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Psychiatry - Department Chair Opportunity

Company: -Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS)
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS Trinity Health Ann Arbor is seeking a physician leader to serve as our Psychiatry Department Chair in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This is a full-time role with .4 FTE for administrative work and .6 FTE clinical practice through employment with our medical group. This is an excellent opportunity for a Board Certified and experienced Psychiatry physician to serve as the Psychiatry Department Chair while also maintaining a clinical practice. We are looking for a dynamic and forward-thinking leader to serve in this Department Chair role. Candidates should have excellent collaborative skills and be comfortable in a team based environment. The Department of Psychiatry Chair will be responsible for overseeing the professional work of its members and those Advanced Practice Professionals in the Department. The Department Chair shall be responsible to the Trinity Health Ann Arbor and Livingston Medical Executive Committees for the performance of duties within the Department and shall be a participating member of those Committees. Department Chair Director Duties include:

  • Establishes, in conjunction with Local Chair, credentialing standards by creating a system DOP with criteria for privilege and criteria for maintenance of privileges.
  • Establishes the indicators and thresholds for the system Ongoing Professional Performance Evaluation (OPPE). OPPE should include elements of ambulatory practice evaluation for those practitioners who may only have an outpatient practice associated with the local site.
  • Accountable for OPPE rollup reports to System Physician Leadership Council (as needed regarding OPPE that leads to peer review).
  • Accountable for peer review functions within the department including receiving reports on peer review and quality reports from the Local Chairs.
  • Oversees a program of orientation and continuing education for all individuals who have clinical privileges.
  • Establishes clinical care standards and required policies and procedures to ensure standards are upheld.
  • Assures that the quality and appropriateness of clinical care are monitored and evaluated and that appropriate actions based on findings are taken, including continuing surveillance of the professional performance of all individuals in the Department who have delineated clinical privileges; and maintenance of quality control programs, as appropriate; (may delegate portions of QA program to the Local Chair).
  • Determines necessity for department officers and section heads in consultation with Local Chair.
  • Must be an Active or Active Affiliate member of the medical staff at all local sites they oversee.
  • Makes recommendations to executive management on workforce planning and space and other related resource needs (including off -site sources for needed patient care, treatment and services not provided by the department or organization) that are related to alignment issues of mutual interests.
  • Provides oversight for operational issues that cannot be resolved at the local site.
  • Oversees the administrative related activities of the department and ensures the department is integrated into the primary functions of the health system.
  • In conjunction with CAAO, establishes the GME and research strategies for the system department.
  • Serves as a member of the System Physician Leadership Council.
  • Chair of the Department Executive Council that consists of the local site chairs.
  • Appoints medical directors for clinical services and off-site SJMHS locations and ensures a mechanism to evaluate the effectiveness of these medical director roles.
  • Determines qualifications and competencies of Department or service personnel who are not licensed independent practitioners and who provide patient care services.
  • Formulates specific regulations and policies applicable to the Department, including monitoring of Department Rules and Regulations.
  • Makes recommendations regarding workforce planning for the local site to deliver safe and effective care.
  • Develops local tactics and methods to meet system physician performance standards and expectations.
  • Works with the System Chair to assure that relevant educational programs are offered at the site on a routine and timely basis.
  • Participates in the operational aspects of policies that relate to the functions of department and department members at the local site.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary committees and teams to better understand local care issues and help to identify and implement solutions to those issues.
  • Coordinates and integrates department services with other local department chairs.
  • Represents the Department at the local Executive Committee of the Medical Staff.
  • Assigns local proctors when appropriate.
  • Enforces the Medical Staff Bylaws and these Rules and Regulations; and ensures operations of specific regulations and policies are carried out by department members at the local site. Qualifications for this opportunity include:
    • Board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
    • Administrative/Executive experience required
    • Candidate should be able to handle management of the day to day for the entire department
    • Must be an Active Staff member of the Department
    • Must remain a member in good standing of the Trinity Health Ann Arbor and Livingston Medical Staffs during tenure of office Ann Arbor is a bustling university town, culinary hotspot, and tech hub with a walkable downtown. Home to the University of Michigan and its more-than 38,000 students, as well as other nearby colleges and universities including Cleary, Concordia and Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor can be considered the education capital of the Midwest. The city also boasts a nationally recognized public school system and a variety of private and parochial schools. Regularly receiving national attention as one of the best places to live in the nation, Ann Arbor is much more than a university town; it is home to more than 100 high tech, research, and light-?industrial employers. Major employers outside the university and government also call Ann Arbor home. ??This diverse community has an array of attractions, with more than 200 restaurants; shopping, including the year-round Ann Arbor Farmers Market; world-class museums; galleries; theaters; and clubs with live music. Annual cultural events include the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival and the Ann Arbor Art Fair, which draws thousands of visitors from all over the globe to the downtown area every summer. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Psychiatry physician to lead the Psychiatry department at Trinity Health Mercy Ann Arbor. RECRUITMENT PACKAGE An excellent compensation and benefits package is available for the right candidate. ABOUT THE FACILITY Trinity Health Ann Arbor (THAA), a member of the five hospital Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, is an academic teaching hospital and tertiary care center. The hospital, with 537 licensed beds, is situated on a 340 acre campus in the Ann Arbor area. Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan. Its staff of physicians, nurses and health care professionals have extensive training in a variety of specialty or tertiary care programs, including cardiology, oncology, obstetrics, orthopedics, surgery, Level I trauma, physical medicine and rehabilitation, women and children, and senior health services. THAA is home of the renowned Michigan Heart & Vascular Institute at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the top three cardiovascular programs in the state of Michigan based on volume. In addition, THAA is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Clinical Community Oncology Program, or CCOP, one of only 50 programs in the United States. Trinity Health Ann Arbor provides medical residency training programs in Internal Medicine, Transitional Year, General Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Emergency Medicine as well as fellowship programs in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Hospice and Palliative Care, Infectious Disease and Surgical Critical Care. For more information about Trinity Health Ann Arbor visit . COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION Ann Arbor, Michigan - offers a bustling downtown and charming tree-lined neighborhoods making it a safe and ideal place to live, learn, work, and raise a family . More than 114,000 residents live within the City's 28 square miles and Ann Arbor is a hub for excellence in education, boasting five colleges and universities.The City's acclaimed public school system has adapted acomprehensive academic achievement plan to help ensure all students are successful. People are drawn to Ann Arbor for its eclectic urban setting and its acres of parks and trees.The cosmopolitan college town boasts fine to casual dining and world class shopping.Action packed sporting events come courtesy of the University of Michigan.Cultural experiences including museums, galleries, and a performing arts center make Ann Arbor a destination for art aficionados of any age.Endless opportunities for recreation are available in Ann Arbor, which operates 157 parks, trails, golf courses , canoe liveries, tennis courts, athletic fields and more.One of the most environmentally friendly cities around, Ann Arbor has a progressive recycling program and takes great measures toward the preservation of the City's green space. Ann Arbor regularly receives national attention as one of the best places to live in the United States.For more information on Ann Arbor visit About Trinity Health Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities - including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve. At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at . If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.

Keywords: -Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS), Ann Arbor , Psychiatry - Department Chair Opportunity, Healthcare , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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