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Physician - Director of Cardiology

Company: Acclaim Multi-Specialty Group
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Acclaim Physician Group, Inc. (Acclaim) is a multi-specialty medical group practice comprised of over 500 physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants that partner with JPS Health Network (JPS). Acclaim supports JPS's mission of transforming healthcare delivery for the communities we serve. From primary care to pediatrics to a full range of specialties, Acclaim's goal is to provide high-quality, compassionate care for every patient, every time.As the county health network and Level-1 Trauma Center, JPS has been serving the residents of Tarrant County for over 100 years. In addition to providing high-quality care, JPS is also an urban teaching hospital with a long history of training physicians and medical students. JPS offers 18 residency and fellowship programs, including the largest family medicine residency in the nation. JPS educates in tandem with the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Burnett School of Medicine at TCU.Acclaim Multi-Specialty Group is seeking a motivated and ambitious Full Time Cardiologist to join our dynamic team as the Director of Cardiology.Job SummaryReporting to the Vice Chief. The Director of Cardiology will provide vision, leadership, and innovation to the Division of Cardiology Services and is responsible for the divisions overall clinical, academic, research, and administrative activities. The Director will oversee and work closely with the Cardiology Lead Physicians, Operational Partners, and the division's team of providers.The Director of Cardiology provides an effective liaison with physicians/providers in collaboration with leadership to optimize important Acclaim Physician Group functions and activities and to align and integrate these with the strategic, clinical, and other operational goals and processes of the JPS Health Network. Duties and Responsibilities1. Clinical Performance

  • Assigns clinical coverage to ensure timely access for patients and their consulting physicians in the inpatient and ambulatory setting, keeping with hospital expectations. This will include participation in outpatient clinics, call coverage, inpatient rotations, inpatient rounds, and grand rounds.
  • Oversees the distribution of clinical work in a transparent, reliable model to divisional faculty to ensure clinical coverage needs are met.
  • Serves as liaison with physicians/providers as necessary to achieve high clinical standards of services and patient-centric care.
  • Communicates what is needed to achieve physician/provider integration into clinical activities.
  • Communicates needs and progress toward continuously improving the performance of clinical activities. 2. People Performance
    • Conducts leadership rounding and hosts monthly department specialty meetings.
    • Provide strong, effective, and diplomatic communication to team members at all levels to inspire and motivate high performance outcomes.
    • Participates in provider annual performance appraisals.
    • Communicates leadership needs or problems involving team dynamics or behaviors to achieve an efficient, consistent, and mutually respectful environment of care.
    • Monitors for physicians/providers who are not meeting practice, productivity, quality, or behavioral standards and communicates with Leadership.
    • Participates with Leadership in searches for new or replacement positions within the Department in partnership with Acclaim recruiting. 3. Academic & Educational Activities
      • Supports the education and professional development of medical students, residents, fellows, and other health care learners, providing appropriate and timely mentoring either personally or through senior Departmental faculty. 4. Financial Performance & Growth Strategies
        • Develop and implement short- and long-term goals to expand clinical services.
        • Estimates future personnel, equipment, procedural, and practice needs.
        • Participate in strategic planning to develop practices that achieve specific objectives and resolution of unfavorable performance variances.
        • Grows the program through enhancing patient access and building strong relationships within the referral community.5. Quality and Risk
          • Facilitates the OPPE process to identify performance trends that present opportunities for improvement within the department.
          • Provides Quality Action plan facilitation throughout the department with the assistance of leadership.
          • Along with Vice Chief, may monitor metrics for patient and provider quality and satisfaction.
          • Along with Vice Chief, may monitor for compliance with directives of the federal and state agencies that may affect the clinic/clinical area and or Department.
          • Assists Vice Chief in communicating to physicians/providers patient care policies, procedures, and standards in collaboration with Network personnel and Executive Leadership.6. Community
            • Participates in Acclaim and JPS Health Network programs as requested in community education and public relations regarding services available in the clinic/clinical area and or Department.Full Benefits:
              • Competitive salary
              • 288 hours of annual PTO for full time providers
              • $5,000 CME allowance for full time providers
              • Relocation assistance
              • Malpractice insurance provided at no cost
              • Health, vision, and dental insurance optionsQualifications:Required Education and Experience:
                • Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from an accredited school of medicine Board Certification in Interventional Cardiology and eligibility for licensure in Texas are required.Required Licensures/Certification:
                  • Preference is given to those candidates who have Leadership experience and program development.

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