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Vice Chair for Clinical Services- Department of Family and Community Medicine

Company: Thomas Jefferson University
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Vice Chair for Clinical Services- Department of Family and Community Medicine Jefferson Health Department of Family and Community Medicine -seeks to recruit a family physician with significant training and experience in practice management, population health, and quality improvement to serve as the Vice Chair for Clinical Services. The ideal candidate will have experience as a medical director and/or substantive preparation and experience in population health, practice transformation, and quality improvement. Candidates should have a solid background in the current state of the US healthcare market, including the impact of the shift to value-based purchasing on primary care practice. The successful candidate will understand the roles of both traditional and new members of the primary care team, and will have experience implementing and assessing impact of new models of care, such as care coordination, integrated behavioral health, telehealth, etc. The candidate must understand and be able to use data to inform practice, and will have a track record of success in implementing quality improvement projects. The candidate should have experience leading teams and working with an interprofessional leadership team. Conditions of Employment Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson's clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson. Closing Statement Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees. Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation. Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers. As an employer, Jefferson -maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Keywords: Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia , Vice Chair for Clinical Services- Department of Family and Community Medicine, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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