Vice President of Medical Affairs Opportunity
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Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania has an excellent full time employment opportunity for an experienced physician leader to join Mercy Catholic Medical Center as the Vice President of Medical Affairs (VPMA) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The VPMA is a key member of the Operating Unit’s senior leadership team who reports to the Mercy Health System (MHS) Chief Clinical Officer (CMO) and collaborates closely with the Executive Director (ED) of MCMC on matters relating to medical affairs and relationships with the Medical Staff. The VPMA works with the leadership of the Medical Staff and MCMC leadership team in the planning and day-to- day management of the organization with particular focus on medical affairs and physician engagement, resource utilization, quality assurance and patient safety.
Requirements for this opportunity include education and training as a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy, Board Certification, eligible for licensure in the state of Pennsylvania, as well as documented progression of administration and leadership responsibilities within an acute care setting.
Mercy Health System offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package based on training and clinical experience including:
- Competitive salary plus incentive
- Generous vacation with additional dedicated CME time
- Robust benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, STD and LTD offerings
- 403(b) with Match
- License and DEA reimbursement
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania
We, Mercy Health System and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and healing presence within our communities. In fulfilling our mission, we have a special concern for persons who are poor and disadvantaged.
As a mission-driven regional health ministry, we will become the recognized leader in improving the health of our communities and each person we serve. We will be known as the most trusted health partner for life.
Mercy Health System is the largest Catholic healthcare system serving the Delaware Valley and is a part of Trinity Health, a multi-institutional, Catholic health system sponsored by Catholic Health Ministries.
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital has been caring for the communities in West and Southwest Philadelphia for 98 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, its mission is characterized by a dedication to the poor and disadvantaged and by providing compassionate care to all patients. In 2015, Mercy Philadelphia Hospital had 8,452 admissions, 46,230 visits in the Emergency Department, and 80,524 outpatient registrations. The hospital has 157 licensed beds.
Clinical excellence and patient safety are top priorities at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, as reflected by its ‘A’ score for Patient Safety from the Leapfrog group. The hospital jointly earned the Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® designation by the Joint Commission along with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital. Other quality recognitions include the designation of a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, a Lung Cancer Screening Center and a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, as well as accolades including Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus Achievement for Stroke Care and Get with the Guidelines Gold Award for Heart Failure. Mercy Philadelphia Hospital was once again voted as the “Most Happening Hospital in Philadelphia” by readers of the Philly Happening List.
Comprehensive services at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital include bariatrics, emergency, surgical, cardiac, critical care, oncology, wound care and hyperbarics, gastroenterology, behavioral health, physical and occupational rehabilitation, vascular, and interventional and diagnostic radiology. The Mercy Cancer Care program is accredited by The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, and is affiliated with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network at Jefferson. In addition, affiliations with Penn Medicine Heart and Vascular Network and the Jefferson Neuroscience Network bring world-class cardiovascular and neurosurgical services, respectively, to the communities served by the hospital.
Through countless community outreach, such as free screenings, the popular and free Dine with the Docs series, support groups and education, as well as alliances with churches, community organizations and leaders, the hospital impacts the lives of thousands of residents annually.
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital located in Darby, PA is a 204-bed acute care community teaching hospital that has been serving a large number of economically fragile neighborhoods in Delaware County and Southwest Philadelphia for 83 years. In 2015, the hospital admitted 8,834 patients, cared for 41,855 people in the Emergency Department, and saw 166,028 outpatient registrations.
Mercy Fitzgerald offers a full array of acute care services and health programs to promote the physical and spiritual well-being of its patients and community. A hospital ranked for high-quality clinical outcomes, Mercy Fitzgerald was named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by the Joint Commission. It was voted as “Best Hospital of Delaware County” by the readers of the Delaware County Daily Times in 2015. Mercy Fitzgerald is also designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, is an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care and a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery by Independence Blue Cross, is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and is an Aetna Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery. It is consistently a recipient of the Get With The Guidelines Gold Award for Heart Failure Care and the Gold Plus Award for Stroke Care. The American College of Radiology has accredited Mercy Fitzgerald as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and a Lung Cancer Screening Center.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the fifth-most-populous city in the United States, and the core of the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the country.
Located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, the area boasts wonderful family oriented residential communities. There is quick access to historic Philadelphia with fabulous cultural opportunities, theater, orchestra, museums and restaurants. Beaches, mountains, New York City and Washington DC are also just a short drive away.
Craving some fun in the fresh air and sunshine? Enjoy biking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, golf and our many parks. The Countryside has more outdoor activities than you can shake a walking stick at including wine trails and even Appalachian trails, the possibilities are endless.
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