The Physician Director-Hospital Medicine is the dyad partner with the Department Director - Operations in primary leadership and management of the Hospital Medicine Department. Along with the Department Director - Operations, has primary authority and responsibility for all activities within the Department, with a focus on the medical staff and clinical issues. Pertaining to clinical matters, serves as the first point of contact and primary problem solver and is accountable for all Department clinical and performance outcomes and activities. The Physician Director- Operations is a highly visible position that is responsible for creating a positive impression with patients and families, physicians, management, professional staff, employees, and visitors he/she encounters and drives the organization toward the quadruple aims regarding quality, cost control, patient experience and the experience of all providers including physicians, APPs and nursing. Serving as a role model, the Physician Director-Hospital Medicine is an excellent clinician, communicator, collaborator, problem solver and innovator.
The Physician Director-Hospital Medicine is expected to commit the time which is necessary to achieve the objectives of the role in support of his or her Department. On average, this position should spend 75% of their time administratively and 25% clinically.
The Physician Director-Hospital Medicine is accountable for activities that support meeting St. Elizabeth Physicians and St. Elizabeth Healthcare's clinical, operational, and financial goals and objectives.
Possess an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the states of Kentucky, Indiana, or Ohio as appropriate.
Desired: AAPL "Physicians in Management" training; CPE certification; MBA or advanced business training.
Minimum: 5 years of clinical practice. 2 years of experience in a physician leadership role
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Potential for additional 15% bonus based on Value Based Incentives
Internal Number: 1200
About St. Elizabeth Physicians - Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati
St. Elizabeth Physicians is a multi-specialty group organization consisting of over 396 physicians, 170 advanced practice providers serving more than 310,000 patients in 117 conveniently located sites in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. In partnership with our five St Elizabeth Hospitals, together we are transforming how healthcare is delivered in our region.
St. Elizabeth is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. This network provides access to proven protocols, eConsults and unparalleled experience. It supports our mission to ensure our patients receive comprehensive and compassionate care – anywhere.
St. Elizabeth Physician is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the diversity of our associates.