Academic Medical Director- Internal Medicine Opportunity
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: -
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ premier healthcare provider and home to the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School – Baystate, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Internal Medicine Physician leader to join us as the Medical Director at High Street Community Health Center in Springfield, MA. This is one of three Community Health Centers in the Division of General Medicine and Community Health; all three are primary ambulatory sites for our residents, medical students, and other trainees.
The Medical Director will serve a community in need by improving care delivery, addressing social inequities and injustice, raising quality, championing innovation, being a sponsor and mentor, and meeting the academic mission of research and education through:
Leading a team of 13 physicians, 5 advanced practitioners, and 45 Internal Medicine residents in providing compassionate and comprehensive community-based ambulatory care for a diverse patient population with complex needs
Representing and advocating for diversity and equity and promoting community engagement and involvement
Nurturing educational innovation and growth concordant with the mission of the Community Health Center, Division, Department, and Organization
Supporting and driving research endeavors aligned with the Division and Department, particularly community-engaged research serving traditionally underserved populations and/or addressing social determinants of health
Contributing substantively in Divisional, Departmental, and organizational goal setting and strategies
Engaging in community health leadership, operations and performance, Medicaid Accountable Care Organization (ACO) committees, and staff meetings
Working closely with the Division Chief on budgetary and financial needs
Our Community Health Centers focus on team-based care and are a major site for our Medicaid ACO. We have
on-site, full-service laboratory and pharmacy, an integrated multidisciplinary Behavioral Health team, strong support from specialists at Baystate Medical Center, as well as on-site services including HIV and Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Cardiology, and others. Baystate Health’s Department of Healthcare Delivery and Population Science supports our clinical and community-based research. We work closely with the Medical School’s Population Urban and Community Health (PURCH) program. The Department of Medicine offers a leadership development program.
Surrounded by a variety of settings including suburban, urban, rural and farming communities of Western Massachusetts that offer a wide variety of outdoor and indoor recreational activities
Many local cultural and educational opportunities
Easy access to Boston, New York City, the summer cultural mecca of the Berkshires, Cape Cod, and ski and wilderness areas of Northern New England
YOU BELONG AT BAYSTATE. At Baystate Health, we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.
Qualifications: Candidates must be board certified by the American Board of Internal-Medicine. Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience with evidence of progressive management responsibilities and leadership in an academic department. Demonstrable record of collaboration, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, academic productivity, enthusiasm for medical education and mentoring faculty and ability to engage a broad base of potential stakeholders to work towards a shared vision.
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Baystate Health is an integrated health care delivery system serving a population of nearly one million people in western Massachusetts. We are one of the largest health systems in New England with more than 12,000 employees, four hospitals, and over 80 medical practices. Baystate Medical Center has the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region, and the only neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate is the only regional campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Baystate Medical Center has been ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals for 2015-2016 by U.S. News & World Report and for the third time, Baystate Medical Center has been named a Magnet™ hospital for excellence in nursing services.