VICE CHAIR OF MEDICAL STAFF AFFAIRS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF OBGYN

Employer
Prisma Health
Location
Columbia, South Carolina
Closing date
Apr 27, 2023

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Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Prisma Health, the largest not for profit healthcare provider in South Carolina, seeks a visionary and enthusiastic leader to serve as Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs within the Department of OBGYN. The ideal candidate will have Associate or Professor level experience.

This position functions as a departmental executive leader overseeing all medical staff affairs to include credentialing, maintenance of certification, clinical outcomes and professional development while working with the OBGYN Department Chair to assure that the department is appropriately represented at the Medical Executive Committee. Responsible for the professional and ethical well-being of the departmental medical staff; handling identified breaches of professionalism in conjunction with Department Chair.

Accountabilities include:

  • Oversees departmental quality and patient safety initiatives; appoints departmental representation to MSPIC and other system quality councils. Oversees departmental clinical outcomes and organizes a process for systematic periodic review.
  • Oversees the credentialing and maintenance of certification of all departmental medical staff to include Ongoing and Focused Professional Practice Evaluations (OPPE and FPPE).
  • Assures appropriate faculty development offerings targeted at clinical outcomes are available for departmental medical staff; appoints departmental representation to the CMEC
  • As directed by the Department Chair, assures appropriate representation of the department at MEC
  • Monitors and oversees the professional conduct of the departmental medical staff; manages breaches in professionalism and identifies risk management opportunities
  • Maintains clinical practice sufficient to assure clinical competence, obtain direct observations, provide professional credibility, and enhance social fabric.

With nearly 30,000 team members, 18 hospitals, 2,984 beds and more than 300 physician practice sites, Prisma Health serves more than 1.2 million unique patients annually. Its goal is to improve the health of all South Carolinians by enhancing clinical quality, the patient experience and access to affordable care, as well as conducting clinical research and training the next generation of medical professionals. For more information, visit PrismaHealth.org.

Columbia is the state capital with a diverse population and a large selection of cultural amenities due to the University of South Carolina s 30,000+ students. In addition to having an affordable cost of living, it is very family friendly with good schools, a revitalized downtown, vibrant art community, nationally ranked zoo, and children s museums. Outdoor activities are abundant due to its many rivers, 650 miles of Lake Murray shoreline and state and national parks within a 30-minute drive.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to: Ayanna Harris, Physician Recruitment, ayanna.harris@prismahealth.org. EOE.

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