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Banner University Medical Center Phoenix (BUMC-P), part of Banner Health a Top 5 Large Health System and one of the country's premier non-profit health care networks, is seeking an experienced Critical Care Physician with proven leadership skills and academic experience. This is an excellent career opportunity for physician to work in the heart of Phoenix and the hub of academic medicine.
As Medical Director and Critical Care Physician Advisor, you will be responsible for the following:
Ensures daily coverage of Intensivist shifts
Prepares and manages Intensivist provider schedules
Provides and oversees teaching and administrative services to fulfill the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division responsibilities in the ICU
Assists Banner/University of Arizona (U of AZ) in keeping controllable costs of the Division to a minimum by assessing and improving processes, technologies and equipment
Assists in establishing Division procedures, action plans and goals to address the quality of care of critical care patients
Participate as Chair of the ICU Committee, and as a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee and the ICU Quality Improvement committee
Helps initiate the use of clinical practice guidelines and protocols that would improve patient care in the ICU
Provide ongoing continuing medical education to physicians, nurses and other professionals working in the ICU
Assures that all Leapfrog and JCAHO initiatives are assessed and implemented as appropriate
Provides quarterly reports to Banner/University of Arizona administration and to the Quality Improvement Committee, and if requested, to the Medical Executive Committee and Board of Trustees, detailing ICU performance statistics and areas of challenge with corrective action plans
Assures the maintenance of accurate, complete and timely patient and other records in order to facilitate the delivery of quality patient care and proved the information required to obtain payment for services
Qualification and scope of skills required:
Current ABIM certification in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine with MBA or equivalent in Health care administration required
Academic experience with the desire to work with and consultant/resource for attending physicians
Experience with conducting clinical review on cases referred by care management staff and/or other health care professionals
Assesses care quality to achieve optimal outcomes according to evidence-based guidelines in reference to critical care
Identify quality, safety, patient satisfaction and efficiency issues leading to suboptimal care. Takes appropriate action to resolve
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally-known academic medical center and the primary teaching facility of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. BUMC-P is a 733 bed, Level 1 Trauma facility. As the largest and one of the most comprehensive tertiary care facilities in Arizona, it provides a full complement of subspecialties including cardiac care, transplant services, oncology, high-risk obstetrics, CARF certified stroke, head injury and general inpatient rehabilitation, epilepsy center, Alzheimer’s Institute, and outpatient clinics on campus in primary and specialty care. BUMC-P has been cited for 12 years as one of America’s “Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report and is consistently rated as a “Best Place to Work” in Arizona.
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner University Medical Group (BUMG) recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. BUMG is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.
Practicing Medicine is never a one-size-fits-all proposition – that’s why Banner Health offers a wide range of practice opportunities in a variety of locations. Banner Health is one of the largest non-profit health care systems in the country with twenty-eight hospitals (15 hospitals in Arizona), to include the University of Arizona academic hospitals in Tucson and Phoenix, six long term care centers and an array of other services, including family clinics, home care services and home medical equipment, in six Western states. Banner Health is one of the nations most respected and awarded health systems and is recognized for its leadership and dedication to the communities we serve. Discover for yourself the benefits of working with the support of Banner Health and having access to the latest technology, a multitude of yearlong outdoor activity options, from cycling to boating to golf, to simply sitting and enjoying some of Mother Nature’s most astounding creations. With resources and lifestyle opportunities like these, what you envision for your professional career and personal life environment can become your reality. When you visit, we think you’ll see how a permanent move to Ban...ner Health can enhance your connection to your patients, your family, your community, and the great outdoors.