Chief/Chair of Primary Care and Practice Transformation
Location: Fairlawn, New Jersey
Internal Number: R9918
The Senior Vice President is a visionary leader that will provide executive leadership for execution and scaling of Summit Health's innovative Primary Care Practice Transformation delivery model. The Senior Vice President is responsible for the transformation of provider practices, with an increased shift toward value-based payments and risk-based arrangements and transformation of practice behaviors and activities in existing and new markets. This position will also lead the Practice Transformation team resources and, through matrixed relationships, operationalizes optimized clinical strategies and manages overall enterprise performance. Advancement of Summit Health's strategy will be evidenced by meeting or exceeding our definition of success inclusive of driving improved clinical and quality outcomes, enhancing patient and care team experiences, increasing revenue, and reducing costs.
As the strategic clinical leader for Summit Health, the Senior Vice President, Primary Care Practice Transformation will:
Provide executive leadership for Summit Health's vision for Primary Care Practice Transformation inclusive of clinical services, performance management, quality, patient safety, medical and clinical education, practice growth and development.
Drive next-generation clinical operating performance and innovation in a team-based environment, in collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Operating Officer... and through direct oversight of the Regional Medical Directors and VP, Advanced Practiced Nursing VP to deliver top decile results in Summit Health's value-based arrangements with a focus on quality, patient experience and reductions in total cost of care.
In partnership with the Chief Medical Officer, co-leads employed providers and practice staff with integrated unification of standards for professionalism, accountability, and care delivery across the enterprise, to deliver superior integrated primary care.
Strive for highest quality of systems of care, including outcomes, satisfaction, and efficiency through peer-review committees, education programs, and standards to impact quality and patient care in a mission-driven culture.
Create and ensure an ongoing infrastructure for continuous improvement for all provider participants across the enterprise. Identify and develop suggestions for provider improvement plans and assists Regional Medical Directors in developing, implementing, monitoring, and tracking of improvement activities. Strengthens provider performance monitoring and profiling to create high value/performance practices.
Ensure appropriate data and analytic tools are identified and used to support practice transformation and ensures value-based care goals are met, or exceeded. Reports at the executive level on metrics that measure achievement of program goals and forecasts future trends and actions needed.
Promote innovations in new care-delivery models to improve operating efficiency and patient experience expressed through key metrics, such as ED/k, IP/k, SNF admits/K, SNF Days/k, and CAHPS and HOS.
In collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer, SVP, Revenue Cycle and VP, Payor Contracting provide input on Value-Based Care (VBC) strategies, goals, and contracted incentive language to improve extraction of VBC incentives in the primary care environment.
Build commitment and facilitate effective collaboration among all clinical team members and between clinical departments throughout the enterprise.
Drive a continuing education agenda by implementing and strengthening education and fellowship programs, as well as other future health professional programs, thereby ensuring a superior educational environment, national reputation, and a pipeline for future providers.
Contribute to the development of enterprise goals; regularly review and appraise changes in enterprise short- and long-term goals and objectives.
Work with network management to implement a portfolio of value-based compensation models and programs that can/will be used across the enterprise.
Provide clinical input into system planning and budgeting processes.
Education and board certification. MD or DO, plus advanced administrative course of study, certification, or degree (e.g., MBA or MMM degree).
A minimum of 10 years of experience in medical leadership.
Demonstrates significant and successful medical and administrative experience.
Exceptional interpersonal, problem-solving, and communication skills. Demonstrated empathy, warmth, and inclusiveness.
Has a thorough understanding of the needs and concerns primary care providers and a solid working knowledge of ambulatory, hospital and practice operations.
Strong blend of management skills and technical expertise, demonstrated by superior planning, decision-making, leadership, and financial management skills/knowledge, with a focus on adding value to the bottom line of the business.
Proven ability to motivate and inspire people to change, humanely deliver tough messages, and develop leaders.
Has demonstrated creativity and innovation while being decisive and politically sophisticated. Additionally, experience leading and fostering innovation, either within health care or in a related industry.
Has initiated and implemented improvements to patient-care practices within a specific discipline while managing the development and/or delivery of a significant element of the organization's change-management program.
Strong collaboration skills and desire to engage others in the process but does not delay for the sake of consensus; demonstrates urgency; makes well-considered decisions for the long-term.
Shows consistent integrity in decisions and actions.
Effectively manages ambiguity. Can manage a lot of moving parts at once.
Possesses a level of self-awareness and emotional intelligence required for working across many different constituencies and influencing diverse stakeholders; is respectful and adaptable to different styles and mindsets.
Brings leadership presence and confidence; can present and influence at senior levels while communicating openly.
A friendly and fast-paced environment working with passionate people
Outstanding growth opportunities
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Short/Long Term Disability, HSA, and Life Insurance
401K plan with company matching contribution
Cash Bonus Programs
Recognition and rewards programs to recognize successful teams
Other Perks & Discounts
Commuter and parking discount program to help you save (using pretax dollars)
*Full Time Benefit Eligible Employees Only
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Summit Health is a physician-led, patient-centric network, committed to simplifying the complexities of health care. Formed by the 2019 merger between Summit Medical Group, one of the nation’s premier independent multispecialty medical groups, and CityMD, the leading urgent care provider in the New York metropolitan area, Summit Health delivers a more intuitive, comprehensive, and responsive care experience for every patient, regardless of stage of life or health condition, through high-quality primary, specialty and urgent care in New Jersey, New York, and Central Oregon.
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