Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pennington, New Jersey
Discussed at interview
Jan 19, 2023
Feb 18, 2023
Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Practice Setting
Hospital / Health System
Employment Type
Employee (W2)

Contact Details

Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine

ER Chair

Licensing and Education Requirements:

Board certified in Emergency Medicine

5-10 years of clinical experience (preferred)

5 years of group leadership (preferred)

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

Provider Management:

Manage recruitment and retention of provider staff

Maintain regular reviews and evaluations of providers

Interview provider candidates

Participate in on-boarding of new providers to ensure they have a full understanding of operational procedures

Monitor the overtime rate of providers across the system to ensure department goals are achieved

Create routine schedule, call schedule, and staffing models for the Capital Health Emergency Department

Clinical Workflow & Operations:

Be accountable for the optimal operating efficiency of staff and develop/maintain a patient-centered approach to clinical care

Develop and maintain a process to review note closure rates and plan to mitigate deficiencies across the system

Meet with Utilization Review and Medical team leadership to identify opportunities for proper bed assignment and level of care

Lead the ED Operations, ED leadership and ED Documentation meetings. Participate in other required meetings such as OBS Operations and CHMG Inpatient Operations

Assist with implementation of Surge management

Analyze metrics and review analysis with Senior Capital leaders

Review clinical variation of practice and promote best practices

Provide new disease management oversight

Work in conjunction with emergency management systems to ensure emergency preparedness


Keep abreast of local, regional and national trends in science and education as related to emergency medicine and communicate this information to staff, faculty and administration

Liaison to committees such as Sepsis, AMI/CPC, stroke accreditation and Patient Satisfaction, Neuro Operations, Resuscitation, Maternal/child, and Radiology

Appoint committees and leadership roles as needed to further the goals and functions of the Department

Address reported safety events, participate in adverse event review, and work directly with providers to ensure continued performance improvement



Oversee development in conjunction with the Residency Director

About Us:

Capital Health is the region’s leader in providing progressive, quality patient care with significant investments in our exceptional physicians, nurses and staff, as well as advanced technology. Comprised of two acute care Mercer County hospitals and two satellite emergency rooms with over 160,000 combines ER visits annually, an extensive primary and specialty care network of practices, Capital Health is a teaching facility with a residency program in Emergency Medicine. A consecutive five-time Magnet Award recipient, Capital Health offers dynamic high quality health care with numerous quality accreditations including DNV, an Oncology Center of Excellence, comprehensive (Regional Campus) and primary stroke center (Hopewell Campus), a Level II Trauma Center (Regional Campus) and an orthopedic center of excellence.

The Capital Health Chair of Emergency Medicine will have oversight of all emergency departments within the system. This includes the Hopewell Adult’s Emergency Room (45,000 visits annually), the Hopewell Pediatric Emergency Room (22,000 visits annually), Regional Medical Center Emergency Room (60,000 visits annually), Deborah Satellite Emergency Room (20,000 visits annually) and the newly acquired Capital Health Satellite Emergency Room at East Trenton (20,000 visits annually).

The Chair of Emergency Medicine will be responsible for all Emergency Departmental clinical and patient care concerns and oversee Capital Health’s Emergency Departments. This is a hands on role, focusing on operational programmatic growth, including communication with senior leadership and the medical staff. The right candidate will be a recognized and reputable leader in their field with an understanding of, and commitment to, Capital Health’s values. He or She will support a culture based on trust, safety, and superior patient centric care.