Job Description

Job Title: Passavant Hospitalists Medical Director
Job ID: 1900011B
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Emergency Medicine
Department: CCHM Passavant
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237

Description

·       Provide administrative leadership for the program with a focus on meeting performance measures and standards.  Assist Hospital in ensuring uniform standards of practice and performance with respect to patient care processes.

·       Attend all administrative meetings at CCHM and Site as directed by Hospital and CCHM

·       Prepare monthly schedule and ensure that all physicians and APPs meet their monthly/annual hourly commitments. 

·       Minimize overtime at site. 

·       Lead the development of policies and procedures for the Hospitalist Program.

·       Supervise Hospitalists as necessary and appropriate.

·       Support Hospital’s mission, vision and plans, and, in collaboration with Hospital, Medical Staff, and other appropriate participants, participate in and make recommendations regarding the provision of patient care services by Hospitalists.

·       In collaboration with Hospital and Hospital’s Medical Staff, monitor the quality, safety and appropriateness of care provided by Hospitalists.  Cooperate with Hospital in the collection of information regarding patient and family satisfaction with Hospitalist services provided, and review aggregated data.  Act in an appropriate fashion to address any identified deficiencies in care provided or in overall patient satisfaction.

·       Serve as a liaison between the Medical Staff and Nursing and between Nursing and other departments of Hospital to assure timely communications, adherence to standards and policies and the promotion of collegial relationships.  Assist with relationship building, fostering positive interactions, and problem resolution.

·       Coordinate education programs for Medical Staff members and Nursing regarding inpatient medicine as reasonably requested.

·       Participate in interdisciplinary, interdepartmental performance-improvement activities within Hospital.

·       Maintain ongoing communication with Hospital administration and staff to provide clinical expertise and support when needed or requested.

·       Review and advise on proper coding for professional services provided by Hospitalists, participate in audits and maintain compliance with sound fiscal practices.

·       Performs all other duties as assigned by CCHM or Hospital.

Qualifications

1.     Licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
2.     Board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
3.     Completed an accredited residency program in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
4.     Appointment to the Hospital Active Medical Staff
5.     Demonstrated leadership and communication skills

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: n/a

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