Regional Medical Director Geisinger at Home
Geisinger at Home is a portfolio of services designed to provide integrated clinical care that manages patients with multi-morbid medical conditions primarily within their homes by delivering:
- Comprehensive medical care in the home
- Community based palliative care and coordinated handoffs to hospice
- Acute care by mobile paramedics
The program is designed to deliver a spectrum of clinical services that help high-cost, complex patients with care at home to avoid tertiary settings when possible.
Geisinger at Home is seeking a Regional Medical Director for the central Pennsylvania region (Snyder, Union, Northumberland, Columbia and Montour counties). The Regional Medical Director will provide regional leadership in coordination with the Chief Medical Officer of Geisinger at Home. Provide direct care and supervise advanced practitioners in the Central region while working collaboratively with the Chief Physician Assistant. Implement, coordinate and evaluate strategic initiatives focused on home based interventions which include, but not limited to, clinical evaluations, administration of intravenous medications and other in-home treatment options for managing acute presentations in conjunction with direct case managers and other HBMC staff. A predefined population will include medically complex, often frail patients. Works closely with key stake holders across the Clinical Enterprise regionally with an emphasis on value based care. Familiarity with managing clinical utilization and reviewing financial data to help guide clinical optimization plans.
Maintains overall fiscal responsibility for the regional program and performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the program. Responsible for the analysis, development and implementation related to programmatic growth and expansion of Home Based services.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
MD or DO required. Experience managing complex patients within a hospital setting or facility preferred.
Minimum 3 years clinical experience required preferably with acute care or health care system background. Familiarity with ACO or value based care ideal but not required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office environment and patients’ homes. Involves occupational exposure to disease illness including, but not limited to, HBV and HIV viruses. Frequently stands, walks, sits climbs stairs, lift/carries up to five pounds, and drives an automobile.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering the best of life in small-town America-good schools, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The surrounding natural beauty provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington D.C. just an afternoon’s drive away.