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Medical and Quality Director, General Pediatrics

AMN Healthcare
Portland, Oregon
Closing date
Dec 18, 2024

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Medical and Quality Director, General Pediatrics
StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: $200000.00 - $275000.00

The Department of Pediatrics at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) seeks a General Pediatrics Medical and Quality Director to oversee an outpatient clinic's operations, an educational program, quality, and value-based performance metrics. Lead and oversee initiatives aimed at the development and implementation of innovative quality improvement, patient flow and access, and value based care metric improvement processes and strategies. Join our team of general pediatricians providing clinical care for more than 12,000 infants, children, and adolescents, while leading quality improvement efforts and directing efficient operations of the General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Clinic at Doernbecher. We value multidisciplinary collaboration, family-centered care principles, and excellence in communication with families and referring providers.

Opportunity Highlights

* Step into an academic leadership position with the potential for broader leadership opportunities in the future, allowing for career advancement and professional development
* Take charge of overseeing operations and ensuring the smooth functioning of the healthcare unit. Work collaboratively with leadership across Departments serving on committees dedicated to the development and implementation of QI process improvement initiatives, value based care metric efficiencies, and other innovative process improvement strategies and processes.
* Applicants with an interest in value based care metrics, clinical operations, flow and access, quality improvement, population health, informatics, digital health, and innovation highly desired.
* The General Pediatrics Division is extensively involved in providing and leading educational endeavors for medical students and pediatric residents Pediatric Residency Program includes 18 residents per year More than half of Oregon's practicing pediatricians trained at Doernbecher
* Contribute to the organization's commitment to excellence by driving efforts in maintaining high-quality healthcare delivery and adherence to value-based metrics
* Oregon stands out for its innovative approaches to reimbursement, Medicaid, and value-based reimbursement, providing a unique and progressive environment compared to other states
* Grow and further develop an established program with institutional and departmental support
* Join the OHSU Primary Care Consortium, a robust network that fosters collaboration and offers opportunities for shared learning, resources, and greater influence in the healthcare landscape
* Be part of a prestigious academic organization located in the picturesque Pacific Northwest of Portland, Oregon
* OSHU is ranked a Best Medical School in the US (US News)

Community Information - Live in the Majestic Pacific Northwest

* Environmentally conscious and ranked a Best Place to Live in the US and a Best Place to Retire (US News), Portland, Oregon, blends the sophistication of a large city with the casual friendliness of a small town. Choose from walkable neighborhoods and fantastic suburbs all with distinct personalities and charm. You'll also enjoy the numerous national parks and outdoor adventures in this majestic and magical corner of the country. Portland has an overall grade of A- and is a Best City for Young Professionals in America (Niche)
* Oregon is a Best Place to Practice in 2023 (Medscape)
* No state sales tax, and an international airport that offers numerous direct flights
* Iconic Washington Park encompasses sites such as the formal Japanese Garden, Oregon Zoo, and its railway
* An excellent location to explore the 7 wonders of Oregon, with cross-country skiing, wine country, and ocean activities at your fingertips
* A green city in more ways than one 279+ city parks and No. 2 on WalletHub's Greenest Cities in America (2022)
* Some of the top public and private schools in the state, as well as local colleges and universities
* Stunning surroundings and endless opportunities for adventure ranked one of the top cities in the nation for outdoor activities


Required Qualifications
\u0009MD or DO required. \u0009Must be eligible for Oregon medical license. \u0009Must be board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics. \u0009Must have excellent communication skills and enjoy working collaboratively with families and other healthcare providers.

Preferred Qualifications
Prefer: 5 year's post-residency experience in an ambulatory care setting, will consider applicants with less experience that are eager to take on a leadership challenge.Candidates should have an interest in clinical operations, value-based care, QI

Facility Location
Nestled at the junction of two great rivers, ringed by pristine forests and ancient volcanoes, Oregon's largest city is a great base for exploring the rugged Northwest while on assignment. Regularly voted as one of the most livable cities in the nation, Portland boasts a vital arts scene, beautiful parks, an abundance of microbreweries and a relaxed, unhurried way of life.

Job Benefits

About the Company
At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.

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