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Medical Director - Stroke


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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.

Company

Lancaster General Medical Grp

Cost Center

7260 SOP-Neuroscience Administration

Supervisory Organization

Department of Medicine

Grade

P06

Summary

POSITION SUMMARY: :  Responsible for the leadership, supervision, direction, and integration of specific specialty services.  Guide and supervise the physicians, nurses and other clinicians who are involved in delivering services to patients of the service line.  Participate in education and teaching programs and assist in the review of the quality, adequacy and appropriateness of services within the department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Collaborate with the Department Chair, LGH administrative team and the Division members to develop and implement goals for the Division which are aligned with the LG Health Mission, Vision and Strategic Plan. Conduct Division meetings at least quarterly, including clinical and peer review reports to provide quarterly reports of the Division’s activity to the Department Chair.
  • Assist the Department Chair in operational leadership of the Division, including determination of resource needs and development of budgets.
  • Ensure that all members of the Division operate and assist in compliance efforts with all applicable accreditation, monitoring and licensing standards or requirements including, but not limited to those expectations set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Joint Commission, the Department of Health and the policies and procedures of LGH. 
  • Identify, direct, prioritize and oversee, in cooperation with the Department Chair, the clinical quality metrics, patient satisfaction, patient safety and risk management, transition of care for patients between care settings, disease management, clinical pathways and protocols, and resource utilization and efficiencies.
  • Participate in the LGH Medical Staff Development Plan and represent the Division in recruitment and retention of highly qualified physicians. Develop and provide Division specific orientation to the Division members and support continuing medical education.
  • Monitor clinical delivery and outcome performance of the Division members. Review all prospective applicants for Division membership and recommend Divisional clinical privileging. Review credentials for reappointment of healthcare providers in their Division every two years.
  • Oversee the clinical care delivered by practitioners within the Division. Provide oversight for ongoing practitioner performance evaluation. In collaboration with the Department Chair, supervise the activities of all program and Medical Directors within the Division and provide input on annual performance review.
  • Work with the Department Chair, Division members and other members of the healthcare team to continuously improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the clinical care provided within LGH.
  • Work with the Department Chair to oversee and engage in peer review on behalf of LGH.
  • Collaborate with the LGH administrative team to recommend acquisition of new equipment for expansion of therapeutic services required by the Division.
  • Oversee inpatient and outpatient care sites that are assigned to the Division.
  • Support the scholarly activities of both the department and LG Health including faculty recruitment and development, UME and GME opportunities, and innovation and research activities.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Medical Doctor (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
  • Member of the Active Staff or eligible for membership. Must be approved for membership at the time of assuming the duties of the position.
  • Board Certified in Vascular Neurology
  • 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.

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.

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.

EQUIPMENT USAGE REQUIREMENTS

Equipment/Tools: computer,  telephone, office supplies

Software: word processing, spreadsheet, data management, clinical information system

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Rarely 0-10%; Occasionally 11-35%; Frequently 36-70%; Continuously 71-100%

Body Position/Movement:

  • Sit: Frequently
  • Stand: Frequently
  • Walk: Frequently
  • Bend: Rarely
  • Push: Rarely
  • Pull: Rarely
  • Kneel/Squat:
  • Reach: Occasionally
  • Twist: Rarely
  • Balance: Rarely
  • Climb: Rarely

Lifting: Degree of physical exertion is:

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

Sensory Abilities specifically required:

  • Vision
  • Hearing

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

WORKING CONDITIONS: Exposure to hazardous conditions/ materials is negligible.                                 

Disclaimer: 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.

Disclaimer

Lancaster General Health invests in the Employee Total Rewards by providing our employees with a competitive comprehensive packaging inclusive of:

Generous paid time off, Health, Dental, Vision, Wellness and Prescription, Retirement with an employer match and basic contribution, Tuition discounts and a tuition free affiliation with Pennsylvania Health Sciences. We also provide subsidized childcare, life insurance and career advancement opportunities for long term career growth.

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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LGH Full Time Posted on 07/30/2020