This position is responsible for the strategic leadership, program development, finance and budgeting, program evaluation and integration of Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Services (Heart, Kidney and Liver) as well as Chronic Kidney and Liver Disease Centers of Excellence. A primary responsibility is to elevate the reputation of the program to national prominence and create a ?destination? transplant services program.
Essential Job Duties
System-wide Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant, Chronic Kidney and Liver Disease Centers of Excellence Model and Operations Oversight
- Support mobilization of staff and activities to create and implement the strategic plan. This will include the development of work groups with system and stakeholder representation and monitoring progress to achieve results;
- Design the care delivery model including seamless access and care across the continuum with the integration of clinical trials and precision medicine;
- Establish priorities and sequencing to fully implement the pediatric system model over a three-year period;
- Insure that program components, by dates to be set, meet a pediatric system standard such as following evidence-based guidelines, prospective disease-specific MDCs, navigation, access to clinical trials, access to genetics counseling as appropriate, psychosocial care, palliative care, transitions care, etc.;
- Work in coordination with Primary Children?s, One Intermountain Pediatric, Intermountain, University of Utah Medical and community partners leadership to oversee operational performance and the implementation of the program model
- Collaborate with partners to establish best practice standards of care for pediatric patients and consistently deploy these standards.
- Build and maintain effective relationships with the employed and affiliated specialty physicians to create strong physician alignment
- Provide input into physician therapy model?s to support quality, safety, research, citizenship, financial, stewardship, etc. goals
- Support programs to coordinate relationships with Primary Care providers for risk assessment, prevention, early detection, diagnosis, symptom management, transitions and end of life care.
- Work with surgical partners to support the development of the model for care and a plan for its deployment across pediatric continuum.
Patient Access and Patient Experience
- Develop a plan with staged implementation for improving patient access across to achieve timely access for appointments. Work in coordination with private practice physicians as needed. Work with a workgroup to determine the best method (technology and staffing) for triaging patient calls in order to be competitive with best practices nationally and regionally.
- Set up systems to monitor the patient experience with metrics and support the implementation of programs to improve where needed.
- Explore technology solutions to increase patient engagement.
Quality Management, Data reporting, Regulatory compliance
- Establish/enhance data collection to include realizing the full value of registry data, monitoring pathway compliance (when implemented), UNOS metrics, etc
- Oversee transplant related accreditations (UNOS, QUAPI, etc.)
Clinical Care and Research - Disease Site Expertise and Clinical Trials
- Work in collaboration with program Medical Director(s) to develop the model (including technology) for providing disease site physician expertise balancing geographic challenges.
- Develop recommended staffing plans for clinical operations (e.g. certifications)
- Support the clinical trials operation working in coordination with the Intermountain Office of Research, University of Utah, and a protocol priority review committee. This includes support for the development of the research vision.
- Oversee the research operation to insure it is aligned with the vision and meets regulatory, financial, patient research need goals.
- Support the plan and vision for integrating emerging medical trends into care delivery, including plans and mechanisms for engaging and supporting physicians and primary care physicians as appropriate
Financial Oversight and Value-based Care
- Work with the facility, system and University of Utah financial staff to develop a standardized program financial report to be used for tracking trends with analysis by disease site and condition.
- Establish a program operations budget and monitor performance to targets.
Marketing and Fund Raising
- Work with marketing staff to develop strategies to programs, particularly disease specific programs and to develop a branding strategy ( at the appropriate time)
- Work with development office to develop strategies for fund development for specific program components.
- Development/enhancement of relationships with community organizations to support cancer patients. Participation in and support of ongoing staff linkages with these organizations.
- Oversight of patient and community education and screening programs
- Leads through setting vision and strategy, developing and supporting the implementation of shared goals and monitoring and evaluating outcomes.
- Develops and implements successful programs and strategies for a system-wide model, working collaboratively with system strategic partners to optimize the effectiveness of One Intermountain Pediatrics.
- Responsible for the effective financial and budget management for all areas within portfolio.
- Responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the quality of services provided centrally in meeting the needs local teams. Provides reports on defined metrics of success to local leadership regularly assuring their understanding of value provided.
- Promotes the mission, vision and values of Intermountain Healthcare.
- Benefits Eligible: Yes
- Shift Details: Full-time; 40 hours per week
- This position is located at Primary Children's Hospital 100 Mario Capecchi Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84113