Perinatal Services Medical Director

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Springfield, Massachusetts
Posted
Mar 07, 2019
Closes
Mar 06, 2020
Ref
1965761
Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group is seeking a Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology physician to serve as the Perinatal Services Medical Director of the Family Life Center at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

This is an exciting opportunity to implement your vision and leadership in a flourishing department, while maintaining a successful Obstetrics practice. This role will allow you to split time 50/50 between administrative and clinical responsibilities in a predominantly OB practice at Mercy Medical Center (gynecological practice is optional).

The Medical Director will oversee all aspects of clinical leadership for the Family Life Center, such as CPOE, PDOC, IT implementation and EHR standardization; initiate and oversee quality improvement plans; and develop and enforce policies. Additionally, the successful candidate will serve as the Chair of OB/GYN at Mercy Medical Center, have an active role on the Mercy Medical Executive Committee, and co-lead the Mercy Perinatal Safety Committee.

The successful candidate should be an experienced clinician with proven leadership experience, exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills, a passion for quality, attention to detail and to staff, and the vision and drive to lead process improvement and organizational growth initiatives.

As part of Trinity Health Of New England - the region’s largest nonprofit health system - you will experience a culture of provider collaboration. Our practice model empowers physicians to work at their highest level, while allowing time for professional development and family life. If you are focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, you will thrive within Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits plan.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group is the driving force behind Trinity Health of New England - the region’s largest nonprofit health system. From Springfield, Massachusetts down through Connecticut, our inspired care team of more than 740 providers working together is united by a shared commitment to help patients achieve optimal health. With 95 integrated practice locations, we represent the full breadth of medical, surgical and primary care specialties delivering exceptional care to patients in communities throughout Trinity Health Of New England’s expansive service area.

Mercy Medical Center is a 251-bed, acute care medical surgical hospital located in Springfield, Massachusetts and is part of Trinity Health Of New England, the region's largest health system. Providing a wide range of inpatient and ambulatory care services, Mercy Medical Center gives patients big-city medical expertise in an intimate, hometown setting. In fact, in 2016, Mercy Medical Center’s Care Connect initiative received a first-place Accountable Care Compass Award from the Massachusetts Hospital Association. This patient-centered care delivery model focuses on transitions in care, quality and service improvement as well as hospital and facility-wide coordination, which results in shorter lengths of stay. Mercy has a long-standing commitment to delivering the safest, highest-quality health care.

Trinity Health Of New England is just beginning its story. Formed in 2015, the regional ministry's roots date back more than 100 years. The region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit Catholic health system is a strategic partnership that includes Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut; and Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Trinity Health Of New England serves a population of 3 million people with a singular patient focus: providing the best possible care, for the best possible outcomes. Focused on provider collaboration and rapidly growing, there are over 13,000 physicians, advanced practitioners and caregivers who, like you, put their patients above all else. This duality of progressive caregiving, combined with a deep commitment to meeting the needs of the most underserved in our communities, is a formula that resonates deeply with the legacies of our clinical partners in this region.

Trinity Health Of New England’s collaborative practice model empowers physicians to work at their highest level—and allows time for professional development and family life. Whether focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, teaching the next generation of care providers or growing into a leadership role, it’s time to join Trinity Health Of New England.

As a member of Trinity Health, based in Livonia, Michigan, one of the nation's largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems, Trinity Health Of New England is uniquely positioned to advance health care through alliances with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and through its own research institutions dedicated to the development of primary care, new treatments for cancer and MS, and much more.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Springfield, Massachusetts sits on the Connecticut River, and its metro-area population is approximately 700,000. The city is home to major employers, including MassMutual Insurance, Smith & Wesson and General Dynamics, and also boasts many museums, the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, its own zoo and symphony hall, and the iconic Forest Park Historic District. Rural, suburban and urban locales offer a variety of residential options, including 17 neighborhoods, such as South End, known for its rich Italian heritage, and Forest Park Heights, featuring more than 600 Victorian Painted Lady mansions. There’s an excellent selection of private and public schools, as well as colleges, including Mount Holyoke, Smith and Amherst.

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