Vice Chair, Clinical Operations Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cejka Executive Search
Valhalla, New York
Nov 22, 2021
Nov 22, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Westchester Medical Center (WMC) announces an exceptional opportunity for an accomplished physician leader to serve as Vice Chair, Clinical Operations Department of OB/GYN and Section Chief OB/GYN. Reporting to the Chair of OB/GYN, the Vice Chair will lead the strategic vision while providing leadership for WMC Health Network OB/GYN  program and work across the WMC Health system to promote a culture focused on clinical performance, patient satisfaction and program development while maintaining an active clinical practice and be eligible for an academic appointment with New York Medical College School of Medicine (NYMC) commensurate with experience.

The Vice Chair/Section Chief will provide direction and coordination of administrative, clinical, education, and research endeavors for the Department of OB/GYN inpatient services, the Institute for Women’s Health and Wellness outpatient center, and the regional perinatal services. WMC, the system’s 650-bed flagship hospital and Level I trauma center, has one of the highest case-mix indexes in the nation, caring for the most severely ill or injured patients in the country. WMC averages over 1,100 deliveries per year and has a 49-bed Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The Vice Chair/Section Chief will expand volumes and quality through clinical service line strategy, growth, cost containment and improved efficiencies. The Vice Chair/Section will also serve as a mentor to faculty and help to enhance or develop further research endeavors.

WMC Health is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMC Health employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, WMC Health is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. The Department of OB/GYN at NYMC is dedicated to undergraduate and graduate education and excellence in Women’s Health Care. The department supports general OB/GYN, maternal fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology, gynecologic oncology, urogynecology, and pediatric/adolescent gynecology. The department includes multiple clinical sites spanning the academic medical center and teaching hospitals for residency education programs.

The successful candidate will be recognized as an outstanding leader with an excellent track record in clinical care, teaching and research. Candidates must demonstrate a strong vision for achieving excellence in obstetrics and gynecology and an understanding of the opportunities and challenges associated working with regional clinical services within a premier health system. Proven success in the areas of quality, performance management, program development and expansion, and institutional collaboration within an academic health system is essential. Successful candidates will hold an MD, have completed an ACGME accredited residency in OB/GYN, and maintain current board certification in their area of specialty. Eligibility for an unrestricted New York medical license is required.


For confidential consideration or to nominate a colleague, please contact:


Todd Wozniak

Executive Vice President, Managing Principal

Cejka Search

800.209.8143 ext. 64493

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