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Chief Medical Officer
This is a newly created statewide position. The CMO will join a growing team as Gulf South Quality Network expands its footprint in the State of Louisiana. The job is a “hands-on, roll-up-the-sleeves” type of position, which will give the new physician leader a chance to shape much of the growth of the company. He/she will work closely with the President in operations, strategy, and physician relations. Unlike many of the clinical integration companies currently in operation, Gulf South Quality Network has actually moved beyond the planning stages and is well into the activities of Clinical Integration and demonstrable success in the market.
Job Description and Summary
Reports to the Gulf South Quality Network President
Direct reports include:
Responsibilities include the development and execution of medical management, utilization management, and quality improvement programs, policies and procedures. The CMO represents GSQN to the provider network (the “chapters”) and works closely with the local chapter CMOs. The CMO also participates in the strategic planning for GSQN. Specific responsibilities of the CMO include working with local chapter CMOs to review the individual cases for medical necessity/appropriateness, review/oversight of quality of care compliant investigations, oversight of overall guidelines and review of credentialing activities, and oversight of mechanisms to monitor, evaluate and improve on the appropriateness, effectiveness and efficiency of services delivered within GSQN.
Identify opportunities to collaborate and develop clinical integration opportunities with sponsors and other health delivery systems to achieve affordable outcomes. Engage in business development opportunities to include presenting business and clinical capabilities to employers, legislative officials and other key constituents.
In brief, the ideal candidate will be a person who has a strong working knowledge of and experience with how the health care dollar is spent and managed. Ideally, this physician leader will have worked in a capitated/risk or value-based environment and been a key driver of clinical and financial success.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
In the first 12 months, the new Regional Chief Medical Officer should accomplish the following key objectives:
Clinical Data Analyst
Department: Clinical Operations
Reports to: Director of Clinical Operations
The position of Clinical Data Analyst (CDA) supports the network by analyzing data from various technology tools to support the network in attaining quality and utilization performance goals. The CDA will be responsible for ensuring the integrity, accuracy, timeliness, and individualized reporting ability of the assigned databases.
The CDA must be able to review utilization and expense data, to analyze trends and generate reports for network initiatives. Candidates need to have advanced Excel, SQL and Power Point skills.
The CDA will collaborate with Clinical Operations team and the clinical field team at each local chapter to establish strategies to promote increased physician engagement and performance improvement.
Additional responsibilities will include creating physician performance reports and scorecards as well as support the team in driving all quality measure goals set forth by the network.
2 – 4 years of health care data analysis and experience in managed care required. Demonstrate strong analytical skills and possess high-level interpersonal communication skills to interact effectively with all levels within the organization. Excellent computer skills, as well as a thorough understanding of decision support systems and predictive modeling tools.
Reports to: V.P. of Quality
The Clinical Pharmacist will support the Gulf South Quality Network, L.L.C. (GSQN) clinical integration network by utilizing data from various technology tools to educate its physician members about their quality and utilization performance. The Clinical Pharmacist will be responsible for ensuring the integrity, accuracy, timeliness, and individualized reporting ability of the assigned databases to the network.
Additionally, the Clinical Pharmacist establishes and coordinates all clinical pharmaceutical services for GSQN. The Clinical Pharmacist will assist in the development and monitoring of pharmacy services including formulary management, high costs medications, antibiotic utilization, outpatient infusion services and medication use analytics. The Clinical Pharmacist will acts as an advisor, educator and consultant to the physician network and clinical field teams regarding clinical pharmacy programs and optimal pharmaceutical care. The Clinical Pharmacist participates in strategic planning and goal setting for the network.
Director of Operations
This position works with the President and leadership to plan, develop, implement, and operate physician-driven activities and hospital programs within the network that serve to align doctors in a way that drives improvements clinical quality and efficiency, and result in more hospital effective, value-based relationships with payors. These activities involve: establishing effective network-model physician relationships that are inclusive of both independent and employed physicians; developing inpatient and ambulatory programs, in collaboration with willing physicians that drive improved quality and cost-effectiveness; securing infrastructure (both systems and personnel) that can effectively monitor and change physician performance; and engaging payors in innovative arrangements that reward better, more efficient care. This position will coordinate and mange each of the regional and local chapter members to assure success with our movement to a statewide network.
In assisting the president, the incumbent participates in strategic planning processes to establish and attain the goals of the organization. The incumbent is responsible to ensure that all policies, procedures and outcomes of assigned areas ensure quality patient care, effective delivery of patient care services, effective medical staff relations, fiscal responsibility, and excellent people and service skills.
Reports directly to and supports the President.
