Divisional Hospital Medicine Director – Florence
About the Opportunity:
- Provide oversight and leadership for Hospital Medicine services at all hospitals within the MUSC Florence Division (currently includes MUSC Florence, and MUSC Marion) Lead the development of policies and procedures for the Hospitalist Program Provide administrative leadership for the Hospitalist program with a focus on meeting performance metrics and standards Partner with divisional Chief Medical Officer to reach quality goals by ensuring active engagement and participation by hospitalist providers in quality and strategy initiatives, including but not limited to improvements in patients’ length of stay Play leading role in the design and implementation of staffing models and innovative care delivery models, including telehealth Participate in system-wide initiatives with regard to the admit/transfer center, with the shared goal of improvement in patient disposition and transfer timing both into and out of Florence Serve as a liaison between the Medical and Nursing staff to assure timely communications, adherence to standards and policies, and the promotion of collegial relationships; assist with relationship building, fostering positive interactions, and problem resolution Participate in interdisciplinary and interdepartmental performance improvement activities, and peer review as requested Maintain ongoing communication with administration and staff to provide clinical expertise and support when needed or requested Review and advise on proper coding for professional services provided by Hospitalists, participate in audits and maintain compliance with sound fiscal practices Work collaboratively with hospital system’s recruiters and practice managers to source and on-board Hospitalist physicians and APPs Participate in individual hospital general medical staff meetings and committees, and hold monthly meetings with group and hospital leadership Schedule and direct monthly hospital meetings with executive team members to review overall program performance and areas of opportunity to ensure alignment with divisional goals and initiatives Monitor and amend daily staffing plans based on real-time volume fluctuations with attention to flexing staffing models to patient volumes In addition to administrative duties, Medical Director will also be responsible for clinical commitment to include treating hospitalized patients from admission through discharge, conducting history and physical assessments, strategizing to improve and/or manage patient health, and attempting to reduce their length of stay through safe medical practices and recommended treatment plans Physician will work as part of a team with physicians and APPs
We will provide:
- Competitive compensation $5,000 Professional Expense allowance 15 days PTO + 5 days of CME Occurrence malpractice coverage Employer-funded retirement plan Epic EMR platform Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligibility
Originally founded at the intersection of three railways, Florence, South Carolina, has transformed from a small, quiet rail town to a bustling center of industry, healthcare, education, culture, retail, and recreation. In Florence, you’ll find ample shopping opportunities, fine dining, entertainment, live music events, year-round outdoor recreation, and fantastic schools. You’re also only a 2-hour drive away from Charlotte, NC, and the Charlotte International Airport (CLT), as well as Charleston International Airport (CHS), and the scenic beaches and historic charm of Charleston, SC.
MUSC Health Florence Medical Center is a regional acute care facility comprised of 396 beds, more than 1,500 employees and nearly 250 physicians representing all major specialties dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the citizens of Northeastern South Carolina. We offer acute care, diagnostic services, women’s health, orthopedic services, cancer care, cardiac services, general and laparoscopic surgery, rehabilitation, emergency/trauma care, community health services and more.
Florence Medical Center’s Chest Pain Center is the first in the region to be accredited, and one of only 15 in the state of South Carolina to achieve this distinction.
MUSC Health Marion Medical Center is a 124-bed, acute care facility that provides complete inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic, medical, surgical and emergency care. Marion Medical Center is Joint Commission accredited, and includes Mullins Nursing Center, a 92-bed facility with a five-star ranking from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. We believe in the power of people to create great care. We work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home.
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