Vice Chair for Clinical Innovation and Practice Transformation
UC Davis Family and Community Medicine
February 1, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine
The Vice Chair for CIPT:
Is the leading clinical thinker for the DFCM, guiding its efforts in promoting the Quadruple Aim: improving the health of our population; reducing per capita cost of health care; and improving both the patient and provider experiences of care
Has a passion for improving the health of communities, not only through medical care but broader interventions relating to social determinants of health
Is the leading DFCM spokesperson on clinical issues focused on health care transformation, provider partnerships, affordability and the importance of community engagement and benefit
The Vice Chair for CIPT is responsible for encouraging, initiating, overseeing implementation of, and tracking the impact of proven or promising innovative care delivery models and approaches, to forward the Department’s outpatient, inpatient, and transitional care missions. This individual is responsible for a portfolio of initiatives around cutting edge topics, and networks intensively with experts in the field to identify emerging ideas and challenges. Successful candidates will be skilled at leading through influence, be highly collaborative and understand the regulatory environment. This individual must be equally comfortable interacting with individuals at all levels of the organization.
In addition to overseeing the clinical innovation staff, the Vice Chair works closely with local and regional advocacy and market competitiveness teams to establish and enhance collaborations with community clinical partners. The Vice Chair for CIPT reports to the Chair of the DFCM.
Candidates must possess the degree of MD, be Board certified in Family Medicine and be eligible for licensure in the State of California.
Additionally, the ideal candidate will have the following:
Extensive experience in the development and processes for implementing state-of-the-art, innovative clinical services. Expertise in the health care quality movement and/or alternative (e.g., value-based) payment efforts. Proven record (as evidenced by personal statements or Curriculum Vitae)of having spearheaded and substantively contributed to initiatives that led to positive transformation of clinical practice(s) according to metrics aligned with the Quadruple Aim - improved care quality, lower cost, better patient and provider experience - ideally in the academic medical center setting, and encompassing inpatient, outpatient, and transitions of care
Adept with emerging technologies such as virtual visits and asynchronous patient-provider communications
Deep understanding of health plans and payers including Medi-Cal and Medicare Demonstrated commitment to and experience in clinical education and clinically-oriented scholarly work
Dynamic leadership skills for further growth in clinical, clinical education, and clinically-oriented research and scholarly activities. Strong team player, with demonstrated success in working in cross-functional teams, collaborating with clinical and non-clinical staff. Proven skills in effectively partnering with senior executives of major (ideally academic) health care organizations. Experience mentoring junior personnel. Demonstrated commitment to collegiality, collaboration, diversity, and service.
Clinical experience, preferably in an academic group family medicine practice
Strong written and oral communication skills including social media; published in peer-reviewed and mainstream publications and experience with grant-writing and management highly desired
Ability to see and apply big picture aspects of health care policy to daily program design including webinars, in-person meetings, publications and research initiatives
The qualified candidate is required to have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment, with demonstrated experience mentoring women, minorities, students with disabilities, and other under-represented groups
This position will be open until filled through June 30, 2018.
Qualified applicants should upload an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, statement of Clinical Improvement, statement of Practice Management and statement of Teaching, and provide three to five references with full contact information online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01996
The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.
Internal Number: JPF01996
About UC Davis Family and Community Medicine
The specialty of family medicine is centered on lasting, caring relationships with patients and their families. Family physicians integrate the biological, clinical and behavioral sciences to provide continuing and comprehensive health care. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, sexes, each organ system and every disease entity.
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