Somnia Inc.

Regional Medical Director - West Division

Job Locations US-CA


The Regional Medical Director – West Division is responsible for providing clinical expertise and business direction in support of medical management programs to promote the delivery of high-quality anesthesia care. The MD is a critical medical and business leader. The Regional Medical Director – West Division will partner with executive and site leadership to effectively manage the implementation of new accounts while providing services to existing clients throughout our national client base.  Must reside in California. 


  1. Provide oversight of the day-to-day operations for startup accounts.


  1. Works with corporate management team, hospital administration, Medical and CRNA directors to build comprehensive site management structures


  1. Participates with Business Development in contract acquisition and RFP response (staffing, proforma, facility assessments)


  1. Assists corporate leadership in maximizing resources for clinical recruitment, staffing, and scheduling


  1. Works with COO to develop standardized programs related to clinical informatics, centralized databases, electronic scheduling, etc.


  1. Supports evidence-based leadership concepts through leader mentorship, rounding and feedback


  1. Works with facilities to determine strategic goals and develop action plans, utilizing Lean and TEAMSTEPPS methodologies, patient and staff communications, and HCAHPS performance strategies


  1. Works with COO and Compliance Officer to ensure providers are educated on regulatory and documentation requirements; works with Site Medical Directors to ensure facility Departmental P&P forms and processes are compliant


  1. Interfaces with sites to approve pertinent reports to monitor performance, efficiency, and profitability


  1. Budgets and develops new service lines to increase profitability and ensure implementation of plans


  1. Develops plans for ERAS and PSH model implementation


  1. Works with team on enhancement of Somnia University


  1. Ensures clinical quality program compliance and sites are successful with P4P key metrics


  1. Develops and manages Joint Commission updates


  1. Serves in consultative role for facilities regarding OR efficiencies, while develop site action plans based on 3, 6 or 12-month goals.


  1. Reviews operational analytic reports and ensure site is meeting expectations.


  1. Provides action plans for underperforming sites.


  1. Serves as interface between anesthesia department and Corporate.


  1. Advise and implement new clients Hospital’s policies and procedures regarding the Department; ensures Medicare Conditions of Participation are met.


  1. Partner with Somnia leadership to develop adequate staffing plans.


  1. Serve as the brand ambassador to Somnia at new and existing accounts.


  1. Provide anesthesia services and participate in call schedule at assigned facility


  1. During startup phase; work with Hospital administration in the planning of activities, including the annual development of Department objectives, operations budget and a capital equipment budget, and provide Hospital with ongoing appraisals of the strengths, weaknesses and overall quality of the Department till Clinical Leader has been identified;


  1. Serve as a mentor to national network of anesthesia Chiefs and serves as interim Chief on a as needed basis.


  1. Advise and assist in the organization and implementation of an effective utilization review program for the Department and Hospital and perform utilization review services;


  1. Recommend to appropriate committees of the Medical Staff and/or Hospital administration new or revised policies as needed;


  1. Assist in the design and development of patient information forms, medical record forms, and consent forms for use within the Department;


  1. Engage in and cooperate in the furtherance of teaching, research, and educational activities of Somnia


  1. Conduct clinical evaluations for prospective candidates


  1. Perform such other reasonable duties as may be assigned from time to time by the executive team.



Anesthesia Specific Duties:

  1. Ensures Anesthesia Policy and Procedure Manual is current and updated.


  1. Ensures a “systems” approach for the clinical care environment
    1. Pre-op anesthesia patient information acquisition and evaluation
    2. Postoperative care.
    3. Anesthesia discharge standards and instructions
    4. Managing incidents or complications
    5. Communications with on call Anesthesiologist.


  1. Manage internal MD and CRNA related problems in the anesthesia department.


  1. Provide direct anesthesia services to Center patients.


  1. Works with sites to develop a fair and unbiased anesthesia schedule for coverage and late call.


  1. Coordinate and participate in Anesthesia Staff Meetings.


  1. Supervise Anesthesia Quality Assurance (including QA studies).


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