Vice President, Medical Affairs - Rockingham Memorial Hospital
Company: Sentara Healthcare
Posted on: June 4, 2019
As a vital member of the SRMH executive team, the Vice President
for Medical Affairs (VPMA) serves as the primary liaison to the
SRMH Medical Staff. The VPMA advises supports, educates and mentors
the leaders of the SRMH Medical Staff to ensure that the medical
staff functions of the organized medical staff, as detailed in the
Medical Staff By-Laws and Rules & Regulations, are carried out in
an effective and efficient manner including governing,
credentialing and peer review functions. The VPMA assists in
assuring positive interdisciplinary communication between the
Hospital, the formal Medical Staff and the Office of the Chief
Physician Executive of Sentara Healthcare. The VPMA assists in
coordinating performance improvement, resource management, and
patient quality and safety-related activities of the hospital and
assures that the PI/UM plans of the hospital meet the requirements
of the DNV Accreditation of Health Care Organizations and other
regulatory bodies. The Vice President, Medical Affairs provides
leadership and supervision for operating units as assigned.
QualificationsEducation LevelDoctor of MedicineExperienceA minimum
of five years of active practice in area of specialization. At
least 3 years of experience in hospital, medical group, private
practice or medical staff leadership roles. Demonstrated experience
leading departmental operations preferred. Experience in
successfully engaging employed and affiliated
physicians.LicenseRequired: Medical Doctor. Board certification in
specialty required. Eligible for active physician license by
Virginia Board of MedicineSkillsRequired: Communication, Complex
Problem Solving, Judgment and Decision Making, Negotiation, Systems
Evaluation, Conflict Resolution, Change Management, Process
Improvement. Knowledgeable of contemporary practice issues within
medicine, and outcomes measurement of clinical quality and
utilization. Must be familiar with all aspects of hospital
operations.Other Required Competencies and Attributes:
- Demonstrates effective change management skills.
- Develops, monitors, and continually improves systems and
processes to ensure the highest quality of care, patient safety and
evidence-based medical standards.
- Participative leadership style, personable and
- Promotes a patient-centered healing environment.
- Promotes the use and implementation of technology in the
workplace in order to streamline operations, facilitate
communications and optimize work processes.
- Gains medical staff support when developing, implementing, and
promoting projects, ventures and programs. Effectively represents
physician and administration views.
- Builds effective relationships across the organization to
include board of directors, medical staff, senior management,
clinical leaders, staff and patients.
- Communicates effectively (written, oral, one-on-one, groups),
has strong follow through.
- Demonstrates skill in conflict resolution, problem solving,
negotiation and teambuilding.
- Prioritizes and manages multiple initiatives and tasks for
him/herself, and others in an effective manner
- Maintains a working knowledge of applicable national, state and
local laws and regulations, DNV, JCAHO, NCQA and other regulatory
requirements affecting the medical and allied health staff.
- Strives for excellence in all areas of safety, quality, and
services and leads the medical staff to achieve the same.
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