Mount Sinai is one of the largest U.S. health systems with a strong reputation for quality of care (18th ranked hospital in the U.S.) and research/education (18th ranked medical school in the U.S.). We have ~40,000 employees working together to provide billions of dollars in high-quality care each year for millions of patients.
We are accelerating a transition to a business model focused on population health management – 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 400+ employees with clinical, contracting, finance, IT, analytics, operations, and product development expertise.
MSHP is a fast growing business unit within Mount Sinai and is looking for team members who:
Are comfortable “playing up” and “playing down” as needed to accomplish business objectives
• Work productively amidst ambiguity
• Thrive in fast-paced work environments
• Seek to improve the status quo
MSHP seeks a Medical Director (MD), Physician Engagement- Employed, who will be responsible for physician engagement and, as assigned, clinical transformation activities of select employed practices in the MSHP Independent Practice Association (IPA) or Mount Sinai Clinically Integrated Network (CIN). The MD will report to and work closely with the Senior Medical Director, Population Health (PH), to achieve key quality and utilization management objectives with our employed primary care practices, and select specialty practices. This MD will also work closely on clinical transformation with Senior Medical Director and the Chief Medical Officer, Population Health. This will help establish and hardwire processes to drive excellence in efficiency of care, quality and accurate risk adjustment for all populations served, especially our patients covered under a Medicare arrangement (MSSP or MA).
• Effective relationship building with primary care clinical and administrative leadership throughout MSHS
• Establish a deep understanding of their needs and concerns, and succinctly relay consensus feedback to MSHP senior and executive leaders
• Establish a peer level credibility with primary care clinical and administrative leadership
• Co-lead preparation pod and practice meetings (>30 per year)
• Present and facilitate pod and practice meetings (>30 per year)
• As appropriate, directly respond to provider/administrator/practice requests from meetings and ad-hoc communications
• Help administer the Value-Based care bonus program for PCPs (IM, FP and Geriatrics)
• Other duties, as assigned
Education and Experience Requirement
• MD or DO degree, Internal medicine or Family medicine residency trained, board certified required
• Experience in primary care delivery and passion for primary care excellence required
• 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 clinical transformation: developing and implementing quality programs, care pathways, clinical guidelines and best clinical and operational practices in primary care
Additional Key Skills and Attributes:
• 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.
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system, encompassing eight hospitals, 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 Health System includes approximately 7,480 primary and specialty care physicians; 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 12 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 18 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and in the top 50 in six other specialties in the 2018-2019 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 11th nationally for Ophthalmology and 44th for Ear, Nose, and Throat. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai South Nassau are ranked regionally.