Emergency Medicine Medical Director

Employer
Sound Physicians
Location
Frederick, Maryland
Posted
Nov 06, 2020
Closes
Nov 06, 2021
Ref
2062630
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Success Happens When you Start With your People

Do you have big ideas and even bigger ambitions? We are seeking a physician leader who is passionate about embracing innovation in the emergency department. 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. Sound’s robust performance management infrastructure, clinical innovation, and deep investments in physician leadership development pave the way to transform emergency department operations so that patients are seen promptly, treated quickly, and have a better overall experience. At Sound, we invest in our leaders with a dedicated, physician-led learning and development team so you can reach your greatest human potential.

  • Commitment to our front-line clinicians
  • Contributions are valued and rewarded
  • Clinician-specific performance feedback

What Matters To You

Hospital emergency departments have become the source of the majority of hospital admissions, so continually striving to improve outcomes in the emergency department is key to a hospital’s success. With the goal of always improving patient care and experience, our processes streamline transitions from the emergency department to the ICU to inpatient admissions. We believe that clinical integration between emergency medicine, critical care, and hospital medicine teams are imperative. Using our proven processes, our clinical teams align to streamline inter-department handoffs, improve clinical performance, and patient experience.

Frederick Health Hospital is a 233-bed acute care hospital located in the thriving community of Frederick.  For more than 100 years, Frederick Health Hospital has cared for the residents of Frederick County, providing advanced medical treatment and care close to home. Frederick Health Hospital is a primary stroke center and provides a full complement of sub-specialty medical services.   In August of 2020, Frederick Health Hospital was designated a Magnet Hospital for their exemplary achievements in nursing care.  FHH was also recognized as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals in 2020 for its quality of care.

  • ED volume - 65,000; Separate Peds ED
  • No call environment
  • High acuity ED; Procedures are required
  • Closed ICU; ER docs not required in the ICU
  • Employed position
  • Board certified in emergency medicine (ABEM); 2+ years of EM leadership experience required
  • ACLS, ATLS, and PALS certifications required 

Location and Lifestyle

Located less than an hour from Washington, DC, Baltimore, and Gettysburg, the city of Frederick, Maryland is surrounded by mountain views, scenic walking trails, wineries, orchards, and a vibrant downtown.

  • Surrounded by mountain views, wineries, orchards, and vibrant Main Street communities
  • Visitors can hike on the Appalachian Trail, visit Maryland’s largest brewery, and tour a battlefield all in one day

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