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Associate Medical Director, Internal Medicine/Senior Care

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:
This position will assist in providing physician leadership for the Intermountain Medical Group internal medicine and geriatrics physicians and clinics. This position is responsible for assisting in the development and setting of standards in safety, quality, patient experience, access, equity and stewardship in the internal medicine and geriatric clinics and is accountable for the successful implementation of those standards. This position is also responsible for assisting in the development, implementation, and support of the Intermountain Medical Group's strategic direction for Internal Medicine and Senior Care across the continuum of care. This position reports directly to the Internal Medicine Senior Medical Director of the Intermountain Medical Group.
Physician leadership for Intermountain Medical Group's internal medicine and geriatrics physicians and clinics. Coordinates efforts to enhance senior care across the continuum of care.
Essential Job Duties

  • Demonstrates leadership and credibility that earns the trust and respect of the physician, APP, and caregiver community.

  • Works with physician, nursing, and operations leaders to advance Intermountain Health's and Intermountain Medical Group's capabilities in each Fundamental of Extraordinary Care: Safety, Quality, Patient Experience, Access, Equity and Stewardship.

  • Supports the development and implementation of Quality Improvement initiatives.

  • Assists in the development and implementation of Medical Group and Intermountain initiatives that are primary care based.

  • Provides support for the Medical Group's participation in the Intermountain Accountable Care Organization.

  • Helps promote and implement successful technology strategies within the Medical Group, including active participation on committees, involvement in priority stratification and determination of resource allocation.

  • Assists in development of strategies for physician and advanced practice clinician (APP) recruitment.

  • With other physician leaders, advances professional development, wellbeing, engagement, and alignment of all caregivers.

  • As invited, actively and effectively participates in Medical Group and Intermountain Health committees and teams.

  • Supports development and maintenance of a clinical structure which delivers high quality health care as measured by adherence to the fundamentals of extraordinary care.

  • Exemplifies values of Intermountain Health in daily work.

  • Works collaboratively with groups and individuals that are a part of the Intermountain clinically integrated network.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • M.D. or D.O. Education must be obtained through an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.

    • Successful completion of a Geriatric Fellowship .

    • Board certified in relevant medical specialty and active Utah Medical Licensure, or in process of obtaining licensure.

    • Basic Life Support for healthcare workers.

    • Extensive medical practice experience and excellent leadership skills.

    • Sound understanding of modern health care economics and knowledge of financial principles.

    • Demonstrated commitment to the Fundamentals of Extraordinary Care, Safety, Quality, Patient Experience, Equity, Access, and Stewardship.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Successful medical leadership experience.

      • Physician governance experience, such as participation on a Medical Group Board of Directors.

      • Multi-specialty group/clinic experience.

      • Managed care knowledge and experience.

      • Experience in the management of clinicians and administrative resources.

      • Development and implementation of clinical and business quality improvement initiatives.

      • Knowledge of sophisticated clinical and management information systems.

        Physical Requirements:
        Key Bank Tower
        Work City:
        Salt Lake City
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        Scheduled Weekly Hours:
        The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
        $7.25 - $999.99
        We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.
        Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers ( , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ( our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion ( .
        Intermountain Health is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 33 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 3,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 385 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.
        Join our world-class team and embark on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment.
        To find out more about us, head to our career site here ( .
        Sign up for job alerts! Click 'sign in' at the top right corner, create a candidate account, and when we have opportunities that meet your interests, you will receive an email with the job details.
        Intermountain Health strives to make the application process accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact 1-800-843-7820 or email . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
        We intentionally work toward an Intermountain Health that reflects our diverse communities and provides culturally competent care, health equity, and a sense of belonging amongst all our caregivers (employees). This is an important part of fulfilling our mission to help people live the healthiest lives possible. The three pillars of our work are talent experience with Intermountain (application, internship, development, etc.), community benefit, and care delivery.
        Learn more about diversity at Intermountain, here. (
        Introduce yourself to our Talent Acquisition team and we will get in touch if there is a role that seems like a good match.
        Intermountain Health's PEAK program supports caregivers in the pursuit of their education goals and career aspirations by providing up-front tuition coverage paid directly to the academic institution. The program offers 100+ learning options to choose from, including undergraduate studies, high school diplomas, and professional skills and certificates. Caregivers are eligible to participate in PEAK on day 1 of employment. Learn more. (
        The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.
        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, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
        Thanks for your interest in continuing your career with our team!

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