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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.
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.