Sound Physicians, a physician-founded and led organization, focuses on improving quality, patient satisfaction, and ICU performance. Our model is designed to challenge the status quo and transform the way critical care is provided. This is accomplished by our relentless pursuit to create value and eliminate waste in the ICU, implementing critical care programs that focus on improving the lives of patients while creating value for our hospital partners.
We ensure that physicians have the time and resources needed to deliver compassionate care that measurably improves quality and lowers the cost of healthcare for patients in the communities we serve. Our culture promotes physician autonomy, mastery, and purpose. Physicians have the ability to effectively participate in the process of change management within the community hospital ICU setting.
As a Program Medical Director with Sound Critical Care, you will develop, lead and mentor your team; developing policies and guidelines while improving efficiencies through monitoring quality and efficiency metrics. Our model is designed to challenge the status quo and transform the way critical care is provided. This is accomplished by our relentless pursuit to create value and eliminate waste in the ICU, implementing critical care programs that focus on improving the lives of patients while creating value for our hospital partners.
The Team – The Hospital
We are excited to announce our newest hospital partnership and our first program in beautiful Alabama. DCH Regional Medical Center has been serving Western Alabama for more than 90 years and has evolved to ensure that residents have access to high-quality care close to home.
DCH Regional Medical Center, the cornerstone of DCH Health System, serves the residents of Tuscaloosa and the greater Western Alabama region. This large tertiary care center is adjacent to the University of Alabama's campus and is home to a large sub-specialty network providing the highest level of care to the region. Active cardiac, vascular, trauma and neuroscience programs are at the core of the medical center's care network. A long-standing affiliation with the University of Alabama allows for a large complement of residents to support the hospital's mission and vision. The Critical Care Program Medical Director will have the opportunity to build a high-end program with the support of the larger Sound Critical Care team in this thriving medical community.
583-bed, regional medical center
63-bed ICU - medical, surgical, cardiac, and trauma patients
Team of 6 intensivists
No call environment
Modified block schedule with 12-hour shifts
Education, Training & Experience Required
MD or DO
Must be board certified or board eligible in Critical Care Medicine with 5+ years of experience
Eligible to work in the United States; Not a J1 visa qualified area
Ability to work as a team member
Must have a commitment to excellence in clinical service, be forward-thinking and demonstrate problem-solving abilities necessary in this environment
Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to perform all technical skills in the critical care setting
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2201.121719.7401
About Sound Critical Care
Sound Physicians is a leading healthcare organization with a proven track record of improving quality, satisfaction, and financial performance for its hospital partners nationwide. Sound combines a high-performance model with engaged providers to drive reproducible results across the acute episode of care – through emergency medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, population health, telemedicine, and physician advisory services.