Hospitalist Medical Director

Dodge City, Kansas
Oct 19, 2020
Position Type
Strengthen your leadership skills and earn over $410K by joining TeamHealth as the next hospital medicine leader at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City, Kansas ' a family-oriented, mid-size community in the heart of the Midwest. Western Plains Medical Complex is the only hospital in southwest Kansas to earn the distinction of 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures' for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. As a hospitalist medical director you will set the tone of the practice and lead a clinical team to promote and support a collaborative practice environment with department leaders in nursing and hospital administration to ensure the best patient care is delivered. Our next TeamHealth hospitalist leader must be comfortable in caring for and managing patients in the ICU setting; previous leadership experience is preferred. Ideal candidates are able to do procedures. This program has the support of an APC call center with critical care certified APCs. As the medical director, you will experience a rewarding career with an attractive 7-day-on/7-day-off shift schedule to support a balanced quality of life while earning lucrative compensation and participating in an outstanding benefits package. As a TeamHealth leader, you receive robust leadership development resources'mentorship, face-to-face training, online learnings and more 'to transform a practice and patient lives. This is a great opportunity for someone who offers leadership experience and loves living in a more rural area. TeamHealth is one of the nation's leading healthcare organizations that specializes in hospital medicine. For more than four decades, we have honed every aspect needed to support our physician teams so that you can do what you do best.

Job Benefits
- Lucrative earnings of $410K+ (before wRVU quality incentives), including monthly Medical Director stipend - Access to leadership development programs such as Leadership Education and Development (LEAD), Coach Development Academy (CDA), National Medica

Community Caption
Economically-thriving, family-oriented city

Community Description
Economically-thriving city of close to 30,000 people offering a service area of over 177,000! Not too many cities can boast a 98% employment rate! Embrace a family-oriented community with a strong tax base and a commitment to reinvest in their city and schools. Enjoy a cost of living 79.3% of the national average and 260 days of sunshine a year. Dodge City is an excellent location to raise a family due to the stellar schooling options and the amenities of more than 20 parks and 4 athletic field complexes, a western-inspired water park, private and public golf courses, the Wright Park Zoo, a 3500-seat raceway park, a downtown farmer's market, drive-in theater and much more. The Dodge City Regional Airport has daily flights to Denver for a connection or to enjoy a weekend skiing, snowboarding or a concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater.

Facility Caption
World-class care in Southwest Kansas

Facility Description
Western Plains Medical Complex is a JCAHO-accredited, 99-bed hospital that serves as a regional referral center for Southwest Kansas. The hospital has also been recognized as a Mission Lifeline STEMI receiving facility as well as a Certified Stroke Emergency facility. Western Plains Medical Complex is a LifePoint Health Quality Affiliate committed to transforming and improving its culture of safety and providing the highest quality care.

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