Medical Director/CU Medicine Practice Family Physician - Open Rank
University of Colorado – School of Medicine
CU Medicine Family Medicine Physician/Medical Director
Open Rank - Senior Instructor - Assistant Professor - Associate Professor - Professor
The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.Nature of WorkThe Medical Director of Family Medicine, Community Practice provides leadership for the community-based Family Medicine practices and includes: Landmark, Centennial, Depot Hill and other locations to be determined and mutually agreed upon. The Medical Director of Family Medicine partners with the CU Medicine Associate Medical Director, the CU Medicine Community Practice Regional Director of Clinical Operations and the Department of Family Medicine Clinical Program Manager to assure the delivery of high quality clinical care, productive clinical operations, and a positive work environment for faculty and staff. The Family Medicine Medical Director provides direct leadership and supervision to the Clinic Leads at each practice. The clinician (MD or DO) in this position will function as a family medicine provider in a family medicine clinic, providing high quality medical care and supervising fellows, residents and students as needed. This position is posted at the Senior Instructor level; in the event that one’s experience exceeds that of a Senior Instructor, or if the candidate wants to be on the promotion track, Assistant Professor will be considered. If the candidate has additional experience, Associate Professor or Professor will be considered.Professional FieldFamily MedicineExamples of Work PerformedThis position is a full-time, 1.0 FTE supported position: .30 - .40 FTE Support for Medical Director duties (paid for by CU Medicine) to include a stipend and .60-.70 cFTE clinical work maintaining a continuity panel of patients at one of the CU Medicine clinics. This position will participate in the call and holiday rotations for the clinic in which they maintain their continuity panel.The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:Clinical Care
- Provide full scope direct patient care in an ambulatory clinical setting.
- Participate as needed in chart review and clinical coding compliance activities.
- Assist in supervision advanced practice providers at the clinic.
- Supervise medical students, residents, fellows and other healthcare learners.
- Assist in administrative/clinical quality improvement functions.
- Provide education to fellows, residents and medical students during their ambulatory rotation.
- Maintain eligibility for School of Medicine Faculty.
- Keep abreast of the latest developments in field, both academically and through applied skill.
- Attend and present at conferences, meetings and trainings in order to maintain certification and enhance professional skills; participates in faculty development activities.
- Serves as the physician leader for all CU Medicine Family Medicine community practices.
- Provides leadership, vision, direction, and support to Clinic Leads.
- Is the triad partner for CU Medicine Regional Director of Clinical Operations, the Clinic Leads and the Clinical Program Manager (hired in the Department of Family Medicine).
- Serves as the clinical leader for quality initiatives to include but not limited to NCQA/PCMH, RAEs, Family Medicine 1st, Medicaid UPL, and other value-based programs.
- Identifies and leverages opportunities for operational efficiencies and consistencies across clinics.
- Attends each clinic's routine provider meetings.
- Collaborates with CU Medicine Community Practice leadership.
- Develops and supports positive working relationships with faculty.
- Conducts a monthly meeting for the Family Medicine Clinical Leads.
- Advocates for Family Medicine faculty, staff, and patients.
- Establishes guiding principles for call schedules, vacation schedules, etc.
- Attends monthly Practice Operations Management Committee (POMC).
- Reviews and addresses escalated patient, provider, and staff complaints.
- Ensures provider compliance with University School of Medicine and CU Medicine policies and procedures.
- Ensures provider compliance with CU Medicine driven initiatives (i.e., billing) and works with the Clinical Program Manager to coordinate training as needed.
- In collaboration with Triad partners, assesses space and staff utilization; develops, implements, and evaluates solutions as needed.
- Collaborates with School and DFM education leaders to ensure mutually-beneficial integration of educational needs and clinic operations.
- Develops, implements, and evaluates the strategy for quality improvement.
- Participates in the monthly Office of Value Based Performance (OVBP) meeting.
- Works with CU Medicine and the DFM HR and Clinical Administration to recruit new faculty.
- Leads the OPPE process.
- Provides new faculty orientation and mentorship in conjunction with Department HR, the SOM, CU Medicine and Epic.
- Develops plan for and assures compliance with advanced practice provider supervision.
- Provides supervision for faculty in clinic, providing feedback and/or participating in Performance Improvement Plans in collaboration with DFM on issues that have escalated.
- Conducts annual reviews in conjunction with department processes.
- Participates in quarterly revenue liaison meeting.
- Supports CU Medicine goals for productivity, hours, and revenue.
- Assures stewardship of additional clinic funding, i.e., RAE, Family Medicine 1st.
- Reviews clinic's financial status in coordination with CU Medicine.
- UCHealth/School of Medicine Family Medicine Enterprise, twice monthly.
- UCHealth/School of Medicine/UCHMG Family Medicine Clinical Leadership Committee (PC COGG) - TBD
- DFM Clinical Affairs Team meeting, weekly
- Clinic faculty meetings, once monthly for each clinic.
- Practice Operations Management Committee, weekly/monthly.
- CU Community Practice Medical Director meeting, monthly.
- CU Medicine Revenue Liaison meeting, monthly/quarterly.
- CU Medicine Office of Value Based Performance, monthly.
Minimum Qualifications Senior Instructor
- Terminal degree in Medicine or Osteopathy (MD or DO)Board Certified in Family Medicine.Graduation from an accredited Family Medicine Residency program.Ability to obtain Colorado Medical License and possession of a current DEA Certificate.Ability to be fully credentialed with the UCH system and UPI Managed Care.
- Terminal degree in Medicine or Osteopathy (MD or DO). Board Certified in Family Medicine.Graduation from an accredited Family Medicine Residency program.Ability to obtain Colorado Medical License and possession of a current DEA Certificate.Ability to be fully credentialed with the UCH system and UPI Managed Care.
- Terminal degree in Medicine or Osteopathy (MD or DO). Board Certified in Family Medicine. Graduation from an accredited Family Medicine Residency program and 7+ years’ experience working in primary care.Ability to obtain Colorado Medical License and possession of a current DEA Certificate.Ability to be fully credentialed with the UCH system and UPI Managed Care. Ability to meet the School of Medicine’s criteria for associate professor.
- Terminal degree in Medicine or Osteopathy (MD or DO). Board Certified in Family Medicine. Graduation from an accredited Family Medicine Residency program and 10+ years’ experience working in primary care. Ability to obtain Colorado Medical License and possession of a current DEA Certificate.Ability to be fully credentialed with the UCH system and UPI Managed Care. Ability to meet the School of Medicine’s criteria for full professor.
- Experience and enthusiasm for teaching students and/or residents.
- Experience in an integrated practice/patient-centered medical home (PCMH) environment.
- Experience or interest in education and research and faculty development.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clinic and Department of Family Medicine faculty and staff.
- Ability to work effectively on multiple tasks and maintain a well-organized work environment.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
- Capacity for flexibility and adaptability in different work situations.
- Ability to work well with diverse populations.
- Experience training and developing staff.
- Ability to meet clinic-specific competencies and expectations.
- Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Posting Date: Mar 10, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing