Maternal Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics Medical Director

Sparrow Health System
Lansing, Michigan
Nov 06, 2020
Nov 06, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

Sparrow Medical Group (SMG) is a large multispecialty group that delivers exceptional patient care and is the premiere physician organization in a diverse and family friendly community.  Sparrow Health System with SMG are committed to improving access to medical care across the Mid-Michigan region. The SMG Maternal Fetal Medical service at Sparrow Hospital is expanding clinical services and is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated, full-time Medical Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine/Obstetrics to join its program in Lansing, Michigan.  

  • Function as the lead physician for Maternal Fetal Medicine and Obstetrical care, responsible for the leadership, quality of care, financial integrity and physician/provider development within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 
  • Work directly with physician and nursing leaders to create, review, and monitor policies and practices on Labor and Delivery, OB triage, mother-baby floor, and OB special care unit.
  • In collaboration (dyad leadership) with the Directors of Women’s Services and Sparrow Leadership, recruit, select, oversee and develop into a high functioning multidisciplinary team, individuals to manage performance and resources to achieve strategic priorities and high-quality clinical outcomes through the promotion of Lean principles and continuous improvement.
  • Monitor quality metrics and drive changes in clinical practice to meet/exceed goals
  • Collaborate with physician leaders from Neonatology, Obstetrical Anesthesia, Family Medicine, and Obstetrics on implementation of clinical best practices 
  • In collaboration with other SMG specialty divisions, develop and implement programs and processes to promote physician and provider well-being and engagement.
  • Provide oversight to physician and advanced practice providers (APP) performance and assist in coaching and the development of performance improvement plans where appropriate.
  • Participate in the education of the 16 Ob/Gyn Resident physicians in both administrative and clinical activities
  • 4200 deliveries per year, Level 3 Neonatal ICU
  • 50 percent administrative responsibilities and 50 percent clinical
  • Reports to the Chief Medical Officer of Sparrow Hospital


  • Current physician leadership experience
  • Minimum of five years of clinical practice experience
  • Medical license and board certification in Maternal Fetal Medicine

Position is hospital-employed and offers:

  • Excellent compensation and benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Relocation assistance, 401(k) with matching funds, generous CME benefits
  • Malpractice insurance that includes tail coverage

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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