Seeking Division Chief - Hematology Oncology/Adult BMT - Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, MI

Company/Institution: Spectrum Health
Department: Cancer Health
Location: Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Degree Requirements: MD, DO, Board Certified Salary: $300,000 or above
Job Type: Academic/Administrative Posted: June 22, 2022
Job Setting: Hospital/Clinical Facility Application Period: June 22-August 22, 2022

The Cancer Health Service Line at Spectrum Health is expanding our leadership structure by adding a Division Chief with oversight responsibility over our employed Hematology Oncology and BMT teams! Spectrum Health’s Cancer Center is a collaboration of Spectrum Health’s network of hospitals, Spectrum Health West Michigan and community providers. Our patients and their families benefit by innovative, cutting edge treatments and state-of-the-art programs and services. We specialize in treating the most complex types of cancers and each treatment plan is as unique as the patient who receives it. Based out of Grand Rapids, we invite you to explore the most comprehensive and robust cancer program in West Michigan! This includes more than 150 highly qualified, board-certified physicians representing more than 17 oncology specialties. Enjoy working with robust multispecialty teams and tumor boards with integrated staff! Spectrum Health also has a comprehensive radiology program with port placement. Spectrum Health Cancer Program offers: • Multispecialty Teams • Screening & Prevention • Supportive, Integrative & Palliative Care • Diagnostic & Treatment Services & Clinical Trials • 11 Comprehensive Programs • Specialized Radiation Oncologists • Breast Diagnostic Center • Nurse Navigation, Palliative Care Services, Psychiatric Oncology, Cancer Rehab • Spectrum Health is currently working toward NCI designation • Spectrum Health is scheduled to launch a Hematology Oncology fellowship training program in 2023 • Academic appointment at Michigan State University available commiserate with experience. The Division Chief is responsible for the management of the Division. Responsibilities and performance expectations are set forth in the following categories: • Leadership • Growth/Recruitment • Quality, Safety & Clinical Innovation • Development of People • Patient Service and Perception of Care • Finance • Academic and faculty affairs Annual goals and deliverables will be developed with the Department Chief, and success will be predicated on goal attainment. The position includes approximately 80% clinical time and 20% administrative time. Essential Functions • In collaboration with Department Chief, responsible and accountability for the following: Leadership Demonstrate personal character • Uphold, by example and by coaching, the Code of Excellence of the Spectrum Health Medical Group • Act at all times in a fiduciary role for the Medical Group, the System, and on behalf of our patients Clinical performance • Demonstrate a high level of skill, expertise and experience in patient care processes. • Have and use a broad and deep knowledge base that is contemporary with the latest medical scientific evidence. • Lead by example in the development of an evidence-based, multidisciplinary care approach. Sets the direction for the Division • Communicate a clear vision • Demonstrate an understanding of community and patient needs and expectations • Align his/her performance and enlists the commitment and performance of others to attain the envisioned future state Mobilize individual commitment • Build collaborative relationships through support and encouragement, rather than through criticism • Demonstrate willingness and ability to share power and control • Listens • Demonstrate willingness and ability to involve others and elicit participation • Empower and engages colleagues and associates, and strengthens them by sharing power and information • Create opportunities for people to contribute their strongest personal talents to the team effort • Coach, mentor, and educate other physicians, residents, fellows, nurses and staff towards the effective implementation of the means to reach the targets and goals of the Division/program • Identify clear expectations for performance and hold physician accountable for their actions • Consistently provide open feedback, with clear, direct and concise information to support personal performance Engender organizational capability • Build organizational infrastructure by demonstrating formal leadership capable of integrating, resourcing, and orchestrating activities of various project teams • Align the organization with its strategy • Fully commit to the long-term strategy of building a valuable organization • Leverage diversity by resolving conflicts diplomatically and identifying a common ground • Advocate partnering and collaboration as preferred styles of behavior • Develop the various strengths in colleagues and associates • Deploy and develop teams through cross-fertilization of best practices and provision of frequent feedback that helps improve team performance • Support the design and development of human resources systems, including especially performance management and training and development • Make change happen as a catalyst and manager of strategic change, especially by using the inputs and ideas of others as stimuli for change Growth Achieves focused growth of the Division in alignment with the Medical Group strategic plan • Established & achieves annual volume targets in respect to encounters, wRVUs, and new patient visits, or other growth targets that may be established • Ensure that barriers to physician and mid-level practitioner and associates’ productivity are minimized • Collaborate with executive leadership to plan, design, develop and implement strategic and annual facilities plans • Collaborate with executive leadership to plan, design, develop and implement annual marketing plan for the Medical Group • Ensure leadership of physician recruiting and medical staff development plan for the Division in support of the health care workforce needs of the communities served by the Medical Group Strategic Planning and Implementation • Participate in development of an annually updated Department strategic plan. This plan should describe enhanced program reputation and growth, and unique, innovative approaches to the achievement of superior quality, service, safety and financial outcomes. • Lead the development of a plan for adequate resources to achieve the short term and long term strategic goals and objectives of the Department/program, including growth and new program development • Development of research goals and implementation plan including integration with clinical initiatives • Support, as directed, recognition for the program through the attraction or development of regionally and/or nationally recognized physician clinicians, teachers, researchers and program innovators Quality, Safety and Clinical Innovation • Ensure that the Division meets federal and state regulatory requirements, as well as accreditation standards • Ensure that the Division meets all payer contract requirements in respect to quality incentives and obligations • Ensure that the Division evaluates and improves the performance of its professional staff and care teams compared to current standards of care of the community and of the professional societies • Ensure that the Division develops and sustains a culture of safety, and establishes safety as an system property • Plan, develop and implement the Division’s Annual Plan for Quality, Safety and Clinical Innovation, in support of the Medical Group’s Annual Plan • Lead the implementation of initiatives in evidence-based medicine and the incorporation of the methods of safety science into patient care practices, engaging all staff, especially physicians and nurses Development of People • Develop and implement a Division Annual Plan for physician leadership development • Contribute to the Professional Standards Committee’s annual plan for training and development of the Medical Group’s associates • Implement a formal periodic performance evaluation of the Division’s professional staff in alignment with the Medical Groups Professional Standards Committee and the Medical Staff of the appropriate Hospital • Ensure the participation and guidance of the physician leadership of the Division in the management of performance of the associates • In collaboration with the Finance Committee of the Board and its subcommittees, ensure equitable annual compensation of the professional staff of the Division in their fulfillment of the clinical, administrative, teaching and research missions • Collaborate with the Department Chief and Academic Chair in the management of physician performance to ensure individual physician productivity, clinical quality, positive patient perception, appropriate resource utilization, adherence to the group’s ethical and legal standards, appropriate relationship with colleagues and staff, and (as appropriate) involvement in teaching and research activities. Patient Service and Perception of Care • Ensure the Division adopts robust measurements of patients’ perception of care and services, in alignment with the Medical Group, and that the Division achieves annual performance goals for patients’ perception of care Finance • In collaboration with the Board and the executive team, establish the Five Year Forecast, and Annual Plan of financial performance goals of the Division • Achieve the Five Year Forecast and Annual Plan goals of the Division through expense management and optimum revenue cycle management • In collaboration with the Finance Committee, ensure optimum management of compliance and risk Academic and Faculty Affairs If requested by the Department Chief, • Ensures an appropriate clinical learning environment for the training of medical students, residents, or fellows • Participates in, or supports the participation of the Division’s professional staff in, faculty development programs of the Department or the MSU College of Human Medicine

About the Employer

Spectrum Health System, a not-for-profit, fully integrated health system, is committed to improving the health and wellness of our communities. We live our mission every day with 35,000 compassionate professionals, 4,500 medical staff experts, 3,300 committed volunteers and a health plan serving 1 million members. Our talented physicians and caregivers are privileged to offer a full continuum of care and wellness services to our communities through 14 hospitals, including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, 155 ambulatory sites and telehealth offerings. We pursue health care solutions for today and tomorrow that diversify our offerings. Locally-governed and based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, our health system provided $585 million in community benefit in fiscal year 2019. Thanks to the generosity of our communities, we received $30 million in philanthropy in the most recent fi scal year to support research, academics, innovation and clinical care. Spectrum Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics®, part of IBM Watson Health.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply via our job board and provide communication indicating interest to the following: Dr. Anas Al-Janadi Vice President/Department Chief, Cancer Health, Spectrum Health Selena Brohl Senior Physician Recruiter, Cancer Health, Spectrum Health

Contact Information

Selena Brohl
100 Michigan St. NE MC338
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 USA

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