Presbyterian Healthcare Services

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at Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Posted: 12/10/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 13547

Job Description

About Us

Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of eight hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state’s largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.


Presbyterian’s story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans.


We are part of New Mexico’s history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.


Job Description 

Type of Opportunity: Full Time

FTE: 1.000000

Exempt: Yes

Work Schedule: Days

Location: PMG - Kaseman


* Medical Degree - MD/DO


* NM Medical License
* BC/BE Oncology


Three to five years’ experience in clinical practice preferred.  


* Provides system-wide leadership to the physicians who participate in the Oncology Program (both employed and independent), creates a mechanism to solicit their input, and represent their interests as part of the Presbyterian System.  Assists members of the Program in addressing issues regarding physician governance, committee structure, etc.


* Leads the planning, development and implementation of the Oncology Strategic Plan, including specific tumor site strategies.  Assists with the development and implementation of business and marketing plans associated with the strategic plan.


* Develops the vision, strategy, and plan to ensure an integrated continuum of Oncology care throughout Presbyterian.  Oversight of key oncology specialties as it relates to the care continuum: medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, oncology imaging, etc.


* Develops and monitors key clinical quality and outcomes measures for medical oncology. Develops performance measures consistent with HEDIS, NCQA, JCAHO, and regulatory agencies.


* Oversees systematic measurement to effect positive patient outcomes and positive patient satisfaction scores. 


* Develops a system to review utilization of resources and objectively measure outcomes of care in the inpatient and outpatient settings.  Uses standards of care and practice pattern analysis to increase quality and cost effectiveness. 


* Assures that performance improvement programs are carried out in all clinical areas.  Works collaboratively with the existing medical management team members, provides leadership and support in the development of clinical pathways and review of the outcomes. 


* Assists in budget development and resource allocation.  Assists in technology assessment and evaluating potential capital equipment purchases.


* Leads the development of a future Comprehensive Cancer Center.


* Works with the physicians to consolidate administrative functions as appropriate.  Monitors physician and group patterns, presents data analysis and interpretations to physicians and physician committees for review.


* Actively participates in the Presbyterian Cancer Committee, City Combined Cancer Committee, Tumor Board Meetings, and Multi-Disciplinary Care Team Meetings.


* Actively participates in activities to ensure American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer standards are met and CoC accreditation status is maintained.


* Assists in the creation of a program for Oncology peer review, credentialing, and recredentialing.


* Assure that all JCAHO and other federal/state regulatory standards are met.


* Performs other functions as required.


Competencies and skills:
* SKILL-Ability to effectively interact with customers to understand their needs and explain data
* SKILL-Microsoft Office
* Planning and coordinating organizational change
* Anticipating & Addressing Customer Needs
* Educating Employees, Customers & Transferring Knowledge
* Functioning as an Effective Contingent Member
* Diagnosing & Resolving Problems
* Acquiring & Applying Superior Skills to achieve Quality Outcomes
* Functioning as an Effective Team Member
* SKILL-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person and via telephone with members, employer groups, brokers, physicians, and physician office staff using strong dialogue and customer service competencies.
* SKILL-Written communication



Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:

  • Competitive salaries<\>

  • Full medical, dental and vision insurance<\>

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)<\>

  • Free wellness programs<\>

  • Paid time off (PTO)<\>

  • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions<\>

  • Continuing education and career development opportunities<\>

  • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs<\><\>


    About New Mexico

    New Mexico’s unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich life>

    Santa Fe’s artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great.


    Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation’s best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC.


    New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active life>


    AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

Application Instructions

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