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Director Critical Care

Company: Centra Medical Group
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Centra Medical Groupis searching for a medical director to help lead the Critical Care Service Line. The service line encompasses all critical care locations throughout Centra supported by a dyad leadership structure to lead all aspects of strategic planning and execution, financial performance, workforce staffing and engagement and QI initiatives. All initiatives, tactics and implementation plans are developed through collaboration with and contribution from the medical and administrative directors as well as nursing and administrative leadership.
Job Responsibilitiesare broken into the categories below.

    • Develop and maintain key quality improvement measures for the service line such as ICU Liberation and hospital acquired conditions
    • Collaborate with nursing, PT, pharmacy and RT to develop multidisciplinary improvement projects
    • Help staff and run Post-ICU clinic and Post ICU Survivor group
    • Partner with nursing leadership to facilitate FCCS and ENLS
    • Develop and update clinical pathways and order-sets as needed
    • Serve as point of contact for any patient, safety or quality concerns for the service line
    • Liaise with providers of other service lines such as ER, trauma, and anesthesia


        • Actively lead efforts to recruit physician and APPs to staff service
        • Collaborate with physician services to develop/negotiate contracts and compensation models and communicate with prospective providers. Liaise with provider services to address contractual questions and concerns.
        • Develop and monitor provider incentive metrics
        • Lead negotiations with non-CMG groups such as locums companies or private entities such as Lynchburg Pulmonary Associates for coverage needs
        • Oversee the development of an equitable call calendar
        • Assist with development of criteria for privileges and FPPE processes.


            • Mentor and coach caregivers in service line, providing feedback and performance management as appropriate. Develop and monitor performance improvement plans. Recommend provider contract terminations or non-renewals as applicable.
            • Lead collaboration efforts across teams and cultivate positive culture in service line
            • Assist with measures to minimize burnout and develop the provider workforce.


                • Participate or appoint delegates for key roles in system including but not limited to sepsis council, CAUTI and CLABSI committees, trauma, stroke, Covid task force, and resuscitation committee.
                • Represent Critical Care on the Acute Care Service Line Committee as well as service line sub-committees as needed
                • Coordinate care across the ICUs throughout Centra including Southside and Bedford


                    • Determine future expansion of service line services and locations
                    • Set strategic goals for the service line in alignment with organization goals.
                    • Development implementation and tactical plans to facilitate execution of goals.


                        • Attend finance committees and assist with development and management of service line budgets. Speak to variances and manage provider facing communication related to financial and budget performance.
                        • Assist with monitoring and improvement initiatives to optimize productivity and financial performance.

                          Our Health System:
                          Centra Health is a nationally recognized healthcare system encompassing four hospitals, regional medical centers, and more than 60 primary care/specialty practices. Centra fosters a vibrant, collaborative team environment with a strong priority on physician satisfactionall reflected in our high employee retention rate and long staff tenure.
                          Our Community:
                          Located in the heart of Virginia, Lynchburg is a thriving city known for its history, outdoor beauty, and quality of life. Its big enough to offer amenities such as convenient air and rail service, yet small enough to be free of gridlock and urban crime rates. Lynchburg is conveniently located along the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia, just three hours from Washington, D.C. and coastal beaches, and only minutes from lakefront communities, mountaintop trails, and ski slopes. The area also provides a broad range of housing options, acclaimed schools, a vibrant arts community, and temperate weather.

Keywords: Centra Medical Group, Lynchburg , Director Critical Care, Executive , Lynchburg, Virginia

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