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Medical Director in Summerville, SC in Summerville, SC at TeamHealth 

Date Posted: 3/20/2020

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Advance your career as a full-time facility medical director physician leading our hospitalist team at Summerville Medical Center in Summerville, South Carolina, near Charleston. The medical director is responsible for the oversight and support of all clinical and non-clinical activities provided by the hospitalist program.

Other responsibilities include creating a team culture that values high performance and excellent patient care. Also ensuring that the hospitalists are engaged and their efforts are aligned with the quality, safety and efficiency goals of the hospital. The medical director along with TeamHealth support staff, will strive to maintain a strong partnership between TeamHealth and the facility, resulting in the highest quality of patient care.

Other position highlights include but are not limited to: managing the program to achieve clinical, operational and financial goals; strategic planning responsibilities such as physician communications, business development, manage care strategies, and more; participates in clinical oversight of the practice; takes the lead in recruiting, orientation and on-boarding of new hire clinicians; monitors individual hospitalist performance, provides feedback and coordinates interventions; completes routine performance reviews, as needed, works with regional medical director and vice president of operations to adhere to the facility contractual requirements and operating budget and ensure client satisfaction. Meet regularly with other department leaders including TeamHealth medical directors from our emergency medicine program and medical staff to establish effective and collaborative relationships.

As a TeamHealth clinical leader, you will receive support services, networks of communication, educational resources and access to join a community of thousands of professionals to share and shape best practices. We harness a nationwide collection of tools, clinical resources and collective knowledge for our clinicians who provide the best for their patients.

At TeamHealth, our purpose is to perfect our clinicians’ ability to practice medicine, every day, in everything we do. Our philosophy is as simple as our goal is singular: we believe better experiences for clinicians lead to better outcomes—for patients, partners, and physicians alike.

Position Highlights:
  • Employed opportunity with access to full medical, dental and vision benefits;
  • Access to leadership development programs such as Leadership Education and Development (LEAD), Coach Development Academy (CDA), National Medical Leadership Conference (NMLC) and diversity and inclusion programs;
  • Administrative stipend & clinical shift pay
  • Access to professional development tools, educational resources and CME through TeamHealth Institute
  • Medical practice insurance coverage.
  • Stability of a respected industry leader
  • Access to TeamHealth’s clinician wellness program
Leader of healthcare in the Lowcountry Summerville Medical Center is a 94-bed, acute-care hospital with a 24-hour emergency room and comprehensive medical services. The facility enjoys an enviable reputation for its cardiac services, pediatrics, and women's services including home-like birthing suites. Some of our accolades include being named a Joint Commission Accredited Chest Pain Center, Certified Stroke Center, Certified Advanced Heart Failure, Certified Total Hip and Knee Replacement, and Top Hospital for Quality Performance. We've also been awarded the following from the American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold Plus in Heart Failure, Gold in AMI, and Bronze in Stroke.

 

Rich in history and culture Settled after the American Revolutionary War, Summerville officially became a town in 1847. Summerville is mostly situated in Dorchester County, South Carolina with small portions of the county reaching into Berkeley and Charleston counties. The town limits extend to the Ashely River next to the Old Fort Dorchester State Historical Park. Summerville has hosted the annual Flowertown Festival since 1973. It is the largest arts and crafts festival in South Carolina and is held the first weekend of April. Enjoy the rich culture, history and attractions Charleston, South Carolina has to offer within an hour's drive.

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