Medcial Director, Pediatric Critical Care and Hospitalist Medicine
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
May 25, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Hospital, Public and Private
We are currently seeking a Medical Director for Pediatric Critical Care and Hospital Medicine to join our growing team in Raleigh, North Carolina. This position will lead the WakeMed Children’s hospital critical care and hospitalist program that includes 15 members: 8 board certified in pediatric critical care, as well as 6 hospitalist physicians and an APP. The program is well known for its focus on innovation, quality, patient safety and a collaborative culture. The program also supervises a robust GME and undergraduate medical education program that includes supervision of pediatric emergency medicine fellows. This position will also manage our pediatric sedation program. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of pediatric critical care experience with a history of leadership, collaboration, and innovation. The medical Director is responsible for strategy, operational performance, and appropriate development of their division. In this work they partner with and are supported by the Executive Medical Director, Service Line Director and/or respective Practice Manager. The Medical Director is responsible for leading their group in the development and execution of operational tactics to achieve the aspirational goals for the group; including but not limited to – quality, patient experience, clinical outcomes, financial outcomes, new services, regional development, referral development, clinical operations and medical staff interactions with the group. In their leadership role, the individual will work closely with other physician leaders, physicians, APPs, nursing, administration, recruiting, clinical and financial staff, and marketing. The Medical Director will also serve in a clinical capacity delivering outstanding quality care to the patients within their assigned division and the WakeMed system. The Medical Director will be expected to utilize a collaborative leadership style to develop their division into one that is recognized as a leader and in conjunction with our WakeMed Mission, Vision and Values.
This expansion supports WakeMed’s growing pediatrics division which includes specialties such as endocrine, cardiology, weight management, , gastroenterology, neonatology & special infant care, as well as general pediatric surgery, orthopaedics, urology and ENT. WakeMed Children’s hospital has a 48 bed level IV NICU, 10 bed Pediatric ICU, and children’s ED with over 40,000 visits per year. In addition, WakeMed Women’s has strong division of maternal fetal medicine with over 8000 deliveries per year. WakeMed Health system is part of an accountable care organization with 14 other pediatric practices. For additional information or to apply please visit our website at www.wakemed.org
Internal Number: 27701
About WakeMed Health & Hospitals
WakeMed Health & Hospitals, located in Raleigh, North Carolina is an 870+ bed private, not-for-profit network of medical centers, ambulatory care centers and outpatient facilities, representing the largest health system in greater Raleigh, North Carolina. Our system includes over 7,600 nurses, technologists, medical support staff, and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians who represent the best minds and the biggest hearts in the business. Key service areas include heart and vascular services, trauma and emergency, rehabilitation services, neurosciences, and women’s and children’s services.
WakeMed Physician Practices is a multi-specialty group with over 200 physicians in a variety of specialty areas. Our organization places a high value on quality, caring and compassionate physicians. We are committed to providing state-of-the-art health care to our patients and the community we serve. As an employer of choice, we offer a full comprehensive range of benefits and attractive compensation package.
WakeMed is headquartered in Raleigh, NC, which is ranked nationally as one of the top ten best places to live for quality of life and is located just two hours from the beach or ...three from the mountains. The area has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the country and is located just minutes from the famous Research Triangle Park.