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Associate Medical Director (ACO, Value Based Care)


At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Summary

.3 FTE, normal working hours, administrative/leadership

Job Description

PURPOSE:  Provide day to day medical management oversight and medical liaison activities for the ACO and CIN.

SUMMARY STATEMENT:

JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

SPECIFIC EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND LICENSURE:

  • A Medical Doctor (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in a medical specialty recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialists.
  • Current medical licensure issued by PA State Board of Medicine or the PA State Board of Osteopathic Medicine.

ESSENTIAL JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.

PREFERRED JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • At least three years clinical patient care experience as a general internal or family physician with acute care, hospitalist experience.

GENERAL EDUCATION – LANGUAGE ABILITY: The following levels of ability are necessary to deliver, understand, and apply language:

READING ABILITY:     

  • Ability to read scientific and technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and legal documents.

WRITING ABILITY:     

  • Ability to prepare articles, abstracts, editorials, journals, manuals, and critiques.

SPEAKING/COMMUNICATION ABILITY:         

  • Ability to make comprehensive presentation; participate in formal debate; communicate extemporaneously; communicate before an audience with poise, using correct English.

GENERAL EDUCATION – MATHEMATICS ABILITY: The following levels of ability are necessary to understand mathematical concepts and apply them to problem-solving situations.                   

  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers.
  • Ability to multiply and divide.
  • Ability to perform operations with units such as inch, foot, yard, ounce and pound (and/or their metric counterparts).
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure.
  • Ability to perform the four operations with like or common decimal fractions.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.
  • Ability to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to perform arithmetic operations involving all American monetary units.
  • Ability to compute profit and loss, ratio and proportion, and percentage.
  • Ability to calculate surfaces, volume, weights, and measures.
  • Using Algebra, to calculate variables and formulas; monomials and polynomials; ratio and proportion variables; and square roots and radicals.
  • Using Geometry to calculate plane and solid figures; circumference, area, and volume, to understand kinds of angles, and properties of pairs of angles.

  • Using Algebra: Ability to deal with system of real numbers; linear, quadratic, rational, exponential, logarithmic, angle and circular functions, and inverse functions; related algebraic solution of equations and inequalities; limits and continuity, and probability and statistical inference.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to frequency distributions, reliability and validity of tests, normal curve, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, chi-square application and sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Using Statistics: Ability to work with mathematical statistics, mathematical probability and application, experimental design, statistical inference, and econometrics.


EQUIPMENT USAGE REQUIREMENTS: MACHINES, EQUIPMENT, TOOLS, SOFTWARE: To perform the essential duties of the position, use of the following machines, equipment, tools, and software is customarily required:

Machinery/Equipment: computer, telephone, dictaphone

Tools:  Basic medical tools

Software:  Basic computer skills and competency on the hospital information management system.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Degree of physical exertion is          

light/moderate, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

BODY POSITION AND MOVEMENT: The following positions or movements are typical of the job: 

               

SELECT FROM THE FOLLOWING:       Seldom                  0-10% of the time

                                                                                Occasionally       10-30% of the time

                                                                                Frequently           30-60% of the time

                                                                                Continuously       60-100% of the time

  • SITTING is done occasionally.
  • WALKING is done frequently.
  • STANDING is done frequently.
  • CLIMBING is done seldom.
  • REACHING (Extending out and retrieving objects outside immediate range) is done frequently.
  • PUSHING (To press against something with substantial steady force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward) is done occasionally.
  • PULLING (To exert a considerable force in order to draw, drag, haul, or tug objects in a sustained motion) is done occasionally.
  • LIFTING (To raise objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position) is done occasionally.
  • END-RANGE MOTION (To fully extend or retract a bodily part or joint to its maximum range in order to reach, push, pull, lift, or otherwise perform job functions) is done occasionally.
  • STOOPING/CRAWLING (To lower the body to floor level, and move about with agility) is done occasionally.

VISUAL REQUIREMENTS: (Considerations include color, depth perception and field of vision).

