Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology/Chief of Women's Health Service Line

Portland, Maine
Jan 07, 2019
Jan 07, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology/Chief of Women's Health Service Line

Maine Medical Center

Portland, ME

Full Time, Days

Maine Medical Center is seeking a Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology/Chief of the Women’s Health Service Line in Portland. Under the supervision of the Senior Vice President (SVP) of Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer, the Chair/Chief functions as the principal academic, clinical and administrative leader for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This position is fully accountable for the development and maintenance of efficient, effective academic and clinical operations, as well as the development and promotion of collaborative work relationships among clinicians and administrators at all levels within the department. In collaboration with leadership peers, and through alignment and motivation of stakeholders, the Chair/Chief contributes to the vision that drives the strategic plan of Maine Medical Center (MMC) and MaineHealth, and influences and implements visionary institutional policy, cutting edge clinical ventures, exceptional training programs and innovative research initiatives.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maine Medical Center provides full scope obstetric and gynecologic services, including inpatient and outpatient obstetrics, inpatient and outpatient gynecologic care and gynecologic surgery. Sub-specialty care is also provided in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, and Reproductive Endocrinology.


  • 7-10 years of progressive clinical leadership experience in a similarly complex organization.
  • Board certification by a Board approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties or the AOA.
  • Academic and/or research credentials consistent with other division heads or Chiefs.
  • Knowledge of healthcare finance, hospital administration and strategic planning and improvement methodologies.
  • Demonstrated high level leadership skills with proven ability to cultivate collaboration and build consensus across diverse clinical and administrative stakeholders, and across organizational boundaries.

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About Maine Medical Center

Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, with 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only medical school, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.

Inside and out, you’ll find what you’re looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, MMC is committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.


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