Providence is calling a Director, Palliative Practice Group of the institute of Human Caring to Providence Institute of Human Caring system wide
In this position you will:
This position provides guidance and leadership to the specialty Palliative Care programs, clinicians and managers across the enterprise, including the focus groups, committees, and subcommittees of the Palliative Practice Group (PPG) and specialist consultative support to the Clinical Performance Groups and clinicial Institutes within Clinical Program Services. This position works closely with the Institute for Human Caring Founder/CMO and Executive Director. Specific accountabilities include: develops enterprise wide strategic plans for palliative care service lines, provides consultation and support for operations, expansion, and continuous improvement of palliative care programs and teams, oversees activities of a palliative care learning community comprised of clinicians and program managers, leads work to develop clinical best practices through evidence-based research and expert consensus, creates business plans, communicates and coordinates with palliative care professionals across multiple divisions and regions, provides enterprise-wide market and environmental assessment, ensures successful implementation of whole person care initiatives from business decision stage to final implementation across multiple regions, and promotes primary palliative care knowledge and skills across the enterprise. This role requires a working knowledge of patient care and experience working with clinicians, preferably in service line leadership. These responsibilities span the Providence St. Joseph Health facilities throughout all regions. Perform all duties in a manner that promotes team success and reflects the Providence St. Joseph Health mission, philosophy, and core values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship.
Under the general direction of the Executive Director, Institute for Human Caring, and in collaboration with the Founder & CMO of the Institute provides leadership, direction and support in the organization of the Palliative Care Program as well as driving to the desired outcomes for whole person care across the enterpris.
Together with Institute leadership, key physician leaders and other leadership partners, develops cost, utilization, and technology/research goals and objectives for the performance group.
Responsible for organization of clinical and operational workgroups and committees and dyad leadership as assigned.
Participates in development of advanced reimburse plans and products as needed.
Effectively summarizes data needs and works collaboratively with Director of Quality and Measurement at the Institute and the data and analytics group at the system level to obtain needed information and data analysis for the Palliative Practice Group and the programs it serves.
In collaboration with the Director of Quality and Measurement in the Institute, creates, tracks and reports outcomes (dashboard) of the PPG and its workgroups.
Lead market research, discovery and analysis as required by needs of the Performance Groups.
Actively participates with leadership of the Institute for Human Caring to bring content expertise in palliative care, tools, resources, technology, and research data to the Palliative Practice Group, the PPG's workgroups, and other Clinical Peformance Groups.
Responsible for timely and meaningful communication about Institute for Human Caring inittaives and the palliative care program across and up and down the organization.
Optimizes the development and implementation of whole person care outcomes across Clinical Performance Groups and all health care settings, in close collaboration with key local, regional, and system clinical and executive leadership.
Partners with other divisions to assure that needed expertise is available from across the enterprise.
Supports the philanthropic and research initiatives of the Institiute for Human Caring.
Effectively collaborates with others throughout the enterprise, as needed, to assure activities are compliant and meet the need of the overall clinical transformation strategy.
In collaboration with the Director of Program Development and Education within the Institute for Human Caring, ensures successful dissemination and implementation of educational resources, programs initiatives, as well as research initiatives across the enterprise.
Provides content expertise in palliative care and program management throught consultation to regions, as needed and assigned. Areas of focus will include setting quality standards and best practices, measures and monitoring, optimizing systems, provider education and engagement, patient education and engagement, engaging communities, optimizing specialty palliative care, including workforce development, and clinical caregiver wellbeing.
Effectively represents the Institute at various meetings and venues when CMO and ED cannot attend.
Demonstrates personal values that are compatible with the values of Providence St. Joseph Health and the ability to provide effective leadership within a mission driven organization.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree Required.
7-10 years work experience in healthcare required or a comparable background with significant palliative care, clinical/project leadership experience.
Extensive knowledge of project management, process improvement, and implementation leading to sustained improved outcomes, a strong track record of achieving results.
Preferred qualification for this position include:
Master's Degree in health related field or equivalent strongly preferred.
Experience in leading, organizing and managing clinical prodrams is preffered.
General working knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma, CAP helpful.
About the hospice you will serve:
The Providence Institute for Human Caring is leading a transformation of health services to emphasize whole person care.
The Institute believes that whole person care improves the health care experience of patients, their families, clinicians and communities.
Whole person care assures that:
Patients are engaged in their own care.
Families receive help in supporting loved ones who are seriously ill.
Caregivers receive support in coping with the strains of caregiving and, later, grief.
Providence's values of excellence, respect and compassion reflect our commitment to whole person care throughout the continuum of care. The Institute for Human Caring believes that raising expectations for health care that treats each of us as a whole person – eliciting and honoring our values, preferences and priorities – will inspire a growing demand to make whole person care the new normal for patients at every age and stage.
About Providence St. Joseph Health
Providence St. Joseph Health was established on July 1, 2016, creating the second largest Catholic health system and fourth largest non-profit integrated delivery system in the country, which provides a broad range of health and outreach services throughout the western United States. With total revenues exceeding $20 billion in fiscal year 2015, the health system family includes 50 acute care hospitals as well as home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, insurance plans and physician organizations. Providence St. Joseph Health includes more than 100,000 caregivers, 829 outpatient clinics, 23,000 physicians, across seven states. The system has 1.9 million covered lives.
The Providence St. Joseph Health family includes:
Providence Health & Services
St. Joseph Health
Covenant Health in West Texas
Facey Medical Foundation in Los Angeles
Hoag Memorial Presbyterian in Orange County, California.
Kadlec in Southeast Washington
Pacific Medical Centers in Seattle
Swedish Health Services in Seattle
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