The Senior Vice President, Clinical Services will serve as a visible physician executive leader whose task is to champion clinical quality & safety, patient satisfaction, efficiency and access and to partner with senior leadership across the Health System to continue to strengthen and grow clinical programs.
Provide clinical input in order to achieve the Health System goals for quality, patient safety, and clinical outcomes as well as accreditation and certification activities.
Leads the implementation of standardized clinical practice guidelines and monitors their compliance, utilization, and adherence to these protocols.
Directs initiatives related to quality, patient safety, clinical outcomes, accreditation, infection control and prevention and risk management.
Remains current with health system accreditation organizations such as the Joint Commission and regulatory bodies such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to ensure that all requirements are maintained or exceeded.
Why work for University Health System?
University Health System is where professionals have career-validating experiences. We are a nationally-recognized academic medical center, a Level I Trauma Center and the primary partner of UT Medicine San Antonio.
University Health System has again been named one of the nation's Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems. This is our eighth time on the list, which recognizes use of technology by healthcare systems.
- Medical degree required.
- Must have current board certification from the American Board of Medical Specialties.
- Masters degree with formal education in medical management, business administration, or public health preferred.
- A minimum of ten (10) years clinical practice experience in direct patient care.
- Experience in hospital quality, patient safety, clinical outcomes, infection control and prevention, risk management, accreditation, utilization management, managed care contracting, and managed care reimbursement policies preferred.
- Prior management, leadership, or directorship roles in hospital, managed care, or medical group practice and experience with academic medical centers or public hospitals/health systems preferred.
Must possess current active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Texas. Valid and unrestricted Federal/State registration to prescribe, dispense and administer controlled substances. Must maintain DEA and DPS registration. Qualified as a provider under Medicare or Medicaid programs. Must maintain appropriate credentialing and active privileges within the Health System and Community Medicine Associates. Must follow rules/regulations as set forth by the Texas Medical Board Medical Practice Act.