The Vice President, Medical Affairs assists in coordinating performance improvement, resource management, and patient quality related activities of the hospital and assures that the PI/UM plans of the Hospital meet the requirements of the DNV Accreditation of Health Care Organizations and other regulatory bodies. The position is also responsible for the functioning of the Medical Staff, including credentialing, for integrating both quality and cost information through data driven initiatives and for ensuring the appropriate response and follow-up required by the various physician departments and committees. The Vice President, Medical Affairs assists in assuring positive interdisciplinary communication between the Hospital, the formal Medical Staff and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Sentara Healthcare. The Vice President, Medical Affairs provides leadership and supervision for operating units as assigned.
Education Required: Doctor of Medicine
Licensure: Medical Doctor
Experience: Previous expertise in Database Management, Leadership and Management is required. Board certification in specialty required. Skilled in conflict resolution. Knowledgeable of contemporary practice issues within medicine, and outcomes measurement of clinical quality and utilization. Must be familiar with all aspects of hospital operations.