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OB & Midwifery Medical Director

Chicago, IL 60601

Posted: 06/11/2024 Job Number: 1998723

Job Description


POSITION PURPOSE: The Medical Director will provide direction and leadership related to obstetrics, gynecology, and midwifery services. Sets goals and objectives these services as related to the clinic's strategic plan. Leads the clinical team and executes policies to promote the adherence to the clinical care model as it strives towards achievement of the Quadruple Aim. Provides clinical care services in the ambulatory and/or inpatient settings. The Medical Director reports to the Chief Medical Officer and collaborates across sites and teams at the clinic to advance the delivery of high quality OGM care. 




PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Leads the OGM clinical team and promotes adherence to the clinic's clinical care model for reproductive health care delivery as it strives towards achievement of the Quadruple Aim. Supports a team-based model of care. Implements and achieves performance goals and objectives set by the Chief Medical Officer.
  • Collaborates with Health Center Managers and other clinic leadership to ensure successful clinical operations as related to reproductivity health care access, quality, patient experience, and overall financial performance of service line. Works with relevant Operations leadership to develop plans on these key deliverables. 
  • Creates a culture of well-being and joy in practice. Fosters an environment where providers can thrive professionally. Facilitate high-performing teams that are positively engaged with and share commitment to delivering excellent reproductive health care. Identifies signs of burnout and takes appropriate preventive and protective steps.
  • Recruits, screens, and recommends OGM providers for employment at the clinic. Performs onboarding, orientation, and mentorship for new providers and leads them towards full participation in a team-based care model.
  • Facilitates the high performance of the clinical care team through coaching professional behaviors and attitudes. Resolves patient complaints, conducts provider performance reviews, and mediates conflicts as needed. Institutes disciplinary procedures or performance improvement plans for providers when appropriate and in compliance with clinic Human Resources procedures.
  • Meet productivity and access expectations. Manages time off requests to ensure adequate provider coverage for both inpatient and outpatient settings. Monitors schedules and caseloads of clinical providers and communicates staffing needs to the CMO.
  • Participates in the preparation of annual budget in conjunction with Health Center Managers, the CMO, and members of the Finance Department. Shares responsibility for its successful implementation. 
  • Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities and collaborates with Director of Quality, Chief Medical Officer, and site leadership in pursuing excellence in reproductive health care for providers of all disciplines, including as related to UDS measures. 
  • Acts as lead provider liaison between partner hospital leadership. Collaborates with hospital partners to ensure quality, safety, and compliance with medical staff office privileges and standards.
  • Develops and maintains clinical guidelines for reproductive health care and pregnancy care based on professional society recommendations and most recent evidence base. Ensures adherence to guidelines by providers of all disciplines. 
  • Provides clinical consultation and supports the Quality Director for the clinic's peer review process. Reviews incident review/safety concerns with Director of Compliance and Risk Management to perform root cause analyses and update the clinic's policies, procedures, and guidelines in accordance with HRSA and FTCA. Implements and maintains compliance with the clinic's policies, procedures, and guidelines. Ensure appropriate documentation in the electronic health record by direct reports.
  • Assists Chief Medical Officer with recommendations on approval of clinical privileges for core skills in OGM. May be designated to approve privileges as needed.
  • Coordinate training and continuing education opportunities within obstetrics, gynecology, and midwifery.
  • Performs clinical functions as described in the job description for a provider of obstetrics, gynecology, and midwifery. 




NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develops and maintains relationships with partner organizations and community leaders. Builds the organization’s reputation through participating in community health education and public health promoting activities. 
  • Collaborates with External Affairs department to assist with marketing, publicity, media relations, website content, and support members of grants team as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 




REQUIREMENTS




Qualifications:
  • Board certification in obstetrics and gynecology or midwifery.
  • Additional master's level degree or equivalent experience in public health, management, administration, or related field is preferred.
  • Basic rescuer CPR Certification.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
  • Two or more years of clinical experience.
  • Previous leadership experience preferred.
  • Graduate of an Accredited Medical School or Advanced Practice Provider program.
  • Two or more years of experience in a clinical or hospital setting.
  • Current IL State License, Controlled Substance.
  • License and DEA Registration. Board Certified or Eligible.



Meet Your Recruiter

Lindsey Cusic
Senior Account Executive - Healthcare Leadership

In Lindsey’s early years she was a part of a youth group in her community that worked with the adolescence in the surrounding areas of Murfreesboro, TN. While She was there, she saw and learned the importance of caring for individuals who are less fortunate, in bad circumstances, or simply have nowhere to go. This is where her love of helping people developed. She had a craving to be a part of the bigger picture of caring more about the resolution than the problem.

She is passionate about people and is presently obtaining a BS in Psych so she can improve her understanding to truly make an impact on lives.

She is am married to her best friend whom she has known for 15 years, a proud pet mom, an avid hiker and wine connoisseur. She is passionate about travel, people and cooking. She has traveled to numerous states and backpacked Asia. In her career she spent 3 years in Admissions ranking among the top performers and successfully reaching the given target for her campus in her 2nd year as Director. She has also effectively recruited for Providence and Kaiser in the Portland Area for Acute Care & Skilled Nursing Communities RN’s and RN’s throughout Oregon before making the transition to UHC.

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