The Department of Anesthesiology and Froedtert Hospital are seeking a full-time, Board Certified Physician in Anesthesiology to serve as the Senior Medical. Director of Perioperative Services/ Vice Chair of Perioperative Management.
The Senior Medical Director of Perioperative Services/ Vice Chair of Perioperative Management is responsible for directing and coordinating patient flow to achieve optimum utilization, patient satisfaction and quality outcomes. The role is designed to facilitate growth of clinical volume consistent with the department, medical school and hospital missions; to integrate teaching and research into the clinical enterprise; and to foster a climate of high performance across the OR team.
The Senior Medical Director of Perioperative Services/ Vice Chair of Perioperative Management partners with OR leadership to implement the strategic objectives of Froedtert Hospital and The Medical College of Wisconsin with respect to surgical services. . Specifically, the Senior Medical Director of Perioperative Services/ Vice Chair of Perioperative Management partners with the Senior Medical Director for Surgical Services, a surgeon, to ensure the smooth, timely, efficient and high-quality provision of care to patients throughout the peri-procedural episode. The perioperative management leadership team also includes the Vice President for Perioperative Services, the Director of Surgical Services (a nurse leader) and the Director of Business, Finance and Planning. The two Senior Medical Directors—an anesthesiologist and a surgeon—together with the VP and Directors, comprise the core leadership group for surgical services. The Vice Chair and Senior Medical Director will work closely with leaders in other procedural areas requiring anesthesia services. The Senior Medical Director of Perioperative Services is a full participant in the planning of delivery of surgical and procedural services and advocates for all policies that have been agreed upon by the leadership team.
The Senior Medical Director of Perioperative Services/ Vice Chair of Perioperative Management participates with the Senior Medical Director for Surgical Services, the VP and the Directors in deliberations surrounding perioperative care in all important committees and groups touching the surgical enterprise, namely:
Location: Froedtert Hospital
Department: Department of Anesthesiology
Division: Perioperative Services
Reports to (Title): Chair of Anesthesiology, Chief Medical Officer and President of the Hospital
Direct Reports (Titles): OR Director, PACU Director, Out-of-OR Director, Director of Preadmission Testing Director
Collaborates with (Titles): Senior Medical Director for Surgical Services; Vice President of Perioperative Services; Director of Surgical Services; Director of Business, Finance and Planning.
Provides Oversight for:
The Senior Medical Director of Perioperative Services/ Vice Chair of Perioperative Management will be a clinical specialist of the highest level of accomplishment. He/she should have prior administrative and clinical experience as a leader in a nationally recognized academic program. The Senior Medical Director of Perioperative Services/ Vice Chair of Perioperative Management must be able to work in a highly collaborative environment, possess strong leadership and organizational skills and have the ability to work effectively in a large health system. The successful candidate must be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Wisconsin and be board certified or have equivalent qualifications in compliance with the MCW credentialing processes. The successful candidate will have at least six years of experience in an academic setting. The following skills and qualities are also essential:
The Senior Medical Director of Perioperative Services/ Vice Chair of Perioperative Management will assume clinical, administrative and academic duties. The exact breakdown of clinical vs non-clinical time is negotiable; however, the expectation this individual will be at least 1 day/week clinical and function as the Anesthesiologist-in-Charge on that day and will spend 80 % of his or her time as Senior Medical Director
Full-Time Equivalent 1.0
FLSA Status Exempt
Workweek Full-time role with expectations for coverage during core business hours and flexibility required as necessary to accommodate business needs.
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