Catholic Health Initiatives MED DIRECTOR-INPATIENT TEAM Inpatient Medicine PT (0.1) Days CHI Health St. Francis in GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska

MED DIRECTOR-INPATIENT TEAM Inpatient Medicine PT (0.1) Days CHI Health St. Francis


CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at

Job Summary/Essential Duties:


  • Serves as a liaison between Inpatient Hospital Medicine and the Hospital/Medical Center's medical staff, hospital administration, and hospital department directors.

  • Serves as a delegate hospitalist physician participation on medical staff committees as necessary and appropriate for the Hospital/Medical Center.

  • Is responsible for addressing any provider personnel or performance issues. May seek participation from the Network Chief Medical Officer as necessary.

Hospitalist Department

  • Develops and maintains standards of hospital practice.

  • Consults with attending staff and specialty staff physicians and other allied health care personnel regarding patients requiring hospitalist medicine services.

  • Works cooperatively and supportively with the Nurse Director and in conjunction with the medical staff to provide guidance in the development, implementation, and compliance with policies and procedures in the specialty area of Hospitalist Medicine.

  • Assists the Nurse Director as necessary in staff evaluations and in the development of application of capital and operational budgets.

  • Actively participates in the Hospitalist Medicine quality improvement process.

  • Actively participates in the Hospitalist Medicine meetings, grand rounds, and conferences.

  • Is responsible for physician and mid-level staffing at Hospital/Medical Center to provide 24 hour a day, 7 days a week coverage. Oversees and participates in all scheduling conflicts, clarifications, and coverage difficulties.

  • Responsible for the performance of the Hospitalist physicians and/or mid-level providers at the Hospital/Medical Center.


A minimum of an MD/DO degree and one year of work experience in medical informatics. In lieu of graduate training in medical informatics, a minimum of three years work experience in medical informatics systems may be acceptable. License to practice medicine in Nebraska or Iowa; board certified by the appropriate specialty board of the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Hours: Varies



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Job Management


Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 8

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0114585