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Quality Assistant Medical Director - Emergency Medicine - Kaweah Health Medical Center

Quality Assistant Medical Director - Emergency Medicine - Kaweah Health Medical Center

locationUnited States
PublishedPublished: 1/17/2024
Full Time

Visalia, CA – Seeking Quality Assistant Medical Director

Join the Physician Partnership Where You Have A Voice

Vituity’s ownership model provides autonomy, local control, and a national system of support, so you can focus your attention where you want it to be – on your patients.

Join the Vituity Team. Vituity is a 100% physician owned partnership and is led by frontline physicians that are all equitable owners. As an equal and valued partner from day one, our ownership model provides you with financial transparency, a comprehensive benefit package including profit distribution, and multiple career development opportunities. Our leadership understands what your practice needs to thrive and gives you autonomy and local control so you can provide care when, where, and how your patients need it. You are backed by a best-in-class corporate health care team and supported by the broad peer-level expertise of 5,000 Vituity clinicians. A patient-first focus drives everything we do, from continually seeking improvements in care delivery to developing and implementing innovations in healthcare. We believe everyone has a role to play in that.

Vituity Locations: Vituity has opportunities at 450 practice locations across the country, serving 8 million patients a year. With Vituity, if you ever need to move, you can take your job with you.

The Opportunity

  • Act as the Quality Medical Director locally, as well as interface between Vituity and Kaweah.
  • Vituity has its own Quality team, with which you will become heavily involved, with quarterly virtual workshops, annual in-person workshops, and semi-annual and annual Quality Data audits that are done per provider and for the entire site.
  • Learn to stay up to date with CMS' evolving quality metrics and requirements and learn how to reinforce compliance within Vituity and within your site's local operations.
  • Act as the ED Sepsis Champion within Kaweah's Sepsis team.
  • Work closely with Kaweah Sepsis Team, Quality Officer, Department Chairs, IT, and lab directors.
  • Act as the liaison between Kaweah and the ED providers for all matters sepsis related.
  • Continue to develop policies and processes to optimize sepsis care within the ED, as well as maximize compliance with CMS requirements. Continue to monitor and revise said policies and processes in real time.
  • Attend meetings quarterly and monthly, depending on the level (generally can be virtual).
  • Act as the ED Trauma Liaison on the Kaweah Trauma Committee.
  • Interface between ED and Surgical providers (including surgery, ortho, vascular, CT, anesthesia, ICU, lab, radiology, etc.) on acute issues or policy optimization.
  • Work closely with Trauma Manager and Trauma Director to optimize our site's trauma performance, remediate issues, and ensure ongoing site certification as a trauma center by the American College of Surgeons.
  • Chart and case review. Trauma PIPS and PEER review.
  • Attend monthly meetings for Trauma Operations and Trauma PIPS/PEER review, both of which are done in a hybrid model (virtual participation is okay).

The Practice

Kaweah Health Medical Center – Visalia, California

  • A rich clinical practice seeing a diverse patient mix including pediatrics, adults, and geriatrics.
  • Utilize your full skillset while knowing that a physician is always on site for support.
  • Optimize a variety of services such as EMR, x-ray, and lab,
  • An academic facility with an Emergency Medicine residency program.
  • Take advantage of a robust training program (pair with a mentor for one year while you learn).
  • A growing practice with an annual patient volume of approximately 85,000.

The Community

  • White water rafting and hiking the historic Visalia walking trail are a bike ride away.
  • Sequoia National Park and the Kaweah River are right around the corner.
  • King’s Canyon National Park and Yosemite National Park are close by.
  • A short drive to Six Flags, Disneyland, Universal Studios and Knott’s Berry Farm.

Benefits & Beyond*

Vituity cares about the whole you. With our comprehensive benefits package, we are mindful of what matters most, and support your needs of today and your plans for the future.

  • Superior Health Plan Options
  • Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA, life and AD&D coverage, and more
  • Partnership models allows a K-1 status pay structure, allowing high tax deductions
  • Extraordinary 401K Plan with high tax reduction and faster balance growth
  • Eligible to receive an Annual Profit Distribution/yearly cash bonus
  • EAP, travel assistance, and identify theft included
  • Student loan refinancing options
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives including LGBTQ+ History, Día de los Muertos Celebration, Money Management/Money Relationship, and more.
  • Purpose-driven culture focused on improving the lives of our patients, communities, and employees.

We are unified around the common purpose of transforming healthcare to improve lives and we believe everyone has a role to play in that. We know that when we work together across sites and specialties as an integrated healthcare team, we can exceed the expectations of our patients and the hospitals and clinics we work in. If you are looking to make a difference, from clinical to corporate, Vituity is the place to do it. Come grow with us.

Vituity appreciates differences; our dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our organization. Vituity does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information (including family medical history), veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. Vituity is committed to complying with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.

*Visa status applicants benefits vary. Please speak to a recruiter for more details.

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