Primary Care Sports Medicine - Medical Director Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Springfield, Massachusetts
Posted
Sep 23, 2021
Closes
Sep 23, 2022
Ref
2115445
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group is seeking a Board Certified or Board Eligible Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician to be the Medical Director and join our team at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

This full-time opportunity includes 60% clinical office practice, 20% sports team physician coverage and training room care of athletes, and 20% Sports Medicine program initiatives. These initiatives include Trinity Health Medical Group marketing of Sports medicine services/orthopedic service line; coordination with local athletic trainers, school athletic directors and physical therapists; and serving as a sports medicine resource for the Family Medicine and Internal Medicine practices.

Minimum qualifications for this opportunity are as follows:

  • MD/DO Degree from an accredited medical school
  • BC/BE in a primary care specialty: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Completion of an ACGME accredited Sports Medicine fellowship program
  • Certification of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine
  • Possession of or eligibility for a Massachusetts state license to practice medicine
  • Experience as a team physician at the high school, collegiate, or professional level

Preferred qualifications are as follows:

  • At least five years of experience in the practice of sports medicine
  • Demonstration of scholarly activity in the area of sports medicine
  • Demonstrated competence in diagnostic ultrasound and the performance of ultrasound guided procedures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • History of holding a leadership role in the field of sports medicine

As part of Trinity Health of New England the region's largest nonprofit health system you will experience a culture of provider collaboration. Our practice model empowers providers to work at their highest levels, while allowing time for professional development and family life. If you are focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, you will thrive within the Trinity Health of New England Medical Group.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group offers a competitive base salary with additional incentives, an excellent benefits package and a great work/life balance.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Trinity Health Of New England Medical Group is the driving force behind Trinity Health of New England - the region s largest nonprofit health system. From Springfield, Massachusetts down through Connecticut, our inspired care team of more than 740 providers working together is united by a shared commitment to help patients achieve optimal health. With 95 integrated practice locations, we represent the full breadth of medical, surgical and primary care specialties delivering exceptional care to patients in communities throughout Trinity Health Of New England s expansive service area.

Mercy Medical Center is a 251-bed, acute care medical surgical hospital located in Springfield, Massachusetts and is part of Trinity Health Of New England, the region's largest health system. Providing a wide range of inpatient and ambulatory care services, Mercy Medical Center gives patients big-city medical expertise in an intimate, hometown setting. In fact, in 2016, Mercy Medical Center s Care Connect initiative received a first-place Accountable Care Compass Award from the Massachusetts Hospital Association. This patient-centered care delivery model focuses on transitions in care, quality and service improvement as well as hospital and facility-wide coordination, which results in shorter lengths of stay. Mercy has a long-standing commitment to delivering the safest, highest-quality health care

Trinity Health Of New England is just beginning its story. Formed in 2015, the regional ministry's roots date back more than 100 years. The region s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit Catholic health system is a strategic partnership that includes Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; Saint Mary s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut; and Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

As a member of Trinity Health, based in Livonia, Michigan, one of the nation's largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems, Trinity Health Of New England is uniquely positioned to advance health care through alliances with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and through its own research institutions dedicated to the development of primary care, new treatments for cancer and MS, and much more.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Springfield, Massachusetts sits on the Connecticut River, and its metro-area population is approximately 700,000. The city is home to major employers, including MassMutual Insurance, Smith & Wesson and General Dynamics, and also boasts many museums, the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, its own zoo and symphony hall, and the iconic Forest Park Historic District. Rural, suburban and urban locales offer a variety of residential options, including 17 neighborhoods, such as South End, known for its rich Italian heritage, and Forest Park Heights, featuring more than 600 Victorian Painted Lady mansions. There s an excellent selection of private and public schools, as well as colleges, including Mount Holyoke, Smith and Amherst.

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

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