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Med Director-Hospitalist Prog

Med Director-Hospitalist Prog Facility: Good Samaritan Hosp Med Ctr Location: West Islip, NY Department: Hospitalists Category: Physician / Advance Practice Professional Schedule: Full Time Shift: Varied hours Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ReqNum: 6013991
Medical Director - Hospitalist Program
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.
The Hospitalist Medical Director will provide medical direction for the day-to-day operations of the Hospitalist program.
Responsibilities:
Schedules and holds regular Hospitalist monthly meetings with hospitalists and communicate regularly with mid-level practitioners to ensure quality of care
Responsible to Hospital Administration for the Hospitalist Services medical management of and leadership for the hospitalist program
Participates in management development programs
Develops and implements an appropriate quality assessment and improvement program
Advise and assist in utilization review activities for the Hospitalist program
Work with Hospital administration in the timely planning of activities, including the annual development of Hospitalist program objectives, and provide leadership with ongoing appraisals of the strengths, weaknesses and overall quality of the program.
Ensures the program is operated in accordance with all requirements of the Joint Commission, all applicable licensing requirements, and all other relevant requirements promulgated by any federal, state, or local agency
Works in conjunction with other Hospital leaders to assist with development and maintenance of Quality Improvement Programs and JCAHO standards
Review, investigate and report all hospitalist/allied health professionals complaints arising from Medical Staff, administration and patients.
Requirements:
New York State Medical License
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Extensive Training/Experience in Hospital Medicine
Career interest in Hospital Medicine and Medical Administration preferred.
BLS/ACLS/ATLS/AED training required and accepted from only 2 organizations:
American Heart Association - BLS/ACLS/ATLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program
American Red Cross - CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
No online programs from any organization will be accepted.
At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

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