               

  • The job requires a keen sense of vision (with or without correction) necessary for close inspection and attention to minute details and small objects.  The job requires the ability to quickly detect and react to slight motions.

AUDITORY (HEARING) REQUIREMENTS: Examples of the types of sounds that must be heard, and the reason they must be heard are listed below:       

                SOUND                                                 PURPOSE

                voices                                                     to converse, communicate

                telephone ringing                  to answer incoming calls

                pager                                                      to respond to calls

                alarms                                                    to warn of an emergency

                monitors (pulse/beep)                         to monitor condition of patient/equipment

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

ATTENTION/CONCENTRATION – The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to focus on certain aspects of current experience and reject others:              

The position requires strong concentration skills.  The individual must have the ability to voluntarily sustain concentration to a task over an extended period of time as a result of an effortful and usually deliberate heightened and focused state of attention.

NEW LEARNING AND MEMORY – The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to learn and retain material:

                               

  • A large portion of this position required reliance on verbal memory and new learning.  Efficiency in processing of verbal information, either in written or spoken form, is a major requirement and prerequisite of the job.  The individual must be able to attend to and process multiple bits of information simultaneously.  The individual must be able to organize and categorize this information effectively so that later recall is feasible.

PROBLEM SOLVING, REASONING AND CREATIVE THINKING – The following level of ability that is essential for the jobholder to think (in order to solve a problem) by combining two or more elements from past experience or imaginative thought:

  • The position required much autonomy of thought and problem solving.  The individual must be able to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems.  The individual must be able to think abstractly, which is manifested in the ability to form concepts, use categories, generalize from single instances, apply procedural rules and general principles, and be aware of subtle or intrinsic aspects of a problem.  The development of hypothesis and potential solutions to problems involves careful interpretation, analysis and diagnosis.  The individual must be able to collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  The individual must be able to think creatively with a degree of inventiveness, experimentation and intuition.  They must be able to deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables.

TEMPERAMENTS:  The following are essential requirements of the position in relation to job-worker situations.  These items describe how a worker must adapt, adjust, conform or act:       

Leadership, control and planning: Ability to accept responsibility for leadership, direction, control, planning, negotiating, organizing, directing, supervising, formulating practices, or making final decisions.

Creativity, feelings or ideas: Ability to adapt to situations involving the interpretation of feelings, ideas, or facts in terms of personal viewpoint; to use creativity, self-expression, or imagination.

Influencing others: Ability to influence people in their opinions, attitudes or judgments about ideas or things; to motivate, convince or negotiate.

Repetitive work: Ability to continuously perform the same type of work for extended periods of time, according to set procedures, sequence or pace.

Working within tolerances, set limits or standards: Ability to adapt to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances, or standards; to be precise, thorough, exacting, or meticulous in regard to material worked; or in activities such as numerical determinations, record preparation, or inspecting.

Performing under stressful conditions: Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or in situations in which working speed and sustained attention are critical aspects of the job. Is subject to danger or risk, or to tension as a regular, consistent part of the job.

Variety and change: Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure involving significant differences in technologies, techniques, procedures, environmental factors, physical demands, or work situations.

Communication:  Ability to exchange information with others clearly and concisely; to present ideas, facts and technical information.

Planning and control: Ability to identify task requirements and monitor progress toward accomplishment.

Interpersonal relations: Ability to maintain relationships that facilitate task accomplishment; to cooperate and resolve conflicts; to recognize needs and be sensitive of others.

           

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: The percentage of time spent performing supervisory/management functions (including any combination of performance appraisals, budgeting, strategic planning, discipline and counseling, time card review, directing, leading or otherwise controlling a function or area) is 0%.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Position involves exposure to the following harmful elements:

Seldom                  0-10% of the time

Occasional           10-30% of the time

Frequent               30-60% of the time

Continuous           60-100% of the time

Element                                                Degree of Exposure (Seldom, Occasional, Frequent, Continuous)

blood and body fluids                                         Frequent

contaminated needle sticks                                                Frequent

This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

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COMMERCIAL Part Time Posted on 08/17/2021