Regional VP Medical Affairs, Paoli & Riddle Hospitals - (1800000I)
Main Line Health
March 29, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
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Main Line Health is searching for the Regional VP Medical Affairs of the Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital campuses. This will be a unique matrix role with direct reporting relationship to the MLH Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and to the Paoli and Riddle Presidents.
At Main Line Health, our Magnet® hospitals are well-known throughout suburban Philadelphia for our award-winning care. We recently have been recognized by the Philadelphia Business journal as one of the top ten "Best Places to Work" in the Delaware Valley. And with a history spanning more than 150 years, it’s one of the region’s most honored and respected academic healthcare institutions
Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. At its core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals – Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital – as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital. Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Home Care and Hospice, which brings to patients at home a coordinated array of health services and products; Health Centers in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization dedicated to advancing an understanding of the causes of cancer, diabetes and heart disease to help improve diagnosis and treatment as well as prevention.
Paoli Hospital, nationally recognized for quality care, a 231-bed, not-for-profit acute care hospital, continues to take healthcare to a new level in the communities it services. In 2017, Paoli Hospital was re-accredited as a Level II Trauma Center, the only one in Chester County. Its specially trained trauma team – including orthopedic, trauma and neurological surgeons – is available 24/7, maximizing options for life-saving emergency care close to home. Paoli Hospital’s award-winning Patient Care Pavilion enhances patient safety and healing as well as contributes to a superior patient experience.
Riddle Hospital, with 204 inpatient beds plus 23 Transitional Care Center beds, has provided service to the area for over 50years. Riddle has been nationally recognized by The Joint Commission, the Society of Chest Pain Centers and other health care rating organizations for its high quality patient care. The hospital offers a full range of services including maternity with a Level 2 neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU), nationally recognized orthopedic care, a full-continuum of cardiovascular care and an emergency department serving the needs of the community 24/7 while supporting the medical emergency command center for Delaware County.
Position Purpose: The Regional VPMA is a Main Line Hospitals, Paoli and Riddle campus/hospital (“Campus”) medico-administrative executive level leader involved in strategic, clinical, and operational matters. The Regional VPMA is a vital link principally among Campus senior leadership/management, Campus Clinical Operations, and the Campus Medical Staff. As the physician member of the Senior Leadership/Campus’ administrative/management teams, the VPMA communicates and collaborates regularly with the Main Line Health Chief Medical Officer (“CMO”), all Main Line Health System Department Chairs, the Campus Medical Staff Presidents, and all of the Campus’ Department Chiefs on clinical, Medical Staff administrative and operational matters. The VPMA supports the partnership between the Campus’ administration/management and the Campus’ Medical Staff to ensure recognition of the value of clinician input, overall clinical excellence and mutual commitment to the success of strategic objectives for Main Line Health System and Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital campuses. The VPMA will oversee and support clinical operations and quality initiatives at his/her Campuses, and will serve as an advisor to Department Chairs, Campus Medical Staff Presidents and Campus Department Chiefs on Campus strategic, clinical and operational issues. The VPMA helps assure adherence to System level clinical and operational standards in a matrix management model. (This position is a MLH administrative not a MLH Medical Staff position.)
Possess an MD/DO with an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and current Board certification
Must meet requirements for and become a credentialed member of the Main Line Hospitals Medical Staff, Active Staff category
Utilize one or both of the Campuses as their primary hospital for their clinical activity
Have prior experience in medical staff governance and clinical operational leadership
Strong leadership and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse, multi-disciplinary clinicians (both employed and independent) in a large complex community-based health system
Possess a patient-centered orientation to promote and advance a culture of quality and safety
Possess a professional, engaging, respectful, sincere and personal demeanor characterized by the ability to serve as a thought leader, change agent, facilitator and consensus builder. The applicant should have demonstrated successful administrative and leadership competencies and outcomes from their relationship building skills, emotional intelligence and capabilities
Demonstrate a commitment to creating a partnership between Campus leadership and leaders/key stakeholders for Campus members of the MLH Medical Staff
Have the ability to listen, gather information, influence and assume responsibility for challenging and difficult decisions, including willingness to recommend and cooperate in corrective action with respect to practitioners and specified health professionals with clinical privileges on the Campus
Be willing to commit approximately 90% of time to leadership and administrative responsibilities and 10% to the provision of clinical care.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital Regional Vice President for Medical Affairs will have defined administrative responsibilities at both the system and campus level. Approximate time commitments will be as follows: 80% campus administrative duties, 10% system administrative duties and 10% clinical activity.
As a System administrative leader, depending on experience, interest, and need, the Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital VPMA may be assigned by the Main Line Health CMO to responsibilities in one of multiple important domains to work with System based partners on defined priorities. Examples of these domains include Quality and Patient Safety, Medical Staff Functions and Physician Leadership Development, Care Coordination and Population Health, Pharmacotherapeutics, and Clinical Resource Management.
As a Regional Senior Leadership/administrative team member, the VMPA supports the Campuses strategic and operational agenda and his/her duties and responsibilities include the following as directed by the Presidents of Paoli and Riddle Hospitals and the MLH CMO:
We offer competitive compensation and outstanding comprehensive benefits including tuition reimbursement, 403B matching savings plan, a pension plan, and a generous paid time off program. To be considered, please apply online with your resume at https://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers Enter Job ID 1800000l in Keyword search box.
Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no agency calls.