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Physician-Chair of Department of OB/GYN

Ascension Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland
Closing date
Oct 5, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type

* Specialty: Chair of Department of OB/GYN
* Schedule: FT, Rotating, Admin with Combined Clinic
* Practice Detail: Hospital and Outpatient Clinic
* EMR System: Meditech/eClinicalWorks
* Facility: Ascension Saint Agnes Hospital
* Location: Hospital Located in Baltimore, MD, Clinics Located in Columbia, Catonsville, and Baltimore, MD
* Visa Eligibility: N/A


Paid time off (PTO)
Various health insurance options & wellness plans
Retirement benefits including employer match plans
Long-term & short-term disability
Employee assistance programs (EAP)
Parental leave & adoption assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: Travel, PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.


Ascension Saint Agnes is looking for a Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology physician to serve as Chair of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to partner with Ascension Saint Agnes to provide medical services to patients.

* This is a highly visible position that reports directly to the Chief Medical Officer and partners with the Nursing leadership for Women's services for the Service Line activities. The role consists of administrative and clinical time.
* The selected candidate for this position should possess a wide range of skills. These include: the ability to drive change in a complex community-based environment, strong strategic planning skills, leadership skill to bring together diverse private practice and employed physician groups toward a common goal, and a demonstrated track record of leadership accomplishments.
* The individual will have an understanding of organizational dynamics and fiscal responsibility, demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate with clarity and transparency with diverse groups, and a strong commitment to improving quality and patient safety, clinical care, teaching, and research.
* In addition to administrative duties, the OB/GYN Chair physician will provide medical care in an office setting, in-hospital services to patients as required or appropriate, and on-call coverage in accordance with the call schedule.


* Assumes bottom-line responsibility for department capital and operating budgets. Meets or exceeds budgeted targets.
* Supervises department and departmental subsections. Oversees deployment of staff, employee development, performance and satisfaction.
* Defines criteria for staff privileges in conjunction with members of the department and making recommendations regarding same. Oversees the delivery of clinical care.
* Identifies new technology and treatments. Promotes progressive and best practices. Ensures that quality / performance improvement activities are working well. Oversees risk management activities including adjudication of patient complaints.

About Ascension Saint Agnes

* For over 150 years, Saint Agnes, built on a strong foundation of excellent medical care and compassion, is comprised of care teams who are committed to providing the best care for our patients.
* Saint Agnes is a part of Ascension, one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the country.
* 251-bed full-service teaching hospital with residency programs in a number of medical and surgical specialties
* Ascension Saint Agnes offers emergency as well as a variety of inpatient and outpatient services. That is in addition to our Six Institutes that focus in the areas of Cancer, Orthopedics and Spine, Cardiovascular, Women and Children, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery.

About Baltimore

* Baltimoreans have a lot to love about Baltimore with its famous crab cakes, major sports teams -the Orioles (baseball) and the Ravens (football), its beautiful historic harbor, diverse historical sites with three centuries of history, and its proximity to other major cities ? NYC, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.
* Although it's a large city, and it is the fourth largest school district in Maryland, it has received an award for Urban School Board Excellence from the Council of Urban Boards of Education.
* Besides its great education, there are home buying incentives for its residents. There are many incentive programs for homebuyers, homeowners, and renters that are managed by different city departments or nonprofits making relocation options easy.
* With more than 130 attractions, museums, historic sites and performing arts groups, Baltimore promises something for everyone.

About Ascension Medical Group
When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.


Required Credential(s):
? Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Maryland Board of Physicians obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

? Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)

Additional Preferences


Why Join Our Team

Ascension Saint Agnes in Baltimore, Maryland operates a full-service, 254-bed teaching hospital, the Ascension Saint Agnes Medical Group, Ascension Saint Agnes Imaging Center and Ascension Saint Agnes Foundation. As an associate, you will be a part of a team that is committed to providing a place of respect and inclusion for all associates, as well as a rich learning environment with countless opportunities for career growth and professional development.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 134,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) poster.

As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian

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