Seeking a 0.5 FTE (20 hours per week) Medical Director (MD) who will be responsible for the clinical oversight of the Digestive Health Institute for the Southern California region. The MD functions as a triad partner with the Region Executive Director and the Region Clinical Institute Leader in a matrix environment. As physician leader, the MD will provide oversight for all physician engagement strategies including building, strengthening, and sustaining relationships with physicians and relevant clinicians. The MD will be involved in the development and implementation of evidence-based, best practice clinical protocols across the Region, in collaboration with Regional and System collaboratives, to improve health outcomes across the continuum. The MD will assist in administering and operating the Digestive Health clinical programs in an efficient and effective manner subject to any directives specific to the Digestive Health Clinical Program Services, including assistance in the execution of strategic plans, policies, clinical pathways and protocols.
Physician with board certification in their specialty required
Graduate work, Certification or degree in healthcare management, medical informatics/analytics or business is preferred
Physician license to practice medicine in the State of California
Five or more years of progressive management experience in healthcare, preferably with in-depth knowledge specific to clinical program areas across the continuum
Experience in an innovative, multi-site, regionally integrated health system
Physician and medical group alignment and integration experience
Significant experience leading teams, group facilitation, project management, and building management systems
Where You'll Work
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance has a 50-year legacy of excellence in this coastal south Los Angeles suburb and is one of six hospitals Providence operates in Southern California. Winner of Truven Health Analytics' 100 Top Hospitals award three years in a row, Little Company of Mary offers cutting-edge technology and therapies in cardiac, surgical and neonatal care, all in a state-of-the-art facility just 2 miles from the beach.
Where You'll Live
Los Angeles is the second most populous city in the United States, outdone only by New York City. Nicknamed the City of Angels, LA is home to an estimated four million citizens and boasts a diverse economy, including a thriving entertainment industry. With an average of only 35 days with measurable precipitation annually, LA enjoys a Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunshine and blue skies which can be enjoyed on the area's iconic beaches.
Who You'll Work For
Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission - to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.
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