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ED Director Opportunity in Beautiful, Coastal Southeastern Virginia

Riverside Medical Group
Newport News, Virginia
Closing date
Jun 7, 2025

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Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Join us on the Chesapeake Bay coast of Virginia where sailing, fishing, championship golf, and outstanding schools are just a few reasons to consider relocating to our community!

RIVERSIDE HEALTH SYSTEM MISSION: To care for others as we would care for those we love.


Riverside Medical Group is seeking an Emergency Department Medical Director for Riverside Doctors Hospital Williamsburg. The ED has twelve private rooms and five additional treatment spaces with an annual volume of 22,000 patients and a 11% admission rate. The facility is DNV accredited, with Primary Stroke Center accreditation, Hip and Knee Replacement accreditation and is a Certified Level 3 Geriatric ED. Riverside Doctor s Hospital Williamsburg is affiliated with Riverside Health System which offers a comprehensive span of services, from birth through end of life, touching more than two million lives each year. Riverside Health System has a coverage area of 8,000 square miles in Coastal Virginia. Our care is integrated, allowing us to work together seamlessly across our network.


  • Four acute care hospitals
  • One behavioral health center and ED
  • Two specialty hospitals (rehabilitation and critical illness recovery)
  • Six nursing home facilities
  • Three retirement communities
  • Employs 700+ clinical providers


  • Provide clinical leadership to board-certified Emergency physicians and experienced advanced practice providers
  • Collaborate with all ED staff to ensure the delivery of high-quality emergency care meeting nationally published care standards
  • Lead a provider team that collaborates effectively with the rest of the ED team members for efficient and effective care delivery
  • Work collaboratively with ED nursing leadership, executive leadership, and the inpatient care team
  • Collaborate with quality and safety personnel to ensure the ED Service Line and Riverside Health System standards of care are met
  • Exemplify service excellence
  • Work with the Patience Advocate and Experience Coordinator to resolve patient complaints and grievances
  • Facilitate outreach with local EMS
  • Promote Riverside Doctors Hospital programs to community stakeholders in our service area
  • Must be ABEM/AOBEM certified in Emergency Medicine
  • Minimum of 5 years clinical practice, with leadership experience
  • Residence within Riverside Doctors Hospital Williamsburg service area is preferred
  • Unable to sponsor J1 visa providers


  • Subspecialty, scribe & APP support
  • Stable contract/administration, collegial work environment, leadership advancement
  • Health benefits, retirement match, 457b, life, disability, sick leave
  • W-2, no estimated tax payments, SS taxes paid
  • Paid malpractice & tail coverage, CME, ACEP dues, professional fees
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Relocation allowance
  • Riverside Health System is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, qualified for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Lifestyle of the Virginia Peninsula (Yorktown-Hampton-Newport News-Williamsburg-Gloucester)

  • Fish, sail, or water ski on the James River or the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Unique assortment of cultural and historical amenities as well as sophisticated dining and entertainment.
  • Annual LPGA golf tournament attracts the top golfers in the world.
  • No. 2 place in the United States to raise a family (Parenthood magazine).
  • Multitude of outstanding educational options, including local colleges and universities.
  • Advanced placement courses at all area high schools.
  • 3 international baccalaureate programs, magnet school for science and technology, high school for the arts.
  • Population/service area: 650,000; 45 minutes to the Atlantic Ocean, 70 minutes to Richmond, 3 hours to Washington, DC, and the Outer Banks, NC.
  • Average home price: $335,000 with 4 beautiful seasons.
  • Three airports to choose from.

Specialized Clinical Expertise with a Sense of Community
Riverside Medical Group is one of Virginia s largest and most diverse multi-specialty group practices. 700+ providers, across every clinical specialty and subspecialty, care for close to a half-million patients. Many of the nation s top providers choose to practice medicine at Riverside. Our clinical team is the best of the best from the first Virginian to serve as President of the American Academy of Family Physicians to the physician author raising funds for underserved populations to those holding national leadership positions.

Riverside Medical Group is governed by an elected Board of Directors who are actively practicing physicians and advanced practice providers from our primary care, specialty and hospital-based services. In 2021, the Board of Directors unanimously approved the following strategic goals to align with our health system's three-year strategic plan. Riverside Medical Group will:

  • Be a Destination Clinician Medical Group.
  • Be a Destination Healthcare Provider.
  • Be a Top Decile Performer in Reported Quality Outcomes.
  • Operate a High-Performance Provider Network (payor- and employer-preferred).

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