Unit-specific Responsibilities 1) Directly supervises the Medical Director. Â Oversees the Medical Directorâ™s management of the physician and nurse practitioner provider team. Â Coaches, mentors, and influences the Medical Director and provider team to achieve consistently high performance.
2) Maintains own clinical caseload (50-60%) providing direct patient care; functions in leadership capacity (40-50%) overseeing provider practice, quality oversight, patient safety programs and activities, and the ongoing assessment and evaluation of professional practice.Â 3) Fosters a work climate that encourages positive staff morale, upholds open communication, and fosters a team-based approach to care. Â Applies interpersonal skills to promote and influence a positive working environment. 4) Provides input into the development of clinical policies, protocols, and procedures. 5) Ensures SHS compliance with University of Chicago Medicine and University of Chicago policies and procedures as well as professional and regulatory agencies including The Joint Commission and Illinois and Chicago Departments of Public Health.Â 6) Monitors, leads, and directly addresses opportunities to improve SHS standards of care to ensure departmental compliance on matters related to clinical quality, patient safety, environment of care, and provision of care. 7) Resolves conflict effectively; utilizes problem-solving skills to promote a positive working environment. Â Leads efforts to foster a patient-first culture in SHS and within the Wellness Center. 8) With the Director of Clinical Practice and the Senior Director of Health and Wellness, functions as part of a leadership triad to ensure the optimal, seamless delivery of high-quality patient care is provided at all times. Â 9) Serves as a member of the student services leadership team.Â
Unit-preferred Competencies 1) Experience working on or leading a patient safety committee.Â 2) Experience working on or leading a quality improvement committee. 3) Directly related leadership experience such as managing a medical group, medical staff, or clinical department. 4) Ambulatory care experience in a primary care setting. 5) Ability to provide culturally competent care to a diverse population. 6) Experience working with diverse populations strongly preferred. 7) Patient education and social skills necessary for working with young adult population preferred. 8) Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to present effectively to diverse audiences. 9) Ability to understand the impact of public health emergencies such as disease outbreaks and manage effectively through related incidents.
Working Conditions Physical Demands 1) Ability to bend, crouch, or stoop. 2) Ability to work 8-12-hour days.Â
Mental Demands 1) Environment can be stressful. 2) Direct patient contact or clinical care setting. 3) Exposure to human blood, blood components, and/or blood products. 4) Expected to see patients approximately every 20 minutes, physical exams in 40 minutes, all by appointment.Â 5) There are occasional over-booked appointments.Â 6) Rotation to weekends (Saturday) during the academic year. 7) Limited evening hours may be expected.
Preferred Qualifications Education 1) A doctor of medicine (MD) or doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree from an accredited medical school. 2) Current board certification in a primary care specialty. 3) Current license to practice medicine in the state of Illinois.
Experience 1) Ten to 12 yearsâ™ experience leading clinical and/or administrative operations. 2) Demonstrated effective leadership of providers, a provider group, and/or a clinical department. 3) Experience working on or leading a patient safety committee.
4) Experience working on or leading a quality improvement committee.
5) Directly related leadership experience such as managing a medical group, medical staff, or clinical department.
6) Ambulatory care experience in a primary care setting.
7) Demonstrated clinical competency, teaching skills, and sound judgement.
8) Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
9) Ability to build collaborative, productive relationships with stakeholders across the University and Medical Center.
10) Strong organizational skills and the requisite judgement to manage competing priorities. Â 11) Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skill.
12) Proficiency in the use of computers.
Required Documents 1) Cover Letter 2) Resume 3) References
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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