WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

  • Faculty - Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

    Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/24/2018 4:05 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1351
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Faculty
    Target Salary
    N/A
  • Overview

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) seeks an exceptional leader to serve as the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. The medical school is a collaboration involving Western Michigan University, a national public doctoral university, and two award-winning teaching hospitals that are nationally recognized for innovation and quality. The primary outpatient site for the medical school is a modern 60,000 square foot building on the Oakland Drive Campus. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies.

    Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Dean of the medical school, and in collaboration with the department chairs, the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs leads the clinical activities of the School’s employed clinical faculty across 25 service lines at three outpatient sites, as well as related activities with clinical affiliates. An Assistant Dean for Quality Improvement, clinical practice manager, managers of health information management, laboratory services, and radiology services report directly to the Associate Dean, with a total of almost 100 staff. The practices are accredited by The Joint Commission and recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home.

     

    Qualifications

    • A medical degree and board certification with a minimum of 5 years of leadership and experience managing patient care in an academic multispecialty group practice.
    • Eligibility for full licensure to practice medicine in State of Michigan; must maintain an active, unrestricted license to practice medicine with privileges at clinical sites corresponding with clinical responsibilities.
    • Work experience in a medical school setting with a working understanding of the clinical, educational, and research mission.
    • Track record of accomplishments in clinical services, with corresponding accomplishments in scholarship and peer-reviewed recognition that merit faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor.
    • Demonstrated skills in strategic planning, system implementation, and clinical operations.
    • Experience in quality, patient safety, and performance improvement (eg, Lean, Six Sigma, PDSA), with record of success implementing improvements in a clinical setting.
    • Knowledge of clinical compliance issues for The Joint Commission and PCMH designation, credentialing, billing, and budget development and management.
    • Strong record of leadership, project management, and collaboration including the ability to work effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, residents/fellows, and students.
    • Experience fostering a culture of inclusiveness among diverse faculty, staff, residents/fellows, and students.
    • Demonstrated analytical and computer skills including use of statistics, with strong problem solving, writing, and oral communication skills.
    • Working knowledge of HIPAA.

    This position includes a full-time faculty appointment. WMed offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience.

     

    About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

     

    As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Ascension Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and also by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered four-year curriculum that prepares them to be exceptional clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers of tomorrow. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in ten residencies and three fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The School of Medicine Clinics are housed in a modern 60,000 square foot clinical building on the Oakland Drive Campus and are accredited by The Joint Commission with recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies with laboratory, office and conference space, access to core scientific equipment and expertise, and a wide range of support services.

     

    Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a short distance from Lake Michigan, and home to two nationally ranked institutions of higher learning, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo and Michigan provide extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture supporting the arts.

     

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

     

    EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

     

     

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