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Internal Medicine , Physician - Chair

Job in Shanghai - China
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-08-11
Job specializations:
  • Doctor/Physician
    Internal Medicine
  • Healthcare
    Healthcare Administration, Medical Doctor, Healthcare Management
Job Description & How to Apply Below
General Statement of Duties:
The Administrative and Clinical Leader/Department Chair acts as the primary medical administrative officer for his or her department. He/she is responsible for all administrative and medical activities occurring within their departments and must account for departmental performance — especially any identified problems.

Supervision Received:  
Chief Medical Officer or designee

Supervision Received:  
Chief Medical Officer or designee


• Submit written reports to the MAB (Medical Advisory Board) concerning the findings of the department's patient care evaluation and monitoring activities (e.g., Peer Review cases) and any resulting actions;
• Make recommendations for maintaining and improving the quality of care provided in the department and the hospital, and any other matters the MAB considers appropriate for reports;
• Develop and implement departmental programs, in cooperation with the CMO and other committees as assigned by the CMO for:
o Evaluation of patient care,
o Growth of the department,
o Increasing complexity and advancing the level of medical care provided by the department,
o Ongoing monitoring of clinical practice,  
o Credentials and privileges review,
o Medical education, and
o Utilization review;
• As a member of the MAB, provide input on medical policies of the hospital, and make specific recommendations regarding her or his own department;
• Continuously review the performance of all physicians with clinical privileges and specified services in the department, and regularly report the findings of such reviews to CMO, the MAB, and the quality improvement committee;
• Transmit recommendations concerning clinical privileges, specified services, or corrective action with respect to physicians in the department to the MAB and the CMO;
• Appoint and designate chairs for any intradepartmental committees that are necessary for conducting department functions;
• Enforce medical staff bylaws, rules, regulations, and policies within the department, and initiate investigations of clinical performance or order consultations, when necessary;
• Implement any actions taken by the MAB and/or the board within the department;
• Participate in every phase of administration in the department, such as cooperating with nursing services and administration in matters affecting patient care, including personnel, supplies, special regulations, standing orders, and techniques;
• Assist in the preparation of quarterly reports pertaining to the department, including budgetary planning reports, as required by the MAB, the General Manager of the hospital, or the board;
• Act as the lead (with assistance of the CMO and the Human Resources department) in medical staff recruiting;
• Perform any other duties as may be requested by the CMO, the MAB, or the Governing Body
• As Chairperson for the department, EMPLOYEE is entitled to take 10% of work time for administrative duties.
Position Requirements
Bachelor,   5 to 6 Years work experience
 Doctor of medicine degree (or equivalent) from an approved school of medicine
 Minimum three years of residency training in Internal Medicine at a hospital and program acceptable to the Chief Medical Officer
 Minimum 3-5 years experience at an clinical administrative level preferred

 Fluency in English required
 Chinese fluency not required but preferred

Job Competency:
During employee’s probation evaluation, employee’s performance will be evaluated from 6 aspects: Quality of work, Working attitude, Attendance, Communication, Knowledge of job, Competency against performance objectives. In employee’s final probation evaluation, if 3 or more than 3 items of above 6 are defined as “below expectation”, employee shall be deemed as not competent for current position and cannot meet job requests.
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Additional Information / Benefits
Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country's biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings. Across the Huangpu River rises the Pudong district’s futuristic skyline, including 632m Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with distinctive pink spheres. Sprawling Yu Garden has traditional pavilions, towers and ponds.
Questions to answer on applying for this job
  • What is your availability?
  • Have you had any malpractice issues?
  • The clients requests 3 years. How long a contract are you wlling to take?
Contact Information
Contact Name: Julia Edmunds Associates, Inc
Contact Phone: 570-457-5050
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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