Systems Medical Director

Sound Physicians
Evansville, Indiana
Aug 20, 2019
Aug 19, 2020
General Practice
Full Time
Position Type
Through People, We Make A Difference

Do you have big ideas and even bigger ambitions? Sound Physicians is seeking a physician leader who is passionate about embracing innovation. Physicians who choose to lead at Sound thrive because they are willing to take risks, focus on their teams while doing whatever they can to make their practice successful. The System Medical Director (SMD) is responsible for the overall performance of Sounds hospitalist programs at our partner hospitals of Deaconess Gateway Hospital and Deaconess Midway Hospital. The SMD has the responsibility of supervising the Chief Hospitalist at each hospital and ensures that each of the hospital programs is implemented and continuously improved upon. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong leadership talents and works well in a distributed team-based environment
  • A positive attitude with a high degree of energy; committed to working the long hours required to get great results
  • An effective and persuasive communicator who is comfortable speaking with all levels of a hospital administration team and medical staff
  • Excellent reputation as a clinician with strong diagnostic, a calm and rational approach to problem-solving, and be an organized multi-tasking manager
  • Understand and champion Sound's management approach
Join A Collegial Practice Where You Will Thrive

As a physician-founded and led organization, we know what matters to you. Trust, recognition, comradery, hassle-free onboarding are just a few gears we hang our hat on. The SMD displays an appreciation of the big picture and serves as a unifying and supportive influence across partner hospitals. This individual possesses strong leadership, organizational and communication skills. Along with the chief medical officer, the SMD will assume the vital role of monitoring quality assurance and improvement. The SMD will assist in analyzing this data, monitoring these programs and developing concrete solutions to ensure the continued delivery of excellent medical care. As a system medical director, we know you will add tremendous value to the organization as you are afforded the autonomy to make program-scale decisions and develop innovative solutions that make Sound an employer of choice for providers and partner of choice for hospitals. Our model is designed to challenge the status quo and transform the acute episode of care. Are you ready to reach your greatest human potential? Apply today!

  • Schedule: Approx 75% administrative and 25% clinical shifts
  • Benefit from competitive compensation, health benefits, professional liability, 401K contributions, WRVU-based productivity bonuses, and paid relocation expenses
  • The ideal candidate will have the flexibility to travel and work between two hospitals in Evansville, IN located approximately 20 minutes apart, coupled with occasional travel for Sound meetings and conferences to cities throughout the U.S.
  • Location and Lifestyle

    Evansville, Indiana, the third-largest city in the state, with a metro population of over 180,000, is located on the banks of the Ohio River. It is home to an exciting array of historical and cultural sites, making it a popular tourist destination. Once voted the best city in the country in which to live, work, and play by the readers of Kiplingers Personal Finance, this thriving metropolis serves as headquarters for a number of major corporations and is the Midwestern hub for the healthcare and medical science industries. From the Dream Car Museum to Penny Lane Coffee House to Tin Man Brewing Company, theres no shortage of fun things to see and do. The Evansville Region provides residents, visitors, and businesses with easy access to other nearby major cities, including Indianapolis (about 170 miles), Louisville (about 120 miles), St. Louis (about 165 miles), and Nashville (about 150 miles).

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