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Medical Director, Pediatrics (SafeChild)

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Job ID 50169 Job Category Physician Shift Day Employment Type Full-Time Campus WakeMed Raleigh Campus (New Bern Avenue) Department Pediatrics

About WakeMed:
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 970-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, including three full-service hospitals, seven emergency departments and more than 80 physician offices. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities located at WakeMed Raleigh Campus include the WakeMed Heart Center, a dedicated Children’s Hospital and Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments, Neurosciences services, and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s mission-driven team includes more than 10,300 employees, 1,500 volunteers and 1,300 affiliated physicians, along with the more than 580 physicians and providers with WakeMed Physician Practices – all representing the best minds and the biggest hearts and the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit

WakeMed Health & Hospitals is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., which is ranked nationally as one of the top 10 best places to live for quality of life and is located just two hours from the beach or three from the mountains. The area has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the country and is located just minutes from the famous Research Triangle Park.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion, or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Position Information:
The Medical Director is responsible for local strategy, operational performance, and appropriate development of their group/division. In this work they partner with and are supported by the Executive Medical Director, Service Line Director and/or respective Practice Manager. The Medical Director is responsible for leading their group in the development and execution of operational tactics to achieve the aspirational goals for the group; including but not limited to - quality, patient experience, clinical outcomes, clinical operations and medical staff interactions with the group.  In their leadership role, the individual will work closely with other leadership, physicians, APPs, administration, recruiting, and clinical staff. The Medical Director will also serve in a clinical capacity delivering  outstanding quality care to the patients within their assigned division and the WakeMed system. The Medical Director will be expected to utilize a collaborative leadership style to develop their division into one that is recognized as a leader and in conjunction with our WakeMed Mission, Vision and Values.

Experience Requirements:
Fellowship/Internship/Residency - Related Area Required; Minimum of 4 years leadership experience required

Education Required:
Doctorate Medicine Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Licensed Medical Physician Required - And Board Certification in Area of Practice Preferred

Hours of Work:
Monday thru Friday

Weekend Requirements:
As Needed

Call Requirements:
as needed

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