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Emergency Medicine - Medical Director - Peterson Regional Medical Center

Company: US Acute Care Solutions
Location: Kerrville
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

As a medical director at USACS, you will be responsible for collaborating with the hospital and nursing leadership while offering support to your physician staff. You will serve as a leader both within the emergency department, and as a leader within the organization. Through our model of shared ownership, you will influence on broad company decisions and help facilitate the development of new leaders.With USACS, you'll be part of a team unique in today's industry. USACS provides physicians with ownership, unparalleled benefits and the opportunity to practice within a values-based model emphasizing quality, long-term wealth building a culture of shared ownership. USACS physicians enjoy the security and resources of a large, national group without sacrificing the advantages typically found in local EM groups.Prior experience is required to be considered for this position. Details

  • Oversee the operations of the ED in collaboration with nursing leadership and hospital administration
  • Supervise the EM staff, per the bylaws, policies and procedures of the institution
  • Represent the ED in the community and within the hospital medical staff

    EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
    • Trauma Designation: Level IV
    • ED Volume: 32,000
    • ED Beds: 20
    • ED Admission Rate: 21%
    • ED Transfer Rate: 4%
    • Staffing Model:
      • 27-33 hours of daily physician coverage
      • 9-12 hour physician shifts plus two overlapping APP shifts per day
      • EMR: Meditech
      • BC (or BE) in Emergency Medicine (preferred) or BC in FP/IM with minimum five years ED experience
      • Stroke certified; however, still transfer patients who require lytics and/or arterial thrombectomy HOSPITAL
        • 124-bed facility
        • Named for local businessman Sid Peterson, this private hospital was named one of the Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals in the nation the only hospital in Texas on the list
        • Serves a primary service area of 45,000+ people
        • Hospitalists admit 85% of patients from the Emergency Department
        • Stroke patients who receive fibrinolytic or who meet criteria for arterial thrombectomy are transferred to San Antonio after consultation with a Tele-Neurologist
        • Specialty backup includes cardiology, ENT, OB/GYN BENEFITS Financial Benefits:
          • Equity ownership for all full-time physicians
          • Industry-leading 10% company funded 401(k)
          • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and Rx coverage
          • Short- and long-term disability (own occupation)
          • Annual CME/BEA (Business Expense Account)
          • Medical Malpractice with tail and litigation support
          • Pioneering Paid Military Leave
          • Groundbreaking 100% Paid Parental Leave
          • Student loan refinancing as low as 2.99%Intangible Benefits:
            • Location flexibility and career stability of a national group
            • National Clinical Governance Board (NCGB) of internally elected clinicians
            • Clinical Management Tools (CMTs)
            • 24/7/365 live physician support
            • USACS Orientation and Assemblies
            • Professional Development Programs including:
              • Scholars (Leadership Training)
              • Efficiency Academy
              • Engagement & Experience Academy
              • Internal USACS traveling physicians COMMUNITY Medical professionals in Kerrville enjoy a lifestyle that blends all the best aspects of rural, suburban, and urban life. With excellent housing, real estate costs, and state- and nationally-distinguished schools, Kerrville is the perfect hometown for families. Outdoor recreational activities such as flying, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking, triathlons, and photography abound in this beautiful area of the Texas Hill Country. Since both San Antonio and Austin are within a one- to two-hour drive, Kerrville is a perfect choice for physicians who want to practice in a smaller community with metropolitan amenities nearby.

Keywords: US Acute Care Solutions, San Antonio , Emergency Medicine - Medical Director - Peterson Regional Medical Center, Healthcare , Kerrville, Texas

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