Vice Chair of Population Health and Strategy

Vice Chair of Population Health and Strategy

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/4/2024
Administrative Staff
Full Time

Job Title
Vice Chair of Population Health and Strategy

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

MD, DO or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of Pediatric Residency

Required License/Registration/Certification

Unrestricted KY Medical License

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky (UK) Department of Pediatrics is seeking a faculty provider to serve as the Vice Chair of Population Health and Strategy. In addition to fulfilling the responsibilities of a full-time faculty member, the Vice Chair of Population Health and Strategy will be a key member of the Chair’s administrative team, will use contemporary experience and leadership in population health, strategic planning, and change management to assist in achieving overall success. A comprehensive appreciation of healthcare trends will be essential. At the enterprise level, emerge as a valued spokesperson and partner in further defining and implementing the vision for improving the health of Kentucky’s children.
  • In addition, strengthen collaborations with partners both across the Department’s academic and clinical enterprise.
  • Work closely with Senior Clinical Administrators and Clinical Medical Directors to ensure strategic advancement for all of the Department’s patient care activities.
  • Engage and assist in optimizing the roll-out of the organizational strategic plan refresh.
  • Evaluate existing and develop new health equity quality metrics that inform how we deliver care to all children.
  • Partner with KCH CMO, Senior Ambulatory Director, and Vice Chair of Quality, Safety, and Value as well as other medical directors, to advance strategies to improve clinical care in the organization and develop an organization emphasis on population health.
  • Work closely with the KCH Affiliate Network Director to develop and grow our relationships across the state.
  • Mobilize resources already established and identify additional opportunities that optimize care for all Kentucky’s children, no matter where they live.
  • Foster relationships with state and local officials to advance the health of Kentucky’s children

Please include a CV and cover letter along with application.
Along with application, applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and the positions will remain open until filled

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Formal training in public health is preferred but not required.

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.