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Medical Director of Quality, Safety, and Medical Affairs Opportunity

Company: MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS Trinity Health Oakland Hospital, located in Pontiac, Michigan, has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Board-Certified Physician to serve as Medical Director of Quality, Safety, and Medical Affairs. This position will be split 0.6 FTE administrative and 0.4 FTE clinical. The responsibilities for this opportunity will include:

  • Understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the mission, vision, and values of the Ministry in leadership behaviors, practices, and decisions.
  • Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the mission, vision and values of Trinity Health in leadership behaviors, practices and decisions.
  • Experience with large-scale project management, clinical transformation and change management.
  • Leads the development, deployment and change management of solutions that gather information for clinical benchmarking, determination of disease severity, and analysis of practice variation.
  • Possess an understanding and working knowledge of current health care regulation, accreditation and licensure requirements for physicians and facilities (The Joint Commission, CMS and other).
  • Serves as a member of the Patient Safety Committee (Zero Harm Committee)
  • Serves as a member of the following medical staff committees: Medical Staff Quality Improvement Committee, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Medical Records Committee, Infection Prevention and Control Committee, Organizational Safety Huddle, Local Safety Huddles to evaluate the quality of the huddles, Health Equity Committee,
  • Functions as a resource to the medical staff as appropriate in areas of Quality and Safety.
  • Provides feedback to the medical staff regarding clinical quality and safety and process improvement initiatives; when necessary, provides one on one education/feedback.
  • Assists in the development, delivery, and evaluation of training materials for physicians. Provides input into issues and initiatives in clinical quality, utilization and case management as appropriate and requested.
  • Attends medical department meetings for the purpose of relating information specific to department clinical performance; updating the department on internal or external practices; educating physicians on statistical and other review techniques.
  • Demonstrated success in leading physician engagement and development opportunities within a hospital or medical group or equivalent.
  • Promotes and provides leadership of the medical staff participation in various groups and task forces to assist in the fine tuning, design, implementation, and evaluation of the systems of clinical quality and safety.
  • Demonstrated understanding of transition between strategic development and operational implementation.
  • Represents TH Oakland within Trinity Health on issues related to Unified Clinical Organization Activities.
  • Serves as a resource and/or member of medical staff or management committees as requested by the Chief of Staff and/or Chief Medical Officer.
  • Should have a track record of operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment and demonstrated ability of bringing dynamic groups to agreement around key, and at times controversial concepts.
  • Continues to practice clinical medicine in area of expertise on an approximate half time basis.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations, the Trinity Health Organizational Integrity Program, including the Standards of Conduct, Code of Ethics, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical, and professional behaviors.
  • Performs other duties commensurate with the office that may be reasonably requested by the organization. The qualified candidate will have the following experience/certifications and education:
    • MD or DO.
    • Unrestricted current license to practice medicine in the Michigan.
    • Board certification in clinical area of expertise.
    • Must have five or more years of clinical practice experience.
    • Membership on the Medical staff and ?privileged to write orders to clarify patient status.?
      • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to build collaborative working relationships with medical staff, clinical staff, finance, and compliance.
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles.
      • Possess an understanding and working knowledge of current health care regulation, accreditation and licensure requirements for physicians and facilities.
      • Ability to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of a broad range of medical/surgical diagnoses, treatment modalities, therapeutic services, and intervention techniques.
      • Personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring as well as the ability to inspire and to motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of the Ministry.
        • Preferred: Advanced graduate level training in health/business administration, public health, quality assurance and safety and/or medical staff governance. The qualified candidate must also have the following leadership competencies: General:
          • Achieves excellence by being action oriented, decisive and follows through and aligns resources to accomplish objectives.
          • Uses effective strategies to facilitate change initiatives and overcome resistance to change and identify sustainable improvements
          • Understands complex issues and develops solutions that effectively address the problem.
          • Lives out a set of deeply held personal beliefs and honors a spirit and presence greater than self and connects these to the CHE Trinity Mission and Core Values.
          • Understands the role of emerging technology and its impact on operational effectiveness and organizational change.
            • Possess strong communication and team skills
            • Ability to effectively lead and participate as a member of multiple teams
            • Possess the ability to work calmly and efficiently under tight deadlines
            • Exhibits excellent customer service orientation skills necessary in order to deal effectively with various levels of hospital personnel, outside customers and community groups Quality and Safety:
