Medical Director Pediatric Inpatient/Intensive Care Units in Summerville, SC

Trident Health System
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Facility: Trident Health System 
Address: 9330 Medical Plaza Drive 
Charleston, SC 29406 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Pediatrics : Critical Care 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Job Description

Envision Physician Services has an opportunity for a Board Certified Pediatric Intensivist to lead our inpatient pediatric and pediatric critical care practice at Summerville Medical Center (SMC) in Summerville, SC. The Medical Director will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the inpatient pediatric and PICU with particular attention to quality, patient safety, policies and procedures, and patient experience. The role also incorporates working with hospital administration and providing leadership for the multi-disciplinary staff. Summerville Medical Center is home to one of the busiest Pediatric Emergency Rooms in SC that is staffed with Peds EM trained physicians.

Opportunity Highlights:
o Competitive compensation
o Work life balance (off six months out of the year)
o Comprehensive benefits which include medical, dental, vision, 401K.
o Malpractice Insurance with no tail coverage.

Opportunity Details:
o Staffing Model: 2 Pediatric Intensivists
o Schedule: Week on/off schedule
In-house during the day
Call from home at night
o Cover both PICU/Pediatrics, Consult for ER
6-beds with 2 observations beds
2018 Peds/PICU census data
482 Admissions
421 Pediatrics; 61 PICU Admits
ADC 3.59
o Pediatric subspecialty support includes Pediatric Surgery, GI, ENT, Anesthesia, Radiology, with telemedicine coverage for Pediatric Cardiology and active recruitment of Pediatric Neurology.

With over 30 years of high-quality Women's & Children's services and more than 100 service contracts, Envision Physician Services is a trusted strategic partner for established hospitals and health systems. Combining a national infrastructure with local support, our breadth and depth of clinical and operational resources allow our physicians to spend more time on what matters: delivering high-quality care. We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package effective on day one, and malpractice insurance with tail coverage.
The Medical Director position is an exceptional growth opportunity for a collaborative, dynamic individual committed to building strong relationships with the pediatric staff and surrounding community healthcare professionals. Responsibilities include program development, educating the nursing staff and oversight of the PICU and Peds Unit. Serving Dorchester County and North Charleston, the area offers a picturesque, vibrant growing community balanced with an easy-going lifestyle. There is plenty of fine dining, opportunities to celebrate the Arts, as well as recreational and outdoor activities for all interests throughout the seasons.

Facility Description

Trident Health has served the communities of Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester Counties for more than 40 years as a healthcare leader. Since opening Trident Medical Center in 1975 Trident Health now includes Summerville Medical Center; two freestanding emergency rooms - Moncks Corner Medical Center and Centre Pointe Emergency - and two urgent care centers - CareNow Urgent Care in North Charleston and CareNow Urgent Care in Goose Creek. There is a vast opportunity to join our team of 2,400 employees and more than 500 physicians and 400 volunteers.

Trident Medical Center is a 313-bed, tertiary-care hospital providing a comprehensive range of services including trauma, surgical, heart and vascular services. Among Trident's many specialties is minimally invasive robotic surgery for a variety of cases such as hernia, gynecologic, thoracic and spine. The hospital's accreditations in many specialties, including stroke and cardiac care, is a testament to the quality of Trident's physicians and clinicians. Summerville Medical Center, currently a 94-bed, acute-care hospital, will add 30 beds in 2019 to accommodate the hospital's rapidly growing women's and children's services. In addition to a designated pediatric ER the hospital also features a maternal fetal medicine program and other pediatric subspecialists. Summerville Medical Center enjoys an enviable reputation earned through services such as its accredited bariatric program; a pediatric/PICU unit and women's services, including "home-like" birthing suites. Trident Health has earned recognition as a leader in the delivery of healthcare in the Lowcountry.
COMMUNITY INFO:
IN 2018 TRAVEL and LEISURE MAGAZINE VOTED CHARLESTON, SC THE NO. 1 CITY IN THE UNITED STATES AND NO. 10 CITY IN THE WORLD. Branded as an extraordinary coastal city, rich in history and traditions, Charleston, South Carolina has earned national and international recognition of distinction in economic development, access to global markets, tourism, medical care and entrepreneurial opportunity. With its diverse economic mix the area continues to grow; yet its rich, historic charm and cultural sophistication are evident throughout the city. These distinguishable qualities have established the foundation which has lead Charleston to the forefront of cities created with innovation, creativity and a steadfast commitment to building excellence for the future. The region also boasts a multi-billion dollar visitor industry, one of the Southeast's most impressive medical hubs, a well-established base of national and international manufacturers, as well as a large military presence. In addition, arts, recreational and cultural opportunities are abundant.

Boasting a comfortable climate, a great location, historical charm and a variety of resources, the Charleston area is one of the best places to live in the nation.

The metropolitan area is comprised of Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties, and stretches some 50 miles inland, with 90 miles of oceanfront.

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Contact: Jan Thomas 
Phone: 843-856-7875
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