The Chief of Medicine shall provide Clinical Leadership in the following areas:
Provide executive direction, leadership and oversight of medicine service and delegated support department operations to inspire hope and ensure the delivery of high quality care and services to patients in a safe, recovery-oriented environment.
Delegate clinical tasks appropriately, monitors performance and follows up to ensure desired results.
Establish clinical standards, objectives, and policies and procedures for program services in accordance with State and National standards, professional licensing standards, including the Oregon Medical Practice Act, as well as evidence-based and emerging best practices of medical and surgical care.
Assure regulatory compliance of all medicine services within the framework of constant readiness for review by CMS, the Joint Commission, and other State and national regulatory bodies.
Coordinate clinical medicine practices with other clinical disciplines under the direction of the CMO to assure active treatment for all patients.
Foster a patient-centered, recovery-focused, team-oriented culture by active collaboration with other medical, clinical and therapeutic disciplines to promote and ensure optimal service and outcomes.
On a daily basis, ensure there is a system to monitor communication of continuity of care information between providers and to monitor clinical effectiveness of medicine interventions at all levels of the organization.
The Chief of Medicine shall provide Administrative Leadership in the following areas:
Plan, organize and assign the work of department managers, including in the development of subordinate structures and performance of management tasks.
Delegate administrative tasks appropriately, monitor performance and follow up to ensure desired results personally and through the directors of supporting departments. Monitor and oversee performance of services delivered under contract with outside providers.
Direct recruiting, interviewing, selecting, originating and training of physicians and Nurse Practitioners, as well as other clinical and allied support positions.
Direct and oversee manager\u2019s conduct of effective personnel practices of hiring, promoting, disciplining and firing of subordinates.
Make rounds as necessary to ensure leadership presence in clinic and direct care areas, and to assure ongoing activities are in place in all areas to address identified opportunities for improvement.
Provide goal setting and ongoing performance feedback to direct reports. Complete annual performance and position description reviews.
Encourage personal and professional growth through pursuit of education and training and participation in relevant professional organizations.
Provide administrative direction for hospital-based and contracted medical services education, development and training programs, including those which qualify students, interns and residents for licensure or certification as a qualified provider of medical.
Participate, as assigned, on the executive body, clinical and administrative committees, and other internal and external groups to accomplish the OHA\u2019s Mission and Vision.
Build collaborative, productive professional relationships with clinical facilities, advisory boards, medicine programs and other departments within and outside of OHA.
Establish and maintain respectful and productive working relationships with collective bargaining unit agents and representatives. Strive to resolve issues in a timely, fair and equitable manner. Engage staff in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of services, practices and outcomes.
The Chief of Medicine shall provide Fiscal Management in the following areas:
Monitor and manage the financial performance of assigned departments to ensure budgetary requirements are implemented and maintained.
Estimate necessary quantity of time, costs and materials or personnel required for the accomplishment of medical service assignments and goals.
Monitor and manage expenditures from the current biennium approved budget and consults with the hospital Chief Financial Officer regarding expenditure needs outside the budget.
Develop and review budgetary reports relative to areas of responsibility, including Hospital services and overtime use.
Identify opportunities to improve efficiency, reduce expenses and improve overall financial performance in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of OHA
Internal Number: IRC63683
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