The Department of Emergency Medicine at the UC Irvine School of Medicine is seeking applicants for a faculty position as Medical Director of Emergency Medicine. The faculty position will be in the H.S. Clinical Professor Series or Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine (Clinical X) Series, at the Associate or Full Professor level.
Requirements for the H.S. Clinical Professor Series:
Qualified candidates must possess an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree, be board certified/board eligible, and have a California license at the time of appointment. Candidates must have demonstrated capabilities for teaching, professional service, and research or creative work. The incumbent will participate in patient care, teach in clinical programs, and perform university and public service. Preference will be given to candidates who possess leadership experience and an M.B.A. degree.
Requirements for the Professor of Clinical X Series:
Qualified candidates must possess an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree, be board certified/board eligible, and have a California license at the time of appointment. Candidates must have demonstrated capabilities for substantial research, excellent teaching, and professional service. The incumbent will participate in patient care, teach in clinical programs, and perform university and public service. Preference will be given to candidates who possess leadership experience and an M.B.A. degree.
Medical Director Information:
The ED Medical Director will help lead our care management initiatives using a patient-centered approach with outstanding customer service and clinical excellence, while optimizing ED flow. The Medical Director reports directly to the Vice Chair of Clinical Operations.
The ED Medical Director is responsible for administering the bedside ED clinical operations. The candidate is expected to monitor operational data serve as a physician leader of EPIC, and adhere all clinical policies and protocols in lock-step with evidence based medicine. The candidate will also assist with regulatory affairs and Joint Commission compliance and address clinical issues as they arise.
The ED Medical Director is expected to coordinate clinical operations with Nursing leadership by participating in their leadership meetings regarding operational issues and serve on the Unit Practice Council. The candidate will also collaborate with other clinical and ancillary departments to distribute information on existing and new operational initiatives, guidelines and protocols. Additionally, the candidate will oversee building and equipment maintenance and environmental services; and provide leadership and input on new equipment and products.
The ED Medical Director will also serve as a Department representative at high level hospital and University administration meetings. The candidate will interact with other department clinical leaders, Chairs, and Deans within the UC Irvine Health System with regards to clinical operations and clinical department interactions.
UCI Medical Center:
The University of California, Irvine Medical Center is a 472-bed tertiary care hospital with all residencies. The ED is a progressive 35-bed Level I Trauma Center with 51,000 patients, in urban Orange County. Collegial relationships with all services. Excellent salary and benefits with incentive plan.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested candidates should apply through UC Irvine’s Recruit system located at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04308
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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