The Spectrum Health Medical Group is recruiting for the Primary Health Department Chief position. This role will encompass leadership over the full spectrum of primary health, including primary care, urgent care, occupational health and behavioral health. The Department Chief reports directly to the Chief Medical Officer.
This role provides over-arching leadership and strategic direction for our talented team of primary care physicians and advanced practice providers with the focus of moving to a value-based system of care while expanding the number of patients we serve. With a strong understanding of population health and change management, the Department Chief develops and implements improved models of clinical care consistent with Accountable Care principles and other innovative primary care practice models.
Strong proven ability to communicate up and down the chain of command is a must to be successful in this role. The new Department Chief of Primary Care will have the ability to take the established system goals and weave them into the goals of Primary Care in a progressive patient-centered innovative way.
The department of Primary Health has 500 physicians and advanced practice professionals providing care to patients in 78 sites of care throughout West Michigan. Within the department there exists a dyad structure with a dedicated vice president of operations, further supported by an experienced team of division chiefs and operations directors that oversee these various managers and sites.
Essential requirements of this role include:
Building collaborative relationships throughout the integrated system and community
Building a culture based in trust and in putting the patient’s best interest first
Creating new models and approaches to enhancing the health and wellbeing of the patients we serve
Using resources effectively to the benefit of the patients
Implementing approved strategy to effect long-term goals
Sustainable growth of the primary care patient population
Medical Degree (MD or DO) in Medicine Required
5+ years clinical experience required
MBA or additional leadership training preferred
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 65880
About Spectrum Health
Spectrum Health Hospital Group and Spectrum Health Medical Group are consistently recognized for the care they provide. Six times since 2010, we have been named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems—and in the top five among the largest health systems—by Truven Health Analytics®, part of IBM Watson HealthTM.
Our focus is on helping hundreds of thousands of individuals manage their health and lead healthier lives with integrated health experiences that provide the right care, at the right time and in the right place.
We offer a 24/7 network of expert, multidisciplinary care teams through our hospitals, physician offices, integrated care campuses, ambulatory sites and telehealth offerings.
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