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Location: Torrance, California
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: VCR-1
A. Administrative and Educational DutiesThe Vice Chair of Emergency Resuscitation and Innovation (ERI) will be a senior leader and member of the executivefaculty within the Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM). At the direction of the Chair of theDEM, the Vice Chair of ERI will work closely with DEM faculty, stakeholders throughout Harbor-UCLA MedicalCenter and LA County DHS, as well as outside policy, operational, government, funding, and academic stakeholdersto execute program development, innovation, and implementation and help shape DEM’s strategicpriorities. The Vice Chair of ERI will leverage the DEM’s strong ties with partner agencies while fostering newrelationships to expand care delivery, operational efficiency, research, and education. Specifically, the ViceChair of ERI will focus on developing, implementing, and optimizing programs including but not limited to:best practices in the immediate and longitudinal resuscitation of critically ill emergency patients, prehospitalcare, community first aid and bystander care, creative delivery of value-based out-of-hospital emergency care,DEM research and project infrastructure, hospital and regional disaster preparedness, and broad educationaloutreach for prehospital clinicians and the public. The incumbent will supervise DEM Emergency Medical Services(EMS) faculty who are responsible for EMS medical direction through the hospital’s base station, directother DEM prehospital and disaster functions, and aid in EMS fellow education. The incumbent will grow theDEM’s critical care presence and collaborate across the enterprise to build collaborative critical care from thepoint-of-injury through definitive treatment. The Vice Chair of ERI will coordinate closely with the Vice Chair ofClinical Operations on a variety of DEM patient care issues.As a full-time faculty member at a premier academic institution with emergency medicine resident and fellowtraining, and student educational programs, the Vice Chair of ERI will be expected to: attend EM Faculty andDEM Executive Council meetings, collaborate with the clinical operations leadership and other relevant clinicaldepartments, interview residency applicants, contribute regularly to the residency didactic curriculum, attendDEM conferences, in addition to clinical shift coverage. Additional meetings and duties may be assigned by theChair. Faculty are expected to dedicate sufficient effort to administrative duties to achieve excellent results.
B. Clinical DutiesThe Vice Chair of ERI will provide clinical coverage in the Adult and/or Pediatric Emergency Departments, andwill be assigned shifts providing direct patient care, including on nights, weekends, and holidays, according toDEM practices. The shift load may vary, at the discretion of the Chair, based on Department needs. Duringthese clinical shifts, the faculty member will be responsible for the education and supervision of various learners,including medical students, nurse practitioners, resident physicians, fellows, as well as the provision ofdirect patient care, as appropriate. Critical care certified faculty may have the option to perform part of theirclinical duties in the Surgical ICU at the discretion of the DEM Chair and Department of Surgery. The facultymember will be expected to evaluate learners.
C. Scholarly and Academic ActivitiesThe Vice Chair will be expected to produce academic and creative work. The creative work may span a varietyof areas including original research, quality improvement, health services research, educational research,or policy creation. The incumbent will work with the Chair and research faculty to plan and guide scholarlyactivities. These efforts should result in peer-reviewed publications that advance knowledge and demonstratethe impact of the faculty member’s work.
The Vice Chair of ERI will also be appointed as a non-tenured faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. A successful candidate for the Vice Chair positionshould merit appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
Faculty candidates must be board certified in Emergency Medicine by either the American Board of EmergencyMedicine or the American Board of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine. Emergency Medicine subspecialtytraining and a graduate degree in a related health services or public health field is preferred. The candidateshould possess strong medicine clinical skills, demonstrate excellence and commitment as an educator,and experience and ongoing interest in research and scholarship. The successful candidate for the Vice Chairof ERI position should possess exceptional skills and experience in teamwork and coalition building, programdevelopment and implementation, creative work, leadership, funding acquisition and fiscal stewardship, andout of hospital emergency care delivery. A track record of work with government agencies is preferred. Specificsubject matter expertise in critical care, EMS, and/or operational medicine is highly desirable.
The County of Los Angeles is an active equal opportunity employer.
Applicants should send a letter of interest and CV to:Craig Goolsby, MD, MEd, MHCDS, FACEPChair, Department of Emergency MedicineHarbor-UCLA Medical CenterProfessor of Clinical Emergency MedicineDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAcgoolsby@dhs.lacounty.gov
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