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Medical Director

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Memorial Medical Center – Medical Director


Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM has a leadership opportunity for a Medical Director to join our team!


The Anesthesia Medical Director is an integral role designed for supporting and facilitating a team that will deliver superior clinical care at the hospital. The position supports daily staffing assignments, management of the schedule for all anesthetizing locations.  This key role is responsible for the development and implementation of the Anesthesia Department polices and procedures, serves on  committees as a representative of the anesthesia department.

Part of LifePoint Health, Memorial Medical Center (MMC) is in the Mesilla Valley of southern New Mexico, nestled between the stunning Organ Mountains and the rambling Rio Grande River. As one of 12 hospitals in New Mexico that have joined the New Mexico Medical Review Association (NMMRA), MMC is focused on enhancing methodology and ensuring the best treatment for each and every patient each and every time. To every member of the staff, nothing is more important than patient safety and delivering the highest quality care. As a partner hospital of the National Patient Safety Foundation, MMC participates in the organization’s “Stand Up for Patient Safety” campaign. Among its boasting points, MMC can site being awarded the 2021 LifePoint Health High Five Guiding Principles Award as the top hospital out of the health system’s 87 hospitals, an award based on quality and excellence in healthcare delivery and the highest honor a LifePoint hospital can receive. MMC also has been selected the official Healthcare Partner of New Mexico State’s Aggie Athletics. Living and working in this beautifully scenic city and college town offers residents so much to enjoy, from vintage wineries, historic sites, and farmers markets to amazing hiking and biking trails, and fishing and picnic sites along the Rio Grande.

Job Details

  • Memorial Medical Center | Las Cruces, NM |
  • 14 coverage sites | 199 beds
  • 7,800 cases per year
  • Healthy pediatrics, OB, robotics & other bread and butter cases
  • Full-service expansion – structural heart program
  • MD/CRNA call team | CRNA independent practice group.
  • 11-hour shifts
  • Collaborative practice with inviting work style

Requirements of the Medical Director

  • Active NM license | DEA | CSR
  • Board certified | Board eligible if in process

Benefits of the Medical Director

  • Compensation: $550,000 base 
  • $50k chief stipend
  • 8 weeks PTO
  • Medical professional liability insurance
  • Health | Dental | Vision | Life | Disability | Medical malpractice (W2 only)
  • 401(k) | Flexible spending accounts (W2 only)
  • Paid time off | CME
  • W2/PC (1099) options

About Somnia Anesthesia
Since 1996, Somnia ( has had a singular focus on anesthesia–investing in clinician professional development so patients can get the best care possible. We welcome and encourage applicants of all races, colors, genders, religions, sexual orientations, national origins, and disabilities, as well as those who have served.


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