JOB TITLE: Regional Medical Director Central Region
DEPARTMENT: Geisinger at Home
LOCATION: Snyder, Northumberland, Union and Lycoming counties
WORK SCHEDULE:Days/Evenings/Call Rotation
WORK TYPE: Full Time
Geisinger at Home is a portfolio of services designed to provide integrated clinical care that manages patients with multi-morbid medical conditions primarily within their homes by delivering:
•Comprehensive medical care in the home
•Community based palliative care and coordinated handoffs to hospice
•Acute care by mobile paramedics
The program is designed to deliver a spectrum of clinical services that help high-cost, complex patients with care at home to avoid tertiary settings when possible.
Geisinger at Home is seeking a Regional Medical Director for the central region.
The Regional Medical Director will provide regional leadership in coordination with the Chief Medical Officer of Geisinger at Home. Provide direct care and supervise advanced practitioners in the Central region while working collaboratively with the Chief Physician Assistant. Implement, coordinate and evaluate strategic initiatives focused on home based interventions which include, but not limited to, clinical evaluations, administration of intravenous medications and other in-home treatment options for managing acute presentations in conjunction with direct case managers and other HBMC staff. A predefined population will include medically complex, often frail patients. Works closely with key stake holders across the Clinical Enterprise regionally with an emphasis on value based care. Familiarity with managing clinical utilization and reviewing financial data to help guide clinical optimization plans.
Maintains overall fiscal responsibility for the regional program and performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the program. Responsible for the analysis, development and implementation related to programmatic growth and expansion of Home Based services.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
MD or DO required. Experience managing complex patients within a hospital setting or facility preferred.
Minimum 3 years clinical experience required preferably with acute care or health care system background. Familiarity with ACO or value based care ideal but not required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office environment and patients’ homes. Involves occupational exposure to disease illness including, but not limited to, HBV and HIV viruses. Frequently stands, walks, sits climbs stairs, lift/carries up to five pounds, and drives an automobile.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
GEISINGER HEALTH PLAN (GHP) is the health insurance component of Geisinger and serves over 460,000 members in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Begun in 1985, GHP provides high quality, affordable health-care benefits for businesses of all sizes, individuals and families, and Medicare beneficiaries.
About Geisinger: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.