Internal Medicine Clinic Director
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated leader to have input and make an impact building the program from the ground up. This position requires an MD/DO with board certification in internal medicine and at least three years of administrative experience. The Medical Practice Director will devote .5 FTE to Administration and .5 FTE to precepting internal medicine residents and their own clinical practice.
The Internal Medicine Clinic opened in June 2021 in Milford and has 12 exam rooms, as well as offices and conference rooms to accommodate the needs of the residents and faculty. The Internal Medicine Program itself currently has 13 residents with a full complement of 39 in July 1, 2023.
The Medical Director will have responsibilities related to clinical services and the medical care offered at the clinic, patient access, patient safety, and clinic management, as well as ensuring residents are engaged and responsible for the quality of care they deliver. Other duties include preparing operating budgets, creating and monitoring metrics to assure clinic success, leading the day-to-day operations of the site and coordination of patient care services. The Medical Director will also maintain an active clinical practice at the clinic site.
Our community is growing, and as community partners, Bayhealth must assure the future healthcare needs of this area are met. This need resulted in a strategic plan to grow the healthcare providers of tomorrow here, in our very own community, by creating GME programs. Bayhealth began our initial GME programs, Family Medicine and Internal Medicine, on July 1, 2021. Our inaugural programs will be followed by General Surgery in July of 2022, Emergency Medicine in July 2023 (pending accreditation) and a Transitional Year Program potentially slated for July 2024.
Bayhealth Medical Center is a fully integrated health care system consisting of two hospitals (Bayhealth Kent and Sussex campuses), a free-standing ED in Smyrna and numerous ambulatory and outpatient offices. Both hospitals are certified Primary Stroke Centers. There is 24/7 Hospitalist coverage at both hospitals, as well as Intensivists in the ICU's.
Dover DE is a lovely community located less than two hours from Washington DC, Baltimore and Philadelphia. The central/southern Delaware area offers affordable living, history and charm. Easy access to both the Delaware and Chesapeake Bays provides limitless recreational opportunities and the Atlantic Ocean is less than a forty-five-minute drive from Dover.
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