Boston Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) are seeking to recruit a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician for the position of Associate Medical Director, Boston EMS. Clinical time will be spent at Boston Medical Center (BMC), Department of Emergency Medicine with an academic appointment at BUSM.
The position requires the ability to collaborate and handle multiple responsibilities within a diverse and very busy urban EMS public safety arena. The ideal applicant will have desire to work in a pre-hospital setting with qualifications to provide medical control for Boston EMS, as well as interface with hospital and EMS partners. Important qualities include excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communication and collaborate with diverse teams. Additional responsibilities include off hours training, field clinical time, special events coverage and other duties as appropriate.
As a bureau of the Boston Public Health Commission, Boston EMS bridges the gap between public health and public safety and plays an important role in healthcare system preparedness. Maintaining one of the best cardiac survival rates in the country, Boston EMS has a national reputation for excellence. Boston EMS is a nationally recognized leader, educator and innovator in the field of pre-hospital emergency medicine and provides both BLS and ALS clinical care training. In addition, EMS education includes simulation training, quality assurance work, administrative duties, field response and emergency response training.
BMC has an on-site an emergency cardiac catheterization lab, stroke center and a separate pediatric emergency medicine unit. BMC is a level one trauma center and the primary teaching affiliate for BUSM with an established Emergency Medicine residency program that includes 48 residents annually. Research efforts are supported by a dedicated research section in the Department of Emergency Medicine at BMC.
For further information, please contact:
Sophia Dyer, MD, FACEP, FAEMS
Medical Director, Boston EMS
Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine