Medical Director – Hospital Medicine

Full Time |
H-1b Visa Eligible |
J1 Waiver Eligible |

Medical Director – Hospital Medicine

Join a Collegial Practice Where you Will Thrive

University of New Mexico Hospital is the state’s academic health center in New Mexico, focusing on care for the most complex health needs in the Southwest. UNMH is the primary teaching hospital for the UNM School of Medicine, which means your care team is on the cutting edge of medical research, technology, clinical trials, and specialty patient care.

UNMH is a Level 1 Trauma Center with a dedicated Children’s Hospital.

  • 618-bed not-for-profit hospital
  • The Hospitalist team consists of 10 physicians and 8 advanced practitioners
  • Code team runs rapids and code blues; hospitalists run codes on their own patients
  • Closed ICU
  • No procedures required
  • Two years as hospitalist, leadership experience preferred, and ABIM or ABFM required
  • H1b and J1 eligible; access to Sound’s in-house visa specialists as well as our licensing and credentialing experts; all required filing fees for the visa are paid and services covered

Ensuring Success From The Start By Investing In You

Physicians who choose to lead at Sound thrive because they are willing to take risks, and focus on their teams while doing whatever they can to make their practice successful. We give aspiring leaders a foundation from which to grow into roles with additional responsibilities. Experienced leaders also have opportunities to fine-tune their skills through coaching and advanced content. Each of us deserves the opportunity to feel “comfortable, healthy, and happy” in the midst of our professional commitments so that we can do great work and experience joy in the practice of medicine. At Sound Physicians, we invest in our leaders through physician-led learning & development team so you can reach your greatest human potential.

  • Sound’s “Well Being” program is solely focused on advancing the well-being of our clinicians
  • Dedicated learning and development program that includes virtual and live events and mentorship designed to accelerate clinical leadership
  • Clinician-specific tools focused on gaining insight into individual performance quality, satisfaction, and other key outcomes.

What Matters to You

As a physician-founded and led organization, we know what matters to you. Trust, recognition, comradery, and hassle-free onboarding are just a few gears we hang our hat on. Our model is designed to challenge the status quo and transform the acute episode of care.

  • You will have a dedicated staffing coordinator
  • The regional operations team will provide you with ongoing reports to help manage performance
  • Benefit from SoundMetrix, our robust data platform
  • You will have a dedicated physician-led team for professional education focused on your individual development and growth

Location and Lifestyle

Albuquerque is a vibrant city filled with diverse cultures, unique and authentic art, traditions, cuisine, and world-class museums. As New Mexico’s largest and growing city, the richness of the land, people, architecture, and culture is undeniable. While growing at a steady pace, Albuquerque retains its neighborhood feel.

New Mexico’s majestic blue skies set against t the colorful and dramatic Sandia mountains, make this high desert city a playground for outdoors enthusiasts. With more than 300 days of sunshine along with the ski slopes, award-winning golf courses, and world-famous hot air ballooning, there is no shortage of adventure and inspiration in Albuquerque. The rich history and spacious landscapes make Albuquerque a wonderful place to live and thrive.

Hospital Achievements

  • UNMH has received the Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals Cancer Care
  • UMNH is also a recipient of numerous other awards including the Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level 7 organization, which is the 15th year recognized for this honor
  • UNMH offers comprehensive and world-class services in all specialties including Cancer Care, Bariatrics, Women’s Health, Stroke, Center, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Behavioral Health, Pain Management, and more.

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