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Senior Physician Executive, Network Integration

University of California - San Francisco Campus and Health
United States, California, San Francisco
April 10, 2024

Senior Physician Executive, Network Integration

Strategic Development - Joint Ventures

Full Time

74892BR

Job Summary

The Senior Physician Executive, Network Integration, is an experienced physician with demonstrated leadership skills who facilitates the integration between UCSF Health network and acquired, merged or affiliated hospitals/health systems by supporting the establishment of common clinical standards and practices, sustaining a culture of safety and quality, strengthening the integration of clinical care and program development to allow growth and to improve patient care outcomes. The Integration Medical Director acts as a liaison between health system administrations, affiliate partners, UCSF SOM chairs, leaders and faculty, and sets of medical staff, providing oversight and direction for the coordination of patient care services and physician matters. He/she will collaborate with multiple hospital administrations and multiple physicians and physician groups to ensure high-quality, accessible and affordable patient care is delivered between health systems.

During the integration period, the Senior Physician Executive, Network Integration, coordinates medical operations for the hospital(s) or clinic(s) being merged, acquired or affiliated by understanding the current state of patient care and working with the network integration leader to ensuring patients receive the highest quality clinical care, providing physician leadership for the UC owned or affiliated health system. Implements safe, cost-effective, efficient medical interventions and ensures seamless medical care across inpatient units and ambulatory sites. Partners with existing clinical leadership at the network site to determine clinical needs and facilitates prioritization of needs with UCSF Health network and other potential partners. Identifies quality, safety, financial, programmatic and community needs and develops plans to achieve the integration goals outlined by senior network leadership.


During the integration period, the Senior Physician Executive, Network Integration, coordinates medical operations for the hospital(s) or clinic(s) being merged, acquired or affiliated by understanding the current state of patient care and working with the network integration leader to ensuring patients receive the highest quality clinical care, providing physician guidance for the UC owned or affiliated health system. Implements safe, cost-effective, efficient medical interventions and ensures seamless medical care across inpatient units and ambulatory sites. Partners with existing clinical experts at the network site to determine clinical needs and facilitates prioritization of needs with UCSF Health network and other potential partners. Identifies quality, safety, financial, programmatic and community needs and develops plans to achieve the integration goals outlined by senior network leadership. The final salary and offer components are subject to additional approvals based on UC policy.

Facilitates the integration of newly affiliated, merged, or acquired entities into UCSF Health, with an eye toward strategic initiatives, cultural transformation, and technological advancement to streamline operations and ensure best in class clinical services. Drives the establishment of common clinical standards and practices, sustaining a culture of safety and quality, strengthening the integration of clinical care and program development to allow growth and to improve patient care outcomes.

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Department Description

The UCSF Health Care Network is a growing part of UCSF Health that brings high-quality, equitable and affordable care to people throughout the Bay Area in partnership with other hospitals, physicians, and community groups. The team is highly collaborative and implements an engaging approach to improve UCSF Health's access, quality, and growth and bring to fruition the many joint ventures and affiliations UCSF Health has established in support of its strategic vision.

UCSF Health revenues have doubled in the past 15 years, and the system has expanded its geographic presence throughout the Bay Area and beyond through development of partnerships and affiliations with high-quality organizations that have a common vision for expanding high-quality healthcare. Implementation of this vision is essential to UCSF Health's future. The UCSF Health Care Network oversees operational and clinical integration across the network and pursues development of opportunities consistent with its objectives. Affiliations include hospitals, physician organizations, a health plan, development company, joint ventures and outpatient centers.

Required Qualifications

MD or equivalent and current CA State Medical License.
5 or more years in medical practice with 2 or more years experience with acute care hospital functions and leadership.
Bachelor's degree in business, health administration or clinical degree and / or equivalent experience / training.
Ability to handle the executive management responsibilities in a hospital or small line of business.
Expert knowledge of health care delivery models, business and strategic planning, financial management, program development implementation and organizational development.
Possesses a highly advanced ability to work collaboratively and effectively with multiple medical center executives, campus leadership, external agencies, and other academic medical centers and healthcare institutions.
Expert ability to establish and utilize hospital metrics to drive excellence, support operations and facilitate integration.
Expert knowledge of capital and operating budget development and management, financial analysis, and reporting techniques.
Advanced knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements as well as legislative, accreditation, licensing, and compliance environments
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, particularly in sensitive situations that may involve public scrutiny.
Highly advanced interpersonal skills. Expert negotiation and influencing skills.

Highly advanced ability to build and maintain a climate of trust that inspires commitment to achieve organization goals.
Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to lead change initiatives and to promote solid interpersonal relationship while making objective decisions and gaining consensus among a diverse audience including physicians and staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree in business, health administration or clinical degree preferred.
Board Certification in relevant specialty preferred.

License/Certification

CA State Medical License.

About UCSF

At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what's possible for the patients we serve - a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report - UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence - also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity - both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Organization

Health

Job Code and Payroll Title

005576 PHYSCN ADM 2

Job Category

Supervisory / Management

Bargaining Unit

99 - Policy-Covered (No Bargaining Unit)

Employee Class

Career

Percentage

100%

Location

Mission Bay (SF)

Shift

Days

Shift Length

8 Hours

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