with staff, consultants, and inpatient caregivers
Establish, exemplify, and communicate professional standards for physicians within surgery
Ensures physician alignment for Surgical Operations at the facility
Partnership with SCO for cost savings initiatives
Supports and drives results for the fundamentals of care for Intermountain with concern for reducing the cost of care (cost per case, per member per month costs) with the focus on improving the affordability of healthcare
Supports and drives results for key metrics identified through Specialty Based Care and Surgical Operations
Minimum QualificationsMedical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree. Education must be obtained through an ACGME or AOA accredited institution, will be verified

Currently holding privileges at Layton HospitalABMS or equivalent AOA Board Certification in a surgical specialty- and -Active Utah Medical Licensure, or in process of obtaining licensure, is required- and -Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.Willingness to receive and regularly participate in leadership training- and -At least three years of clinical experience in a surgical service practice setting- and -Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skillsPreferred Qualifications
Three years of experience leading successful improvement in clinical settings- and -Three years of progressive healthcare leadership experience- and -Experience with change management with the ability to provide leadership in the adaptation and implementation of new processes and / or technology that enhance safety- and -Demonstrated leadership of clinicians- and -Certified in healthcare communication, coaching or an equivalent experience with external entities that drive and support Experience of Care approaches and standards, including government agencies, academic institutions, universities and related organizations of higher education, and other public institutions.

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