Assistant Medical Director of Emergency Medicine

Full Time
Ithaca, NY
Posted 3 weeks ago

Assistant Medical Director of Emergency Medicine


Job Description:  Assistant Medical Director of Emergency Services will report directly to and work alongside the Medical Director of Emergency Services for Cayuga Health System.  The Assistant Medical Director will work in a team of leaders to provide leadership for Cayuga Medical Center, Schuyler Health, Urgent Care Settings/Immediate Care, Virtual Care and future areas of development.  The position will be divided into 25% administrative and 75% clinical.


Quality and Safety

  • Develop and implement projects to improve quality, safety and value as identified by qualitative and quantitative data
  • Utilize data to transform care in emergency services care setting to current evidence-based, best practices
  • Develop clinical guidelines and/or order sets within emergency services to reduce unwarranted practice variation


  • Partner with recruiting and HR to build a full emergency care team
  • Serve as a collaborative partner with nursing, consulting providers, and hospital services
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to members of the emergency services team
  • Promote a patient-centered, collaborative, and respectful culture within all care settings

Financial Sustainability

  • Maximize operational effectiveness to improve volumes while implementing high-value care
  • Develop and monitor budgets with operational partners
  • Ensure clinical documentation and utilization management functions are optimized
  • Partner to reduce waste in all care settings and ensure models of care are financially appropriate


  • Review complaints and grievances and utilize findings to improve care delivery
  • Collaborate with Patient Relations and operational partners to implement best practices in service
  • Utilize service data to develop and implement change for improvement


  • Assist in refining and implementing the emergency services strategy across the health system
  • Serve as the liaison for emergency services within the health systems and the community
  • Continue to innovate to grow opportunities in emergency services care settings
  • Support service line development across the system



Job Features

Job CategoryMD/DO

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