Prisma Health is looking for a transformational visionary physician leader for its PACE program, this leader will serve as the System Medical Director for Prisma Health. They will be taking over a well-established program that has been in place for over 30 years. The ideal candidate will have the compassion, leadership, and desire to serve our medically complicated patients and have the vision to move the program forward to accomplish population health goals. The position will have the complete support of the organizational leadership to create a nationally recognized model of patient care and operations.
Provides clinical leadership to the Prisma Health SeniorCare PACE program, including oversight of policies and procedures for clinical services and the Quality Assurance (QA) program.
Supervises PACE clinical staff, including physicians, physician extenders, and other members of the clinical team as assigned.
Works jointly with the PACE Program Director to develop, implement, and update policies and procedures related to the medical care of PACE participants.
Oversees the development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of the Prisma Health SeniorCare PACE Quality Assurance (QA) program.
Provides direct primary clinical care, including oversight of inpatient management and assessments and call coverage rotated with other PACE physicians.
Works jointly with the PACE Program Director to oversee 24-7 on-call coverage for PACE participants.
Serves as a liaison between the PACE program and the physician/provider community.
Actively participates in National PACE Association primary care activities such a committees/subcommittees and work groups; attend NPA conferences on a regular basis as both an attendee and presenter.
Participates on Prisma Health Senior Care PACE Quality Assurance Committee, Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Committee, Leadership Team, Ethics Committee, and other work groups as assigned.
The leader must be passionate about this patient population and moving the program forward. We are open to physicians with internal medicine, family medicine or geriatric backgrounds. With or without experience directly involving PACE.
The physician leader will have the opportunity to be located in either Columbia or Greenville, South Carolina.
If interested, please contact:
Internal Number: 10196
About Palmetto Health- USC Medical Group
The Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is a not-for-profit company that brings together physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care providers from two of South Carolina’s most respected organizations – Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. We are the Midlands region’s largest multispecialty, clinically integrated medical group and 11th largest employer.
Combining the medical excellence, compassionate care and clinical research expertise of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine with the advanced technologies of Palmetto Health, our health system partner, we go beyond caring for people to caring about people.
We are building a system to provide our patients with many new services and areas of expertise, providing greater access to care in convenient locations. All patients cared for by Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group providers will not need to take any additional action – all medical records have been transferred to the new group, and community members will continue to access their providers using the same contact methods they have in the past.