Program Medical Director
Join a Collegial Practice Where You Thrive
Sound Physicians, a physician-founded and led organization, focuses on improving quality, patient satisfaction, and ICU performance. As a Program Medical Director with Sound Critical Care, you will develop, lead, and mentor your team; developing policies and guidelines while improving efficiencies through monitoring quality and efficiency metrics. Our model is designed to challenge the status quo and transform the way critical care is provided. This is accomplished by our relentless pursuit to create value and eliminate waste in the ICU, implementing critical care programs that focus on improving the lives of patients while creating value for our hospital partners.
We ensure that physicians have the time and resources needed to deliver compassionate care that measurably improves quality and lowers the cost of healthcare for patients in the communities we serve. Our culture promotes physician autonomy, mastery, and purpose. Physicians have the ability to effectively participate in the process of change management within the community hospital ICU setting.
The Team – The Hospital
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center has been serving area families since 1971. Memorial City boasts state-of-the-art facilities designed to enhance its nationally recognized healthcare services while adding to the comfort of patients and families. The ICU at Memorial Hermann Memorial City provides care to medical, general surgical, thoracic surgical, vascular surgical, and neurological surgical patients.
- 375-bed, comprehensive, state-of-the-art medical center
- 40-bed, closed ICU
- Established team of 7 intensivists
- No call environment
- Schedule: Block shift, 4-5 day blocks
Memorial City Medical Center boasts an impressive subspecialty support network and is home to one of the most advanced cardiovascular care facilities in the nation. In addition to the most advanced cath labs and minimally invasive surgical suites, the Heart and Vascular Institute also employs a world-class cardiothoracic and vascular surgery team and a neuro-endovascular suite. The critical care team works closely with surgeons to manage patients together to achieve impressive outcomes on a daily basis.
Education, Training & Experience Required
The Critical Care Program Medical Director will oversee a team of experienced critical care physicians and advanced practice providers. You will practice clinically in addition to administrative responsibilities and should have at least five years of leadership experience in a large ICU.
- MD or DO
- Must be board certified or board eligible in critical care medicine with 5+ years of experience; ICU Medical Director experience preferred
- Ability to work as a team member
- Must have a commitment to excellence in clinical service, be forward-thinking and demonstrate problem-solving abilities necessary in this environment
- Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical, and problem-solving skills
- Ability to perform all technical skills in the critical care setting
Location & Lifestyle
Located in the heart of West Houston, Memorial City is within a commutable driving distance of the beautiful suburbs of Sugar Land, Pearland, The Woodlands, and Katy. A low cost of living and the opportunity to experience unique culture and cuisine at every turn make this thriving city one of the best places in the world to settle down.