Job: Director of Hospital Medicine

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Job Description

Director of Hospital Medicine

Schedule

-Full-time
Job-Management
Daily Schedule-Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period-80
Weekends Required -Occasional
Primary Location-WASHINGTON-TACOMA-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER

Position Announcement

 Director for Hospital Medicine

Overview:  

CHI Franciscan Health is seeking a Director for Hospital Medicine.  This position is responsible for planning, directing and evaluating the administrative operations associated with the Hospital Medicine Service Line.  Hospital Medicine refers to the continuum of comprehensive medical care/services delivered to hospitalized patients.

 

The Director will provide authoritative guidance on the application of hospital medicine standards and best practices.  They will also serve as a local champion for change and a catalyst for shifting the culture of the organization and implementing the vision of an integrated health care delivery system.

 

Essential Job Functions Include:  

  • Plan, manage and evaluate the Hospital Medicine Service Line to improve value by optimizing business operations
  • Improve value by supporting optimization of clinical operations within the Hospital Medicine Service Line and take effective action to proactively improve the quality of services provided
  • Develop and enhance performance and alignment within the service line by recruiting, developing, aligning and mobilizing physicians to optimize service line performance
  • Participate in the development and implementation of overarching strategic business plan to establish service line goals
We Offer:  
  • An opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of our patients and communities
  • An opportunity to succeed in a high visibility, high priority role

  • Opportunities for advancement within a financially sound and growing health system in the Pacific Northwest and within Catholic Health Initiatives which is located in 19 states across the United States

  • Competitive salary, annual management bonus potential and a comprehensive and generous employee benefits program
  • A collaborative environment that supports innovation and remains true to its faith-based core values

Our Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, HealthcareAdministration, Nursing, Management Engineering or related discipline
    • Sevenyears of closely related work experience that would demonstrate attainment ofthe requisite job knowledge/abilities, including a minimum of three years ofprogressive management experience. 
    • Workexperience using structured process improvement methodologies (e.g. Lean,Kaizen, Six-Sigma, etc) is preferred.
    • Master’s degree in a healthcare/business administration orother discipline related to the requirements of the position is stronglypreferred.


     
      
    We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  

    Requisition Title

    -2017-R0133621
    CHI-Franciscan System Services