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DispatchHealth Medical Director - Hospitalist in Las Vegas, Nevada

Job Summary

DispatchHealth has set out to create the most advanced and complete in-home care model in the world. As an imperative leader toward that goal, Medical Director – AdvancedCare leverages clinical, quality, safety, and patient experience skills to lead an innovative team that is designing and implementing a novel program to deliver care to patient's homes as an alternative to hospitalization. Reporting to the DispatchHealth VP for Medical Affairs, the Medical Director works closely with the market team including clinical and operations leaders to develop and oversee all domains of the AdvancedCare in the market.

Job Duties

Program Development, Design, and Sustainability

  • Provides ongoing development, design, and sustainability insight into every element of the market specific AdvancedCare delivery model including:

  • Continuous enhancement of evidence-based in-home hospital-level and post-acute care processes, protocols, and improvement strategies in the market

  • Continuous enhancement of partnerships with payer and provider organizations to deliver AdvancedCare services in the market

  • Participation in the network of thought leaders in “Hospital at Home” and similar delivery models in the market

  • Continuous enhancement of a multi-faceted “ExtendedCare” program that includes an enhanced BridgeCare clinical delivery mechanism in the market

  • Building and sustaining a robust AdvancedCare clinical team in the market including RNs, APPs, and Physicians

  • Continuously enhancing the AdvancedCare quality, safety, and experience improvement portfolio in the market

  • Continuously enhancing a robust and industry-leading remote monitoring program and portfolio in the market

  • Continuously enhancing the clinical supply chain process for AdvancedCare in the market

  • Developing and sustaining an AdvancedCare growth and scaling model at market level

  • Other duties as assigned

Leadership

  • Serves as the clinical leader on the market AdvancedCare leadership team overseeing the physician, APP, RN and other clinical workforce as relevant to AdvancedCare

  • Identifies and develops strategic priorities and action steps to support the success of the business in the market

  • Serves as the physician clinical liaison from the market AdvancedCare team to national AdvancedCare team

  • Development and continuous enhancement in the development of a true “Learning Organization” that attracts, nurtures, and retains top talent in the market

  • Serve as a strategic partner for market growth strategy of the AdvancedCare service line as the model expands

  • Leverages public speaking, writing, education, and leadership skills to represent and promote DispatchHealth AdvancedCare at market venues

  • A leader with a commitment to act and support others to act in accordance with these AdvancedCare values:

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Build trust as the foundation of providing the highest level of care.

  • Create personal relationships that are based on building human connections.

  • Bring clarity and confidence to every step of any process through clear and transparent communication.

  • Welcome the patient and their people into the care team to promote involvement, understanding and safety.

Other Administrative Duties

  • Oversees recruiting and hiring of physicians, APPs, nurses and other relevant team members into the AdvancedCare market team

  • Other duties as assigned

Clinical Duties

  • Serve initially as the primary care delivery Physician for the AdvancedCare team:

  • Will provide direct, hospital-level and post-acute level internal medicine care to patients in their homes. This will include performing clinical assessments, developing and ordering hospital-level and post-acute level internal medicine clinical work-ups, ordering, and documentation

  • Leads the implementation of multidisciplinary plan of care for patients in AdvancedCare Services for all patients while working clinically

  • Will provide overnight call coverage as assigned and in collaboration with the AdvancedCare market clinical team

  • Clinical duties are expected to phase down considerably as the model is developed and practice needs identified in lieu of leadership/administrative duties ramping up

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • MD or DO

  • Experience as a hospitalist physician

  • Certification/Licensure in good standing in the State of Nevada

  • Hospital Medicine Fellowship (strongly preferred) and/or advanced training/experience in hospital medicine

  • Advanced experience and training in quality improvement, patient safety, and hospital leadership

  • Credentialed through DispatchHealth (on hire)

  • History and track-record of success in leadership roles

  • Pass pre-employment background check

  • ACLS Certified

  • Aligned with these AdvancedCare values:

  • Build trust as the foundation of providing the highest level of care.

  • Create personal relationships that are based on building human connections.

  • Bring clarity and confidence to every step of any process through clear and transparent communication.

  • Welcome the patient and their people into the care team to promote involvement, understanding and safety.

Benefits:

  • Career growth and investment

  • Be part of something new, exciting and progressive

  • Competitive health & wellness benefits

  • 401k

  • Conference and workshop opportunities

Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job; however, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

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