This position assumes overall accountability for ensuring effective operations of CHRISTUS St. Vincent's Clinician (Medical) Group according to the guidelines established by the hospital's Board of Directors. In addition to the regional responsibilities, the President will support System-level initiatives as they relate to the region or to CHRISTUS Health on a strategic level. This position is accountable for serving as a catalyst for the development of practice guidelines and care protocols that lead to the achievement of quality and service outcomes and cost efficiencies. The President shall utilize its Clinician Group Board as a mechanism to encourage and further physician engagement in operational and clinical improvement.
M.D. is required
Strong leadership, organization, management, communication, negotiation, and analytic skills.
Five (5) or more years clinical practice experience and, specifically, physician practice leadership and operations track record
Five (5) or more years leadership experience
Considerable medical experience in one or more branches of medicine or surgery and some administrative experience in a medical department.
Licenses, Registrations, or Certification:
State medical license
Board Certified in area of specialty and an active member of the St. Vincent Regional Medical Center Medical Staff
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.