Operations and Administration:
This position will provide leadership in the initial design of the various models that support the goals described above. On an ongoing basis, this position provides support in both strategic and operational planning of the services and operations of these various models. Ensures that departments within assigned areas (both direct and matrix reporting relationships) produce the necessary outcomes to support patient services as required by the level of acuity and patient mix. Leads the development of recommendations and practices that impact both health system operations and corporate services and is accountable for operational outcomes including clinical, service and fiscal resources. In concert with the President, executive management team, and physician leadership, establishes strategic, financial and operational goals and policies of the organization.
Ensures the quality of services through the development and documentation of quality monitoring system and/or program evaluation reflected through key technology indicators.
Ensures services are coordinated with other department services and corporate plans such that existing health system technology, personnel, and other resources are optimized in the development of the programs described above. As part of the overall corporate strategy, the incumbent is responsible for maintaining an internal communication system that includes medical staff and other departments to ensure total quality patient care. Interacts with all areas of the organization and has direct impact on decisions that affect all departments and represents the organization in an executive capacity to external contracts. Provides ongoing system of communication for all employees throughout the organization. Communicates network configuration and related data to network payors.
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
In collaboration with the President and Director of Quality, assists in the development and continual modification of the GSQN’s operating plan to support the realization of the established vision, goals and objectives.
Identifies resource requirements (financial, capital and human resources), both short-term and long-term, to carry out the operating plan in the manner consistent with achieving the organization’s vision, goals and objectives.
Oversees, tracks key performance indicators and helps manage chapter operations throughout the organization to assure development stays on schedule and is compliant to Clinically Integrated guidelines; identifies shared resource requirements and communicates requirements and resource gaps to the GSQN; communicates the vision, goals and objectives to GSQN shared resources for the purpose of identifying required activities to be performed to meet the established goals; supports the President in the presentation of the annual operation budget and budget updates to the Board of Managers for their approval; assists in developing departmental and consolidated annual operational plans; Oversees GSQN operations including, but not limited to: GSQN quality assurance and improvement; Participating Member performance evaluation, reporting, and remediation; GSQN marketing material development and distribution; GSQN communication plan development and implementation; oversees and actively contributes to the development of a business case/value proposition to be communicated to external stakeholders for the purpose of ensuring that the organization’s vision, goals and objectives are achieved.
Develops and modifies policies that ensure that the GSQN mission and values are represented in all actions and activities of GSQN staff; assists the GSQN committee chairs in all aspects of preparation and the conducting of committee meetings.
Participates in the development of annual operating and capital plans and budgets that support patient service requirements and contributes to the fiscal health of the organization.
Ensures the operations, systems, and services related to the arrangements described above are organized and delivered in a manner that optimizes service satisfaction of patients and families.
Ensures that an annual operating plan, inclusive of objectives and resource allocations, is completed in accordance with the planning cycle. Provides leadership and direction for the directors and managers. Makes recommendations that impact corporate philosophy and policies. Provides leadership in the planning of strategies in effective and efficient utilization of personnel, financial, medical, clinical and administrative resources and in program and service line development.
Accreditation and Compliance:
Establishes and supports programs to address accreditation needs, and is accountable for ensuring appropriate Federal, State and Local regulatory agencies’ requirements are met.
Medical Office Assistant
Reports to: Population Health Nurse / Care Coordinator
The Medical Office Assistant (MOA) will support the Gulf South Quality Network, L.L.C. (GSQN) clinical integration network by assessing and managing information from multiple data sources such as census reports, emergency department utilization, and gaps in care reports. The MOA will work in multiple databases to manage patient population, prioritize outreach and offer clerical support to the Care Coordinators.
Job Type: Full-time
Population Health Nurse RN
Department: Clinical Operations
Reports to: Director of Clinical Operations
The Population Health Nurse (PHN) will Support the Gulf South Quality Network, L.L.C. (GSQN) clinical integration network by providing network development expertise as a facilitator, change agent, leader and researcher. As an integral member of the healthcare team, the PHN works to ensure the safety, best practices, and high quality standards of care are maintained across the Network. The PHN will be responsible for the oversight and collaboration with members of the quality team to develop process improvement initiatives and monitor the implementation across the Network. The focus is on improving patient experience and outcomes centered on evidence-based, data analytics driven activities/registries/reports for the defined patient population. The PHN will serve as point of reference and communication hub throughout the Network. The PHN will work primarily in the ambulatory setting, working with physician practices; cultivating a relationship with physician staff and will serve as an extension of that office staff. The PHN will be a patient advocate for members associated with GSQN’s quality programs.
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