ACEP ID:

Senior Director

DEPARTMENT

Emergency Medicine Practice

BASIC FUNCTION

Manages programs developed to meet the current needs of emergency physicians to improve the care delivered to patients. Focuses on the issues facing emergency physicians around workforce and the practice of Emergency Medicine (EM). Works with other organizations within EM to expand the scope of emergency care beyond the hospital and explore ways to reduce expansion of training programs. Focuses on programs to enhance physician wellbeing through improving the practice environment, improving care for patients and improving public health measures initiated in emergency departments.  Serves as the primary staff liaison to the multiorganizational Workforce Taskforce, the ACEP Staff Workforce Workgroup, the Emergency Medicine Practice Committee, the Public Health/Injury Prevention Committee and Section, the Critical Care Section and the Medical Director’s Section. Works closely with the membership, education and member communications and marketing departments to design and deliver programming, coordinate multiorganizational meetings, and manage initiatives designed to improve the lives of emergency physicians and the patients they serve.  Leads cultivation of internal and external partnerships, and close collaboration with stakeholders. Meets regularly with members of ACEP, with members of the emergency medicine team and with other specialties to understand the breadth of issues facing emergency physicians and their patients. Oversees activities related to the practice of emergency care. Acts as a resource for ACEP as it interfaces with our members.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Develop a strategic plan for addressing workforce issues within ACEP and with other groups.

  2. Identify issues and stakeholders involved in workforce issues.

  3. Oversee projects generated by the ACEP Board of Directors and the Workforce Taskforce. Convene workgroups with representatives from multiple organizations devoted to emergency care.

  4. Oversee projects generated by the ACEP Staff Workforce Workgroup.

  5. Communicate progress on projects to the Board of Directors and the membership on a regular basis.

  6. Manage the objectives of the Emergency Medicine Practice Committee and the Public Health/Injury Prevention Committee.

  7. Coordinate activities of the Public Health/Injury Prevention Section, the Critical Care Section and the Medical Director’s Section.

  8. Serve as a resource to ACEP members and staff on issues relating to workforce, emergency medicine practice and the needs of patients seeking emergency care.

  9. Develop strategies to improve physician well-being through improvements in the practice environment.

  10. Monitor the job market, workforce issues and well-being of emergency physicians.

  11. Develop and manage implementation plan and day-to-day activities for the workforce projects/grants.

  12. Responsible for managing fiscal tasks, reporting and all other related correspondence.

  13. Manage stakeholder communications and activities for multiorganizational Workforce Taskforce, the ACEP Staff Workforce Workgroup, the Emergency Medicine Practice Committee, the Public Health/Injury Prevention Committee and Section, the Critical Care Section and the Medical Director’s Section. 

  14. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Relationships and Contacts

Reports to:

Associate Executive Director, Clinical Affairs

Supervises:

Wellness and Diversity Manager, future administrative staff

Internal Contacts:

All staff

External Contacts:

ACEP members, other organization focused on emergency care, emergency department staff and staff from other associations and organizations working in the areas of emergency practice, workforce and patient care.

Required Education and Experience

  1. MD (preferred) or Doctorate degree with major in public health, nursing, community health sciences, or health policy and management.

  2. Ten years of comparable experience in a senior management role

  3. Organized, attention to detail, highly self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  4. Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills.

  5. Supervision experience.

Other Desired Qualifications 

  1. Ability to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources to assess project strengths and weaknesses and to recommend creative and innovative solutions to address problem areas.
  2. Strong professional connections within emergency medicine.
  3. Strong project management skills.
  4. Ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis of approaches and tools to make appropriate recommendations.
  5. Ability to identify and assess trends in the overall environment related to physician workforce and practice.
  6. Ability to perform a landscape analysis using multiple inputs and provide recommendations from findings to support desired outputs.
  7. Resourcefulness-ability to find existing programs/materials through research and other methods.
  8. Experience managing federal, corporate or foundation grant projects.
  9. Experience in the emergency medicine field.

We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits package, retirement plan and more.

If you have any questions or would like to send your resume, contact us here.

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