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VPMA St. Mary's Hospital

Requisition R041325 Market Richmond, VA Department Administration - Richmond Health Source Shared Services - Executive Offices Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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St. Mary's Hospital

The VPMA serves as senior hospital physician and as a member of senior leadership team. Provides leadership and advisement in quality, case management, clinical research and clinical IT structures.  Physician executive leadership and support to medical staff includes oversight of physician utilization, compliance, leadership development, and physician relations.

Essential Functions

Site Leadership: Senior management team member with responsibilities for developing and executing strategic plans and initiatives with application at local/site and organizational/system levels; Oversight and management of medical staff office, credentialing function, medical education, electronic health records, and clinical research.  Support of quality management, utilization management, risk management, infection control, and ancillary services as assigned.

Executive Physician Leadership; Develop strong relationships and collaborate with elected medical staff leadership to set expectations and standards and provide leadership for revision of by-laws as necessary; Serve as key resource to medical staff; interface regularly and contribute to physician development through organized interactions, medical staff meetings and other forums; Represent physician interests in strategic planning processes; Provide leadership and physician accountability with implementation of clinical informatics and IT structures, and utilization of electronic health records.  Identify medical staff succession planning and recruitment needs, develop and deliver Medical Staff Development plan

Patient Care Quality & Safety: Partner with medical staff and clinical leadership to pursue quality patient care and to implement performance improvement strategies and quality protocols.  Incorporate demonstrated leading clinical and operational practices into facility operations.  Demonstrate understanding of corporate and site objectives and national standards (CMS, Joint Commission, etc.) pertaining to quality, patient experience, patient safety, medical management, and professional liability costs.

Board / Committee Participation: Serve as Accountable executive for the site Institutional Review Board; Active participation on Bon Secours Mercy Health's Physician Council and Physician Executive Roundtable; Other committees as assigned, which may include: Clinical Informatics, Quality & Patient Safety, Credentialing, GME, and other organizational physician committees and task forces.  Foster relationships in the community and with area medical specialists; represents the site on local/community committees as appropriate.

Development: Attend to professional development through continuing management education; Maintain clinical relevance through continuing medical education; Advocate for programmatic development, technology purchases and contractual relationships with specialists when appropriate; Participate in and promote physician orientation.


- Post Graduate Degree - M.D. or D.O.

- VA Medical License (or ability to obtain). Board certification in a clinical specialty.

- At least 5 years clinical experience; At least 2 years leadership or managerial experience or equivalent.

- Knowledge of accreditation standards and state licensing requirements; Demonstrated success in physician relationships; Working knowledge of healthcare industry.


- MBA or MHA

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

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Lab Admin - Richmond Health Source Shared Services - Executive Offices

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Ashland, Kentucky; Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. RN
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