Saint Alphonsus Health System has an excellent employment opportunity for a Regional Chief Clinical Officer to join the health system in Boise, Idaho.
The selected candidate will provide executive leadership and strategic oversight for the clinical enterprise of the Saint Alphonsus Health System. The Regional Chief Clinical Officer will act as the primary champion for enhancing quality of care, comprehensive health care delivery, and patient safety with a focus on exceeding patient’s expectations of the overall care experience. This role responsibility includes oversight of Saint Alphonsus Medical Group and the Clinical Integrated Network. The Regional Chief Clinical Officer ensures a clear, consistent focus across the continuum for ambulatory services, acute care and the clinically integrated network.
In support of the Mission, Vision, and Values and Care Delivery Model, the Saint Alphonsus clinical, care coordination and quality processes strive to ensure every patient and family member receives effective and efficient care that is:
People Centered based on an individual’s and family’s comprehensive health needs and preferences.
Collaborative and effective across the continuum.
Promotes positive high quality, cost effective outcomes for patients, and achieves Saint Alphonsus Regional and Trinity Health strategic and operational goals and priorities.
The selected candidate will serve as an internal consultant to senior leadership and medical staff leaders throughout the Region to provide strategic direction in the areas of medical staff engagement, including but not limited to: medical staff development, succession planning, and models for collaboration and physician practice management.
The Regional Chief Clinical Officer provides oversight expertise in medical staff functions such as physician credentialing, privileging, medical staff by-laws and medical staff recruiting through oversight of various departments within the direct reporting groups.
The selected candidate will foster dialogue and collaboration with Patient Care Services, other health care providers and Region leadership to promote improvements in clinical quality indicators and outcomes, support clinical process redesign, and clinical informatics.
The Regional Chief Clinical Officer serves as a member of the Senior Leadership Team for the regional health ministry.
Direct reports include: Chief Medical Officer for Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, President Saint Alphonsus Medical Group, President Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance, Director of Quality, Director of Risk Management, Regional Manager of Peer Review, Regional Director of Clinical Resource Manager, Direct or Integrated Care Coordinator Services, Medical Director of Corporate Wellness and Well-being, Medical Director of Medical Education, and Chief Medical Informatics Officer.
Knows, understands, incorporates and demonstrates the mission, vision and values of Trinity Health in leadership behaviors, practices and decisions.
Responsible and accountable for leadership and operational direction and excellence including achievement of the Priority Strategic Aims (PSAs) within Saint Alphonsus Health System.
Acts as an internal consultant to oversee the development and achievement of strategic directions, goals and objectives for medical staff engagement and programmatic services consistent with Region and MO direction.
Facilitates and provides leadership in the strategic direction of the Integrated Clinical Leadership Council to promote and advance physician leadership development and succession planning.
Supports Region in the selection, development and continuity of medical staff recruitment and development of strategies in such areas as: graduate medical education, research and continuing medical education, provider and staff wellbeing and clinical leadership orientation and development activities throughout the Region.
Understands the dynamics and challenges involved in the evolution of the health care delivery system. Raises issues and fosters dialogue about emerging views between and among health care providers and administrators. Works closely with MO administrative and clinical leadership in helping them fulfill their quality and patient care experience accountabilities.
Oversees the development and achievement of Region-wide clinical outcome indicators and care management improvement strategies and tactics. Promotes collaboration and innovation in the primary clinical service programs to ensure an interdisciplinary approach to improving the health care delivery system, including the quality of patient care and patient safety.
Understands and promotes continuous quality improvement through process redesign and re-engineering, leading key teams as appropriate, to enhance the quality and delivery of services. Understands and promotes developing systems and processes required to ensure patient and colleague safety. Models behaviors, which support continuous learning and empowerment through team leadership.
Advises governance, management and clinical leadership throughout the Region, in the assessment, development, patient care programs and services that will serve community needs effectively and efficiently.
