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The Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory School of Medicine and Grady Health System announces an opening for Medical Director, Grady Emergency Care Center.
Grady Memorial Hospital's Emergency Care Center (ECC) is the region's premiere Level 1 Trauma Center and the busiest emergency department in Emory's emergency medicine program. The Grady ECC provides over 150,000 emergency visits, serving as Metro Atlanta's Regional Safety Net Hospital. In addition, the ECC provides critical services such as a nationally recognized burn center, a 20 bed state of the art emergency medicine-managed observation unit, the designated regional disaster coordinating center, and care to many vulnerable populations. The Grady ECC serves as the primary site for our 3-year residency training program with 60 residents and numerous fellowships. Approximately 60 faculty and 45 Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) also provide care in the Grady ECC. Grady serves as the primary site for most of the department's clinical research. The Grady ECC has new facilities that house the esteemed Marcus Trauma Center.
The Emory Department of Emergency Medicine is one of the largest, busiest, and most innovative organizations of its kind in the U.S., nationally and internationally recognized for its expertise in emergency health system management, clinical emergency medicine, public health management, injury prevention, disaster management, pre-hospital care and emergency medical services, toxicology services, observation medicine, ultrasound, and palliative care. Emory University School of Medicine is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the nation's outstanding institutions of biomedical education, research and patient care and is dedicated to training exceptional students who become leaders in academic medicine and biomedical research. Our department is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, wellness and well-being for our faculty, residents, APP's, learners and staff.
The Medical Director is responsible for the day to day operations of the ECC. Duties will include planning, implementation, and evaluation of all medical care and ancillary services provided to patients presenting to the ECC. Areas of oversight will include the Walk-in Center, Medical Zones, Marcus Trauma Center, Detention, PES (Psych), Sickle Cell and the Clinical Decision Unit (Obs). The medical director will work closely with Nursing, Laboratory and Radiology and other ancillary services to ensure the care delivered to patients within the ECC meets the standards of care. The medical director will work cooperatively and collegially with admitting and consultative services to provide emergency services for all patients who present to the ECC.
Our vision is to be the premier academic Emergency Medicine Department in the nation by leading the transformation in acute and emergency care delivery. This will be accomplished through discovery of innovative data-driven solutions that improve the patient/family experience, preparing the next generation of emergency care providers for the future and guiding discoveries that save lives, improve health and provide hope.
Successful candidates will be an accomplished leader in the field of Emergency Medicine who will be able to present a vision for building and sustaining a top-ranked emergency department. A qualified candidate will be a nationally recognized board-certified Emergency Medicine physician who will have the necessary privileges to provide patient care throughout Emory Healthcare and Grady Health System. An advanced degree such as MPH, MHA, and MBA is desirable but not mandatory. The individual will provide senior leadership in all clinical, educational and research endeavors involving emergency medicine for the faculty located in the Emergency Care Center at Grady, with responsibility for the continued development of an academically distinguished department within the Emergency Medicine program. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of experience directing emergency care services in a high-volume emergency department and embrace the core values of the department. S/he will be an accomplished operational and strategic leader with direct administrative experience to include a broad understanding of complex health strategies and issues challenging the field of Emergency Medicine and its medical education programs.
Interested candidates should submit online; CV, a letter of interest including current research statement. Inquiries should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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