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EM - Medical Director - Forbes Hospital

US Acute Care Solutions

Last Updated: 12/11/19

Job Description

As a medical director at USACS, you will be responsible for collaborating with the hospital and nursing leadership while offering support to your physician staff. Not only will you serve as a leader within the emergency room, you will also serve as a leader within the organization. Through our model of shared ownership, you will have an influence on broad company decisions and help facilitate the development of new leaders.

With USACS, you'll be part of a team unique in today's industry. USACS provides physicians with ownership, unparalleled benefits and the opportunity to practice within a values-based model emphasizing quality, long-term wealth building a culture of shared ownership. USACS physicians enjoy the security and resources of a large, national group without sacrificing the advantages typically found in local EM groups.

Prior experience is required to be considered for this position.

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Details
  • Oversee the operations of the ED in collaboration with nursing leadership and hospital administration
  • Supervise the EM staff, per the bylaws, policies and procedures of the institution
  • Represent the ED in the community and within the hospital medical staff
Hospital
  • 329-bed community hospital situated in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh
  • Modern, full-service hospital specializes in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, behavioral sciences, oncology, emergency medicine, cardiology and diagnostic imaging
  • All major specialties are represented including cardiology and surgical subspecialties
  • Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Forbes Cardiology Diagnostic Center
  • EMS/Paramedic training programs, providing medical command to 10 local squads; EMS teaching options are available for interested physicians
  • Responsive lab and x-ray; radiology is situated adjacent to the emergency department
  • Advanced Cardiac Care program including interventional cardiac catheterization and open heart
  • Newly accredited Chest Pain Center, first in the region
  • Joint Commission certified as Level II Stroke Center with telemedicine affiliation with the Allegheny General Hospital
  • Advanced CT imaging, 64-slice Siemens CT imaging device adjacent to the Emergency department
  • 24-hour ultrasound technician service, Anesthesiologist coverage, Pediatric, Hospitalist coverage, & Intensivist service
  • Full-Time EMS Medical Director
  • Inpatient Mental Health Unit with 4 dedicated mental health rooms in ED with intake psychiatric coverage

 

Emergency Department
  • ED Volume: 41,000
  • 32% admission rate
  • Level II Trauma Center designation with full-time trauma services
  • Broad community patient pathology includes cardiac, geriatric, medical, orthopedic, and pediatric patients with minimal trauma
  • ED newly renovated with a total of 38 rooms and a dedicated physician triage area
  • Department is situated in a functional layout that includes two nurse’s stations with certified emergency nurses
  • Bedside ultrasound capability
  • Advanced airway videolaryngoscopy available (Glidescope)
  • 12 ECG transmission receiving units in ED
  • Advanced hypothermia capability
  • Decontamination room with exterior access
  • Paramedic response vehicle providing ALS response services to local ambulance services
Community Ranked by many sources as one of America’s most livable cities, Pittsburgh is a sophisticated metropolitan area with a hometown feel, and is truly a wonderful place to live and work.  From world class museums, theater, symphony and all cultural options, to professional sports (Pirates baseball, Steelers football, Penguin hockey and Riverhounds soccer), outstanding shopping and dining, and easy access to some of the best outdoor recreation in the northeast (Laurel Mountains, water sports on Pittsburgh’s famous Three Rivers, Youghiogheny River white water, and more), Pittsburgh has something for everyone. The region continues its renaissance with development of the waterfront and thriving metropolitan areas in town, and highly desirable suburbs with public and private schools ranked among the top 20% in the nation.
Benefits

• Equity for all full-time physicians

• Industry-leading, company funded 401k

• Annual CME/BEA (Business Expense Account)

• Outstanding Professional development programs

• Student loan refinancing as low as 2.99%

• Groundbreaking Paid Parental Leave

• Pioneering Paid Military Leave

• Short- and long-term disability (own occupation)

• Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and Rx coverage

• The best medical malpractice including tail coverage

• Location flexibility and stability of a national group



Company Details


US Acute Care Solutions

Canton, Ohio, United States

US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) is committed to protecting and continually improving the quality of patient care. It’s the reason we formed our group and the driving force behind everything we do. Putting ownership in the hands of physicians and patient care at the forefront of every decision we make, we are growing to meet the needs of the changing industry and developing innovative ways to...