System Chief of Hospital Medicine - Sayre, PA

The Guthrie Clinic is seeking a System Chief for their Hospital Medicine team. The Chief will oversee a team of 36 Hospitalists and 10 Advanced Practitioners located throughout 5 regional hospitals.  

Position details and requirements:

  • Oversee a team of 36 Hospitalists and 10 Advanced Practitioners located throughout 5 regional hospitals.
  • Position is 75% administrative and 25% clinical 
  • Responsibility for quality, leadership, scheduling, and overall program strategy
  • Ensures the Section functions in an integrated system of care improving performance growing depth of clinical programs and enhancing quality outcomes.
  • Serves as mentor, guide, and support for Hospitalists system wide.
  • Leads recruitment/retention of Physicians and APPs to actively grow the Section.
  • Clinical:
    • Participates in quality and system improvement within group and across hospital.
    • Participates in all group clinical decisions with the goal of high quality care.
    • Participates in group performance reviews with regard to quality of care satisfaction and efficiency metrics.
    • Coordinates schedule with group to maintain 24/7 coverage at all hospitals within the integrated health system.
    • Ensures coverage of shifts.
  • Administrative:
    • Participates in strategic plan for hospital medicine group including marketing growth/recruiting service and quality.
    • Oversee 4 site Chiefs designated to provide administrative support at their respective facilities
    • Establish annual goals for quality efficiency growth and satisfaction.
    • Responsible for developing updating and maintaining clinical standards and care paths.
    • Participates in utilization review and peer review activities as they relate to the Hospitalist program.
  • Oversees the development of the annual budget and key operating indicators for the Department and monitors the Departments performance in relation to these annual targets.
  • Works collaboratively with the Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program the Fellowship Directors and the Director of Medical Education to ensure the quality of the residency and fellowship(s).
  • M.D. or D.O.; BC in Internal Medicine. Advanced degree (MBA MHA MMM) desirable.
  • Five or more years of successfully leading a Hospitalist program.
  • Strong commitment to the patient care and future academic missions of Guthrie Clinic.
  • Possession of or eligibility for a medical license in Pennsylvania.
  • Salary range - $273,000-$344,000

Guthrie is a fully integrated healthcare system servicing Northeast Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier region of New York. With five hospitals and 45 regional offices in a 12-county catchment area, our team of over 500 Physicians and Advanced Practitioners provides more than 1 million patient visits per year.

About Guthrie:

The Guthrie Clinic is a non-profit, integrated, practicing physician-led organization in the Twin Tiers of New York and Pennsylvania. Our multi-specialty group practice of more than 366 physicians and 302 advanced practice providers offers 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities. Guthrie Medical Education Programs include General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Anesthesiology, Orthopaedic Surgery and Pharmacy Residency, as well as Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary Critical Care and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship programs. Guthrie is also a clinical campus for the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

Guthrie Physicians and Advanced Practitioners provide more than 1 million patient visits per year to enhance the health and well-being of those we serve within an environment of compassion, learning, and discovery

Sayre, PA
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Krisi VanTassel
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Sr. Physician Recruiter
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