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Southwest Medical is a multi-specialty group of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. We offer patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada, and are headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

The Medical Director is responsible for the clinical aspects of Electronic Health Records (EHR) adoption, integration into end-user workflow, and ongoing development; works collaboratively with the chief information officer and medical director of lean process improvement to ensure the needs of individual providers and staff are met; smartly incorporates EHR-based decision-support and evidence-based population health management into user workflow; understands build of components and contributes to process implementation and management. In addition, multiple clinic processes are thoughtfully integrated and both internal and external relationships pertaining to EHR development are maintained.

This is a 20% clinical, 80% administrative position.

Primary Responsibilities:

Serves as a liaison between the medical staff, IT and senior leadership
Participates in the planning, selection, implementation and performance assessment of clinical IT with a lens toward a reliable and consistent patient experience, quality outcomes, and elimination of waste
Assists in the development of training programs for clinicians on clinical systems, and continuous improvement of such training programs
Participates actively in requirements definition, design, test and implementation tasks; provides ongoing review and development of alerts, care guideline order sets, and protocols
Works with the vendor on product development and implementation strategy
Develops strategic plans regarding information management and clinical IT
Reviews and makes recommendations regarding clinical practice workflows/processes as well as clinician computing devices
Serves as a change agent and advocate for best practices and process improvement; able to enlist and engage others; able to present opportunities, issues and recommendations to the support/implementation teams in such a way as to clarify desired outcome
Manages the expectations of end-users
Assertive but positive advocate for physicians when meeting with other stakeholders; serve as advocate for stakeholders when meeting with physicians/providers
Ensures that established operating standards, policies, regulatory requirements (Meaningful Use, PCMH, etc) and protocols are effectively implemented, continually evaluated, and as necessary, modified to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care while maintaining cost-effective operations
Continuously alert for new and innovative approaches that can be developed for clinical interaction with HER

Required Qualifications:

Able to understand and navigate the organization's culture; able to think both strategically and tactically; be willing to apply lean methodology to clinical EMR workflows; respected by peers; maintains competency and enhances professional growth and development through continuing education, conferences and seminars and attends training with regard to clinical IT as requested/needed; general understanding of disparate systems and integration/information flow
7 Years clinical experience and 3 years leadership experience.

We Offer:

. Market competitive salary, plus attractive bonus plan
. $50k sign on bonus
. Comprehensive benefits package which includes: medical, dental and life insurance, short term/long term disability, professional liability insurance, matching 401K, PTO, CME days and annual CME allowance, and paid holidays. We also offer paid relocation !

Las Vegas Offers:

. The best in entertainment and cultural options with close proximity to amenities in CA, AZ, and UT
. One of the most affordable places to live in the Southwest, with no state income tax
. Award winning master-planned communities and a lower cost of living than many metropolitan cities
. 300-plus days of sunshine, championship golf, hiking, skiing, boating, five-star restaurants, and endless attractions and entertainment

Contact Kaitlin Osborn today for further information:

Phone: (952) 936-3888
OptumCare is a leading health care organization providing
physician-led, patient-centric, integrated care that is improving the
health of patients and communities. We do this through our select
network of providers who have the tools and technology to provide
the right care to meet each patients unique
health care needs.

Being a part of positive change in the health care industry simply
cant be done without the central involvement, expertise and
passion of physicians and other care providers. At OptumCare, we
know that successful transformation of the industry cannot take
place without physicians and clinicians helping to lead the way.