Regional Vice President Medical Affairs – Southwest


Vice President Medical AffairsThis is a position as Vice President Medical Affairs with regional oversight over 4 hospitals, each of which is located in fast developing communities. This is an opportunity for a high impact physician with transformational leadership skills. The right individual will find this to be a growth opportunity in a challenging and fast growing Top 100 Integrated Health System.

This is a faith-based, not for profit system committed to their mission and values by demonstrating cultural sensitivity to improve the communities they serve, as well as providing dignity and respect to all.

As the regional Vice President Medical Affairs you will need to recognize and understand the unique operational differences between each hospital and each hospital staff. A key aspect of your work with the administrative team will be to stabilize the Eco-system across the network.

The regional Vice President Medical Affairs will work with a Director Medical Affairs at each hospital who carry the responsibility of handling day to day business activities of their individual facility.

The Integrated Health System

  • Top 100 Integrated Health Systems
  • Faith Based, Not-For-Profit
  • Four Magnet Major Medical Centers with one being a Level I Trauma Center
  • Two Community and Three Rural Hospitals
  • Nationally Recognized Children’s Hospital
  • Over 100 clinical locations
  • Inpatient Mental Health Hospital
  • 3 Primary Care Clinics for the uninsured
  • Partnership with a major Medical School and Research Institute
  • Contributed over $400 million to care of poor and community benefit in past year
  • U.S. News and World’s Report 5 Best Hospitals and Best Children’s Hospital
  • Best Place to Work and Consumer Choice
  • Studor Culture

Your Role as Vice President Medical Affairs

This a regional role. The responsibilities of the Vice President Medical Affairs include Physician Engagement, Associate Engagement and Patient Engagement with a highly collaborative and dynamic team within these four hospitals.

An element to your success will be to develop in-depth relationships and inspiring your medical staff, the CEO, senior leadership, clinical leadership, staff, patients and their families. You will also have the opportunity to participate across the health system network.

  • Medical Practice Review
  • Governance
  • Credentialing
  • Privileging
  • Developing and Maintaining Quality Initiatives
  • Meaningful Use and Tele-Medicine
  • Facilitates Training and Development for Physicians
  • EMR Assistance and Development
  • Operational Strategies and Initiatives
  • Patient Safety
  • Performance Improvement
  • Physician Recruitment
  • Professional Conduct and Behavioral Issues
  • Peer Review
  • Highly collaborative with other Clinical Support Staff
  • Joint Commission
  • Regulatory Issues
  • Develop New Programs
  • Team Builder and Mentor
  • Negotiator

Your Vice President Medical Affairs Regional Hospitals

The first of your four hospitals is five years old and includes an Accredited Chest Pain Clinic, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, a Silver Performance Achievement Award in Cardiac Care (and Cardiac Care includes an Open Heart Program), Level IV Trauma, Level II NICU and family friendly private rooms.

The second hospital was named in the top 10% in the nation for patient safety. Their outpatient surgery department achieved a perfect score of 100% on their latest patient satisfaction survey. They were also recognized by the state with a Quality Achievement Award.

Hospital three has also been recognized for awards and achievements including quality improvement and patient safety. The emergency department has estimated annual visits of 11,000, inpatient and outpatient surgery and the laboratory processes over a million tests annually.

The fourth hospital has a Center of Excellence for Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine includes Aquatics Therapy, Physical, Occupational, Hand and Speech Therapy. In addition, 9 LDRPs, 8 Antepartum and Postpartum rooms and a Level II NICU. This is a tranquil, peaceful and state of the art facility with a healing touch.

Your Reporting Relationship as the Vice President Medical Affairs

As the regional Vice President Medical Affairs you will have the opportunity to work with the Regional CEO who is representative of the commitment this organization has to their professionals by offering him amazing career growth opportunities and constant challenges within the system for years.

This CEO has been described as someone with a high level of integrity who is progressive, insightful, fair and compassionate. The CEO truly values and enjoys the relationships within and across the healthcare network.

The Essentials and the Preferred for a Vice President Medical Affairs

The system is looking for someone with this type of background to take the position of Vice President Medical Affairs:

  • Board Certified Medical Doctor, Physician, Surgeon, Internal Medicine, others
  • Post Graduate in Business, Organizational Development or Improvement Science preferred
  • 5 years of Medical Staff management/leadership experience
  • Multiple Location Medical Affairs Leadership experience, preferably in Community Hospitals
  • Business Development expertise preferred
  • Population Health Management highly preferred
  • Evidence-Based Leadership Skills preferred
  • Integrated Delivery of Care

The Community

The community is one of the country’s fastest growing areas and rated as one of the best places to live. Enjoy a moderate climate and exceptional dining experiences. Many opportunities exist for cultural, educational, and recreational activities; shopping, music and sports.

Learn More

Perhaps you have a background in Medical Affairs management and leadership, and you have other location needs or professional goals. Please contact us at 800-970-4218 or apply for this, or other leadership opportunities in Medical Affairs.

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