Assistant Medical Director of Emergency Medicine

Cayuga Health System
Ithaca, New York
May 25, 2021
May 25, 2022
Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type
Assistant Medical Director of Emergency Services will report directly to and work alongside the Medical Director of Emergency Services for Cayuga Health System. The Assistant Medical Director will work in a team of leaders to provide leadership for Cayuga Medical Center, Schuyler Health, Urgent Care Settings/Immediate Care, Virtual Care and future areas of development. The position will be divided into 25% administrative and 75% clinical.

Quality and Safety

  • Develop and implement projects to improve quality, safety and value as identified by qualitative and quantitative data
  • Utilize data to transform care in emergency services care setting to current evidence-based, best practices
  • Develop clinical guidelines and/or order sets within emergency services to reduce unwarranted practice variation

  • Partner with recruiting and HR to build a full emergency care team
  • Serve as a collaborative partner with nursing, consulting providers, and hospital services
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to members of the emergency services team
  • Promote a patient-centered, collaborative, and respectful culture within all care settings
Financial Sustainability

  • Maximize operational effectiveness to improve volumes while implementing high-value care
  • Develop and monitor budgets with operational partners
  • Ensure clinical documentation and utilization management functions are optimized
  • Partner to reduce waste in all care settings and ensure models of care are financially appropriate

  • Review complaints and grievances and utilize findings to improve care delivery
  • Collaborate with Patient Relations and operational partners to implement best practices in service
  • Utilize service data to develop and implement change for improvement

  • Assist in refining and implementing the emergency services strategy across the health system
  • Serve as the liaison for emergency services within the health systems and the community
  • Continue to innovate to grow opportunities in emergency services care settings
  • Support service line development across the system

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