Assistant Chief Medical Officer

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: Emergency Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Job Description

TeamHealth is seeking an Assistant Chief Medical Officer to join our leadership team at Summerville Medical Center in Charleston, South Carolina. Trident Health has earned recognition as a leader in the delivery of healthcare in the Lowcountry, and is made up of Summerville Medical Center, Trident Medical Center, and two free standing Emergency Departments; Monks Corner Medical Center and CenterPoint Emergency.

The Assistant Chief Medical Officer will report directly to the Trident Health CMO and to the CEO of Summerville Medical Center. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: establishing and implementing standards of medical service; developing and implementing programs for patient care, education and research; providing professional support to the Medical Staff Executive Committee; and reviewing and measuring patient care effectiveness while also working in a clinical capacity.

Position Highlights:
Responsible for quality, risk management and patient safety *
Assists in development of annual capital and operating budgets *
Serves, as needed or assigned, on various committees, task forces or other advisory capacities *
Assists in the supervision of performance improvement activities *
Ensures the proper conduct of Quality Review and PRO functions of the medical staff *
Actively participates in the development of the Hospital's strategic plan, business plan, needs analysis, physician manpower planning and the implementation of new services *
Clinical work within the Trident Health System will be required to supplement this position*

Summerville Medical Center (SMC) is a 124-bed, acute-care hospital with a 24-hour emergency room and comprehensive acute medical services. This is a fast growing facility with an enviable reputation for its cardiac services, pediatrics and women's services. Surgical services offered include orthopedic, reflux, robotic, urologic, gynecologic, bariatrics, ENT and others. SMC is a part of Trident Health, a health system that has earned recognition as a leader in the delivery of healthcare in the Lowcountry, and is made up of Summerville Medical Center, Trident Medical Center, and two free standing Emergency Departments; Monks Corner Medical Center and CenterPoint Emergency. Facility accolades include being named a Joint Commission Accredited Chest Pain Center, Certified Stroke Center, Certified Advanced Heart Failure, Certified Total Hip and Knee Replacement, and Top Hospital for Quality Performance.




Settled after the American Revolutionary War, Summerville officially became a town in 1847. Summerville is mostly situated in Dorchester County, South Carolina with small portions of the county reaching into Berkeley and Charleston counties. The town limits extend to the Ashely River next to the Old Fort Dorchester State Historical Park. Summerville has hosted the annual Flowertown Festival since 1973. It is the largest arts and crafts festival in South Carolina and is held the first weekend of April. Enjoy the rich culture, history and attractions Charleston, South Carolina has to offer within an hour's drive.

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.

Contact Information
Contact: Jan Thomas 
Phone: 843-856-7875
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