Program Medical Director, Critical Care

Sound Physicians
Dover, Delaware
Closing date
Aug 1, 2024

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic Critical Care leader to join our team in Dover. This is an incredible opportunity to partner with an engaged team of critical care providers to take this high-acuity program to the next level.

Bayhealth Hospital Kent Campus is part of the larger Bayhealth system, the largest health system in central and southern Delaware, and offers the residents of Central Delaware high-end healthcare close to home. Bayhealth s Kent Campus is home to robust cardiac, surgical, and neurosurgical departments as well as a growing GME community. The hospital boasts multiple residency programs including internal medicine, emergency medicine, family medicine, and general surgery.

  • 317-bed community hospital
  • Lead a team of 6 critical care clinicians in a multi-disciplinary setting with the support of a tenured regional team
  • Engage with dedicated residents from multiple disciplines in a high-acuity ICU setting
  • Day shifts only; Tele-ICU and onsite subspecialty backup at night

Bayhealth, Kent Campus offers a full complement of sub-specialty support including Cardiovascular and Thoracic specialists who are proficient in the latest treatments and surgeries. Onsite imaging and interventional services are available as well as a Neuro Intensive Care Unit with Neurosurgeons onsite. A Certified Primary Stroke Center and ANCC Magnet Hospital, the Kent Campus brings the highest levels of care to the communities they serve.

Education, Training & Experience Required

The Critical Care Program Medical Director will oversee a team of experienced critical care physicians and advanced practice providers. You will practice clinically in addition to administrative responsibilities and should have at least five years of leadership experience in a large ICU.

  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Must have a commitment to excellence in clinical service, be forward-thinking, and demonstrate problem-solving abilities necessary in this environment
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform all technical skills in the critical care setting
  • MD or DO; Must be board certified or board eligible in critical care medicine with 5+ years of experience
  • ICU Medical Director experience preferred
Location & Lifestyle

Close proximity to beaches and major metro areas are just two of the advantages of living in Dover. The historic charm of downtown Dover and easy access to Baltimore, Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City are just a few of the benefits of living in beautiful Central Delaware. Beaches, cultural destinations, and endless outdoor activities are available for residents to enjoy and explore. Dover is the second-largest city in the state of Delaware and serves as the state capital.

Join a Collegial Practice Where You Thrive

Sound Physicians, a physician-founded and led organization, focuses on improving quality, patient satisfaction, and ICU performance. 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.

We ensure that physicians have the time and resources needed to deliver compassionate care that measurably improves quality and lowers the cost of healthcare for patients in the communities we serve. 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.

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