ChristianaCare, the largest healthcare system in Delaware, is actively looking for an experienced physician leader in primary care to assume practice operational leadership and oversee all initiatives related to Patient Access. This position involves 50% clinical time and 50% leadership responsibilities.
At ChristianaCare we share a commitment to excellence and continuous improvement that drives our success in quality and patient safety. We're all working toward the same goal - to be 100 percent in every interaction, and to deliver optimal health and a safe, exceptional experience of great value to each And every person we serve, every time. We commit to be being exceptional today - and even better tomorrow.
Our neighbors value the quality and safety of the care we provide, and the nation is taking notice too. We're received designations at the top of each of the leading independent quality rating systems including Healthgrades, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Five Star Quality Rating System, Becker's Hospital Review and U.S. News and World Report.
ChristianaCare is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 22nd in the nation for hospital admissions. We're a major teaching hospital with two hospitals (1,100+ licensed beds) with 11,600 employees including 280 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. ChristianaCare is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services and we have Delaware's only Level I trauma center for adults and children.
Benefits of living in the Delaware Valley:
You can live in Delaware, eastern PA, southern NJ or northern MD and still enjoy reasonable commutes.
Reasonable cost of living and no sales tax in Delaware.
The region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities.
Short train rides or drives to Philadelphia, New York City and Washington DC; two international airports; Pocono Mountains and the beach resorts in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey.
Board certified Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Med Peds.
Minimum five years clinical work experience.
Minimum three years clinical leadership experience with responsibility over quality initiatives, clinical programs, multiple primary care practices and/or academic endeavors.
Master's degree in a healthcare leadership or administration or similar fields preferred
Proven track record of achieving or exceeding performance goals related to quality, patient experience and financial performance.
Experience leading successful and cohesive clinical teams.
Demonstrates excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience in strategic planning, project management and developing performance metrics.
Clinical work experience in a large, complex health care system preferred.
Internal Number: JR50787
About Christiana Care Health System
ChristianaCare, with locations in Wilmington and Newark, DE, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. We are named one of “America’s Best Hospitals” (and #3 among 96 hospitals in the Philadelphia region) by U.S. News & World Report. Truven Health Analytics- 100 Top Hospitals in the U.S. and is the only major teaching hospital in the nation to win the Everest Award consecutively in both 2015 and 2016. We have an excess of 1,100 beds between our two hospitals (Christiana and Wilmington Hospital) and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region.
Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options in Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland. The region has excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, year-round cultural and sporting events and is within a two hour drive of the popular Delaware and New Jersey beach resorts, Chesapeake Bay or Pocono mountains. You’ll also enjoy the easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City – all within a short drive or train ride from Wilmington.
Join us to see what we are all about. We Serve Together, guided by our values of Excell...ence and Love. We take great pride in being expert, caring partners to everyone we serve.
ChristianaCare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer whose staff is representative of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, gender identity or expression, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or genetic information.