UPMC Italy is issuing a call for applications for the following position: 1 Physician, Director of Health Care Activities’ Office [direzione sanitaria]  (Ref. MDS/21 I)

UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is a world-renowned healthcare and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care.

With facilities in Sicily, Campania, Lazio and Tuscany, UPMC Italy (the Italian division of UPMC) is a leader in patient care, biomedical research, telemedicine, IT development and consulting services in areas related to medicine and research.

UPMC Italy offers professional opportunities in an international and multicultural setting at IRCCS ISMETT (Istituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie ad Alta Specializzazione) one of the most technologically advanced and state-of-the-art medical centers in Italy, managed by UPMC in partnership with ARNAS Civico Hospital in Palermo and the Ri.MED Foundation.

The Physician, Director of Health Care Activities’ Office, follows the Director’s instructions in order to ensure the implementation of health care regulations, and manages all assigned tasks related to litigations that involve the medical examiner. He/she also promotes environmental safety, and prevention of incidents and hospital infections.

Other operational areas include: quality of care; identification and promotion of progressive management and organizational models to efficiently and effectively respond to patients’ needs; draft and revision of policies and procedures on health and safety of staff and patients; Joint Commission International accreditation.

Requisites:

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery recognized in Italy, or equivalent title.
  • Postgraduate diploma in Hygiene and Hospital Service Organization or Forensic and Insurance Medicine, or equivalent title.
  • Enrollment in the professional board.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Training courses in Health Care Management.
  • Scientific production rated with the H-index.
  • Professional or training experience in a Director of Health Care Activities’ Office [direzione sanitaria] in Italy or abroad.

English proficiency, good knowledge of the main computer applications, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, problem-solving, flexibility, and stress management complete the profile.

The workplace is Palermo.

UPMC Italy reserves the right of discretion to the fullest extent permitted by law in assessing applicants and the eligibility of their applications.

Only applicants not excluded under the provisions articulated 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 on-line application form available at http://selezioni.upmcitaly.it/?lang=en. When filling out the on-line application form, applicants will be requested to attach their CV. Applicants are also requested to attach a motivation letter and a list of their scientific publications.

At the end of the on-line process, applicants will be requested to issue a self-statement regarding their possession of the requisites listed in this call for applications.

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 the applications is June 23, 2021.

Only applications submitted on-line (http://selezioni.upmcitaly.it/?lang=en) with an attached CV will be taken into consideration.

Unde rpenalty of exclusion, at the request of UPMC Italy at any time during the selection process and within the mandatory deadline, applicants must provide evidence of the requisites stated in their self-declaration. Should any preliminary verification show a discrepancy with any statement submitted by an applicant, the latter will be excluded from the selection process, and any negotiation permanently suspended.

Personal data included in the CV will be processed by UPMC Italy and IRCCS ISMETT in their capacity of joint controllers 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 available at www.ismett.edu/en/ on the “Career at ISMETT” page and at www.upmcitaly.it/en/ on the “Work With Us” page.

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