ChristianaCare is looking to employ a Medical Director for the Pediatric Care Center - a Hybrid Pediatric EM and Observation Unit.
The successful candidate will be board certified and possess Pediatric Hospitalist experience with strong leadership skills and/or Pediatric Urgent Acute Care/EM experience. This Medical Director will manage all clinical aspects of this 14-bed specialized unit housed in ChristianaCare's new Center for Women's and Children's Health.
All inpatient and hospital-based non-trauma emergency pediatric patient care will be delivered at this location .
Directs and manages the clinical operations for the Pediatric Care Center comprised of 14 beds - 7 acute beds for pediatric EM care and 7 inpatient observations beds.
Oversees, develops, and supports a team of 5 providers.
Successfully balances clinical and administrative responsibilities.
Leads the development and execution of strategic planning & process improvement initiatives established from the collection and interpretation of market data analysis.
Champions relationship building and cross collaboration with inpatient, outpatient, nursing, leadership, and other strategic partners.
Facilitates the success of the unit through supporting AOP goals and the implementation of quality control strategies.
BC in Pediatrics.
Several years of Pediatric Hospitalist and/or Pediatric Emergency Medicine experience.
Experience in a Pediatric Emergency Department or Urgent Care is preferred.
Leadership experience preferred.
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare has an extensive network of primary care and specialty outpatient practices, as well as home healthcare, preventative medicine and rehabilitation services. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.
ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 290 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.
Internal Number: JR56158
Christiana Care is growing and seeks physicians of all disciplines, from primary care through specialty and leadership positions. We also have tremendous opportunities for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. We offer you: Inspiring, fast-paced, team-based practice environments; Epic EMRs and innovative medical technologies and treatments; Accessible leaders who listen to, value and appreciate you; Colleagues who’ve trained at other nationally respected medical centers; Support for your ideas, opinions and contributions. It’s the best of nationally recognized academic and community-based medicine, with you at the center. Bring us your passion for care and clinical excellence as well as your desire to make a difference. We’ll provide you with a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, continuing education and recognition programs, and much more. Find your new job right now.