UPMC Italy is issuing a call for applications for the following fixed-term position: 1 Chief of Staff’s Office [Direzione Sanitaria] Physician (Ref. MDS/20 TD)
UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is a world-renowned health and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. A $21 billion company with over 90,000 employees, UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care.

With facilities in Campania, Lazio, Sicily, and Tuscany, UPMC Italy is the Italian division of UPMC, a leader in patient care, biomedical research, telemedicine, IT development and consulting services in medicine and research. UPMC Italy’s clinical and scientific activities focus mainly on transplantation and oncology, but also includes other specialties, from emergency medicine to neurosurgery, from preventive medicine to cardiac surgery.

Under the supervision of the UPMC Italy Director of Health Care Activities, the Chief of Staff’s Office Physician is responsible for ensuring the implementation of the legislation on health matters and for managing all the activities of his/her competence related to the legal medical service concerning disputes. Furthermore, he/she also promotes environmental safety, prevention of injuries, and health care-associated infections.

Other operational and educational responsibilities: monitoring and improving patient care quality; identifying and promoting progressive management and organizational models, aimed at providing efficient and effective responses to patients’ needs; drafting and revising policies and procedures concerning employees and patients’ health and safety; JCI accreditation.

The ideal candidate will satisfy the following requisites:

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery recognized in Italy, or equivalent title.
  • Specialty Diploma in Hygiene and Hospital Service Organization, or equivalent title.
  • Good knowledge of English.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Professional experience in a Chief of Staff’s Office in Italy or abroad.
  • Postgraduate seniority of at least 3 years.
  • High scientific production rated with the H-index.
  • Training courses in Health Care Management.

The ideal candidate is strongly motivated, familiar with main computer applications, has excellent relational and communication skills, as well as organizational and problem solving skills. He/she is also flexible and able to manage stress effectively.

The contract level will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and competences.

Workplace: Rome.

Only applicants not excluded under the provisions articulated in Legislative decree 165/2001, art. 53, para. 16-ter, and subsequent modifications and amendments (General Rules Governing the Work of Public Administrations), can participate in this selection. After reading the privacy statement and, if necessary, authorizing the processing of their personal data (EU Regulation 2016/679), applicants of both sexes (Law 903/77) are requested to fill out the online application form available at http://selezioni.upmcitaly.it/?lang=en. When filling out the online application form, applicants will be requested to attach their CV in both Italian and English. Applicants are also requested
to attach a motivation letter and a list of their scientific publications. Only applications submitted online with an attached CV will be taken into consideration.

All communications from UPMC Italy will be e-mailed to the address stated by the candidate upon submitting his/her application.

The deadline to submit applications is October 19th, 2020.

Personal data included in the CVs will be processed by UPMC Italy in its role of data controller, for selections for this or other similar positions. Applicants are requested to not include sensitive data (e.g., on health status), unless strictly necessary. Detailed information also with reference to data storage times and rights recognized under EU Regulation 2016/679, are contained in the privacy statement available at www.upmcitaly.it/en/ the “Work With Us” section.

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