The Cleveland Clinic, a distinguished academic healthcare system, announces its search for Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is a subset of the Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute. Cleveland Clinic’s Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute is committed to providing world-class care for women of all ages. In 2017-18, the institute’s gynecology program was again ranked No.5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and is the top-ranked program in Ohio.
The institute’s staff participates in resident, fellow, and medical student education at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. A unique residency training program offers tracking into subspecialty areas. Fellowships are offered in gynecologic oncology, urogynecology/reconstructive pelvic surgery, reproductive endocrinology, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and specialized women’s health.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has 90 employed physicians and 42 advanced practice providers which includes a large midwifery program. In 2018 the Department had 270,000 patient visits, more than 10,000 deliveries and over 3,500 surgeries distributed over 30 sites, 3 main tertiary care hospitals with Level 3 NICUs and 4 secondary hospitals.
The Department Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology will be a physician leader with impressive credentials who reports to the Women’s Health Institute Chair and can implement and drive the strategic mission of the Cleveland Clinic Health System. The ideal candidate will be a servant leader with a record of excellence in clinical care, education, and scholarship as well as significant experience in leadership, administration, and program development. Duties and responsibilities of the Chair include oversight of general operations, quality and safety, and the recruitment, retention and mentoring of medical staff, administrators, educators and researchers.
Assuring regular communication with all staff within the department.
Providing departmental leadership in its broadest sense.
Developing a strategic plan for the department that supports the strategic direction of the institute and Cleveland Clinic’s mission, and improving organizational performance.
Creating an environment that supports the sharing of information and ideas within the department.
Facilitating effective communication into and out of the department to all levels of the organization.
Assuring that each staff member in the department has a personal plan that is compatible with and supportive of Cleveland Clinic’s mission
Chairing regular group meetings of all department staff members
Overseeing and resolving issues, including those involving resource utilization, productivity, access to the department, professional staff, patient satisfaction and other administrative functions, as required.
Monitoring and evaluating the quality and appropriateness of patient care provided within the department.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Professional Staff Recruitment
Prospectively reviewing and approving plans and expenses involved in the recruitment of proposed members to the professional staff.
Participating in negotiation of compensation requirements for new staff members.
Coordinating and monitoring the administrative procedures regarding the annual professional review.
Providing appropriate information to support the annual professional review process.
Providing leadership and mentorship to department staff members.
Monitoring and assuring high-quality education and research programs in each department.
Monitoring and approving requests for vacation, meetings and absences consistent with policies established by the Board of BOG/MEC.
Preparing a departmental budget for presentation to the institute chair.
Aspects of fiscal management include:
Projecting income and direct cost for the entire department.
Prioritizing equipment requests.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: This dynamic position commands an extremely competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package including medical malpractice coverage and a collegial work environment.
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Smoke/drug free environment.
Internal Number: VEK Dept. Chair Ob/Gyn
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