Job Title: Medical Director for Quality
Date Posted: 12-29-2006
Job Location: Massachusetts-Western/Springfield
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Professional
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Baystate Health System
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Contact Information: Baystate Health Syst   Baystate Health Syst (
Job Description:
Baystate Health System is one of New England’s largest health care systems and is recognized
for excellence on a national level. Based in Springfield, Massachusetts, our system contains
three member hospitals – Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Franklin Medical Center in
Greenfield, and Mary Lane Hospital in Ware; as well as the Baystate Visiting Nurse Association
& Hospice. In addition, we feature Baystate Medical Center Children’s Hospital, BHS Ambulance,
Baystate Reference Laboratories, Baystate Radiology & Imaging, Baystate Infusion & Respiratory
Services, Baystate Rehabilitation Care, and a diverse array of primary and specialty physician
practices and health centers serving communities throughout Western and Central

Baystate Medical Center, the western campus of Tufts University School of Medicine and a
regional referral center for Western New England is seeking a physician with superb clinical
skills and a strong foundation in the principles of clinical epidemiology to serve as Medical
Director in our Division of Healthcare Quality. The division has received national recognition
for its quality improvement, safety, and outcomes research activities.

The Medical Director will be partly responsible for quality, as well as safety initiatives for
the hospital. A sound scientific methodology for development, implementation and monitoring of
outcomes from a quality and cost point of view will be required. Excellent writing and
research skills are required.

An academic appointment at Tufts University School of Medicine is available for the qualified
individual. Teaching opportunities to residents and medical students and a part-time (0.2 FTE)
clinical practice opportunity exists.

Qualified candidates must be board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, or
Surgery, have a minimum of five years’ postgraduate experience; an MPH, MPP and/or an MBA is
preferred. This individual must be a superb clinician and have an understanding of quality
improvement methods and evidence-based medicine as well as a vision for application at the
bedside. Appreciation for the use of informatics to improve quality and safety is required.
The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding facilitator skills and credibility as a
knowledgeable physician.

The Pioneer Valley is situated in beautiful Western Massachusetts. Recreational activity
abounds with excellent lifestyle opportunities in college towns and the Berkshire Mountains.

Interested applicants should submit curriculum vitae to:

Evan M. Benjamin, MD
Vice President, Healthcare Quality
Baystate Health System
759 Chestnut Street
Division of Healthcare Quality; Porter 5
Springfield, MA 01199

Baystate Health System is an AA/EOE
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