JOB DESCRIPTION: The Director, Emory Critical Care Center (ECCC), has direct responsibility to serve as its governing officer and chief innovator/ catalyst for envisioning the future of the ECCC as well as creating and executing the vision. The Director leads and manages the ECCC teams and drives integration activities across campuses, specialties, missions and entities. Additionally, the Director serves as the chief medical executive for the ECCC clinical operations, working closely with nursing, faculty and administrative leadership to direct the ECCC’s hospital and clinical practice activities.
QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates will be an accomplished leader in the field of Critical Care and be able to present a vision for building and sustaining a top-ranked Critical Care Center. A qualified candidate will hold an MD or MD/PhD degree, be board certified and have significant experience in critical care medicine to be considered eligible to meet the criteria necessary for senior faculty appointment and tenure. The individual will have demonstrated ability to lead successfully within a matrix organizational structure. Candidates should possess a minimum of ten (10) years of clinical, educational and research leadership experience. S/he will be an accomplished operational and strategic leader with direct administrative experience to include a broad understanding of complex health strategies and issues challenging the field of critical care centers.
Emory University is a private university located in the metropolitan area of the city of Atlanta that consists of nine academic divisions including schools of arts and sciences, theology, business, law, medicine, public health and nursing. Emory is ranked 21st among national universities according to U.S. News and World Report.
As a part of Emory University, the mission of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) is to improve the health of individuals and communities at home and throughout the world. The vision is to be the leading academic health sciences center in transforming health and healing, through education, discovery, prevention, and care. Emory Healthcare is the clinical arm of the WHSC. As the most comprehensive health system in Georgia with net revenues over $4.4 billion in 2018, approximately 23,000 employees, and 11 hospital locations with 2,673 licensed beds. In addition, the Emory Physician Group Practice includes 1,900+ physicians and the Emory Healthcare Network includes an additional 464 private practice physicians. The School of Medicine, Emory University, is a key part of Atlanta's healthcare hub and is one of the most comprehensive health systems in the world, with connections to research institutes, government agencies, non-profits, and commercial partners that offer endless opportunities for innovation.
Founded in 2009, the Emory Clinical Care Center (ECCC or Center) includes clinical and academic functions that cross organizational boundaries of the WHSC, including departments, schools, and clinical facilities. The Center's mandate is to integrate intensive care units throughout the Emory Healthcare system with the goal of delivering the highest quality, value, and access to critical care for patients. Team-based care is delivered by more than 70 intensive care physicians, 500 critical care nurses, 150 advanced practice providers, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, nutrition support specialists, and consultant physicians representing dozens of medical specialties. Research and teaching are also integral to the academic mission of ECCC.