Chair, Division of Allergy and Immunology

Employer
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Posted
May 29, 2019
Closes
May 28, 2020
Ref
1989500
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Lahey Health, is seeking a chair to direct its Division of Allergy and Immunology.   Candidates should have a continued interest in the practice and advancement of allergy and immunology medicine and have excellent management and interpersonal skills that will allow him or her to lead, grow and develop a division of highly skilled clinicians.

The responsibilities of the Chair include the direction and administration of the professional, education and research programs of the Division.  The Chair is responsible for physician recruitment and professional development, achieving departmental quality, financial, and patient satisfaction goals, developing new initiatives, effectively managing resource allocation within the department, and optimizing departmental operations. Candidates should have an established record of achievement in allergy and immunology and be prepared to lead the division in a growing health system in addition to ensuring the delivery of excellent clinical care, teaching of residents and medical students and fostering research.

Applicants must be board certified in Allergy and Immunology.  Having a background warranting appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor is desirable.  Additional business training or experience is desired but not required.

The Lahey Health integrated delivery system consists of over 1,200 clinicians providing care throughout Lahey Health’s network of acute care hospitals, ambulatory centers, physician practice sites, behavioral health facilities, long-term care facilities, home health organizations and care management programs.

On March 1, Lahey Health will be merging with four other local hospital organizations (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, New England Baptist, Mount Auburn, and Anna Jaques hospitals) to form Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH). BILH will employ 35,000 individuals making it the second largest employer in the state, and will consist of over 200 care locations including 13 hospitals with over 2400 beds and 5 ambulatory surgery centers. Approximately 4,300 physicians will be associated with BILH including 840 primary care physicians managing 1.3 million patients.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Lahey Health, a 317 bed tertiary care facility, outpatient clinic and Level II trauma center located in Burlington, MA, is a physician-led, multi-disciplinary group practice of 500 physicians.  We maintain several accredited residency and fellowship programs and are an academic affiliate of Tufts Medical School.  Conveniently located, Burlington, Massachusetts is 17 miles north of Boston and a short drive to the lakes, mountains and shores of New England and the cultural opportunities of Boston.

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