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Interested candidates should contact Rosa Vicente-Soito, RN, Executive Director, NSQCN, at Rosa.Vicente-Soito@DignityHealth.org or (530) 276-1003 for further details.

Current Openings

Office Assistant

The North State Quality Care Network (NSQCN), a physician led, physician-driven network, is looking for a Physician Medical Director. This paid position oversees administrative and quality aspects of the Clinical Integration Program. The Medical Director for NSQCN works collaboratively with the Executive Director, the participating network physicians, and administrative hospital leaders under the direction of the Board of Managers.

Qualified candidates should possess demonstrated leadership in clinical practice and physician administration, as well as a conceptual understanding of a clinically integrated organization. This parttime position requires approximately ten (10) hours of dedicated time per week. The below job description further outlines the key responsibilities, requirements, and qualifications for this position.

Reports to: VPMA if Dignity employed, dotted line to VP Clinical Integration. Direct report to VP of Clinical Integration if community based. Serves the Board of Managers.

Position Summary: Oversees administrative and quality aspects of the Clinical Integration (CI) program and is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the CI program related to the activities, roles, and responsibilities of the physician participants. This position must work in a collaborative relationship with the Executive Director of Operations. This position will also maintain productive relationships with physician and administrative leaders within Dignity Health.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Assists in the establishment of quality objectives, goals, and strategies of the CI Network under the direction of the physician-led Managing Board.
  • Leads the development, operation, and reporting outcomes of clinical programs.
  • Leads development of evidence-based, clinical-care pathways.
  • Provides clinical oversight on the development and monitoring of system/programs to evaluate care quality and outcomes.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and enforcement of the standards and quality initiatives/programs set forth
    by the CI program.
  • Oversees the CI physician education on best practices and practice transformation.
  • Oversees provider remediation process through NSQCN governance.
  • Actively involved in physician participant communication, problem resolution, performance improvement initiatives, coach/mentor, and change facilitator.
  • Serves as the liaison between the CI Network and the physician-led Managing Board and advises the Managing Board on all quality matters.
  • Leads/manages duties related to the activities, roles, and responsibilities of the physician participants.
  • Works collaboratively with the CI Executive Director.
  • Serves on the Quality Committee.
  • Works alongside the Payer Committee in all payer negotiations, including prioritization, on behalf of the CI Network.
  • Assists in development of the organizational structure for the CI network as applicable.
  • Supports network development/physician recruitment activities conducted by the CI Program to include discussing opportunities to participate in the CI program with physicians and assessing their readiness/potential contribution to the organization
  • Collaborates with the Executive Director and Quality Management Nurse in preparing analyses, as well as monitoring, interpreting, and educating physicians on results of clinical (ambulatory and hospital) quality, cost, and utilization.

Qualifications:

Education: Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy with at least five (5) years of clinical experience.

License/Certifications: Board certification in his/her area of specialty. Licensed to practice medicine in the State of California.

Experience:

  • Demonstrated leadership in both the clinical practice of medicine and physician administration.
  • Knowledge of medical staff governance activities such as quality of care, patient safety, and physician peer review either in an acute or ambulatory care setting
  • Conceptual understanding of a clinically integrated organization formed under the Federal Trade Commission guidelines.
  • Experience developing, analyzing and implementing clinical quality and patient safety initiatives.
  • Familiarity with various physician compensation plans, incentives and contracting arrangements.
  • Ability to review processes of care and identify population health management needs to prepare for value-based care reimbursement.
  • Ability to review IT infrastructure and facilitate discussions regarding the necessary investments needed to prepare the CI organization for an accountable care future.

Program Coordinator

The North State Quality Care Network (NSQCN), a physician led, physician-driven network, is looking for a Physician Medical Director. This paid position oversees administrative and quality aspects of the Clinical Integration Program. The Medical Director for NSQCN works collaboratively with the Executive Director, the participating network physicians, and administrative hospital leaders under the direction of the Board of Managers.

Qualified candidates should possess demonstrated leadership in clinical practice and physician administration, as well as a conceptual understanding of a clinically integrated organization. This parttime position requires approximately ten (10) hours of dedicated time per week. The below job description further outlines the key responsibilities, requirements, and qualifications for this position.

Reports to: VPMA if Dignity employed, dotted line to VP Clinical Integration. Direct report to VP of Clinical Integration if community based. Serves the Board of Managers.

