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Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs in Family Medicine

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs in Family Medicine
Requisition Number FE02424
Working Title
Work Location UKHC-Turfland
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

MD, DO, or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency in Family Medicine

Required License/Registration/Certification

Board-eligible or certified in Family Medicine.

In current possession of, or able to obtain and/or hold, an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky

Must be able to obtain and maintain clinical privileges accepted as a member of the active medical staff UK HealthCare.

Job Summary

The Department of Family & Community Medicine (DFCM) seeks a qualified family physician for the position of Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs to provide direction and innovation in our efforts to grow and transform the clinical experience for our populations served by our clinical enterprise. With several NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Level 3 certified clinics, we serve as leaders at UK HealthCare, a $1.67 billion health system, in its primary care delivery strategy by implementing value-based clinical redesign and population medicine programs. We have aligned our clinical approach to enhance UDS and MACRA quality measures through pre-visit planning, comprehensive nurse assessment, and a care management team involving social workers and RN care managers. We are a national leader in transitional care management and its impact on unnecessary hospital readmission. Our department’s clinical volume includes 92,647 annual visits and 2,411 hospital discharges across our 4 current clinics and 2 hospital services.

This position will work alongside the Chair, with consultation of clinical leads, in organizing and coordinating the clinical strategy for DFCM. In addition, this position will manage and direct the clinical operations for the DFCM, which include clinical budgets, enhancing quality and performance measures and programs, clinical appointees and leads, clinical bonus systems, and resource assessment and allocation. The Vice Chair will also support the clinical leaders to ensure goals are achieved and the highest quality of clinical services is maintained.

The Vice Chair will be directly involved in recruitment and development of faculty, including supporting faculty in clinical leadership career tracks, participating in the DFCM Faculty Development and Mentoring programs, and leading core DFCM educational symposia and/or lectures on practice management and quality improvement.

To apply, please submit an application through the UK Jobs site and include a CV and cover letter. In addition, please include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. References will only be contacted with consent from candidates.

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Skyler Moran at skyler.moran@uky.edu.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2020-09-21 Expires: 2021-08-05

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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