Medical Director - ICU

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
May 19, 2021
Position Type

Einstein Healthcare Network has provided compassionate, high-quality healthcare to anyone in need since 1866. We began with what was, in the late 1800's, a remarkable and forward-thinking creed: to provide medical care to the sick and wounded without regard to creed, color or nationality. Our primary mission remains true to the founder's intent. With our more than 500 employed specialty and primary care physicians, Einstein is able to provide the full spectrum of service to our community, from primary though quaternary care. Our primary service area is North Philadelphia whose population has significant medical needs and other challenges. Einstein is known for its mission of commitment to community and has gained a reputation for excellence, compassion and innovation. Einstein Physicians Philadelphia, our employed specialty practice group, and the department of medicine, are seeking to add a Medical Director - ICU to our team of outstanding physicians. Join us; make a difference.

Position description:
Directs and administers the overall medical activities of the Medical ICU to ensure high quality, cost effective, safe, and comprehensive medical service delivery. Effectively collaborates and facilitates communications with physicians, nurse managers and administration in hospital-based medical intensive care unit.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting in the preparation of annual planning, budgeting and staffing.
  • Meeting with administrative and all multidisciplinary teams on a regular basis.
  • Developing and administering policies and procedures in order to ensure effective, quality performance.
  • Appropriate physician staffing to ensure competent and available medical expertise during hours of operation.
  • Collaborates with Care Management/Quality leadership to advance hospital/system quality improvement initiatives.
  • Interacting with hospital-based physicians, including other Medical Directors, and nurse managers to facilitate the development of best practice standards and professional relationships.
  • Establishing and maintaining high quality professional standards of intensive care medicine and administer a comprehensive quality improvement program.
  • Participating in risk reduction strategies and investigation and resolution of significant events.
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of performance improvement programs.
  • Reviewing, investigating and making appropriate dispositions regarding all complaints and queries concerning contracted physicians; works cooperatively with hospital-based administrators and physicians in the review.
  • Providing clinical care to patients.

Minimum requirements:

  • MD or DO from an accredited program or foreign equivalent
  • Completion of an ACGME accredited internal medicine residency
  • Completion of an ACGME accredited PUD.CC or CC fellowship program
  • Board certified/eligible in IM, PUD/CC or CC
  • Appropriate licenses and certifications


  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • DBP, 403(b), 457, structured portfolio
  • 32 Days paid time off (PTO)
  • 5 Days continuing medical education (CME) w/ Stipend
  • 12 Days sick leave
  • Long term disability
  • Malpractice insurance with tail

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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