Trinity Health Of New England - the region's largest employer - is seeking its next Chair for the Department of Pathology at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center located in Hartford, Connecticut.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Board Certified Pathologist with proven leadership experience to lead our dedicated team of nine Pathologists as Department Chair.
Primary responsibilities include:
Leadership / Citizenship:
Overall direction of the section
Compliance with bylaw requirements re: section meetings
Establish on call schedules
Credentialing of new providers
Provide leadership for the office's clinical and support staff
Support efforts to ensure that individuals and the practice meets performance expectations
Communicate key quality/operational data and support efforts to improve individual and office performance
Support leadership goals for access and growth of section
Support strategic initiatives, programs, protocols, and services
Ensure appropriate access to services for patients and referring providers
Facilitate the recruitment and onboarding of new physician, APRN, or PA clinical staff
Facilitate the implementation of business plans
Quality and Patient Experience:
Re-credentialing of providers (OPPE)
Assist in risk management reviews or patient care concerns
Review/participate in OPPE/FPPE as needed
Work with IT and other support services of the hospital as needed to improve patient care
Ensures that the practice provides efficient, effective, and timely medical care
Monitor quality, access, and patient satisfaction metrics and supports PI efforts
Provide day-to-day supervision of work in the medical group, and respond to patient complaints concerning medical and when appropriate staff issues
Partner with clinical support staff, administration, and physician leadership as needed in support of organizational goals
Ensure efficient resource utilization, including best use of clinical best practices, evidenced-based medicine, and population health strategies
Facilitate office adherence to SFMG, Hospital, and accrediting/regulatory agency standards, policies and procedures
Ensure appropriate levels of medical coverage through proper scheduling and staffing
Finances and Revenue Cycle:
Review section hospital budget as needed
Work with leadership to submit capital budget items
Participate in any GDI initiatives
Partner with practice managers and leadership on annual budget targets
Partner with billing team and providers to ensure efficient, timely process for submitting bills
Enhance practice profitability through increased revenue per wRVU through accurate coding, denial management and payment reconciliation
Educations / Research:
Participate in clinical education as needed
Organize grand rounds
Coordinate research activities as needed
Respond to requests for interviews and other external medial opportunities
The successful candidate will be Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. 5 - 10 years of related experience as a General Pathologist and oversight in a clinical laboratory environment is strongly preferred.
Candidates should also have the following: understanding of College of American Pathologists (CAP), FDA, JCAHO, NRC accreditation requirements; an energetic, forward-thinking, and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image; knowledgeable of academic medical settings and a proven track record of successfully working in such settings; be a strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus; an intelligent, articulate team player who can relate to people at all levels of the organization and who possesses excellent communication skills.
Trinity Health Of New England is proud of its focus on collaborative team-based healthcare and employee wellness. Our practice model empowers our physicians to work at their highest leveland allows time for professional development and family life. Whether you are focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care or driven to grow into a leadership role, its time to join Trinity Health Of New England.
Trinity Health Of New England offers a competitive base salary with additional incentives, an excellent benefits package, and a great work/life balance.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your indivi...dual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org