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Chief/Sr. Medical Director Emergency Medicine

Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania | Permanent

Chief/Sr. Medical Director Emergency Medicine

Mid-Atlantic State


Looking for a place to settle and call home that affords you a terrific quality of life, lower tax rates, and yet a significant professional body of work that will satisfy you professionally without burning out?  If you enjoy working in a smaller health system that is nimble to adapt to the changing landscape and where decisions are made locally and include your voice, then look no further!   Join a thriving community health system leading 4 Medical Directors in Emergency Medicine at four facilities playing a strategic role in the organization.


The Chief will oversee and provide support/guidance and a system strategy for Emergency Services.  There are two hospital departments and two FSEDs, each with a medical director on site.    You will work collaboratively with other service line medical directors and closely with the Trauma Medical Director as well as the GME Residency Program Director for Emergency Medicine. 


In addition to maintaining high quality outcomes for patients through multiple accredited programs such as Cancer Care, Total Joint, Primary Stroke, IGFS, TAVAR, Cath Lab, Trauma,  etc, our client is one of the top financially stable organizations in the nation and boosts strong financial performance with a “AA” rating and stable outlook.   The system, which includes two hospitals campuses (one state-of-the-art which opened in 2019 and the other doing major expansions), two free-standing EDs, an accomplished and diverse medical staff made up of over 500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, accredited GME programs in internal medicine, family medicine, surgery, emergency medicine, and more in application process, offers a collaborative culture focused on providing quality patient care and outcomes.


If you are like many of your peers, you may have been contemplating where is my best option for success and making a meaningful contribution that stands out in the community?   We have seen an unprecedented number of surgeons during this post-pandemic time deeply desiring for themselves and their families to reconnect with a more meaningful lifestyle while enjoying an edifying body of professional work.    Our client has become a beacon of hope and satisfaction for many – providers and patients alike.


They offer extremely competitive pay and benefits and a unique lifestyle in an environment that is one of America’s best kept secrets.     If you are considering a move, let’s set up a call to share more details and to learn what edifies you most in life, personally and professionally, to see if this client or another might be something to consider in your decision process.    We can journey on your timeline so that you make the best decision for yourself to join an organization where you can mutually benefit from.



  • MD or DO
  • 6-8 years as medical director
  • Multi-site/system level experience preferred
  • Collaborative, engaging physician leader who enjoys mentoring and inspiring clinicians and physician leaders.
  • Team player who can help deliver consistency in emergency services program across health system/multiple sites
  • Residency experience a plus
  • .6-.7 Admin/.3-.4 Clinical (depends on hire)
  • Approximately 120,000 annual visits across 2 hospital campuses/2 FSEDs/2 Clinical Obs Units.



Email/Text with your best options for a conversation to 720-735-9743 with your name and we’ll get it on the calendar quickly at your convenience. 



Sue Forster

Senior Managing Partner

The Healthcare Initiative



Leading blue ocean strategies in executive search for 25 years.


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