PeaceHealth is seeking a Manager, Hospital Medicine Programs - Bellingham for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours .
Req ID: 163415
Responsible for partnering with the lead physician(s) to provide effective and proactive management of operations; to ensure exceptional service to patients; and to achieve annual operational and financial goals. Responsible for engaging the lead physician(s) in developing and implementing action plans to meet annual goals and to resolve clinical issues in a timely manner; ensuring efficient operations for patients, providers and staff through standardization when appropriate; developing a culture of service excellence and respectful collaboration by carefully overseeing and ensuring effective work performance by staff; collaborating with the lead physician(s) to improve patient access to care through carful stewardship of resources including provider schedules and staffing.
Partner with lead physicians to lead operations to ensure overall success of the PeaceHealth (PH) hospital provider programs. The lead physician provides direct provider oversight.
Proactive daily management of the hospital medicine programs staffed by employed PeaceHealth providers including: financial performance; provider practice efficiency; service excellence; financial management to meet budget, staffing, personnel management and on-going process improvement.
Partner with lead physician(s), other physicians, and staff to establish various program goals and implementation plans consistent with PH hospitals and medical group's strategic plan and annual operating goals.
Collaborate with the lead physician(s), PHMG Quality Committee, the Center for Healthcare Improvement, and other necessary individuals and committees to lead implementation of quality initiatives and to address specific quality related issues.
Budget planning and monitoring working in conjunction with other stakeholders.
Responsible for revenue cycle including charge capture, documentation management, coding, and denial per standard processes, etc.
Engage the lead physicians in review and dissemination of hospitalist program financial performance and productivity.
Provide first line response to physician and staff issues (behavioral and clinical). Responsible for problem resolution in collaboration with the lead physician(s).
Participate in the review of CVs and facilitate the interview process for physician recruits (with the lead physician as appropriate).
Work closely with the lead physician(s) to oversee and support Providers - Physicians Advanced Practice Clinicians (Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant) practices including orientation and clinical mentoring.
Work closely with hospital managers and directors to ensure efficient workflow within hospital departments involving PeaceHealth providers, patient experience, and quality initiatives.
Foster, develop and model professional excellence. Provide coaching of area staff.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)
Bachelor's degree required preferably in business and/or healthcare management or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the caregiver with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job.
Master's degree in business or healthcare management is preferred.
Minimum three years of supervisory/leadership oversight experience.
Minimum of five years of clinic and/or clinical operations experience. Prefer experience in an integrated hospital/physician group setting working with physician leadership and broad base of providers.
For licensed and/or certified/registered clinician, must have a current registration/certification or license in State.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) required at date of hire.
Strong problem solving, decision making, team building, process improvement leadership and time management skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Proficient in the use of computers including Microsoft Office applications. Familiarity with software implementations and upgrade processes.
Strong financial management skills including analytical skill and familiarity with benchmarking financial, operational performance and business planning.
Embrace and promotes teamwork.
Knowledge and experience with continuous improvement techniques and methodologies.
Demonstrated competence in developing business plans for new services and capital equipment.
Skill and practical experience with recruitment processes.
COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES
St. Joseph Medical Center:
Position will support the following programs: Acute Care Surgery, Intensivists, Pediatric Hospitalist, OB Hospitalist, Behavioral Health, Physiatry (Rehab Medicine). Matrix reporting to Director of PHMG, Specialty Care and Service Line Director, Critical Care and Emergency.
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Bellingham community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .
Location: Bellingham , St. Joseph Medical Center (216) Job Category: Leadership Shift: Day Shift Length: 8 Hours FTE: 1.0 Work Type: Full Time Hourly compensation starts at: $ 32.32 , more depending on experience Required Certifications/Licensure:
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Bellingham || Leadership || Business, Administrative, & Facilities Leadership || Full Time || SURGICAL SVCS
Internal Number: 163415
PeaceHealth Physicians are as diverse as the communities they serve, but have the following in common:Dedication to carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering and treating each person in a loving and caring way.A shared vision of every patient receiving exceptional, compassionate evidence-based care, every time, every touch.