The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking a Medical Director, Value and Efficiency to join Mount Sinai Health Partners!

Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking a Medical Director, Value and Efficiency to join Mount Sinai Health Partners!

Organizational Background:
Mount Sinai Health System is one of the leading US health systems, innovative service provider to the many communities we serve, and an internationally reputed academic medical center. We are transforming our business to focus on population health – our goal is to keep entire communities healthy and out of the hospital.  Mount Sinai Health Partners (MSHP) is the team driving this transformation within Mount Sinai.  The team includes 350+ employees with clinical, contracting, finance, IT, analytics, and operations expertise.  

Position Summary:
The Medical Director (MD), Value and Efficiency, drives the implementation and ongoing improvement initiatives that enable Mount Sinai to deliver better value to its patients, its customers (i.e., plan sponsors and payers), its providers, and its partners. At Mount Sinai, value is defined broadly and encompasses improved health outcomes, more efficient operations, better patient experience, more joyful care team environment, and improved financial performance in value-based contracts. The medical director for value and efficiency works directly with entire UM team, including the program manager for UM, director of pharmacy, clinical informatics, and data analytics.  They will also work directly with senior leadership, including the Deputy CMO and CMO of MSHP as well as the Chief Population Health Officer. 

As a physician leader for Value and efficiency, the MD will develop strategies for success in reducing total cost of care among our various contracts and programs.  While these continue to grow, the medical director for Value and efficiency will be in charge of value and efficiency in 3 main domains: 1) Clinically Integrated Network; 2) Value-Based Contracts including MSSP and Healthfirst; 3) Cost/Resource use component of MACRA/MIPS program at MSHS.

The Medical Director for UM role is both strategic and operational, working directly with clinical and operational leadership to develop strategy, identify and track performance on key indicators, analyze performance against national benchmarks, plan content for physician education/engagement initiatives, and serve as the primary clinical point of contact for utilization initiatives with departmental and divisional chairs, practice medical directors, and payors’ medical directors. The Medical Director will interact with a wide variety of stakeholders throughout the health system and prepare executive presentations about the key strategies to impact program’s financial performance, strategies for success, and outcomes of such strategies.

Position Experience:
  • MD or DO degree, Internal medicine or Family medicine trained, initial board certified required, maintenance of certification preferred
  • Experience in primary care delivery and passion for primary care excellence preferred
  • Experience as a medical director, quality director, or similar role with responsibility for the creation, operation, and oversight of quality and efficiency programs, preferred
  • Experience in developing and implementing quality programs, care pathways, variance reduction, clinical guidelines and best clinical and operational practices
  • MIPS Awareness and implementation success, preferred

Key Skills and Attributes:
  • Excellent ability to engage and inform providers about quality and efficiency program initiatives
  • Superior work ethic and persistence to achieve challenging goals
  • Strong skills to motivate and influence behavior
  • Flexible team player – able to collaborate well with diverse set of team members. Participate and promote clinical and interdisciplinary team member collaboration to common goals.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Organized and accountable– meticulous and detail-oriented; consistently meets timelines and objectives.

About Mount Sinai:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City’s largest integrated delivery system encompassing seven hospital campuses, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai’s vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. 
The System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 10 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and is in the top 50 in four other specialties in the 2017-2018 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital also is ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally. 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.   
Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:
Alex Cano
Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System
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