Division Chair - Olmsted Medical Center in Southeastern, MN
Olmsted Medical Center
February 15, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Olmsted Medical Center in Rochester, MN has a great opportunity for three physician trained Division Chairs overseeing either: Hospital and Surgical Services, Primary Care or Specialty Services. This position will encompass 50/50 Administrative and clinical practice.
Statement of Position – Hospital and Surgical Services:
The division chair - hospital and surgical services, in collaboration with the director of hospital and surgical services, is responsible for providing overall operational leadership to OMC’s Hospital and Surgical Services Division. The Hospital and Surgical Services Division includes the specialties of Ob/Gyn, General Surgery, Bariatrics, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Wound Care, ENT/Audiology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Sports Medicine, and related OMC hospital departments including the Emergency Medicine, BirthCenter, Med/Surg, Special Care, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Services, and support functions at OMC’s hospital location. This position will encompass both clinical practice and administrative duties. Specific administrative responsibilities include ensuring the strategic delivery of high quality services, managing people and resources, improving quality and performance, and role modeling OMC’s values and mission.
Statement of Position - Primary Care:
The Division Chair-Primary Care Services, in collaboration with the Director of Primary Care Services, is responsible for providing overall operational leadership to OMC’s Primary Care Services Division. The Primary Care Services Division includes the specialties of Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and related support functions throughout OMC’s main clinic and branch locations. This position will encompass both clinical practice and administrative duties. Specific administrative responsibilities include ensuring the strategic delivery of high quality services, managing people and resources, improving quality and performance, and role modeling OMC’s values and mission.
Statement of Position – Specialty Services:
The division chair - specialty services, in collaboration with the director of specialty services, is responsible for providing overall operational leadership to OMC’s Specialty Services Division. The Specialty Services Division includes the specialties of Cardiology, Neurology, Asthma/Allergy, Endocrinology, Pain Management, Psychiatry/Psychology, Sleep Medicine, Dermatology, Occupational Health Services, Acute Care, and related support functions throughout OMC’s Rochester Southeast Clinic, Rochester Northwest Clinic, and branch clinic locations. This position will encompass both clinical practice and administrative duties. Specific administrative responsibilities include ensuring the strategic delivery of high quality services, managing people and resources, improving quality and performance, and role modeling OMC’s values and mission.
A. Service Delivery:
Serves as a subject matter expert for the division, including DNV standards, and relevant regulatory, board and practice standards, and the CMS conditions of participation.
Provides leadership and direction for all the division’s technical and administrative operations, including:Planning and executing service delivery based on OMC’s mission and assessed needs. Developing, implementing and administering policies and procedures. Ensuring the ongoing and consistent maintenance of the division’s care environment and equipment. Supporting marketing and other strategies for enhancing the community’s access to care. Improving division operations through quality improvement efforts.
Serves as a main point of contact for internal and external customers of the division
Coordinates and cooperates with other divisions, departments, leaders and clinical staff
B. Resource Management:
Oversees and ensures the development and implementation of annual operating and capital budgets and five-year plan for major capital expenses.
Monitors adherence to budgets; ensures that variances are acted on and analyzed.
Adheres to established materials management guidelines.
Ensures optimal use of supplies, space, and equipment.
C. People Management:
Ensures the effective hiring and onboarding of new staff.
Evaluates employee performance and ensures competency of direct reports and ensures the same throughout the division.
Supervises staff, including coaching, counseling, disciplinary action and recognition.
Overseeing and ensuring the implementation of activities to improve measurable staff satisfaction.
Provides guidance to the division management, department chairs and line staff.
Identifies and develops opportunities for education and staff development.
Communicates effectively with key stakeholders by holding regular staff meetings and providing professional presentations for internal and external audiences as needed.
Oversees the preparation of work schedules in accordance with established practices and policies, including PTO/vacation scheduling.
Monitors time and attendance and payroll activities for the division.
D. Quality, Safety & Performance Improvement:
Ensures compliance with DNV standards, CMS regulations and OMC policies and standards.
Develops and implements strategies to consistently provide patient/customer centered services.
Monitors, analyzes, and implements strategies to positively impact patient satisfaction. Assumes responsibility for the division’s quality, safety, and risk management activities.
Provides timely investigation of patient/customer complaints, carrying through to resolution, and reporting appropriately through OMC’s processes.
Routinely assesses and addresses safety concerns and issues.
Consistently articulates division’s role in OMC fulfilling its mission and vision.
Grounds activities in OMC’s mission, vision, and values.
Role models OMC’s values through observable work behavior.
Consistently meets or exceeds staff needs for information through meetings, memos, and other avenues.
Positively supports OMC’s initiatives and decisions
Current Minnesota licensure as a physician required; candidates from other states may apply but must be licensed in Minnesota before commencing employment
Board certification in a clinical specialty related to the Specialty Services Division is required
Five years of clinical experience is required
Experience in formal leadership roles within a healthcare system, hospital, or medical group is also required
A Master’s degree in business administration or related field preferred.
About Olmsted Medical Center:
Olmsted Medical Center (OMC), a not-for-profit organization, has been southeastern Minnesota’s hometown healthcare provider since 1949. OMC’s 160 clinicians join over 1,200 other healthcare professionals serving at 20 locations, including two multi-specialty clinics, a Level IV trauma hospital with 24-hour emergency room, two FastCare retail clinics in Rochester Shopko stores, a Skyway Clinic in downtown Rochester, and 11 community branch clinics.
OMC has more than 35 specialties and is best known for its convenient, quality personal primary care. Each year, the Olmsted Medical Center team sees over 324,000 patients, performs over 4,000 major surgical operations, cares for 25,000 patients in our Emergency Care department, and delivers nearly 1,000 babies.