Participates in various external forums and serves as a representative of the Region on the national front applying clinical experience and research in patient care improvement to leverage grant funding, national policy, etc.
Serves as a member of the Region leadership team, participating in Region-wide strategy development, planning and decision-making, leading Region-wide initiatives as assigned.
Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, accreditation requirements, Trinity Health’s Organizational Integrity Program, Standards of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.
Understands and supports all Medical Group and Physician Services to include the operations of an employed medical groups, independent contractors and Clinically Integrated Networks.
Ensures that all clinical programs within Saint Alphonsus Health system are well integrated and coordinated across the continuum.
To be successful in this position, the selected candidate should be a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Osteopathy (D.O.), board certified in a clinical specialty, coupled with advanced formal training in public health or administration.
The selected candidate must have five (5) or more years of executive leadership experience, including responsibility for fiscal and medical staff management. Must have five (5) or more years of clinical practice experience.
Thorough knowledge and understanding in trends in health care, including physician-hospital relationships, physician practice models, access issues, quality improvement processes, clinical information systems, and the implications of the changing health care environment for medical credentialing are essential.
Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills required in order to initiate and develop productive working partnerships with all levels of management/leadership and staff. Ability to influence results, garner support and tactfully manage complex relationships and influences within and across the organization.
Demonstrated customer service orientation, seeking to understand customer requirements and exercising judgment in meeting their expectations, particularly when there are differences of opinions on needs and services, unanticipated contingencies or a divergence of ideas/perspectives.
Exceptional oral and written communication, persuasion, consulting, team building and negotiation skills required. The selected candidate must be able to clearly articulate and demonstrate commitment to high quality and patient safety, and the Philosophy, Mission, Vision and Values of Trinity Health and to inspire active support of these in others.
Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment. Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Trinity Health.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work parameters.
Must be able to travel to various Trinity Health sites.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be constructed as an exhaustive list of duties so assigned.
An excellent compensation and benefits package is available.
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center – Boise, Idaho, is a 387 bed regional medical center serving people throughout the Northwest and is the principal provider of advanced, innovative and interdisciplinary services. It is also the region's only ACS verified Level II Trauma Center whose annual trauma volumes exceed 1,250 with over 400 patients with an ISS>16. Trauma is predominantly blunt in nature. There are a wide range of subspecialty services available 24/7, including strong trauma/surgical critical care, neurosurgical coverage, in-house interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons and fellowship trained intensivists and cardiologists.
As a not-for-profit medical center, Saint Alphonsus reinvests profits back into the community and works to improve the health and well-being of those we serve by emphasizing care that is patient-centered, innovative and community based. It focuses on providing services in a spiritual, healing environment; is renowned for its state-of-the-art digital environment and pioneering technologies including advanced imaging capabilities; and is known for its award-winning clinical services.
On January 15, 2013, HealthGrades® 11th annual Hospital Quality and Clinical Excellence Study again named Saint Alphonsus a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™ for the third year in a row. Saint Alphonsus is the only hospital in Idaho to receive this recognition five times since the award originated in 2003 (2003, 2006, 2011, 2012 and 2013). This prestigious distinction places our medical center among the Top 5% of hospitals nationwide for clinical performance.
The medical center is part of Saint Alphonsus Health System, a growing four-hospital, 714-bed integrated healthcare system serving the full range of the health and wellness needs of the people in southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada. The system is comprised of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa, Idaho, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Ontario, Oregon and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Baker City, Oregon. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, the second largest Catholic Health System in the nation. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.
Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa - (SAMC-Nampa) is a 152 bed community medical center serving people throughout the greater Nampa, Idaho area. As a not-for-profit medical center, SAMC-Nampa reinvests its profits back into the community and works to improve the health and well-being of those we serve by emphasizing care that is patient-centered, innovative and community based. It focuses on providing services in a spiritual, healing environment; is renowned for its state-of-the-art digital environment and pioneering technologies.
