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Intermountain Healthcare Medical Director - Family Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description:

This position will provide physician leadership for the Intermountain Medical Group family medicine physicians and clinics. This position is responsible for defining and setting standards in safety, quality, patient experience, access, and stewardship in the family 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 Associate Chief Medical Officer – Primary Care of Intermountain Medical Group.

Scope

Physician leadership for Intermountain Medical Group’s family medicine physicians and clinics in collaboration with operations and nursing.

Essential Job Duties

  • 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, Equity, Experience, Access, Stewardship and Engaged Caregivers.

  • Supports the development and implementation of Quality Improvement initiatives.

  • Assists in the development and implementation Medical Group and Intermountain initiatives.

  • Supports 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 physician and advanced practice provider (APP) 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.

  • Provides oversight for and meets regularly with the physician leaders that directly report to this position; Associate Family Medicine Medical Directors.

  • Works collaboratively with groups and individuals that are a part of the Intermountain clinically integrated network.

Minimum Requirements

  • MD or DO degree and current board certification in Family Medicine.

  • Current MD or DO licensure within the State of Utah.

  • Three (3) years of successful medical leadership experience.

  • Extensive medical practice experience and excellent leadership skills.

  • Sound understanding of modern health care economics and knowledge of financial principles.

  • Demonstrated commitment to the Fundamentals of Extraordinary Care: Safety, Quality, Equity, Experience, Access, Stewardship and Engaged Caregivers.

Physical Requirements

  • Interact with others requiring employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information.

  • Operate computers, telephones, office equipment, and manipulate paper requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.

  • See and read computer monitors and documents.

  • Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Physician governance experience, such as participation on a Medical Group Board of Directors

  • Multi-specialty group/clinic experience

  • Managed care knowledge and experience

  • Experience in the management of clinicians and administrative resources

  • Development and implementation of clinical and business quality improvement initiatives

  • Knowledge of sophisticated clinical and management information systems

Physical Requirements:

No Additional Description Available

Location:

Key Bank Tower

Work City:

Salt Lake City

Work State:

Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

24

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining a world-class team of over 38,000 employees and caregivers while embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

To find out more about us, head to our career site here .

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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