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Vice President of Medical Affairs | Elkhart General Hospital at Beacon Health Systems

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Elkhart, Indiana

Job Description:

    • Reports to the Chief Clinical Officer of Beacon Health System and President of Elkhart General Hospital. Responsible for the direction and coordination of medical affairs at Elkhart General Hospital including: overseeing medical directorships, serving as the principal liaison with the organized medical staff, overseeing medical staff administration, serving as principal advisor on medical affairs and supervising the quality assessment, infection control, utilization management, and continuous quality improvement functions of the medical staff.

    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value

      • Easy access and convenience

      • Outstanding patient experiences

      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community


    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of Doctor of Medicine Degree or Osteopathic Medicine. A license to practice medicine in State of Indiana is required. Board Certification in a specialty or subspecialty preferred. Five or more years of job-related experience is required. Have prior experience as a department chair, credentials committee member, board member, MEC member or in a similar medical staff leadership position.

    • Knowledge & Skills

      • Demonstrates the leadership skills necessary to direct the medical affairs function.

      • Demonstrates a proactive, results oriented approach to management.

      • Demonstrates sound problem solving and decision making ability.

      • Demonstrates the ability to plan, organize work, and manage time and meeting commitments.

      • Demonstrates the interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) necessary to articulate ideas clearly and concisely; to make effective presentations; to develop and maintain positive working relationships; and to interact effectively in sensitive and/or complex situations with a wide range of internal and external contacts.

      • Ability to balance the needs of the entity within the context of the health system.

    • Working Conditions
      • Works in a hospital office and patient care environment.

    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position.