Children’s National Hospital is seeking a Chief of Emergency Medicine to lead one of the largest Divisions in the country. In addition to leading a large clinical enterprise, this role includes formalizing and leading the strategic planning process, focusing on long term trends and outlook, and growth initiatives. The Chief will facilitate the execution of the strategy by working collaboratively with the other Division leaders and ensuring that the strategy is communicated and easily understood by all throughout the Division. He/she will ensure that strategic actions are completed at various levels to achieve desired results while ensuring that appropriate metrics are in place to measure performance and progress towards strategic goals. This leader will be responsible, for the financial accountability of the Division. In this leadership role, this position will be responsible for promoting the academic and research activity of the Division to enhance its reputation within the community, nationally and internationally. He/she will lead the academic, promotion, and tenure efforts for the Division faculty. The ideal candidate for this role should demonstrate prior leadership experience grounded in the core values of compassion, commitment and connection, putting our patients and families at the center of what we do. They must be a leader in education, learning and improvement with a commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.
Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance package
Paid malpractice insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan – 401K with 5% employer match
About Children's National:
The Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center at Children’s National is the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, as verified by the American College of Surgeons. As the only freestanding children’s hospital in the area, Children’s National serves as the regional referral center for pediatric emergencies. Children’s National has two Emergency Departments: the Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center (EMTC), a 40 bed ED located at the main campus; and a 15 bed ED at United Medical Center (UMC) in Southeast Washington, DC. The two campuses received over 110,000 pediatric ED visits in 2019. The department also provides pediatric emergency care at a community ED (Doctor’s Community Hospital), 10 hrs. a day.
The diverse faculty consists of clinicians, educators, scientists, and advocates. The physicians have full faculty appointments in the George Washington University School of Medicine. The Division of Emergency Medicine is the largest clinical division in the Department of Pediatrics with a physician group that, includes 46 PEM physicians, 23 Clinical Associates, 15 PEM fellows, 1 academic Urgent Care fellow and has one position for a POCUS fellow. In addition, there 20 APP’s providing clinical care. The two units account for 70 percent of all admissions to Children’s National, that includes 1,200 trauma admissions. The dedicated pediatric transport team brings over 6,000 children annually from other regional hospitals. Children’s National subspecialists care for suburban and rural patients referred from communities within a catchment area within an approximately 90 miles radius.
Must have completed an accredited medical school program in the U.S. or Canada or be ECFMG certified if an international medical graduate.
Must have completed fellowship training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and be at the Associate or Full Professor rank.
Must be Board Certified or Eligible; Board Certification in Pediatrics preferred; must have a valid and unrestricted District of Columbia medical license or be eligible to apply.
Ability to apply a variety of strategic frameworks to analyze problems and to guide and develop solutions.
Ability to translate and communicate complex topics in a variety of forums, tailoring communications to effectively influence the targeted audience; strong executive presence, and presentation and communication skills.
Ability to lead the entire range of problem-solving work; definition, analysis, proposal, execution, and evaluation.
Internal Number: 2000028D
About Children's National Hospital
Children's National Hospital, based in Washington, DC, celebrates 150 years of pediatric care, research and commitment to community. Volunteers opened the hospital in 1870 with 12 beds for children displaced after the Civil War. Today, 150 years stronger, it is among the nation's top 10 children's hospitals. It is ranked No. 1 for newborn care for the fourth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children's National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. In 2020, construction will be complete on the Children's National Research & Innovation Campus, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. Children's National has been designated twice as a Magnet® hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers in the D.C., metropolitan area, including the Maryland and Northern Virginia suburbs. Children's National is home to the Children's National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and is the nation...'s seventh-highest NIH-funded children’s hospital. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care, and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.