Hospital Medicine Divisional Director - MCP Florence Division

  • R-0000002417
  • Cades, South Carolina
  • Florence, South Carolina
  • MULLINS, South Carolina
  • Doctor-Physician
  • Physicians
  • Full Time

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Entity

MUSC Community Physicians (MCP)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

Regular

Department

CC001867 MUHA | MCP - Columbia Physician Practices Admin

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

Health-00

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)

Job Description Summary

MUSC Health, the clinical enterprise of the Medical University of South Carolina, is seeking an experienced physician to provide oversight and leadership for Hospital Medicine services at all hospitals within the MUSC Health Florence Division. The division currently includes MUSC Health – Florence Medical Center, and MUSC Health – Marion Medical Center. MUSC Health – Black River Medical Center, a brand new, 25-bed facility is expected to join the division in 2023.

Job Description

MUSC Health, the clinical enterprise of the Medical University of South Carolina, is seeking an experienced physician to provide oversight and leadership for Hospital Medicine services at all hospitals within the MUSC Health Florence Division. The division currently includes MUSC Health – Florence Medical Center, and MUSC Health – Marion Medical Center. MUSC Health – Black River Medical Center, a brand new, 25-bed facility is expected to join the division in 2023.

About the Opportunity:

  • Lead the development of policies and procedures for the Hospitalist Program
  • Provide administrative leadership for the Hospitalist program with a focus on meeting performance metrics and standards
  • Partner with divisional Chief Medical Officer to reach quality goals by ensuring active engagement and participation by hospitalist providers in quality and strategy initiatives, including but not limited to improvements in patients’ length of stay
  • Play leading role in the design and implementation of staffing models and innovative care delivery models, including telehealth
  • Participate in system-wide initiatives with regard to the admit/transfer center, with the shared goal of improvement in patient disposition and transfer timing both into and out of Florence
  • Serve as a liaison between the Medical and Nursing staff to assure timely communications, adherence to standards and policies, and the promotion of collegial relationships; assist with relationship building, fostering positive interactions, and problem resolution
  • Participate in interdisciplinary and interdepartmental performance improvement activities, and peer review as requested
  • Maintain ongoing communication with administration and staff to provide clinical expertise and support when needed or requested
  • Review and advise on proper coding for professional services provided by Hospitalists, participate in audits and maintain compliance with sound fiscal practices
  • Work collaboratively with hospital system’s recruiters and practice managers to source and on-board Hospitalist physicians and APPs
  • Participate in individual hospital general medical staff meetings and committees, and hold monthly meetings with group and hospital leadership
  • Schedule and direct monthly hospital meetings with executive team members to review overall program performance and areas of opportunity to ensure alignment with divisional goals and initiatives
  • Monitor and amend daily staffing plans based on real-time volume fluctuations with attention to flexing staffing models to patient volumes
  • In addition to administrative duties, Medical Director will also be responsible for clinical commitment to include treating hospitalized patients from admission through discharge, conducting history and physical assessments, strategizing to improve and/or manage patient health, and attempting to reduce their length of stay through safe medical practices and recommended treatment plans
  • Physician will work as part of a team with physicians and APPs

We will provide:

  • Competitive compensation
  • $5,000 Professional Expense allowance
  • 15 days PTO + 5 days of CME
  • Occurrence malpractice coverage
  • Employer-funded retirement plan
  • Epic EMR platform
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligibility

Additional Job Description

Originally founded at the intersection of three railways, Florence, South Carolina, has transformed from a small, quiet rail town to a bustling center of industry, healthcare, education, culture, retail, and recreation. In Florence, you’ll find ample shopping opportunities, fine dining, entertainment, live music events, year-round outdoor recreation, and fantastic schools. You’re also only a 2-hour drive away from Charlotte, NC, and the Charlotte International Airport (CLT), as well as Charleston International Airport (CHS), and the scenic beaches and historic charm of Charleston, SC.

www.cityofflorence.com/
www.flochamber.com/

 

MUSC Health Florence Medical Center is a regional acute care facility comprised of 396 beds, more than 1,500 employees and nearly 250 physicians representing all major specialties dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the citizens of Northeastern South Carolina. We offer acute care, diagnostic services, women’s health, orthopedic services, cancer care, cardiac services, general and laparoscopic surgery, rehabilitation, emergency/trauma care, community health services and more.

Florence Medical Center’s Chest Pain Center is the first in the region to be accredited, and one of only 15 in the state of South Carolina to achieve this distinction.

MUSC Health Marion Medical Center is a 124-bed, acute care facility that provides complete inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic, medical, surgical and emergency care. Marion Medical Center is Joint Commission accredited, and includes Mullins Nursing Center, a 92-bed facility with a five-star ranking from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. We believe in the power of people to create great care. We work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

Medical University of South Carolina participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees

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