TeamHealth is seeking an emergency medicine leader for the role of facility medical director at Baptist Memorial Hospital – DeSoto located in Southaven, Mississippi. This leadership opportunity will report directly to the regional medical director and vice president of operations and will be responsible for the oversight of a growing team of clinicians and advanced practice clinicians.
As facility medical director (FMD), you will be responsible for developing and sustaining relationships, impacting clinical strategies and workflows that promote practice, patient satisfaction and improve value-based healthcare delivery. As FMD, you will be responsible for managing the clinical, financial, human and capital resources of the facility.
TeamHealth is a physician-led, patient-focused company with over 16,000 clinicians. Founded by doctors, for doctors, our success stems from the ingenuity, dedicated teamwork and integrity of our people. At TeamHealth, our purpose is to perfect the practice of medicine, every day, in everything we do. We are proud to be the leading physician practice in the United States, driven by our commitment to quality and safety and supported by our world-class operating team.
Duties may include, but are not limited to attending hospital general medical staff meetings and serving as a representative on hospital committees, producing and managing FMD report to appropriate regional medical director (“RMD”), senior vice president (“SVP”), executive vice president (“EVP”), and vice president operations (“VPO”). You may also be expected to schedule, conduct and report on monthly or bi-monthly departmental meetings, manage staffing schedule and a core team of seventeen (17) clinicians, produce and execute a yearly departmental strategic plan, attend monthly goal progress meetings with hospital administration along with RMD and VPO, and more.
We ask that candidates have a medical degree (MD or DO) and be board certified in emergency medicine. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of previous leadership / administrative experience, have strong administrative and team building skills, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Review of applications will begin immediately.
Founded in 1988, Baptist Memorial Hospital DeSoto is a 339-bed acute care facility providing a wide range of care services to the community it serves. This facility is known for its comprehensive heart program, extensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, women’s center and cancer center and continues to be recognized as a top performing hospital well-awarded for quality outcomes. In 2018, the facility’s women’s center received prestigious international recognition as a “Designated Baby-Friendly” birth facility, the first hospital in the Baptist Memorial Health Care system to receive the award. This not-for-profit facility is comprised of nearly 2000 employees, representing a full range of medical specialties. This facility is a part of the Baptist Memorial Health Care system, one of the premier health systems in the nation and an award-winning network dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality care.
Located on the Tennessee and Mississippi border, Southaven is a large community that boasts ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, excellent shopping, local eateries and more. The surrounding region is home to a number of nearby lakes, including Arkabutla Lake and Mud Lake, both of which offer affordable lakefront properties and opportunities for boating, fishing, water sports and more. When you’re not enjoying your lakeside retreat, make the short 20 minute drive to Memphis for world-famous barbecue, professional sporting events, live music, museums and much more!
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