Vice Chair of System Integration

Employer
Albany Medical Center
Location
Albany, New York
Posted
Sep 01, 2020
Closes
Sep 01, 2021
Ref
2053675
Specialty
General Practice
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Albany Med Health System is currently conducting a search for a Vice Chair of System Integration, a new position for our network. The candidate will oversee and coordinate emergency and urgent care services, operations, and EM Residency training for affiliate institutions within our system. The Regional Medical Directors will report to the Vice Chair of System Integration as part of an innovative, mission-driven system that provides cutting-edge and standardized, patient-centric care.

Our health system serves a community of nearly three million people and consists of three hospitals, fifteen urgent care centers, and over 14,000 employees. Continued growth and expansion are expected for the system.

Albany Medical Center is the hub of the hospital and urgent care network, comprised of the medical college and hospital. Founded in 1837, Albany Medical College is one of the nation's oldest medical schools. Albany Med is the region s only Level 1 Trauma Center and is often the busiest trauma center in the state of New York. It is the referral center for 25 counties across Eastern New York State and Western New England

Albany Med s Emergency Medicine faculty have diverse interests with members fellowship trained in toxicology, clinical research, critical care medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, emergency medical services, ultrasound, and sports medicine.

Annually, the Albany Med Health System has over 150,000 emergency visits and more than 240,000 urgent care visits. Approximately 45% of emergency visits and 33% of urgent care visits are made to our affiliate hospitals, Columbia Memorial Hospital and Saratoga Hospital, and their urgent care sites.

The Vice Chair of System Integration will be responsible for developing state-of-the-art clinical care delivery as well as operational integration within the health system, initially focusing on our northern-based partner, the 171-bed Saratoga Hospital. This leader will also work to create and enhance Emergency Medicine training in our regional sites. The Vice Chair of System Integration will collaborate with and report to the Chair of Emergency Medicine to further the growth and expansion of emergency medical care within our network and the region.

The Vice Chair of System Integration will possess superior interpersonal skills with significant experience as a physician leader in order to execute this highly visible and strategic role. The ability to work collaboratively among the regional leaders is a must. Qualified applicants should hold an active MD/DO and be current in Emergency Medicine board certification. The applicant must be qualified for a faculty appointment within Albany Medical College s Department of Emergency Medicine at the Associate or Professorial level.

Albany Medical Center is located in the capital of New York State, and with its affiliates, spans from the upper Hudson Valley to the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. This region of New York State offers larger city venues but with a small-town feel. It is home to many museums, music venues, theatres, beautiful architecture, thoroughbred horse racing, and restaurants, pubs and cafes. It also has easy access to the metropolitan areas of New York City, Boston, and Montreal. The region is a culturally and environmentally diverse area with an affordable cost of living, safe communities, excellent schools, and close proximity to the Adirondack, Berkshire, and Catskill Mountains, offering outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, kayaking and climbing.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a visionary physician executive to advance clinical care among the system s emergency departments and urgent care centers.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Denis R. Pauz MD
Chair Department of Emergency Medicine
43 New Scotland Avenue. MC-139
Albany, New York 12208
Email: Pauzed1@amc.edu
Phone: 518-262-3773

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