System Chair -Obstetrics & Gynecology

Allegheny Health Network
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Apr 15, 2019
Apr 14, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

The System Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology is a physician leadership role, reporting directly to the President, Physician Organization, in a multi-specialty group practice and healthcare system. The role is responsible for managing services provided a t8 AHN hospitals and over 45 outpatient centers. The Obstetrics & Gynecology team is comprised of 75 employed physicians, 6 affiliated physicians, 20 residents. In addition to managing the employed physicians and staff, the Chairs is responsible for coordinating with independent groups at several of the community hospitals. 

The System Chair works with other leaders to ensure that AHN provides outstanding medical care to its patients while servicing as a resource of healthcare excellence for the community. The Chair inspires trust, promotes collegial dialogue and collaborates in planning and problem solving in an environment that values diversity and enables all colleagues to develop their talents and do their best work

This position is best suited for an individual energized by leading cutting-edge change. The System Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology, will drive an enterprise-wide strategy that implements the fundamental shift towards care provision driven through enhanced access and improved service/ Additional key components of the strategy will be a continued emphasis on quality and outcomes and a focus on bending the cost curve towards a model that ensures Highmark Health's vision of “All for Health – Health for All”.

In addition to a strong clinical reputation, necessary skills will be the ability to coalesce physicians from multiple institutions—employed and independent— into a cohesive group, creating a system identity that establishes commonality of standards and processes where necessary, reducing variations in outcomes and maximizing patient access..

Benefits – included but not limited to: competitive salary, Work Life Balance Program, productivity incentives, 401K, medical, dental & vision insurance and generous PTO plan.

Allegheny Health Network a subsidiary of Highmark Health, the third largest integrated health care delivery and financing system in the nation, –  is an eight hospital system, employing more than 1,000 physicians and serving as the clinical site for Drexel, LECOM and Temple Schools of Medicine. Together with Highmark, they have embarked on a five year clinical integration strategy between all components of the enterprise that will heavily focus on physician leadership and input at all levels of the organization.  The new System Chair will be instrumental in that process.  

Pittsburgh is a vibrant and exciting city, offering diverse culture, world-class arts and music, prestigious colleges and universities, proximity to state and local recreational parks, and a nationally recognized culinary scene. It is home to major sports teams as well as key players within an ever-growing tech industry. Named Zagat’s Top Food Town for 2015, and recognized as one of the ‘most livable cities’ in the United States, by Forbes and The Economist. Pittsburgh’s beautiful landscape, rivers and bridges, and affordable cost of living make it an attractive option for both individuals and families.


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