As an example of this reinvestment, SAMC-Nampa is developing the state of the art, $33.5 million Nampa Health Plaza along the I-84 corridor with a full service emergency room, the 20 bed Birkeland Maternity Center, cardiac care center, and ambulatory surgery.
HealthGrades, the nation’s most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, recognized Saint Alphonsus Health System with multiple # 1 State rankings for Overall Cardiac Services, Cardiology Services, Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Interventional Procedures, Neurosciences, Neurosurgery, Treatment of Stroke and Gastro-Intestinal Services. Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa also was recognized with multiple # 1 State rankings. The hospital also received five 5-Star Ratings including recognition for Coronary Interventional Procedures, treatment for heart attack and total hip replacement.
SAMC – Nampa is part of Saint Alphonsus Health System (SAHS), a growing four-hospital, 714-bed integrated healthcare system. The four medical centers, along with Saint Alphonsus Medical Group’s 350+ providers at 38 clinic locations, serve the full range of the health and wellness needs of the people in southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada. The system is comprised of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa, Idaho, Saint Alphonsus
Medical Center in Ontario, Oregon and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Baker City, Oregon.
Boise, Idaho, is an economically vibrant and growing community. Boise is a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 640,000 people. A commercial center in the Northwest, Boise is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise and a flourishing scene for arts, entertainment and collegiate and professional sports. Known as the “City of Trees,” Boise also offers a reasonable cost of living, low crime rate, excellent cultural programs, numerous neighborhood parks and nearby national forests and rivers. Idaho's culture of physician independence also makes it one of the best places in America to be a practicing physician.
Several high-profile publications rank the Boise metro area as one of the best places in the country to do business and live.
♦ Outside Magazine recently said, “The winner for best overall town in the western U.S. is Boise, Idaho.”
♦ Forbes recently ranked the Boise metro area 2nd for raising a family; particularly noting its low crime and high school quality, not to mention the chance to mix urban and outdoor lifestyles.
♦ CNN/Money ranks the Boise metro area 3rd best place to retire and also named Idaho as the friendliest state for small businesses.
♦ Medscape Medical News identifies Boise and Idaho as the Best City and State to practice medicine in the West & Northwest Region of the U.S.
For many, work life in Boise is characterized by diverse industries, like technology, government and financial services. Boise is headquarters for several major companies and manufacturing facilities. The corporate community includes Fortune 500 members: Hewlett Packard, Boise Cascade, Washington Group International and Micron Technology. Leading employers also include state government, universities, regional health centers and high tech companies.
When it comes to enjoyment, there are many ways to play in Boise. Situated where the high desert meets the western edge of the Rocky Mountains, Boise is the gateway to exceptional recreational opportunities including: world famous white-water rafting, Nordic and Alpine skiing, snowboarding, hunting, fishing, backpacking, hiking, biking, and camping. A charming downtown area delights residents with fine dining, theater, dance clubs and live music. Summer nights are spent taking in performances at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival or enjoying outdoor live concerts at the Idaho Center. A regional hub for jazz and theater, and home to The Boise Center which hosts numerous functions throughout the year, Boise is a delightful blend of traditional and non-traditional sights and attractions.
Boise frequently receives national recognition for its quality of life and business climate. Recent national rankings include: Best places for business and careers as well as Most Secure Place to Live (500,000 or more residents). Boise and the surrounding communities afford a quality of life second to none. Offering good jobs, affordable housing, a safe,
clean and vibrant downtown, and with its vision of becoming the Most Livable City in the Country, the Boise area is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.
For more information on Boise, please visit www.boise.org
ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.
If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email email@example.com or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300
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About Trinity Health
Trinity Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the United States, with 93 hospitals and more than 97,000 employees. We have over 3,900 employed physicians and thousands of affiliated physicians who provide high quality health care and represent all specialties.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of the Trinity Health system, we encourage you to explore the possibilities.