Intermountain Healthcare Associate Medical Director - Imaging Services Quality/Safety in Murray, Utah

Job ID:216186
Greater Salt Lake area

About Us

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Job Description

The Imaging Services Quality and Safety Associate Medical Director has primary responsibility to coordinate and drive the development of evidence-based, safe standards of clinical care across all outpatient, ED, and inpatient settings within Intermountain Healthcare. This leader also provides dyad leadership with the Imaging Services Internal Process Control director in providing safety and quality leadership within all Intermountain imaging departments and ensures best practices are followed. This associate medical director will coordinate and facilitate the functional organization of sub-specialty imaging groups.

Essential Job Duties

  • 1. Radiologist knowledge expert in Intermountain safety, quality, and continuous improvement (CI) methodologies.
  • 2. Oversees development, piloting, and testing of standardized medical processes in imaging.
  • 3. Serves as medical lead for safety event monitoring.
  • 4. Analyzes patterns of safety and quality events, prioritizes, and drives CI initiatives to improve safety and quality.
  • 5. Oversees active portfolio of CI projects, coordinates medical input.
  • 6. Oversees Imaging Services Subspecialty Section Chiefs.
  • 7. Trains subspecialty section chiefs in CI methodology and coordinates their activities.
  • 8. Coordinates system Peer Learning activities between subspecialties.
  • 9. Coordinates as needed with Imaging Services Modality Section Chiefs.
  • 10. Works in a dyad relationship with internal process control director to oversee development of standardized operational processes.
  • 11. Leads Radiologist Safety and Quality Council.
  • 12. Serves as Imaging Liaison to Enterprise Patient Experience team.
  • 13. Serves as Member of Imaging Services Guidance Council.
  • 14. Serves as Member of Imaging Services Medical Council.

Posting Specifics

  • Wage: Commensurate upon experience
  • Shift Details: .4 FTE - 2 days/wk
  • Department: Imaging
  • Work Location: Can be flexible

Minimum Requirements

  • M.D. or D.O. Education must be obtained through an ACGME or AOA accredited institution and will be verified.
  • ABMS or equivalent AOA Board Certification in diagnostic radiology.
  • Active Utah Medical Licensure, or in process of obtaining licensure, is required.
  • Three years of clinical experience in a diagnostic radiology setting.
  • Three years of experience leading successful improvement in clinical settings.
  • Experience with change management with the ability to provide leadership in the adaptation and implementation of new processes or technology that enhance safety.
  • Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Three years of progressive healthcare leadership experience.
  • Trained in improvement science (i.e., Six Sigma, Lean, Project management, Advanced Training Program).

Physical Requirements

  • Interact with others requiring employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information.
  • Operate computers, telephones, office equipment, and manipulate paper requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.
  • See and read computer monitors and documents.
  • Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.

Preferred Requirements

  • Master's degree in Business, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, or other business related field.
  • Active radiology service provider in Intermountain Healthcare hospital(s) or clinics, meets requirements of same.
  • Commitment of two-day per week dedicated administrative service (40% administrative FTE), validated by employed or affiliated radiologist group business leadership.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 16

Primary Work Location Central Offices

Expertise Business / Administration

Job Type Part Time

Location US-UT-Murray