Division Head of Hospital Medicine

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The Department of Medicine within the Henry Ford Medical Group (HFMG) is seeking a clinical physician leader to serve as Division Head for the Division of Hospital Medicine.  Located in southeast Michigan, the Henry Ford Medical Group is part of the Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), one of the nation’s largest integrated healthcare systems, with a very robust clinical, academic, and research focus.

 

The Division of Hospital Medicine is comprised of 50 faculty physicians who cover over 220 beds in three hospitals, including an academic teaching service at Henry Ford Hospital, with more than 65,000 patient encounters annually.  In collaboration with other System leaders, the Division Head is responsible for:

 

·         Providing strong divisional leadership

·         Developing and coordinating long-range plans for the Division

·         Maintaining the highest standards of medical care and commitment to medical education in a leading Internal Medicine residency program

·         Ensuring a highly-functioning, financially sound, integrated system-wide Division 

·         Maintaining a clinical identity, while devoting his/her abilities to the proper management, function and efficiency of the Division 

·         Staff development, as well as recruitment of and retaining high-level staff 

·         Acts as a liaison to other local hospitals and physicians by maintaining relationships that are helpful and collaborative

·         Encouraging all physicians of the importance of community outreach and exemplary communication with referring physicians 

·         Able to establish ambitious goals and lead all involved in a comprehensive program to achieve those goals 

 

The successful candidate is expected to have a medical degree (MD/DO) with board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine preferred).  He/she must be qualified to be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Michigan and should have scholarly credentials appropriate to be proposed for a faculty appointment at Wayne State University School of Medicine. 

 

The ideal candidate will be a clinical physician leader who has demonstrated, by earlier accomplishments, an ability to define a vision for hospital medical services appropriate for HFMG Hospital Medicine, establish ambitious goals for the Division and lead all involved in a comprehensive program to achieve those goals.

 

The successful candidate is expected to have a medical degree (MD/DO) with board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine (preference Internal Medicine with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine).  He/she must be qualified to be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Michigan and should have scholarly credentials appropriate to be proposed for a faculty appointment.

 

 

     Overview

       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.

     Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness

       and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

       benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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