The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Family and Community Medicine is seeking to hire an energetic faculty member for position of Director of Practice Innovation and Transformation. Our department is committed to continuous improvement in patient care, education, research, and service. We are actively searching for an individual who will focus on leading the department in initiatives centered on improved delivery of health care, scholarly study of health care delivery, and achievement of high-quality value-based care.
Specifically, this individual will be involved in leading the following efforts:
Developing an Office of Practice Innovation and Transformation that will keep the department at the cutting edge of national trends in primary care.
Maintaining current knowledge of the latest technology related to health care in outpatient primary care settings.
Maintaining quality and performance metrics related to clinical care within the department.
Forming partnerships with external companies and organizations to improve patient care.
Identifying and contributing to ways for the department to develop a national reputation for innovative value-based healthcare models.
Facilitating a departmental culture focused on teamwork, curiosity, constant improvement, and the promotion of diversity and inclusion.
Driven by an intensely collaborative and entrepreneurial character, UAB is one of the leading economic engines of the State, with 25,000 employees and a statewide economic impact exceeding $7.15 billion annually. With more than 1,300 full time faculty and almost 1,200 medical and graduate students, the UAB SOM ranks 21st among medical schools in NIH research funding and eighth among public medical schools.
UAB's long partnership with its community and state has led to the economic, cultural, and social renaissance of Birmingham as the region has grown from primarily a steel-based economy to a thriving nexus of research and development, medicine, banking and other service industries. Birmingham has more green space per capita than any city of its size in the country.
Consideration will be given to board-certified MD, DO, or PhD for a full-time or part-time position. Position is a twelve-month, non-tenure earning faculty position. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. In addition, physicians who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities, must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen to be hired.