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Adventist Health Clear Lake is a 25-bed, critical access hospital serving Lake County with key service areas including an emergency care, imaging, intensive care, maternity, physical rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, surgery and nine rural health clinics that provide behavioral health, cancer, dental, family medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, neurology, orthopedic and pain management to name a few.Home to Clear Lake, California’s largest natural freshwater lake, Lake County is a great place to live and work. From every corner, there are pristine views of gorgeous landscapes, beautiful mountains, valleys and rolling hills dotted with rows of vineyards and charming small towns. Located just two hours by car from the San Francisco Bay Area, the Sacramento Valley or the Pacific Coast, Clear Lake is a great place to be if you’re a weekend warrior.
We're looking for someone to join our team as a part-time Medical Officer who:
Serves as the senior physician leader in the market, with the role spanning medical and clinical staff alignment and engagement, market strategy, and finance and operations-related topics. Leadership activities include, but are not limited to: bringing the clinical voice forward, being the patient advocate, acting as a subject matter expert for clinical staff and administration, overseeing care transformation initiatives directed by clinical cabinets. Leads the roll out of local initiatives within the market, and ensures the overall continuous quality improvement of care delivery. Mentors and develops the existing and future physician and clinical leadership across the market. Provides strategic and operational direction for the delivery of clinical care in close partnership with key clinical and operational leaders to ensure the highest level of patient safety and care. Reports directly to the Market President with a matrix reporting relationship to the Care Division Medical Officer.
Executes on care transformation plans around the 6 initiatives: clinical leadership, high reliability organization, care redesign, population health, patient experience/engagement and clinical workforce.
Leads efforts to roll-out the evidence-based standard of care, improve clinical outcomes, and disseminate best practices for the market in accordance with the care transformation initiatives.
Provides oversight and assistance to the Chief of Staff, members of the Medical Executive Committee, and the Medical Staff to assist them in their roles and to maximize the market's culture of patient safety and quality.
Acts as a primary clinician liaison to the senior leadership team, Patient Safety and Quality related committees, and the community. Facilitates physician leadership development and education.
Leads the market quality/patient safety staff in accordance with care transformation initiatives.
Facilitates collegial and effective working relations with all clinicians (e.g., physicians, nurses, physician-assistants, advanced nurse practitioners, and other medical staff members).
Provides leadership to improve physician alignment and patient satisfaction.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in business, public health or equivalent combination or education/related experience: Required
Master's Degree in public health, healthcare administration or related discipline: Preferred
Fifteen years of progressively responsible management experience within a healthcare system or complex hospital environment: Preferred
Ten years experience as a practicing physician in hospital medicine, primary care or specialty medicine: Preferred
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or (DO): Required
Board Certified Physician: Required
State medical board licensed: Required
Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.