Emergency Medicine, Medical Director
Req #: 35397
UMA Provider
Varies
BGH Emergency Department
United Health Services Medical Group
Binghamton, NY

The Medical Director reflects the vision, and values of United Health Services Hospitals and the Department of Emergency Medicine. This key hospital leader adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with hospital administration, ED Nursing leadership, physicians and advanced practice provider staff to ensure the E.D. Care delivery model achieves high quality care and evolves to match the needs of the patients, department, hospital and community;
  • Ensure compliance with Hospital medical staff bylaws and all related policies and procedures.
  • Assure sufficient faculty coverage for all activities of the clinical service and helps assess and recruit potential faculty.
  • Help recruit and assess key staff members, including preparing job descriptions and participating in probationary and annual performance reviews.
  • Monitor patient experience and patient flow. Design and implement process improvement strategies to improve and optimize these areas.
  • Maintain knowledge of The Joint Commission standards and guidelines as well as clinical standards for federal programs and state licensure agreements.
  • Work to ensure effective communication between ED physicians and APPs and other hospital medical staff and each other.
  • Have membership in or chair hospital committees as appropriate. These may include a medical staff executive committee and committees for disaster preparedness, critical care, quality improvement, case management, risk management, utilization review, etc.
  • Maintain knowledge of facility human resources (HR) policies and procedures and work with HR and legal team when necessary.

Qualifications:

  • M.D./D.O. licensure in the state of New York
  • ABEM/ABOM certification
  • Three (3) or more years of work experience beyond residency
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Ability to work as a team player at all times with a variety of people at different developmental and educational levels
  • Possess ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently

UHS Hospitals is a teaching hospital consisting of Wilson Medical Center which is a Level II Trauma Center and designated Stroke Center, and Binghamton General Hospital which is a full-service hospital housing a designated Crisis Center. Annual combined ED patient visits are approximately 60,000 with single, double and triple coverage. A not-for-profit organization, located in the Southern Tier of Upstate New York with Primary and Specialty Care offices in many locations throughout Broome, Chenango, Delaware and Tioga counties.

There are opportunities for teaching residents and medical students from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, as well as the ability to participate in clinical research. Competitive starting salary, hire stipend and relocation assistance, student loan repayment option, excellent benefits and occurrence-based malpractice insurance, and generous paid time off provided.

Formed in 1981 through the consolidation of three community hospitals, United Health Services Hospitals employs more than 6,000 people. As a teaching hospital, affiliated with the SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY and the Binghamton University Health Sciences Center, United Health Services Hospitals trains over 75 physicians per year in residency and fellowship programs.

As a community-based system, the values that guide decision-making and behavior should reflect the culture of its communities and what they expect from their health care system. These values place special demands on all who are part of United Health Services Hospitals.

For additional information, please contact Chris.Fryzowski@nyuhs.org Cell: (607) 206-3683, or office (607) 763-1930.

It is the policy of United Health Services Inc. and members of the United Health Services System to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, military status or genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other basis that would be in violation of Federal, New York State or local law.
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Why United Health Services?

We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.

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