Position Summary: Oversees administrative and quality aspects of the Clinical Integration (CI) program and is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the CI program related to the activities, roles, and responsibilities of the physician participants. This position must work in a collaborative relationship with the Executive Director of Operations. This position will also maintain productive relationships with physician and administrative leaders within Dignity Health.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Assists in the establishment of quality objectives, goals, and strategies of the CI Network under the direction of the physician-led Managing Board.
  • Leads the development, operation, and reporting outcomes of clinical programs.
  • Leads development of evidence-based, clinical-care pathways.
  • Provides clinical oversight on the development and monitoring of system/programs to evaluate care quality and outcomes.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and enforcement of the standards and quality initiatives/programs set forth
    by the CI program.
  • Oversees the CI physician education on best practices and practice transformation.
  • Oversees provider remediation process through NSQCN governance.
  • Actively involved in physician participant communication, problem resolution, performance improvement initiatives, coach/mentor, and change facilitator.
  • Serves as the liaison between the CI Network and the physician-led Managing Board and advises the Managing Board on all quality matters.
  • Leads/manages duties related to the activities, roles, and responsibilities of the physician participants.
  • Works collaboratively with the CI Executive Director.
  • Serves on the Quality Committee.
  • Works alongside the Payer Committee in all payer negotiations, including prioritization, on behalf of the CI Network.
  • Assists in development of the organizational structure for the CI network as applicable.
  • Supports network development/physician recruitment activities conducted by the CI Program to include discussing opportunities to participate in the CI program with physicians and assessing their readiness/potential contribution to the organization
  • Collaborates with the Executive Director and Quality Management Nurse in preparing analyses, as well as monitoring, interpreting, and educating physicians on results of clinical (ambulatory and hospital) quality, cost, and utilization.

Qualifications:

Education: Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy with at least five (5) years of clinical experience.

License/Certifications: Board certification in his/her area of specialty. Licensed to practice medicine in the State of California.

Experience:

  • Demonstrated leadership in both the clinical practice of medicine and physician administration.
  • Knowledge of medical staff governance activities such as quality of care, patient safety, and physician peer review either in an acute or ambulatory care setting
  • Conceptual understanding of a clinically integrated organization formed under the Federal Trade Commission guidelines.
  • Experience developing, analyzing and implementing clinical quality and patient safety initiatives.
  • Familiarity with various physician compensation plans, incentives and contracting arrangements.
  • Ability to review processes of care and identify population health management needs to prepare for value-based care reimbursement.
  • Ability to review IT infrastructure and facilitate discussions regarding the necessary investments needed to prepare the CI organization for an accountable care future.

Medical Director

The North State Quality Care Network (NSQCN), a physician led, physician-driven network, is looking for a Physician Medical Director. This paid position oversees administrative and quality aspects of the Clinical Integration Program. The Medical Director for NSQCN works collaboratively with the Executive Director, the participating network physicians, and administrative hospital leaders under the direction of the Board of Managers.

Qualified candidates should possess demonstrated leadership in clinical practice and physician administration, as well as a conceptual understanding of a clinically integrated organization. This parttime position requires approximately ten (10) hours of dedicated time per week. The below job description further outlines the key responsibilities, requirements, and qualifications for this position.

Reports to: VPMA if Dignity employed, dotted line to VP Clinical Integration. Direct report to VP of Clinical Integration if community based. Serves the Board of Managers.

Position Summary: Oversees administrative and quality aspects of the Clinical Integration (CI) program and is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the CI program related to the activities, roles, and responsibilities of the physician participants. This position must work in a collaborative relationship with the Executive Director of Operations. This position will also maintain productive relationships with physician and administrative leaders within Dignity Health.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Assists in the establishment of quality objectives, goals, and strategies of the CI Network under the direction of the physician-led Managing Board.
  • Leads the development, operation, and reporting outcomes of clinical programs.
  • Leads development of evidence-based, clinical-care pathways.
  • Provides clinical oversight on the development and monitoring of system/programs to evaluate care quality and outcomes.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and enforcement of the standards and quality initiatives/programs set forth
    by the CI program.
  • Oversees the CI physician education on best practices and practice transformation.
  • Oversees provider remediation process through NSQCN governance.
  • Actively involved in physician participant communication, problem resolution, performance improvement initiatives, coach/mentor, and change facilitator.
  • Serves as the liaison between the CI Network and the physician-led Managing Board and advises the Managing Board on all quality matters.
  • Leads/manages duties related to the activities, roles, and responsibilities of the physician participants.
  • Works collaboratively with the CI Executive Director.
  • Serves on the Quality Committee.
  • Works alongside the Payer Committee in all payer negotiations, including prioritization, on behalf of the CI Network.
  • Assists in development of the organizational structure for the CI network as applicable.
  • Supports network development/physician recruitment activities conducted by the CI Program to include discussing opportunities to participate in the CI program with physicians and assessing their readiness/potential contribution to the organization
  • Collaborates with the Executive Director and Quality Management Nurse in preparing analyses, as well as monitoring, interpreting, and educating physicians on results of clinical (ambulatory and hospital) quality, cost, and utilization.

Qualifications:

Education: Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy with at least five (5) years of clinical experience.

License/Certifications: Board certification in his/her area of specialty. Licensed to practice medicine in the State of California.

Experience:

  • Demonstrated leadership in both the clinical practice of medicine and physician administration.
  • Knowledge of medical staff governance activities such as quality of care, patient safety, and physician peer review either in an acute or ambulatory care setting
  • Conceptual understanding of a clinically integrated organization formed under the Federal Trade Commission guidelines.
  • Experience developing, analyzing and implementing clinical quality and patient safety initiatives.
  • Familiarity with various physician compensation plans, incentives and contracting arrangements.
  • Ability to review processes of care and identify population health management needs to prepare for value-based care reimbursement.
  • Ability to review IT infrastructure and facilitate discussions regarding the necessary investments needed to prepare the CI organization for an accountable care future.