Medical Director/CU Medicine Practice Family Physician - Open Rank

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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 Work

The 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 Field

Family Medicine

Examples of Work Performed

This 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.
Teaching and Mentoring

  • Provide education to fellows, residents and medical students during their ambulatory rotation.
Administrative/Professional Development

  • 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.
Leadership

  • 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.
Operations

  • 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.
Quality

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates the strategy for quality improvement.
  • Participates in the monthly Office of Value Based Performance (OVBP) meeting.
Human Resources

  • 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.
Financial

  • 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.
Meetings

The incumbent will be responsible to attend several routine meetings which include but are not limited to:

  • 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.
Supervision Received

The Medical Director reports to the Senior Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs or their designee, Coleen Conry.

Supervision Exercised

The Medical Director will supervise the clinical leads at the CU Medicine practices.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position has been established at $200,000 – 212,000, plus the possibility of incentives based on clinical FTE. 

Senior Instructor/Assistant Professor- $200,000

Associate Professor- $206,000

Professor -$212,000

The Medical Director position comes with a stipend of $10,000 in addition to the base salary.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx 

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.



Qualifications
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.
Assistant Professor 

    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.
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 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.
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.
Preferred Qualifications (all positions)

  • 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.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (all positions)

To be successful in this position, candidates will need the following:

  • 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
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Mar 10, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

 

 

 

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Posted: 3/11/2021
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