              • Strong understanding of quality management and elements of a high reliability, safety care system of care.
              • Core understanding of serious safety events, how to conduct a root cause analysis and generate related SBAR communications.
              • Assists the organization to create a learning environment for ongoing quality improvement and safety for board members, senior management, physician and nursing leaders and hospital staff. Provides clinical quality improvement and patient safety insight into the strategic initiatives developed by the senior leadership team and in collaboration with the region and national system initiatives.
              • Commitment to quality improvement activities and peer review with multidisciplinary teams.
              • Serve as an executive champion for various quality and safety programs.
              • Monitor and drive improvement on key local, regional, and system level initiatives.
              • Champions the TogetherSafe program.
              • Provide oversight of the Root Cause Analysis and Action process as well the Apparent Cause Analysis process. Medical Staff Affairs:
                • Ability to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of a broad range of medical/surgical diagnoses, treatment modalities, therapeutic services and intervention techniques.
                • Ability to motivate physicians and staff to utilize clinical information systems and advanced technologies effectively and efficiently.
                • Understands medical staff governance and appropriate quality tools within the medical staff such as OPPE, FPPE and peer review.
                • Works with department chairs and department quality/safety committees on defining, measuring, and monitoring of quality improvement initiatives and programs.
                • Participates in department and organizational (PPEC) peer review committees for awareness and monitoring of quality and safety.
                • Participates in the
                • Continues to have some clinical practice in order to better understand the patient care delivery. This is an exciting opportunity for the right physician to join Trinity Health Oakland Hospital. RECRUITMENT PACKAGE Trinity Health Oakland is offering an excellent competitive compensation and benefit package for the right candidate. ABOUT THE FACILITY Trinity Health Oakland Hospital (THOH) , a member of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, is a 497-bed comprehensive, community teaching hospital and regional tertiary facility located in Oakland County, Michigan. THOH is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States. A long-time leader in Oakland County, THOH was founded in 1927 by the Sisters of Mercy. For more than 80 years, THOH has been a technologically forward hospital that combines advanced medicine and personal care to assist patients on their path to wellness. With dedicated physicians, nurses and hospital staff committed to providing quality care throughout the patient stay, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland has truly personalized the patient experience. THOH has won numerous local and national recognition for patient safety, quality, and performance, and consistently ranks in the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide. With a recent $54.5 million hospital renovation and expansion, THOH has added an additional 120,000 square feet, housing a new emergency center, private patient tower, imaging center and retail pharmacy. THOH provides a broad range of services including cardiology, orthopedics, women & children services, cancer care, and neurosciences. THOH's staff and physicians are dedicated to providing excellence in patient care. THOH invites you to join its award-winning team, grow in a positive environment, and build a remarkable future with a leader in health care. For more information about Trinity Health Oakland Hospital, please visit our . ABOUT THE COMMUNITY Oakland County, Michigan - Named for its beautiful oak trees, Oakland County offers a blend of big city, suburban, and rural lifestyles. Oakland County is recognized as having Michigan's second highest population with a residential population of more than 68,000 and has continued to grow since its inception over 175 years ago. Located north of Detroit, Oakland County is part of the nation's seventh largest metropolitan area and is home to 39 cities and 14 townships.Today, residents have access to 30 downtown areas, nearly 90,000 acres of natural settings, several entertainment and sports venues, plus countless opportunities to achieve a high quality of life. This area is also home to several institutions of higher education, well-known private schools, and exemplary public schools. With its proximity to Detroit, quality schools, and numerous recreational opportunities, the Oakland area is a perfect place to raise a family. Museums and golf courses are nearby, and Detroit's sporting events, concerts and more are just a half-hour away. The old, well established neighborhoods of the past are joined by gorgeous new residential development. The Oakland area is also a great locale for pet lovers. Oakland County is the new horizon for living, working and prospering.Focused on the future, Oakland County is one of the wealthiest counties in America, and features a quality of life and commerce that few places can match.Oakland offers world-class educational opportunities for children and adults, ranging from two award-winning public school districts, Avondale Schools and Rochester Community Schools, to Oakland University, a major Division1 degree-granting university.The community also is served by 10 private schools, Rochester College and Oakland Community College, the largest of Michigan's community-based publicly funded institutions. With excellent schools, affordable housing, employment opportunities and an abundance of cultural and recreational activities, moving to Oakland County will be the best decision you can make. ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities - including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve. At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at . If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.

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