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Divisional Hospital Medicine Director - MCP Lancaster Division (Physician )

Lancaster, South Carolina
Job Type
3 Sep 2022
Administrative/CEO opening in Lancaster, South Carolina.

Divisional Hospital Medicine Director MCP Lancaster Medical Center

About the Opportunity:

  • Provide oversight and leadership for Hospital Medicine services at all hospitals within the MUSC Lancaster Division (currently includes MUSC Lancaster, MUSC Chester. MUSC Indian Land anticipated to open in 2025)
  • 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 Lancaster
  • 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
  • MUSC is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer

Lancaster, SC, is located just 45 minutes (42 miles) away from the Charlotte metropolitan area, and serves as the seat of Lancaster County, the sixth fastest-growing county in the Carolinas. The city is home to the University of South Carolina at Lancaster, the largest of the university s regional campuses, and boasts ample outdoor recreation opportunities, including 360-acre Andrew Jackson State Park. With access to great shopping, restaurants, state parks, golf courses, and a vibrant art community, Lancaster, SC, is a great place to call home.

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Charlotte, NC, one of the 25 largest cities in the United States, and the largest city in North Carolina, is home to nearly 800,000 citizens. In Charlotte, you ll find the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets, numerous entertainment venues, and the National Whitewater Center. Excellent public-school systems, a buzzing culinary scene, an international airport (CLT), and short driving distances to beach getaways and mountain escapes make Charlotte a great option for MUSC Lancaster Medical Center physicians.

MUSC Health - Lancaster Medical Center is a 225-bed, all-private room facility boasting over 1,000 physicians and care team members. Lancaster Medical Center is a place where technology and skilled professionals come together to provide compassionate, patient-focused care. We offer acute care, diagnostic services, women s health including obstetrics, orthopedic services, cardiac services, general and laparoscopic surgery, rehabilitation, emergency treatment, wound care and more. We work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring, and connection for patients and families in the community we call home.

Lancaster Medical Center is an Accredited Chest Pain Center as designated by The American College of Cardiology, as well as a Primary Stroke Center as designated by the Joint Commission.

MUSC Health Chester Medical Center is an intimate, 82-bed facility whose caregivers share a sense of pride working in close-knit teams with supportive department directors to serve the residents of Chester County. We offer emergency care, family medicine, gastroenterology, heart & vascular, imaging, internal medicine, orthopedics, pediatric services, rehabilitation, women s health and wound care services.

MUSC Health, the clinical enterprise of the Medical University of South Carolina, sees more than one million patient encounters annually, and its specialized care teams consistently rank among the best in the country. MUSC Health delivers transformational care shaped by world-class clinicians, health scientists, and educators who provide leading-edge care while developing the next generation of innovative health care leaders.

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At MUSC Health, we empower our providers to transform expertise, learning and discovery into unrivaled patient-centered care, and to demonstrate our values of compassion, teamwork, diversity, accountability and innovation in everything we do.

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  • Job Reference: 703487882-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: MUSC Health
  • Location: Lancaster, South Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent