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Emergency Medicine, IU Health Physicians - Medical Director, Emergency Medicine (East Central Region

Indiana University Health Muncie ,IN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Join Indiana University Health and become part of the largest healthcare system in Indiana!  We offer an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Emergency Medicine Physician to serve as Medical Director for the Emergency Departments of Ball Memorial, Jay County, and Blackford Hospitals. 

Why Indiana University Health? 

  • With a unique partnership with one of the nation’s leading medical schools, Indiana University School of Medicine, we are able to provide patient access to leading-edge medicine and treatment options. Our exceptional care and continued excellence has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for the past 20 years. 
  • The Indiana University School of Medicine leads the science of emergency medicine, thriving in a rich research environment, including the highest-ranked Clinical and Translational Science Institute in the United States.
  • Indiana University Health’s Emergency Medicine continues to set new training standards for medical students, residents, and fellows.

What does this mean for you? 

  • An unparalleled career in an environment in which you will practice alongside preeminent international leaders in the study and advancement of emergency care.
  • An opportunity like no other to inform the trajectory of Indiana University Health Emergency Medicine. 

The Medical Director reflects the vision and values of IU Health, the Indiana University School of Medicine, and the Department of Emergency Medicine. This key hospital leader adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

Position Overview

  • As Emergency Medicine Medical Director for Ball Memorial, Jay County, and Blackford Hospitals, you will expand and enhance your emergency medicine career as you serve as the on-site clinical leader and supervisor while developing and coordinating the clinical service that assures a multidisciplinary, comprehensive, patient-oriented approach to healthcare.
  • The Medical Director is responsible for the appropriateness, quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the medical care delivered within the clinical service.
  • While representing the clinical department, and serving as a liaison to the medical staff, the Emergency Medicine Medical Director will work with the Academic Chair, the CMO, and Nursing and Administrative leadership to:

1) Develop and implement clinical policies and guidelines;

2) Assess clinical activities and performance;

3) Assist with monitoring and attaining fiscal and utilization objectives, and

4) Assure compliance with appropriate regulatory, accrediting and credentialing/privileging standards.

  • Role includes potential market-competitive sign-on bonus and relocation allowance

Position Responsibilities

  • The Emergency Medicine Medical Director will continue to cultivate and maintain knowledge of The Joint Commission standards and guidelines, as well as clinical standards for federal programs and state licensure agreements.
  • The selected individual will collaborate in the development of, and continued compliance with, policies and procedures related to The Joint Commission and other accrediting and licensing agencies’ guidelines and requirements.
  • The Emergency Medicine Medical Director will maintain knowledge of The Joint Commission standards and guidelines, as well as federal program and state licensure agreement standards.  

Rewarding Physician and Advanced Provider employment opportunities await with Indiana University Health Physicians.

IU Health Physicians group, which employs nearly 1,900 physicians and advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state, is one of the fastest-growing, comprehensive, multi-specialty practice groups in Indiana. IUHP also serves as the faculty practice plan of the IUSM and brings together IUSM faculty physicians, IU Health affiliated physicians and private practice physicians to give highly skilled doctors access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology. 

A unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine provides patients with the most innovative treatments and latest technologies offering more treatment options than anywhere in the state. IU School of Medicine also creates unique research and teaching opportunities vital to medical advancement.

About IU Health Physicians:

  • Comprehensive primary and specialty physician network, which provides access to extensive clinical expertise
  • Physician-led and physician-managed practice group which is dedicated to high-quality, patient-focused care comprised of more than 25 physician practice groups
  • Over 1,900 board certified and board-eligible physicians, over 250 advanced providers at more than 175 locations across the state
  • Leader in the use of electronic medical records (EMR); over 90% of IU Health Physicians use EMR to improve communication and coordination of patient records
  • National leader in quality, through maintaining the highest clinical standards and commitment to rigorous quality initiatives
  • Indiana University Health is the fourth largest employer in Indiana (Source: IBJ, 2016)

Indiana University Health National Recognition

  • Indiana’s only healthcare system to be nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report 20 years in a row.
  • Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and is the only nationally ranked children’s hospital in Indiana.
  • Six hospitals are designated as Magnet® hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizing excellence in nursing care.
  • IU Health Transplant is the only comprehensive transplant program in Indiana and one of the nation’s largest solid-organ transplant center.
  • With more than 200 physician researchers leading the way to new treatments, IU Health Simon Cancer Center is Indiana’s only National Cancer Institute-designated patient care center.
  • Indiana University Health is the fourth largest employer in Indiana (Source: IBJ, 2016)

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.

Muncie, Indiana offers a vast variety of entertainment, dining, culture and family-friendly recreation. One visit to Muncie, rich with history, recreation and festivals, will win you over!

  • Home of Ball State University
  • Museum of Art, Planetarium and Muncie Symphony Orchestra
  • Wineries, unique shopping and local cuisine
  • Prairie Creek Reservoir offers boating, fishing and camping
  • Family friendly outdoor music and food festivals along with sports and recreation
  • Named Community of the Yeaand America's Hometown
  • Quick drive to Indianapolis, Chicago and Cincinnati

Indiana University Health

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