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In addition to the link above for current job openings at Baptist, below is a description for two employment opportunities with Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network. Qualified candidates please email your resume to : bdedeaux@mbhs.org

Network Associate

2 positions vacant (Mississippi Locations: Meridian, MS & Jackson, MS) Network Associate (VHAN-Population Health) - Mississippi-1601417

Description

To build and maintain positive relationships with healthcare providers in the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network by engaging with providers to join VHAN, to actively participate in VHAN and to improve their patient care quality and cost metrics. Facilitate and smooth implementation of IT tools across network providers. Disseminate performance reports, protocols, VHAN provider communications and other clinical initiative information. Gain accurate, timely information from participating providers that informs network planning and operations, clinical service opportunities, overlap areas, and meta data on referral patterns and admissions. Provide feedback to hospitals & service lines expressed by providers in the VHAN Network. Interface with participating providers and facilities as appropriate.

  • 2 positions vacant (Mississippi Locations: Meridian, MS & Jackson, MS)
  • Healthcare experience required
  • Healthcare quality improvement experience (preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills required (must understand healthcare trends)
  • 50% travel is required...

Key Functions and Expected Performances:

1. Understand VHAN content:
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the business model and be prepared to articulate the value proposition for each party
  • Gain an understanding of the Infrastructure components and the value of each component to the Practices
  • Gain an understanding of clinical measures, protocols, performance reports, etc. Deliver performance reports to Practices with context and convey next steps
2. Prepare written communications:
  • Presentations that accurately and persuasively convey key messages
  • Letters that document decisions, memorialize points of agreement and accurately describe facts and circumstances
  • Newsletter articles that inform and persuade. All written communication shall be professional. It shall uphold and build the Network's reputation
3. Oral communications:
  • Be confident, energetic, accurate and persuasive
  • Conduct meetings to achieve purposes that are stated and understood by meeting participants
  • Conclude meetings by summarizing next steps; what, who, when
4. Listening:
  • Listen to what is said so that it can be conveyed accurately and so that follow-up is responsive
  • Listen to what is said so that it can be conveyed accurately and so that follow-up is responsive
  • Ask clarifying questions to gain understanding
5. Follow through:
  • Summarize all meetings by restating and clarifying next steps; who, what, when. Complete and communicate results within agreed upon timeframes.
  • Build trust by meeting and exceeding Providers' expectations
  • Respond promptly to issues or concerns expressed by community providers.
  • Report issues and service recover efforts to VHAN Leadership for analysis, identification of trends and intervention, as appropriate.

Basic Qualifications

Job requires Bachelor's and 5 years of experience or the equivalent.

Job

Professional and Managerial

Primary Location

MS-Jackson

Organization

ND/VHAN-Network Ops 108306

At Baptist Health Systems, we take pride in being more than just a hospital: we are Jackson's first hospital. From our beginning in 1911 in an eight-room wooden frame home, we have grown to a 564-bed medical center, the largest private hospital in the state.

Throughout our more than 100 years, Baptist has demonstrated a commitment to provide the most up-to-date services and uncompromising excellence in patient care. Our track record bears this out. We exceed national benchmarks in numerous patient satisfaction scores, and we have earned numerous quality awards, including all the following from HealthGrades:

Orthopedic

  • Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services for 6 Years in a Row (2011-2016)
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 6 Years in a Row (2011-2016)
  • Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ for 6 Years in a Row (2011-2016)
  • Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ for 6 Years in a Row (2011-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 8 Years in a Row (2009-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement for 6 Years in a Row (2011-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 5 Years in a Row (2012-2016)

Gastrointestinal

  • Five-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery for 12 Years in a Row (2005-2016)

Surgery:

  • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™ for 5 Years in a Row (2012-2016)
  • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™ for 5 Years in a Row (2012-2016)
  • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgeries™ for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Prostate Surgery in 2016
  • Prostate Surgery Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery for 12 Years in a Row (2005-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Prostate Removal Surgery for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery in 2016

Technological advances at Baptist, including a system designed to prevent adverse drug interactions, have improved patient care and earned us national awards for innovation. With more than 500 physicians representing 47 specialties and subspecialties on staff, Baptist offers our community access to comprehensive healthcare resources. And though we've changed with the times to provide the latest in patient care, we remain committed to our historical values and healing in the Christian tradition.

Because Baptist provides comprehensive medical services, we have a wide range of career options, both clinical and non-clinical. Whether you seek a position in direct patient care or support services, you will become part of a team that places a high priority on excellence in all aspects of healthcare.

Baptist offers positions in:

  • Nursing, with a variety of specialty areas
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiological Technology
  • Clinical Laboratory Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Oncology, both inpatient and outpatient
  • Heart Services, including cardiac catheterization labs, nuclear medicine and noninvasive labs
  • Surgical Services, including our Same Day Services and in our all digital video endoscopic suites
  • Pharmacy
  • Counseling
  • Dietetics
  • Pastoral Care
  • Education
  • Quality Review Services

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