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  • 1001 Galaxy Way, Ste 400
  • Concord, CA 94520

  • Phone: 925-225-5837

Site Medical Director
Clinical Observation
Huntington, WV
JO-1904-2110
4/19/2019

Site Medical Director – Critical Decision Unit
St. Mary's Medical Center
Huntington, WV


We are looking for an exceptional Hospitalist OR Emergency Medicine Physician to become the Medical Director for the Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) at the site.  In addition to a full complement of shifts, the Medical Director will work closely with the hospital administration and the emergency department medical director in support of VEP’s agenda of high quality, efficient, and compassionate care.  The successful candidate should have significant experience and involvement in Hospitalist or ED administrative activities (e.g., quality improvement, patient satisfaction, productivity, scheduling, etc.) and productive membership on Hospitalist or ED and/or hospital committees. 
Overview:
St. Mary's Medical Center (SMMC) is the largest medical facility in Huntington and at 393 beds, is among the largest healthcare facilities in West Virginia.  St. Mary's Clinical Observation Unit is a 22-bed unit private patient care rooms.  St. Mary’s Medical Center utilizes Sorian EMR.  Advanced Practice Clinicians (APC) provide 24 hours of coverage daily with physician access 24 hours as well.   On call services include: General surgery, Neurology, Gynecology, Orthopedics (including spine), Pulmonary, and Reconstructive surgery.

Requirements:
  • West Virginia Medical License and DEA Registration
  • Completion of ACGME or AOA Residency in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine or Family Medicine.  And board certification in your specialty.
  • 2 years of Medical Director experience OR 3-5 years of Associate Medical Director experience.  (Will also consider other leadership positions, e.g. Chief of Staff or other medical staff leadership)
  • Team oriented/strong communication skills
  • Ability to work well with nursing staff
About the Community:
The city of Huntington is located in western West Virginia and is the county seat of Cabell County. The downtown is a draw for shopping, dining and entertainment. The streets are alive with people walking from venue to venue or taking advantage of a newly-created bike path. Year-round, a variety of festivals and special events draw crowds to Pullman Square, the Big Sandy Superstore Arena and historic Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center. 

Compensation:
Physicians are independent contractors.  VEP provides independent contractors with flexible schedules, and paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage.  Physicians also enjoy the benefit of becoming a shareholder after 150 hours worked which allows them to be actively involved in the governance of the company.  Shareholders have the option of participating in VEP's 401(k) plan and short-term & long-term disability plans.  Medical Directors and Associate Medical Directors receive an additional stipend based on patient volume and site characteristics.
 

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1001 Galaxy Way, Suite 400, Concord, CA 94520 | Phone: (925) 225-5837 | Main Fax: (925) 225-5838

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