An EM Assistant Director will have the opportunity to work alongside a supportive team to deliver excellence in patient care. Assistant directors are expected to support the EM director in overseeing the operations of the emergency department in collaboration with the nursing staff and hospital leadership.
- Supports the EM Director in overseeing the operations of the ED in collaboration with nursing leadership and hospital administration
- Helps with the supervision of the emergency medical staff, per the bylaws, policies, and procedures of the institution
- Represents the ED in the community and within the hospital medical staff
- 450 bed, full-service acute care hospital with a reputation for excellence
- Penrose-St. Francis has been named One of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for 10 years in a row (2008 - 2017) by Healthgrades
- Southern Colorado's only Magnet Recognized hospital
- Emergency Medicine physicians actively engaged with all major hospital committees including: Chief of staff, Director of Peer Review, Credentials committee, Quality Committee
- ED Volume: 44,000
- Level II Trauma Center – with level I verification
- Recipient of the Healthgrades Emergency Medicine Excellence Award for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)
- Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Emergency Medicine for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)
- Five-Star Recipient for Emergency Medicine for 3 Years in a Row (2010-2012)
- 32 main ED treatment rooms
- Close proximity to all radiology services, with bedside ultrasound
- ED Point of Care testing, with a lab tech in the ED
- Flexible documentation system using templates and voice recognition
- Scribe service available
- Fully mature PA program with 15 years of full PA integration
- ED managed observation unit
- Incentive based compensation
- Epic EMR System
- 11-bed Observation Unit exclusively for emergency medicine patients
- Approximately 5,000 patients/year
- Average patient length of stay < 20 hours
- National observation program support and oversight.
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