Program Medical Director

Sound Physicians
Temecula, California
Aug 24, 2020
Aug 24, 2021
Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type
Challenge the Status Quo and Transform Critical Care

As a Program Medical Director with Sound Critical Care, you will develop, lead, and mentor your team; developing policies and guidelines while improving efficiencies through monitoring quality and efficiency metrics. Our model is designed to challenge the status quo and transform the way critical care is provided. This is accomplished by our relentless pursuit to create value and eliminate waste in the ICU, implementing critical care programs that focus on improving the lives of patients while creating value for our hospital partners.

Focus your skills on elevating the team to deliver patient-centered, quality care. You will benefit from employment with a physician-led organization recognized as a thought leader in the acute episode of care with substantial support and a strong infrastructure. Our critical care physician leaders share ideas with like-minded peers and are truly advancing the practice of critical care medicine. We are a team of dedicated healers, inspired leaders, and the next generation of critical care innovators. Our culture promotes physician autonomy, mastery, and purpose. Physicians have the ability to effectively participate in the process of change management within the community hospital ICU setting.

The Hospital

Temecula Valley Hospital (TVH) is a state-of-the-art teaching hospital and comprehensive stroke center in Riverside County. In 2019, UHS designated TVH the hub for medical education via the UHS Southern California Medical Education Consortium. This is an excellent lead and teach residents in a private practice model!

  • 20-bed ICU with medical, surgical, neuro, and cardiac
  • Schedule: 7a-7p and 7p-7a with resident support
  • ADC is 10-13 with support from Internal Medicine residents. Residents write orders and notes for all patients with Intensivist supervision.
  • Program Medical Director will focus on developing residents, procedures, driving quality metrics, and being ICU leader for TVH and the residency program
  • Emergency Medicine and Neurology residencies are starting 7/1/2021. In 2022, Temecula will launch Palliative Care, Cardiology, and GI fellowships
  • Phenomenal cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, interventional, and GI programs
  • 2020 Top General Hospital by Leapfrog Group
  • In Spring of 2020, TVH earned its 6th Leapfrog A Grade for Patient Safety
  • STEMI Receiving Center
  • Must be board-certified in critical care medicine with active California license and DEA
  • Eligible to work in the United States; not a J1 visa qualified area
  • Have at least 4 years of experience as a critical care physician; 2 years of experience leading a team required
  • Demonstrate previous leadership and management skills
  • Comprehend physician services documentation and coding compliance requirements
  • Understand the techniques of financial decision making
  • Skilled in physician recruitment and retention practices
  • Experienced in quality improvement initiatives
Location & Lifestyle

Temecula, CA, located in Riverside County, is home to 120,000 residents and is one of the best places to live in California. Affordable housing, highly rated schools, low crime, and wonderful weather are a few reasons Temecula is an excellent place to live. The schools in the area are excellent and there are many to choose from.

  • The Temecula Valley is home to over 40 wineries, which has brought a lot of economic growth to the area
  • Historic Old Town Temecula has boutique shops & excellent restaurants
  • 30+ public and private golf courses in the area
  • Temecula is a 30-minute drive to North San Diego beach communities such as Encinitas and Carlsbad. Orange County is less than an hour away as well.
  • Ranked 10th best city in California to raise a family

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