St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Board Certified and experienced Psychiatry physician to serve as the Psychiatry Department Chair located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The Department of Psychiatry Chair will be responsible for overseeing the professional work of its members and those Advanced Practice Professionals in the Department. The Department Chair shall be responsible to the St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and Livingston Medical Executive Committees for the performance of duties within the Department and shall be a participating member of those Committees.
Department Chair Director Duties include:
- Establishes, in conjunction with Local Chair, credentialing standards by creating a system DOP with criteria for privilege and criteria for maintenance of privileges.
- Establishes the indicators and thresholds for the system Ongoing Professional Performance Evaluation (OPPE). OPPE should include elements of ambulatory practice evaluation for those practitioners who may only have an outpatient practice associated with the local site.
- Accountable for OPPE rollup reports to System Physician Leadership Council (as needed regarding OPPE that leads to peer review).
- Accountable for peer review functions within the department including receiving reports on peer review and quality reports from the Local Chairs.
- Oversees a program of orientation and continuing education for all individuals who have clinical privileges.
- Establishes clinical care standards and required policies and procedures to ensure standards are upheld.
- Assures that the quality and appropriateness of clinical care are monitored and evaluated and that appropriate actions based on findings are taken, including continuing surveillance of the professional performance of all individuals in the Department who have delineated clinical privileges; and maintenance of quality control programs, as appropriate; (may delegate portions of QA program to the Local Chair).
- Determines necessity for department officers and section heads in consultation with Local Chair.
- Must be an Active or Active Affiliate member of the medical staff at all local sites they oversee.
- Makes recommendations to executive management on workforce planning and space and other related resource needs (including off –site sources for needed patient care, treatment and services not provided by the department or organization) that are related to alignment issues of mutual interests.
- Provides oversight for operational issues that cannot be resolved at the local site.
- Oversees the administrative related activities of the department and ensures the department is integrated into the primary functions of the health system.
- In conjunction with CAAO, establishes the GME and research strategies for the system department.
- Serves as a member of the System Physician Leadership Council.
- Chair of the Department Executive Council that consists of the local site chairs.
- Appoints medical directors for clinical services and off-site SJMHS locations and ensures a mechanism to evaluate the effectiveness of these medical director roles.
- Determines qualifications and competencies of Department or service personnel who are not licensed independent practitioners and who provide patient care services.
- Formulates specific regulations and policies applicable to the Department, including monitoring of Department Rules and Regulations.
- Makes recommendations regarding workforce planning for the local site to deliver safe and effective care.
- Develops local tactics and methods to meet system physician performance standards and expectations.
- Works with the System Chair to assure that relevant educational programs are offered at the site on a routine and timely basis.
- Participates in the operational aspects of policies that relate to the functions of department and department members at the local site.
- Participates in interdisciplinary committees and teams to better understand local care issues and help to identify and implement solutions to those issues.
- Coordinates and integrates department services with other local department chairs.
- Represents the Department at the local Executive Committee of the Medical Staff.
- Assigns local proctors when appropriate.
- Enforces the Medical Staff Bylaws and these Rules and Regulations; and ensures operations of specific regulations and policies are carried out by department members at the local site.
Qualifications for this opportunity include:
- Board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
- Administrative/Executive experience required
- Candidate should be able to handle management of the day to day for the entire department
- Must be an Active Staff member of the Department
- Must remain a member in good standing of the St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and Livingston Medical Staffs during tenure of office
Ann Arbor is a bustling university town, culinary hotspot, and tech hub with a walkable downtown. Home to the University of Michigan and its more-than 38,000 students, as well as other nearby colleges and universities including Cleary, Concordia and Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor can be considered the education capital of the Midwest. The city also boasts a nationally recognized public school system and a variety of private and parochial schools.
Regularly receiving national attention as one of the best places to live in the nation, Ann Arbor is much more than a university town; it is home to more than 100 high tech, research, and light- industrial employers. Major employers outside the university and government also call Ann Arbor home.
This diverse community has an array of attractions, with more than 200 restaurants; shopping, including the year-round Ann Arbor Farmers Market; world-class museums; galleries; theaters; and clubs with live music. Annual cultural events include the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival and the Ann Arbor Art Fair, which draws thousands of visitors from all over the globe to the downtown area every summer.
This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Psychiatry physician to lead the Psychiatry department at Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor.
An excellent compensation and benefits package is available for the right candidate.
Location/Region: Ann Arbor, MI (48106)