Physician - Emergency Medicine - Medical Director - Fort Smith, AR
Location: Fort Smith, Arkansas
Internal Number: 11241_900959
Join our $186 Million expansion of the Emergency Department and ICU as the ED Medical Director. Lead a fully integrated team of emergency medicine physicians and advanced practice providers.
Mercy Fort Smith has an excellent leadership opportunity for a full-time medical director in the River Valley region of Arkansas. As a Mercy physician leader, you will enjoy a leadership stipend and unprecedented support, including leadership training and development. Candidates must be board certified and have previous emergency medicine experience, be a proven leader, skilled in optimizing throughput, efficiency, and positive interactions to ensure high quality care and service.
At Mercy, our purpose is to perfect our physician's ability to practice medicine, every day, in everything they do. Our philosophy is as simple as our goal is singular: we believe better experiences for physicians lead to better outcomes for patients.
Our Mission: As the Sisters of Mercy before us, we bring to life the healing ministry of Jesus through our compassionate care and exception service. The Mercy experience we create through specific qualities found in our service. Our Values are Dignity, Service, Justice, Stewardship and Excellence. We are physician lead and professionally managed.
Fort Smith is a city on the border of Arkansas and Oklahoma. The River Valley Region's scenic beauty is a hallmark of our quality of life but is certainly not its only outstanding asset. Fort Smith is also noted for the strong work ethic of its citizens, the clean and progressive industry that drives the economy, a growing tourism trade, a thriving business and retail base and a strong agricultural tradition. Kiplinger magazine rated Fort Smith, AR as the #4 city in the US with the lowest cost of living. Our diverse and stable economic base prospers because of abundant natural resources, an educated workforce, professional medical facilities, award-winning schools, outstanding transportation network and quality of life. Fort Smith is home to the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine, and family and internal medicine residencies.
This position offers:
Competitive leadership stipend and clinical rate
Paid occurrence based mal-practice insurance
Annual CME allowance $5,000
Comprehensive benefits package for the entire family includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k)/403(b), matching retirement contribution and more
This facility features:
Level III Trauma Center
62,000 annual patient volume to ED
Certified Stroke Center
Strong partnership with integrated hospitalist
Separate OBED/Laborist program
On-site intensivist team
Multiple accreditations and consumer awards, Leapfrog "A"
Sisters of Mercy Health System is a four-time IBM Watson Health top five Large U.S health systems in 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016. A faith-based organization and serves millions annually. Located in seven states, Mercy is comprised of 40 hospitals and more than 2,500 Mercy Clinic physicians. We have hospitals in Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma, as well as underserved clinics in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
Mercy Clinic is a strong, physician-led and professionally-managed multi-specialty group. Today, Mercy Clinic is ranked one of the largest integrated physician organizations in the country by SK&A, in the company of Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Cleveland Clinic and Mayo Clinic.
Become a part of our legacy and help us build a healthier future.
Mercy Clinic is a physician-led and professionally managed multi-specialty group. With over 2,500 primary care and specialty physicians, Mercy Clinic is the fourth largest integrated physician organization in the country.
Working for Mercy gives you all the advantages of a larger organization balanced by the spirit of a smaller patient-centered medical group. You’ll discover a friendly and cooperative environment where people care for one another at every level. What sets us apart is our unique approach where physicians and professional managers share leadership and make decisions together to improve upon, and deliver, world-class care.
It is a continuing goal to advance diversity and inclusion within our Mercy ministry. We cherish each person as created in the image of God and believe it is our responsibility to strive for excellence in establishing an environment of dignity for all.
ST. LOUIS – Forbes has named Mercy to its America’s Best Employers for New Grads 2022 list, ranking Mercy in the top 200 companies, including AT&T, Edward Jones and The Walt Disney Company.