Vice Chair Perinatal Quality & Safety

Employer
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Closing date
Jun 1, 2023

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Specialty
Obstetrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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NorthShore University HealthSystem Medical Group, the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, seeks a full-time Board Certified OB/GYN or Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician to provide physician leadership for patient care activities and quality and safety outcomes in the perinatal environment.

The Vice Chair Perinatal Quality & Safety will provide overall accountability for professional practice and physician leadership in the perinatal environment across the NorthShore birthing hospitals (Evanston & Highland Park) in support of the broader North Region quality and safety agenda.

The successful candidate will work in a collaborative manner with nursing, operational, and administrative leadership and will have overall responsibility for patient care activities and outcomes of APP s (CNM and/or others) in the perinatal environment. The position is responsible for leading the service line and is responsible for assuring outstanding clinical quality, service excellence, operating performance, market presence, competitiveness, and profitability across the women's service line.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Board certified OB/GYN or MFM physician (MD/DO)
  • Additional training as evidenced by an MPH or certification in quality
  • Minimum 10 years of clinical practice experience as a general OB/GYN or Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician
  • Minimum 5 years of healthcare management experience in a healthcare setting leading the development and implementation of system level quality initiatives.
  • Proven experience and success within complex systems in driving quality and patient safety initiatives.
  • Proven success in multi-disciplinary collaboration driving quality and safety initiatives through successful implementation
  • Ongoing clinical practice of 0.20 0.40 FTE
  • Strong verbal and written communication
Academic appointment to the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine may be awarded to qualified candidates commensurate with experience.

NorthShore University HealthSystem is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes six award-winning hospitals Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park, Northwest Community, Skokie, and Swedish. NorthShore comprises three exemplary physician networks, totaling more than 4,250 doctors across immediate, primary, specialty and complex care; and 170+ office locations and 35+ immediate care centers. NorthShore has an established reputation with more than 17,000 team members system-wide.

NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Academic appointment to the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is awarded to qualified candidates commensurate with experience.

At NorthShore University HealthSystem, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of our mission to support our team members and patients - irrespective of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status. We believe that by recognizing and embracing our differences we create an organization that welcomes all to contribute and grow. We invite all candidates to our team, as we continue to build on the incredible value our diverse talent brings to our organization, our community and our patients.

Please explore our website (www.northshore.org) to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research.

NorthShore is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.

EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

Qualified candidates should apply online or submit their CV to:

Karl Knecht
Physician Recruiter
kknecht@northshore.org

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