The employer improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.
All ACUMDs are accountable to UMMG for the overall performance of their ACU
The ADTU - MD Director will report directly to the Chief Clinical Officer of UMMG
The Director will communicate and work with the Associate Chief Clinical Officers (ACCO) for Medical Specialties, Primary Care, leaders in the Hospitalist and Critical Care groups and appropriate Department Chairs as needed for all physician-related issues.
The Director will work with the Nurse Manager for nursing issues and with leadership of the Physician Assistants as appropriate for PA's.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides medical supervision of all APP's who staff the ADTU and provides direct patient care when needs are escalated - especially critical care or procedural supervision
Facilitates and supports service excellence; patient satisfaction; continuity and coordination of care; quality improvement initiatives including:
Participates in recruiting, hiring, training, mentoring and evaluating APP's in conjunction with the Nurse Manager and leadership of Physician Assistants.
Provide annual performance reviews for APP's who staff the unit
Assist in the development and implementation of clinical protocols
Ensuring scope of practice of providers and staff, considering credentialing and privileging, legal and professional standards and demonstrated competencies and communicating with department(s) on any issues. Assure quality of care and appropriate billing.
Perform ten clinical record reviews monthly for quality and documentation.
Facilitating implementation of clinical programs
Promotes the academic mission by ensuring that infrastructure is in place to support education and training initiatives for medical students, house officers, and other trainees.
Facilitating clinical research and providing guidance to providers who wish to conduct and engage in research
Provides vision and leadership to the ACU including:
Actively engaging with UMMG leadership and appropriate committees to advance care in the ADTU
Being available by phone or pager during all hours of operation for problems that might arise at the ACU and provide on-sight supervision if needed.
Can identify appropriate back up medical coverage structure as needed
Attending appropriate meetings with UMMG administration and regular meetings with ACU administrative team
Program Management (Clinical, Operational, Financial)
Approve and serve as first level of conflict resolution for issues related to ADTU function and facilities
Approve care model requirements for each unit, including roles, responsibilities, and exceptions
Oversee identification of potential revisions to the staffing model based on analysis of visit and productivity data from ACU Group Leadership and ACU Clinic Leadership
Develop strategies to improve transition of care between inpatient, outpatient, and home care
Provide oversight for regulatory compliance with CMS, JC, and CLIA, as applicable, operations of supporting functions (including identification of areas for improvement).
Support establishment of priorities, areas of focus, and measurable targets for performance improvement for support services
Support identification of improvements for ambulatory facilities, including construction or renovation of structures and purchase of major equipment
Monitor clinical, operational and financial performance measures and metrics at the interdisciplinary or multi-specialty program level and disseminate information to stakeholders
Manages all requests for UMMG core support platforms coming from ACCC's or other leadership within their interdisciplinary or multi-specialty program
Present on programmatic performance metrics to UMMG leadership and Department/Divisions
Oversee, support, and lead identification, design, and implementation of emerging care models, technology and technological solutions
Partner with UMMG Chief Quality Officer to achieve common quality and operational objectives
Active Medical Staff Member
Capable of managing patients with critical care needs - most likely trained in internal medicine, hospitalist medicine or critical care medical specialties
Progressively responsible experience in the management of patients with urgent health care needs or infusion therapy and who has experience with health care delivery models similar to the ADTU
History of successful execution of initiatives
Experience managing APP's is preferred
History of excellent medical care and leadership potential as demonstrated by the ability to work effectively with nursing partners, individuals, and/or teams, across disciplines
Credible, assertive, self-motivated physician with demonstrated clinical excellence and patient relationships
Ability to convey a vision of an integrated care delivery model and embrace organizational change
Comfortable leading people through a change process in a matrixed environment
Skilled at data management and analytics
Knowledge of management principles, practices, and methods
Associated topics: administrative coordinator, administrative officer, administrative staff, assist, front desk, food, operation, operational support, records management, support
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.