TeamHealth has an excellent opportunity to advance your career as a facility medical director at El Paso Children’s Hospital in El Paso, Texas. The facility medical director (FMD) is responsible for results-oriented, strategic leadership to ensure the clinical performance of the facility. The FMD provides daily oversight for the facility emergency department medical providers within the practice operations area. You will ensure that client hospital expectations are met and TeamHealth is adhering to contractual obligations for emergency department staffing.
We ask that candidates be board certified in emergency medicine with 3 to 5 years of leadership experience managing physicians. You should have outstanding leadership skills and the ability to deal well with difficult situations. A qualified individual will have excellent oral and written skills, advanced problem solving skills, and outstanding presentation skills. The ability to work in a team environment is a must.
El Paso Children’s Hospital is a 122-bed teaching hospital associated with Texas Tech University. El Paso Children’s Hospital has the full spectrum of pediatric specialties including pediatric imaging, pediatric inpatient and outpatient infusion, pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric operating rooms, pediatric critical care transport team, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. El Paso Children’s Hospital has over 30 subspecialties and is always growing.
El Paso lies in far west Texas and is the 19th most populous city in the U.S. with a population of almost 650,000. Standing on the Rio Grande, El Paso is across the U.S./Mexico border from Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, so the city is loaded with history and historic places. The Franklin Mountains extend into El Paso from the north and nearly divide the city into two sections: the west side forming the beginnings of the Mesilla Valley and the east side expanding into the desert and lower valley. At an elevation of 3,800 feet above sea level, with the highest peak in the city being North Franklin Mountain at 7,192 feet above sea level. El Paso is also home to the 24,000-acre Franklin Mountains State Park, the largest urban park in the United States. El Paso is a thriving metropolitan city and is home to the University of Texas at El Paso, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Fort Bliss, one of the largest military complexes of the United States and neighbors Alamogordo, New Mexico, home to Holloman Air Force Base.
Tagged as: Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine